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It Can be Healthy to Let Your Kids Put up a Wall

Image credit: Istock I am 10 years old and sitting in the storage space under my platform bed. It’s a good-sized structure, taking up about a quarter of the living room. It’s dark under there except for the nightlight that I have plugged into the wall, a green Christmas bulb screwed into its top. I can hear my parents talking ... Read More »

Bulls Chalk One Up after Late-Day Surge on Wall Street

U.S. stocks mounted a late-session rally to close higher on Wednesday after an increase in oil prices helped reduce investors’ fears about banks’ vulnerability to energy companies struggling to pay their debts. Nine of the 10 major S&P sectors rose, with the materials index up 0.99 percent. The S&P energy sector gained 0.9 percent, trimming its loss in 2016 to ... Read More »

Apple Unveils ‘Trade Up With Installments’ Programme for iPhone

Apple is making it cheaper for users to purchase a new iPhone. The Cupertino-based company has announced a new trade-in program to allow users to turn in their old iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone handset and get a new iPhone model for as low as $12.45 (roughly Rs. 850) a month. Called Trade Up With Installments, the programme allows users ... Read More »

Bajaj Auto Sales Up Nearly 2% in January

New Delhi: Bajaj Auto on Tuesday reported a 1.78 per cent increase in total sales at 2,93,939 units last month as against 2,88,746 units in January 2015. Motorcycle sales during the month grew 2.44 per cent to 2,52,988 units as against 2,46,955 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said in a filing to the BSE. Bajaj ... Read More »

Microsoft Skype Teams Up With Paul McCartney for Love Mojis

Sir Paul McCartney, a musician who gained fame as one of the members of popular music band The Beatles, has helped Microsoft with the audio for the 10 new love-inspired ‘Mojis’. The new Valentine’s Day Mojis come as a part of the Skype app update that’s avaialble for Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS. Some of the Mojis included in ... Read More »

Uber vs Ola in India: How Do They Stack Up?

It’s hard to believe that a company whose only product is an app on your phone that calls taxis it doesn’t even own, is valued at $62.5 billion (approximately Rs. 4,19,562.5 crores). Uber’s business model depends on being the middleman between the taxi driver and the rider, and managing transactions on the app. Doing this, Uber has scaled globally to ... Read More »

Apollo Tyres Q3 Net Up 51% to Rs 278 Crore

New Delhi: Apollo Tyres on Tuesday reported a 51.35 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 278.5 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2015. The company, which on Tuesday announced appointment of former CAG Vinod Rai and ex-CEO of Pirelli Tyres Francesco Gori to its Board of Directors, had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs ... Read More »