Author Archives: Loknath

Nike Pitches Yoga as Fitness Tool, Not Lifestyle, With New Line

Nike Inc. wants you to do yoga, but not at the expense of all those miles you run. The athletic-wear brand is releasing a new apparel collection created specifically for yoga, including its first ever men’s yoga line. Nike’s enlisting a group of professional athletes to push the yoga-specific T-shirts, shorts and leggings, which hits stores globally this month. Nike ... Read More »

Future Lifestyle Fashions rises 2% on increasing FPI investment limit

Shares of Future Lifestyle Fashions added 2.7 percent intraday Monday after increasing FPIs investment limit. The company has increased the Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) investment limit from 24 percent to 49 percent of the paid-up capital of the company. At 10:13 hrs Future Lifestyle Fashions was quoting at Rs 398.10, up Rs 9.15, or 2.35 percent.  The share touched its 52-week high ... Read More »

HRD introduces 70-point grading index to assess quality of school education in states

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states. “We have decided that a state performance grading will be done wherein the states will be marked out of 1,000 scores on 70 parameters,” HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. This will give the correct picture of ... Read More »

Recycle your Christmas tree

Discarded natural Christmas trees can benefit aquatic life in local lakes through a Christmas tree recycling program. Farmington is once again giving residents a place to drop off their live Christmas trees and put them to further good use. The trees are being collected on the west parking lot at Hager Lake on Progress Drive in the west side of ... Read More »

Who Will Lead In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence?

China flag in the center of circuit board, Artificial intelligence of digital illustrationGetty Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence (AI) point to significant geopolitical disruption in the years ahead. Much as mass electrification enabled the rise of the United States and other advanced economies, so AI is poised to reshape the global order. Forecasts suggest that AI will add a massive ... Read More »

Twitter Accounts Still Vulnerable After Reported Fix, Say Experts

Despite claims of a fix by Twitter, researchers at a Britain-based security firm who earlier hijacked accounts of several celebrities and journalists to expose a vulnerability have said that the loophole still persists at the popular social media platform. Insinia Security last week said it successfully hijacked the accounts of a number of celebrities, including Eamonn Holmes, Louis Theroux, Simon ... Read More »

Nokia 5.1 Plus is the latest handset to get updated to Android 9 Pie

Vlad 27 December 2018 Nokia Android Firmware Updates Today HMD Global started rolling out the update to Android 9 Pie for the Nokia 5.1 Plus. The company had promised that it would deliver the update by the end of the year, and it has kept its promise, if by just a few days. The new software is version V2.09B, arrives ... Read More »

vivo Y93 arrives with a fingerprint scanner on the back

It is not always easy distinguishing one mid-range vivo smartphone from another. Today, the vivo Y93 arrived in India with a Helio P22 chipset and a fingerprint scanner on the back. This is not the original vivo Y93, launched on November 1 – this is the body of vivo Y95 with the soul of the vivo Y93s. The Indian version ... Read More »

PUBG MOBILE is a hit on smartphones because it isn’t a mobile game, it’s a PC game

Since 2018 started, PUBG has scaled up on the popularity charts. The online battle royale game has now become a household name, with the developers hosting special events to bring together the best players on the platform. The developers made sure that PUBG is accessible widely to as many people as possible and therefore, launched the game on three major ... Read More »

Need To Make Sure We Continue The Momentum, Says Travis Head

After suffering a 31-run defeat in the first Test against India in Adelaide, Australia bounced back with a 146-run victory in Perth to level the four-match Test series 1-1. The comprehensive win was the first for the Australian team since the ball-tampering fiasco that shook the team in March, earlier this year. With a win finally in the bag in ... Read More »