UPI 2.0 may disrupt banks’ PoS business

April 23, 2019

Banks face disruptions in their Point of Sale (PoS) device business as the UPI-based peer-to-merchant payment technology and emergence of nimble fintech players threaten to diminish the viability of an industry dominated hitherto by traditional lenders. PoS devices are used by local vendors and retail store operators to process payments through debit and credit cards […]

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Boutique beat: 20 Boutique beat: 20 of the best UK music festivals for 2019of the best UK music festivals for 2019

April 20, 2019

 Festival overview … circus skills on show at the Shindig, Somerset. Photograph: Sarah Koury Shindig, Somerset Returning to Gilcombe Farm (a couple of miles from Bruton village’s train station), for a fifth year, Shindig still aspires to be a party with friends rather than a full-scale festival. There’s an onsite pub, local stalls and several […]

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Wipro says critical business operations unaffected by cyber attack

April 20, 2019

Wipro Ltd on Friday said a cyber attack on few of its employee accounts has not impacted its critical business operations and the firm has taken remedial measures. In a regulatory filing, the company said it became aware of potentially abnormal activity within its network about 10 days back in respect of few of its […]

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Here’s An Untold Story About Dr Rajkumar; The Time When He Changed His Clothes For A Photographer!

April 13, 2019

Dr Rajkumar. The man who became the face of Sandalwood and one of the finest actors Indian cinema has witnessed. During his lifetime, he was honored with some of the most prestigious awards such as Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Today (April 12, 2019), it’s been 13 years since the Kannada film industry lost […]

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Dillon Francis Looks To Diversifying His Business Endeavors With Help From His Buddy Gerald

April 13, 2019

At home with Dillon Francis PHOTO: IVAN MARTINEZ/BOOST MEDIA Dillon Francis shares a wide grin as he talks about the multiple projects he’s working on for 2019, with many that extend beyond music. Fans can thank the native west coaster’s sidekick and mascot Gerald the Piñata for inspiring him in ways he never imagined, as […]

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Boeing makes 96 flights to test software on troubled Max jet

April 12, 2019

Boeing’s CEO says crews have made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet and will make more in coming weeks as the company attempts to convince regulators to let the plane fly again. Dennis Muilenburg also said on Thursday that the company has met with pilots and airline officials […]

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Gadget in Extremis: EHT radio telescope array captures first picture of Black hole

April 12, 2019

We’re talking the rather-large black hole at the heart of Messier 87 in the galaxy Virgo A, which has now been captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration – a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes. It’s been linking radio dishes across the globe to create an “Earth-sized interferometer” in order to measure the size […]

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Shoppers Stop celebrates unity in diversity of India’s festivals with its #ShareMyNewYearcampaign

April 10, 2019

MUMBAI: For most, New Year is celebrated on January 1 however India’s diversity is unique. A great way to experience this diversity is during festivals. The start of the Hindu calendar typically falls towards end of March or early April and is celebrated in different ways across cultures throughGudiPadwa, PoilaBoisakh, Ugadi, Vishu, Bihu, Chetti Chand […]

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Alcon sees India as key growth engine for business

April 10, 2019

Global eye care major Alcon on April 10 said it considers India as a key growth market for its business. Alcon, which made its debut as an independent publicly listed firm on April 9  after completing separation from global pharma major Novartis, has presence in 74 countries across the world. “We see India as key growth […]

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Sunny Leone on the final season of ‘Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone’

April 6, 2019

Sunny Leone, who is gearing up for the final season of the web series ‘Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone,’ says she often broke into tears while filming it as she had to go down the memory lane and revisit some dark chapters of her life. “It was certainly not easy for […]

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