Author Archives: Loknath

Kevin Smith’s Krampus movie is now a non-Christmas-related horror anthology

Kevin Smith has announced that he’s retooling his Christmas horror comedy Comes The Krampus, after the film became a victim of the infamous Krampus movie rush of Winter 2015. Refusing to be cowed, Smith has stripped out the film’s Christmas elements, repurposed its monster, and now announced that the movie has become a horror anthology flick, titled KillRoy Was Here. ... Read More »

Specialized second-generation Diverge Comp review

Specialized has updated the Diverge for 2018 with a deeper commitment to the bike’s off-road capabilities. The second-generation Diverge features a re-designed frameset that eschews Zertz elastomers in favour of a Future Shock suspension unit for the stem. There is more room for wider tyres and the geometry of the frame has been refined. And according to Specialized, the new ... Read More »

BMC Roadmachine 01 review

“Fast, comfortable, slick-looking and at home on every road, the Roadmachine 01 is impressive” Highs: Looks, all-round ability, performance Lows: BMC’s best doesn’t come cheap Buy if: You want a stunningly integrated, future-proofed, head-turning bike with almost no compromises Looking like a futuristic, stylised bike concept drawing with clean lines and no cables, BMC’s new three-model range is topped by ... Read More »

Canyon Endurace WMN AL 7.0: bike review

Putting women first: the Canyon Endurace WMN has been designed to for female riders Tomorrow, the bicycle celebrates quite a big birthday. It’s exactly 200 years since Karl Drais set out on his so-called ‘running machine’ in Mannheim, Germany. His invention formed the basis of the bike as we now know it. Clearly much has changed, but it’s hard to ... Read More »

To support MSME lending IndusInd bank raises USD 225 million from OPIC

With the intention of helping micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME), IndusInd Bank recently raised USD 225 million loan from OPIC. Representational image The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has given a loan of USD 225 million to IndusInd Bank, to support its micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) lending programs. This financed agreement will open doors for 25 per ... Read More »

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Gurgaon. Foodpanda has already been delivering its orders from some partner restaurants for two years now – accounting for nearly half the orders it receives. As part of the new development, restaurants can ... Read More »

Tata Motors to hold ‘Monsoon Mega Service Camp’ in July

Tata Motors has announced that it will conduct a nationwide free 40-point comprehensive check-up camp, called the ‘Monsoon Mega Service Camp’ in July 2017. The company’s latest initiatives include new schemes that will offer discounts on spare parts and labour charges for cars which are more than two years old. In addition to this, Tata Motors will continue to provide ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus India Launch, Airtel Free Roaming, Paytm’s 200 Million Users, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Moto G5 Plus to be launched in India on March 15 Airtel ends roaming charges on incoming and outgoing calls Paytm user base hits 200 million, new Paytm Mall app launched Just a day after the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus global launch, Lenovo has sent out invites announcing the India launch date of the latter. The invite ... Read More »

Facebook’s Virtual Reality Ambitions Could Be Threatened by Court Order

Facebook Inc’s big ambitions in the nascent virtual reality industry could be threatened by a court order that would prevent it from using critical software code another company claims to own, according to legal and industry experts. Last Thursday, video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc asked a Dallas federal judge to issue an order barring Facebook unit Oculus from using ... Read More »

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

 The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever ... Read More »