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Amazon Lumberyard Terms and Conditions Foretell a Zombie Apocalypse

With Amazon launching its AAA game engine, Lumberyard, there’s the usual dose of legal documentation, ostensibly to ensure both developers and Jeff Bezos’ company have every possibility taken care of. And while most service terms are dull, dry, and for a lack of a better term, sleep-inducing, there’s one particular sliver of information in Lumberyard’s service terms (which falls under ... Read More »

ICICI Bank Launches Appathon With Visa, NPCI, and IBM

ICICI Bank on Tuesday announced the launch of a virtual mobile app development challenge, and is calling on India’s developer community to create the next generation of banking apps on mobile. Announced in partnership with Visa and NPCI, and hosted on the IBM Bluemix platform, ‘ICICI Appathon’ offers over 50 APIs from the BFSI sector (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Student Micro-Lending Startup, Rentals Marketplace, and More

Buddy Bengaluru-based student micro-lending startup, Buddy, announced that it has raised a Pre Series-A funding round of $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3.4 crores) from Blume Ventures, TracxnLabs and other angels. Buddy enables college students to buy e-commerce products via short and long-term payment plans, and has partnerships with India’s largest e-commerce players including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. The startup started operations ... Read More »

Telegram Update Brings Improved Voice Messages, Secret Chats, and More

Telegram, a popular instant messenger, has started rolling out an update to its Android and iOS apps. The update adds several new features along with some improvements and tweaks. The update on Android (v3.5.1) and iOS (v3.5) brings Voice Messages v2.0, which now has a new interface with waveform visualisations. It also has a new player, enabling users to listen ... Read More »

iPhone 6s, PlayStation 4, Canon EOS 700D, and More Tech Deals

This week we have a great entry-level DSLR from Canon, Lenovo Ideapad 2, Apple’s iPhone 6s and a lot more with discounts and offers. 1. Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera In the market for a DSLR that offers the right combination of pricing and features? The Canon EOS 700D might be a perfect fit. The DSLR is now down to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime Price in India Down to Rs. 7,999; Offers on Mi 4 and Mi 4i

Xiaomi India on Tuesday announced that the Redmi Note Prime will be now available at Rs. 7,999, down Rs. 500 from the launch price. To recall, Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime smartphone was launched in India back in December priced at Rs. 8,499. As before, the Redmi Note Prime will be available exclusively via Amazon India and Mi.com. The Chinese company ... Read More »

Wedding night do’s and don’ts for a memorable time

If you think all wedding nights are wildly romantic, sex-filled romps – think again. When stationary company Paper Shaker recently surveyed 1000 newlyweds, they found that 25% of couples said “I don’t” to sex on their wedding night. This figure shouldn’t be surprising. Based on how our culture builds up the event, couples are expected to re-enact a hybrid of ... Read More »

Burger King to pay for wedding of couple with names Burger and King

Burger King says it will pay for the upcoming nuptials of Illinois couple Joel Burger and Ashley King. A New York public relations firm spokeswoman made the offer on behalf of the fast food giant during a Skype call with the beaming pair on Monday. Burger King first heard of the story in a column published Friday in The State ... Read More »

The ‘Zoolander 2′ Costumes Are ’50 Percent Couture Fashion and 50 Percent Comedy’

We’re baaaack. Photo: Paramount Pictures Fifteen years after male model extraordinaire Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) thwarted a political assassination with his “Magnum” super-gaze, and retired from the fashion industry to start “The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can’t Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too,” he returns for another fashion and celebrity cameo-filled adventure. Alongside his catwalk rival-turned-sidekick ... Read More »

Rachel McAdams Makes Paillettes and Crystals Work for a Luncheon

All smiles. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images The annual Oscar nominee luncheon tends to draw a pretty simply-dressed crowd; but this time, “Spotlight” actress Rachel McAdams stood out in a transparent paillette-adorned Prada minidress, embellished with big, pink crystal stones and a cute, little red bow tie. Now, pretend you haven’t seen this dress, and take a moment to think about how ... Read More »