With a powerful Snapdragon 865 processor, quad camera and 40W wireless charging, Oppo Ace 2 is a force to be reckoned with in the smartphone space. The new offering from the Chinese smartphone maker was launched on April 13 when the Covid-19 pandemic had reached its peak in several countries around the world.Ironically, Oppo Ace 2 was first launched in China, which also happens to be the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Not much is known about its global availability. Interestingly, Oppo let go the ‘Reno’ brand name completely and marketed ‘Ace’ as an entirely different series.Apart from having the fastest wireless charging, Oppo Ace 2 has a 90 Hz refresh rate along with a 65W wired charging support much like its predecessor.The Oppo Ace 2 has been launched in China for CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs 44,000) for the 8GB/128GB version, CNY 4,399 (approximately Rs 48,000) for the 8GB/256GB model, and CNY 4,599 (roughly Rs 50,000) for the 12GB/256GB storage … [Read more...] about Robert Escobar claiming to sell ‘gold-plated’ iPhone 11 Pro at $499
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Last week Hike Messenger , the messaging app, became the latest startup to join the so-called ‘unicorn’ pack in India—companies valued at at least $1 billion. Hike has been the fastest of the pack to reach the milestone, in just about three and half years after launch. It took e-commerce major Flipkart five years, rival Snapdeal seven years and analytics firm Mu Sigma nine years to become unicorns. Hike is also the lone company in the unicorn pack that is free. It is yet to make money. Hike will only “start to try making money by 2018, perhaps 2020”, says 28-year old founder Kavin Bharti Mittal. Yet, thanks to the $175 million collected from a clutch of overseas investors (see Plenty of Funds), the app is valued at $1.4 billion. Mittal believes the $175 million raised by Hike “is like Flipkart raising $1 billion. That’s the value we see and we are the only local rich messaging app with scale in the country.” Says Vishal Tripathi, … [Read more...] about Is Hike Messenger worth the hype and $1.4 billion?
Digital, undoubtedly, is a major priority for all industries and is literally getting adopted and implemented at a pace like never before. Everyone is working to achieve improved engagement with personalized end to end customer journeys. The ability to provide consumers with a ‘connected’ journey in the omnichannel world is the ‘silver bullet’ to differentiate organisations, build competitive advantage and thereby, loyalty. In the post-COVID-19 digital economy, clearly, the disruptors are the organizations which are leading with customer experience. Surprising as it may seem even to myself, my early morning walk yesterday was enveloped in thoughts around all the buzzwords my mind had been cluttered with in the last few weeks – courtesy the webinars and material that consistently demanded involvement. Each announcing itself as ‘the’ mantra for existence in the new normal. And before I knew it, I started simplifying some of these buzzwords to … [Read more...] about Demystifying the ingredients of an Omnichannel strategy during the lockdown
Nagpur: Maharashtra cyber intelligence and analytical cell has issued an advisory, warning parents regarding paedophiles ‘cyber grooming’ children for pornographic posts by luring them with various incentives and offers. The government of Maharashtra has launched ‘Operation Blackface’ to tackle such child pornography.A steep rise in browsing of pornographic posts during lockdown following Covid outbreak has brought with it the peril of vulnerable children falling prey to paedophiles. The criminals generally lure children with various incentives like free recharge, gift hampers, branded materials at cheapest rates and so on.Earlier, state home minister Anil Deshmukh too had released a video warning netizens of stringent action, especially if children are victimized through rackets operating online. He had also appealed to the masses to refrain from indulging in such activities involving children or women.IGP, Maharashtra cyber security cell, Yashasvi Yadav said … [Read more...] about Paedophiles ‘cyber grooming’ children for pornography