Writing crop business does not make economic sense right now, says ICICI Lombard CEO

The crop insurance business is not making business sense for the largest private sector general insurer ICICI Lombard General Insurance. In the post results earnings call, Bhargav Dasgupta, MD and CEO, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, said that they have not been able to write any new crop business in H1FY20 due to the prevailing rates. “On the […]

The Batman Arkham trilogy is now free to download from the Epic Games Store

From now until September 26th, you can grab six Batman games for free on the Epic Games Store. These include Rocksteady’s three Batman Arkham games, as well as three Lego Batman games from Traveller’s Tales. To get your hands on the games, just log into the Epic Games Store and claim them free of charge. Of the six, […]

HTC U11 Life Android One Variant Now Receiving Android 9.0 Pie Update, Users Report

HTC U11 Life has now started receiving its Android 9.0 Pie update. The latest software update is reportedly rolling out over-the-air (OTA) in Europe according to some users. It notably comes a long time after the US variant of the HTC U11 Life received an Android Oreo update. The global variant of the HTC U11 […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Patch Now Giving Blue Screen of Death Issues, Some Users Report

Microsoft, earlier this week, said that all known issues in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update have been identified and fixed. It also started re-releasing the key update. However, following the Windows 10 update file deletion problem, Microsoft appears to be facing yet another major issue. Some users are now reporting that Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) […]

Oppo F9 Pro Now on Sale in India, via Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall, and Offline Stores

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F9 Pro India launch was last week The company had also launched the Oppo F9, without a release date The two models only differ in terms of RAM Oppo F9 Pro, launched in India last week, went on sale in India for the first time today. The smartphone is now available to buy via Flipkart, Amazon India, […]

Facebook Messenger for Kids Now Lets Children Add Friends Themselves

Facebook has added a new feature to its under-13 chat application Messenger Kids, which makes it easier for the children to add their friends on the platform. “Parents have to turn on a setting that creates a four-word passphrase that is used to generate these contact requests,” Tech Crunch reported on Tuesday. The connection requests will be sent directly […]

Facebook Shuts Down Solar-Powered Internet Drone Project: So What Happens Now?

Facebook officially ditches its efforts to deliver high-speed internet via solar-powered drones. The decision reportedly caused 16 employees from the project to lose their jobs. Taking Another Approach Sources confirm that in its place, the social network company plans to redirect its resources in order to work with partners such as Airbus. Together, both hope […]

Facebook Messenger Now Offers Translations Between English and Spanish

Facebook Messenger now gives you a reason to make friends who primarily speak Spanish as it has received the anticipated update to let users translate messages from Spanish to English and vice-versa. The new translation functionality comes through the artificial intelligence (AI) backed M Translations that Facebook had unveiled at its F8 developer conference last month. Initially, translations are possible […]

Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had […]