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How this year’s Amazon Prime Day in India is different from the last one

Running a sale on an e-commerce portal in India is tough. Given the massive demand, most such events experience website crashes and app failures.<p>But that is not deterring Amazon from holding its flagship Prime Day sale in the country for the second year in a row.<p>For 36 hours starting noon on July …

eCommerce

The co-founder of Urban Massage on the gig economy and disrupting the spa industry

Years ago, Jack Tang paid £100 for a massage. But, even though the therapist was at the top of her game, it turns out that she was getting a measly …

urbanmassage

Karnataka lynching: Techie killed half-an-hour after WhatsApp message about ‘child-lifters in red car’

Police said they had traced the WhatApp message to Manoj Patil, a farmer from Handikera village in Aurad taluka. He is among the 30-odd people who …

India

My Hero Academia season 3 ushers in the next generation of heroes

It’s always come down to All Might<p>The hit anime series <i>My Hero Academia</i> is back to tackle the series’ Provisional Hero License Exam Arc, but despite the continuation of school and hero work, the show is irrevocably different because of a single character: All Might.<p><i>My Hero Academia</i> has always come …

Anime

X-rays burst chemo-filled nanobubbles for targeted cancer drug delivery

Researchers at the Center for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) have developed a new targeted treatment for cancer. Chemotherapy drugs are wrapped in …

liposomes

Stop denigrating India's rise

Such is the cynicism in politics that India's steady rise as an economic power is met with derision and not appreciation. The World Bank's data has …

Indian Economy

Swara Bhasker lauds Rahul Gandhi on 'Sacred Games' controversy

Hack:<p>Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker appreciated the latest tweet by the President of the Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi over the Neflix web series …

India

2018 MacBook Pro performance shows dramatic improvement

The 15- and 13-inch MacBook Pro models launching this week boast significantly faster processors. Tests with the Geekbench benchmarking tool show speed increases as high as 86 percent.<p>The improvements come from faster Turbo Burst frequencies and more processor cores.<p>“The 2018 MacBook Pro is the …

MacBook Pro

Businesses must address impact of next industrial revolution, says Siemens boss

Global workforces will fall as the next industrial revolution gets under way, the head of one of Germany’s biggest firms has warned, unless workers are retrained with new skills.<p>Joe Kaeser, global chief executive of the engineering giant Siemens, said up to almost a third of jobs could be lost as …

Manufacturing

Haqeeqat’s grand battle sequences on 1962 India-China war are unmatched in cinema history

<b>Ahead of Vijay Diwas, ThePrint looks back at Chetan Anand’s classic ‘Haqeeqat’, which remains India’s best war film.</b><p>Chetan Anand’s film <i>Haqeeqat</i> on …

India

Banks Are Building a Super-Speed Money Highway in the Nordics

The biggest Nordic banks expect to launch a new piece of financial infrastructure next year, promising to dramatically speed up international …

fintech

Kumaraswamy breaks down in tears, says "I am swallowing poison of coalition government"

Hack:<p>Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday broke down in tears while addressing a public gathering in Bengaluru<br>• Kumaraswamy said he was …

India

Highchairs and cuddles: how parliaments are catering for lawmaker moms

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.<p>Such access, almost non-existent even …

New Zealand

19 horror movies now on Netflix that you need to see

From creature features to zombie apocalypses to straight-up slashers<p>The only thing worse than finding yourself trapped in a shadowy house with a knife-wielding serial killer is finding yourself trapped in the endless scroll of Netflix’s horror movie selection. “Violent movies”? “Ominous movies”? …

Horror

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

Manned mission will put India on the world space map

Last week, news came out from ISRO that caught our attention. The news was that ISRO had conducted the first-ever crew escape test for its first …

Space Exploration

India’s phenomenal mobile manufacturing boom in one chart

Indians aren’t just talking non-stop on mobile phones, they are also making them like never before.<p>Over the last four years, the country has seen a massive boom in the number of mobile manufacturing units under the Narendra Modi government—in fact, a 60-fold increase, if electronics and information …

India

India now has the 'world's strongest' net neutrality rules

India has just adopted tough new rules guaranteeing an open and fair internet for nearly half a billion people.<p>The government has taken an "unambiguous stand" on the issue by endorsing net neutrality rules proposed last November, India's telecom regulator said on Thursday.<p>Net neutrality rules …

Net Neutrality

DNA Edit: Monumental neglect - The Taj Mahal isn't the government's priority

An angry and exasperated Supreme Court has castigated the Centre, the UP government, and other agencies for their inability to restore Taj Mahal, the …

India

19-year-old girl killed as safety drill in Coimbatore college goes horribly wrong

Video footage from the college shows the tragic incident, in which Logeswari, 19, a second year BBA student of Kovai Kalaimagal College of Arts and …

Tamil Nadu

Evolve Back: India's greenest resort?

Food & Dining

IBM is using its AI to predict how employees will perform

IBM may have the most forward-thinking employee performance review system around. Rather than simply judge employees on what they’ve already done, the company uses its Watson AI to predict what they’re going to do in the future.<p><b>How it works:</b> Predicting the future is right inside of Watson’s …

employees

WhatsApp will now label forwarded messages

It’s part of the company’s plan to battle misinformation spread through their app<p>WhatsApp is now labeling its forwarded messages, in a move that the company hopes will curb some of the app’s viral misinformation problems.<p>In a blog post published earlier today, WhatsApp announced the new label, …

Fake News

When stores don’t keep products in stock, customers turn to Amazon instead

Consumer buying behavior is shifting online, driven in part by the availability of products in online stores and convenience of Amazon Prime. A new report by retail-industry analysts at IHL Group found that 55% of American households are now Prime members, along with 69% of households than earn …

eCommerce

The staggering rise of India’s super-rich

On 3 May, at around 4.45pm, a short, trim Indian man walked quickly down London’s Old Compton Street, his head bowed as if trying not to be seen. From his seat by the window of a nearby noodle bar, Anuvab Pal recognised him instantly. “He is tiny, and his face had been all over every newspaper in …

India

Samsung to open world's largest smartphone factory in India

Samsung will be expanding its existing mobile phone manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, to enable the factory to produce 120 million …

Uttar Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi launches world's largest mobile phone factory in Noida

The world's biggest mobile factory was launched in Noida in the outskirts of national capital on Monday, as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and …

India

China's destructive laser rifle has a half-mile range

Explaining the ZKZM 500<p>Chinese scientists have developed the world's first destructive, man-portable laser weapon. However, there is more to the story of this cool looking, but "less than lethal" directed energy device.<p>The laser rifle is the ZKZM-500, developed by Xian Institute of Optics and …

Special Forces

NYT: US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States threatened nations in an effort to blunt a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding this spring, The New York Times reported Sunday.<p>The US delegation worked hard, but largely unsuccessfully, to water down a resolution recognizing the importance …

Breast Feeding

To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide That Mimics Mums

There's new evidence to support a decades-old strategy for preventing the tick bites that lead to all sorts of nasty diseases, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.<p>The remedy involves spraying your clothing with permethrin — a pesticide that's chemically similar to extracts of …

Disease