RBI cutting rates not a solution to weak economy, says Geosphere Capital’s Arvind Sanger

An interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India in its June monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting is not a solution to the weak economy, said Arvind Sanger, managing partner, Geosphere Capital Management. “Focusing on the RBI and cutting rates and focusing on oil prices and going down are helpful factors but they do … Read more

Prohibition not a solution: Ekta Kapoor on demand to regulate digital content

Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms. Producer Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms as she believes it will only create a bigger need for unregulated content. The Supreme Court has sought the government’s response on a plea to regulate the functioning of streaming platforms like Netflix and … Read more

China’s trade envoy says tariffs not the solution, hopes for ‘rational’ negotiations

China’s chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington said he came “with sincerity” and more tariff hikes is “not a solution to the problem.” Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state TV on Friday the talks aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions “have run into some problems.” Liu told CCTV … Read more

PUBG Mobile Ban: Nepal’s Supreme Court Orders Govt Not To Ban PUBG as it is Freedom of Expression

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued an interim order to Government for not to ban the popular online game, PUBG Mobile. Nepal Telecommunications Authority had on April 11, directed all internet service providers of the country to block internet traffic originating from PUBG servers. Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada personally sought out details on PUBG … Read more

ED is lying, I left for Geneva only with 5 bags, not 300: Vijay Mallya

Refuting the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) charge that he traveled with 300 bags when he left India for Geneva, Vijay Mallya has filed an affidavit before a court in Mumbai and stated that he and his companion had only five bags with them. The affidavit was filed by Mallya’s lawyer Amit Desai last week. In it, … Read more

Instagram Slammed by Users for Not Removing Facetune Ads

Photo-messaging app Instagram is facing criticism for not removing an advertisement of a paid photo editing app Facetune that is targeted at women under 25 years of age. The social media users have slammed the Facebook-owned Instagram as well as the app for promoting the idea of altering faces for better pictures, AdNews.com reported on Sunday. The paid app … Read more

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show, saying he did not break any rules. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other major tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey said. “We know that’s … Read more

E3 2018: From Software’s New Game Sekiro Is Not Part Of The Soulsborne Series

Now Playing: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Is Reimagining Dark Souls – E3 2018 Gameplay Impressions From Software, the developer of the Bloodborne and Dark Souls games, officially announced its new game at E3 2018: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Despite the fact that it introduces new mechanics and differs from those games in many ways, it still looks to be in the same vein … Read more

Putin Says Russia Must Not Use Blanket Bans to Make Internet Safer

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans to shut down social media sites or limit Internet freedoms in Russia, and that a “civilised” solution was needed to make the Internet safer. Russia blocked the online messaging service Telegram in April after it refused to grant state security services access to its users’ encrypted messages. Critics … Read more

OnePlus 6 Alert Slider Gets Its Old Functionality Back, Removes Do Not Disturb

OnePlus launched its latest flagship – the OnePlus 6 – at an event in London last night. The smartphone comes with a dual vertical camera setup, a notch display, glass back, and much more. Among the many new features, one notable addition that got us excited is the improvement of the Alert Slider. The Alert Slider was introduced on … Read more