Android

WhatsApp users on Android and iPhone report battery drain issues

In case you’ve noticed your smartphone running on Android or iOS is draining the battery quickly, WhatsApp may be a reason behind it. Users are reportedly experiencing battery draining issues after updating to the latest version of WhatsApp on iOS and Android. Popular WhatsApp tracker website WABetaInfo has tweeted that some users are complaining about […]

Travel

These five mistakes could blow your holiday travel budget

You may have the perfect plan for holiday season travel. Yet one wrong move and your carefully crafted budget could fly out the window. “The holidays are a really busy time and there are already so many things to do – from checking off wish lists to holiday functions,” said Expedia spokesperson Alexis Tiacoh. “That […]

Travel

Digital Travel Firm Webjet Has Launched Its Booking Verification Blockchain

Digital travel agent Webjet has launched its long-in-development blockchain-based platform in a bid to remove disparities in hotel booking data. Working in conjunction with Microsoft through the firm’s Azure blockchain-as-a-service sandbox since 2016, Webjet said Thursday the new Rezchain application will address hotel reservation snafus and overcharges by looking for data mismatches in real-time between customers, hotels and […]

Android

Android bug lets hackers plant malware via NFC beaming

Google patched last month an Android bug that can let hackers spread malware to a nearby phone via a little-known Android OS feature called NFC beaming. NFC beaming works via an internal Android OS service known as Android Beam. This service allows an Android device to send data such as images, files, videos, or even apps, to […]

Travel

Hotels, travel aggregators start refunding GST

For bookings made till September 30 for stay in October onwards Sridhar (name changed) got a pleasant surprise on Monday morning when he got a message from an online travel aggregator regarding a booking for Varanasi hotel made in September for stay in November. “This is an important update regarding your upcoming hotel stay at […]

Education

CBSE Class 10 Preparation Tips

Class 10 is the turning point in a student’s life which helps them in further achievements. The CBSE exams for class 10 are conducted all over the country. The marks obtained in the exams help them to choose a stream for a brighter career. The students can obtain a good academic score by regular practice […]

Travel

IRDAI cracks down on misselling of travel insurance via online ticket booking portals, imposes curbs

In order to curb mis-selling of travel insurance through online ticket booking portals and apps, IRDAI has directed insurers to ensure that the travel insurance coverage option is not pre-selected as a default option on any ticket booking portal at the time of buying tickets online and also that travel insurance cannot be bought along with tickets bought 90 days before date of […]

News

IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2019 score card released @ ibps.in: How to check

IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2019 score card released @ ibps.in: How to check IBPS RRB PO Prelims Score Card 2019: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the scores of CRP RRB VIII Officers Scale I online preliminary exam 2019. All the candidates who appeared for the IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2019 can […]

Business

Zomato Gold brought new business, bigger orders for restaurants; hotels still not convinced

Zomato Gold program has given a push to the dining out habits of the eaters. While thousands of restaurants remain logged out of Zomato Gold as they claim unsustainability, the food aggregator’s paid subscription program has actually brought more business to hotels and cafes. “60% of the Gold partners agree that there has been an […]

Business

Paytm invests Rs 250 crore to boost its travel business

Digital payments firm Paytm on Thursday announced to invest Rs 250 crore in its travel business over the next six months to scale up product and technology team and set up new business verticals. According to the company, owned by One97 Communications, it has sold over 100 million tickets within just three years of operations. […]