Republicans in the U.S. Congress reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that, if approved, would be sent to President Donald Trump ...
If you are planning to invest in mutual funds, you must have already heard about Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs). SIPs are a good way to invest in mutual funds. But, there are two more Ss related to mutual fund investing. These are the Systematic Transfer Plan (STP) and the Systematic Withdrawal Plan
AppyStore, a leading subscription-based platform for children’s curated content, has won the “Best for Kids App” award in 2017 on Google Play Store in India. With the standard delivery of content to kids in the form of videos, games and physical worksheets, the AppyStore Kids Learning Video app garnered
At times when you feel nervous about calling a friend to talk about a tough day at work, or share a scary medical news, writing a small post on Facebook or Twitter could provide an easy alternative to vent out negative emotions and help restore a sense of well-being, suggests new research. “When people
Over the past few decades, the cost of education has sky rocketed. In fact, the cost of education at a certain reputed institution is expensive such that parents’ savings fall short. The answer to this question comes in the form of education loan from various lending institutions.
If you give a little spin to your imagination, we are like these creatures, whose ruling power has suddenly shifted. And it all seems to have been trapped in this little device called smartphones. However, for you may be misled, the ruling power is not that device, it are these little apps, that are
Britain will set the minimum standards for the content for younger users that social media giants, including Facebook and Twitter have on their platform. According to a report by The Telegraph, Facebook and Twitter will have to adapt their websites for younger users after ministers caved in to a campaign
With Direct, the inbox tab from the core app will be removed and given a separate platform, much like what Facebook did with Messenger.
The Bitcoin is scaling a new peak each passing day. After crossing a record $12,000 in valuation just yesterday, the cryptocurrency touched a new high of over $14,000 today. That is a near 40 percent in this month, and an eleven-fold rise since the year began. Bitcoin is now valued at $14,399.99, according
Scientists have uncovered the farthest known super massive black hole which is 800 million times the mass of our Sun — astonishingly large for its young age. The discovery, published in the journal Nature, could provide fundamental information about the universe when it was only 5 percent of its current
The doodle today is called Coding for Carrots. It is an interactive doodle where after clicking the play button you have to help the rabbit cross six levels to help him collect its carrot by dropping the coding blocks based on the Scratch programming language for kids.
In a bid to help families connect better, Facebook introduced Messenger Kids that will make it easier for children to safely video chat and message with family and friends when they can’t be together in person. Rolled out in the US for the moment, Messenger Kids is a stand-alone app that will be available
As 3.5mm audio sockets are slowly dying on premium smartphones, Bluetooth headphones have started gaining popularity. There are plenty of stereo Bluetooth headphones out there, starting as low as Rs 2,000 or so and going all the way up to Rs 40,000 and more. Earlier this year, British audio company RHA
The Modi-government at the centre has finally gotten the hopes up of the salaried section in India, known to single-handedly contribute to the nation’s income tax base, with its announcement of doing away with the existing half-a-century old Income Tax Act and framing a new one. The salaried class on
Gift cards provider Qwikcilver has partnered with Samsung to launch a gift card store on Samsung Pay. The partnership will let consumers send, receive, and use gift cards from over 20 brands. The gift card store will be managed end-to-end by Qwikcilver. Obviously, the service is available only for customers
A NASA-led team of scientists has determined that WASP-18b, a “hot Jupiter” located 325 light-years from Earth, has a smothering stratosphere that is loaded with carbon monoxide, or CO, but has no signs of water. “The composition of WASP-18b defies all expectations,” said Kyle Sheppard of NASA’s Goddard
Asus has launched a new smartphone under its Zenfone-series, called the Zenfone Max Plus (M1). This is the second device in Asus’ portfolio after the Pegasus 4S to boast an 18:9 display. The price and the availability of the new smartphone are not yet known. The Zenfone Max Plus (M1) sports a metal body
Scientists have printed circuits using cyanobacteria – microbes that can turn light into energy – to create solar cells using a simple inkjet printer. Unlike conventional solar cells that operate only when exposed to light, cyanobacteria can generate an electric current both in the dark and in light.
Throughout your career, you keep hearing about get financially ready for retirement. Retirement is supposed to be a time to take a break from the stress of working life. Have you ever wondered if there are jobs which did not include retirement in their package?
Car manufacturers' attempts to square what U.S. consumers want against the clean vehicles regulators and investors demand will be on display in Los Angeles this week at an auto show that has moved away from calling itself just an auto show. Automakers on Monday will begin previewing new models for
A leading U.S. consumer watchdog is preparing to sue Santander bank [SOVBAN.UL] alleging that the Spanish bank overcharged borrowers on auto loans, two sources familiar with the plans said on Friday. The action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) could come as early as Monday, said the