Author: Rahul Viswakarma

A Learner, Philanthropist, Freelancer, Digital Marketer inclusive in nature and giving the best that I can with the last resort available. Quite but loud and clear, simple and classic, entertaining and fun loving.

Samsung and LG also Confirm They do not Slow Down Phones With Older Batteries

Two of the biggest Android phone makers – Samsung and LG – have just confirmed that they do not slow down phones with older batteries, a tactic that Apple has admitted it uses on some iPhones with aging batteries to prevent them from unexpected shutdowns. In emails to PhoneArena the companies denied ever reducing the speed of the processor in its phones and LG explicitly committed it “never will” do slow down its phones. Here are […]

Facebook, not Twitter, Will Live Stream This Year’s Golden Globes’ Red Carpet Pre-Show

Facebook has scored the exclusive rights to live stream this year’s Golden Globes’ red carpet pre-show – a deal that last year went to Twitter. On Tuesday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and dick clark productions announced the two-hour event would be exclusively available on the Golden Globes Facebook page from 6 to 8 p.m. ET (3 to […]

Demolitions, Dent in Sentiment to Cut December 31st revenues by 25%

The ongoing demolition drive and “negative sentiment” following the Kamala Mills fire tragedy will shave off the business of city restaurants and pubs by 25 per cent during the New Year celebrations, said an industry source. Fourteen persons died in a fire at a roof-top pub in Kamala Mills compound in Central Mumbai yesterday. “The […]

WhatsApp Rings in the New Year With Global Outage

WhatsApp went down in several parts of the world today, including parts of Europe, Asia, and South America. The crowdsourced website DownDetectorfound the largest concentration of outages in portions of England, Germany, and virtually all of the Netherlands, as well as parts of Italy, Spain, and Central Europe. Outages were also reported in many major cities around […]

Stripe wants to modernize commerce for the internet age

Back in 2010, Patrick and John Collison cofounded Stripe, which quickly gained a following thanks to how easily it let developers integrate a payment system with a few lines of code, something that financial tech giants like PayPal lacked at the time. More than seven years later, the Y Combinator alumnus has matured; its mission of helping developers […]

Pinterest Adds Former CBS Corp. CFO Fred Reynolds to its Board

Pinterest announced today it’s adding former CBS and PepsiCo exec Fred Reynolds to its board of directors. Reynolds’ background includes global financial and strategic planning as well as business analysis, the company notes. He will also serve as Pinterest’s Audit Committee Chair. Prior to joining Pinterest’s board, Reynolds spent 15 years at CBS and its predecessor […]

Insurance Cos to Focus on IPOs, Consolidation in 2018

More insurance companies are expected to hit the capital markets next year after successful IPOs of five insurers, including two state-owned companies, which collectively raked in about Rs 45,000 crore. Besides the spate of IPOs, 2018 will also witness some consolidation in the insurance space although the merger of Max Life and Max Financial Services […]

Citigroup Follows Morgan Stanley, UBS, Quits Recruiting Pact – Bank

Citigroup Inc became the latest firm on Friday to say it would quit a 14-year-old agreement reached among Wall Street`s biggest securities brokerages to not sue each other when a broker switches firms. Morgan Stanley and UBS Group AG`s Wealth Management Americas discontinued the agreement, called the “broker protocol,” earlier this year.[…] Source: Zee Business […]