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Yes, Virginia, 2019’s First Department Store Christmas Kicked Off in July

There’s nothing like an impending heatwave to remind you to stock up on summertime essentials like bottled water, portable fans, and… Christmas tree ornaments? While a $110 figurine of Santa doing yoga  might not seem like a seasonally appropriate summer purchase, that didn’t stop British luxury retailer Selfridges from becoming, as it proclaimed on Monday, “the first department store in the world to launch ... Read More »

ThinkGeek 50% off sale: 15 best toys, gadgets, and other tech deals

ThinkGeek recently announced it will shut down its site on July 2 and move its business to parent company GameStop, though its 40 physical stores will remain open. To kick off the move, ThinkGeek is offering a 50% off site-wide sale — as long as you apply the promo code MOVINGDAY at checkout. See it now: ThinkGeek Moving Day sale ThinkGeek said all sales are ... Read More »

Mobile phone explodes in Hyd man’s pocket, injuries sustained after falling off bike

A brand new mobile phone exploded in the pocket of a 28-year-old man in Hyderabad as he was riding his two-wheeler on Tuesday, leaving him injured. The incident took place in the city’s Alwal area and the man was identified as Md Imran, an electrician, who was travelling from Lothkunta to Bolarum. The police said that Imran had recently purchased ... Read More »

Akash Ambani wedding: Shloka Mehta kicks off shopping with mom Mona?

Shloka Mehta with her mother Mona Mehta shopping for her wedding trousseau Mukesh and Nita Ambani’s son Akash Ambani’s fiancee Shloka Mehta was recently spotted out and about in Mumbai during a day out with her mother Mona Mehta. The new bahu of Ambani family was spotted outside designer Monisha Jaising’s store in Bandra with her mother and the duo ... Read More »

Xiaomi Lowers Target as It Kicks Off IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi kicked off its initial public offering Thursday but the firm is likely to pull in about $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,600 crores), far less than originally expected, with investors having mixed views about its main business. Xiaomi had hoped to raise $10 billion (roughly Rs. 68,000 crores) with the Hong Kong IPO, making it the biggest since Alibaba’s $25 billion ... Read More »

Oreo beta program for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to kick off soon

HMD Global’s CPO Juho Sarvikas just confirmed that Oreo beta testing for the company’s Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 smartphones will begin soon. 2 This comes shortly after the final Oreo build started rolling out to the Nokia 8, making it the first Nokia smartphone to get the new Android OS. Sadly, there’s currently no information on exactly when the Nokia 5 and 6 will start receiving ... Read More »

74% off Vansky Bias Lighting for HDTV USB LED Multi Color Strip Accent Lighting – Deal Alert

This bias lighting strip, currently discounted by 74% on Amazon from $49.99 down to just $12.99, reduces eye-strain caused by differences in picture brightness from scene to scene in movies, shows and games, by adding a subtle backlight to your monitor or TV.  The LED lights can be changed with up to 20 color selections customizing and setting the mood of ... Read More »

Rural Financial Inclusion: Small Finance Banks Could Pick up Where Public Sector Banks Left Off

Microfinance institutions lend at between 20% and 26% and are able to get all their money back with negligible non-performing assets. Credit: Reuters A fundamental change is taking place in Indian banking which has the potential to become as dramatic as bank nationalisation. The process is understood, but its likely impact is not. Hence the issue is missing from headlines. ... Read More »

58% off Alinshi Foldable Soft Silicone USB Waterproof Keyboard – Deal Alert

This keyboard from Alinshi is flexible, soft, silent, waterproof, dustproof, lightweight, roll-up-able, portable and easy to store. If you’re looking for a travel keyboard you can take with you and won’t have to worry too much about, this one might fit the bill, especially when you consider it’s been discounted 58% to just $13. See the discounted keyboard on Amazon. This ... Read More »

Car Show Kicks Off Christmas in July in Henderson Harbor

It’s the beginning of a big weekend down in Henderson Harbor and the celebration of Christmas in July started with its first ever car show on Friday Two dozen drivers brought out their classic cars to show off. Gail Smith helps plan the weekend “It’s become the deal. It’s the number one deal. It involves all the families in the ... Read More »