Amazon Alexa Starts Guessing What You Want to Ask; Gets Care Hub to Keep an Eye on Elderly

November 14, 2020

Amazon Alexa is becoming smarter and is coming with an added capability to guess what users would like to ask after hearing an initial question. The new change is called “inferring customers’ latent goals” and is coming as a result of various “sophisticated algorithms” that help Alexa predict subsequent requests. In addition to the latest update, Amazon has announced that it is bringing elderly-focused Care Hub to Alexa to let…

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Investments for Children: How and where to save money for your child

November 14, 2020

When it comes to saving for children’s education needs, the role of both equity and debt asset-classes becomes important. The reason to choose one over the other should be determined by the number of years to the goal rather than the risk appetite of an investor, which anyhow needs to be considered. Also, between Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana and equity mutual funds, how should you as a parent decide? And, most…

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Health Insurance Claim: This is why your insurer may not settle the entire claim amount

November 13, 2020

A “healthy” health insurance coverage is the need of the hour. While buying a health policy, one needs to know and understand the conditions of the policy one has decided to purchase, otherwise, the disallowances during a claim might cause mild heart attacks of their own. Horror stories of customers incurring huge out of pocket expenses are the stuff of urban legend now and knowing your policy will help you…

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SBI issues alert to customers! Here is what you should do for your safety on social media

November 13, 2020

New Delhi: State Bank of India keeps updating the customers regarding safety measures that they should adopt amidst rising cases of banking frauds. It is imperative that every customers should use optimum caution while doing transactions, however, despite taking precautions, sometimes these cybercriminals get hold of your account details and syphon off your hard earned money. The country’s biggest lender State Bank of India has recently tweeted that customers should…

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Retired PSU bankers may get one rank, one pension plan

November 12, 2020

MUMBAI: A one-rank, one pension (OROP) kind of scheme is in the works for retired PSU bank employees. OROP was a longstanding demand of armed forces’ veterans, where the pension would be reworked so that everyone who retired in the same rank will get the same pension, irrespective of the date of retirement. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sounded off banks to do more for employees who retired earlier so…

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6 Vitamin C-Rich Winter Fruits That May Help Prevent Respiratory Troubles And Promote Lung-Health

November 12, 2020

The benefit of vitamin C is no secret to the world. It is one healthy nutrient that helps prevent body from free radical damages, manages heart health and diabetes, and promotes healthy skin. Moreover, daily dose of vitamin C is known to boost immune health for an overall fitness, especially in the current scenario when health experts around the world are advocating for strong immunity. A good immunity helps prevent…

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SBI Pension Seva: Get all the updates in just one click

November 11, 2020

To continue getting pension every year, every pensioner needs to submit a Life Certificate. The Life certificate or Jeevan Praman Patra can be submit by SBI account holders at its bank branches or online by the end of December. Four modes of submission of pensioners life certificate are Manual submission, Digital submission at SBI branch, online through the UMANG app, or generate life certificate by visiting Citizen Service Centres (CSC)…

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Skoda begins ‘Clever Lease’ monthly rental program for two models in eight cities

November 11, 2020

Skoda Auto India today announced the beginning of its car leasing service called ‘Clever Lease’. The manufacturer says that the customers will have the flexibility to pick from a plain, dry, or wet lease, availing monthly rentals for a tenure of 24, 36, 48, and 60 months on the Skoda Rapid TSI and Skoda Superb. The monthly rental for Skoda model range will start at Rs 22,580 and cater to…

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Paytm to double loan disbursement to Rs 1,000 cr for MSMEs

November 10, 2020

New Delhi: Financial services platform Paytm on Monday announced to double its loan disbursements for the micro- and small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from Rs 550 crore in last fiscal year to Rs 1,000 crore by March 2021. The company expanded collateral-free loans of up to Rs 500,000 at a low-interest rate and unique daily EMI product customised for micro-merchants. “With our collateral-free instant loans, we are trying to help…

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MagSafe Duo charger shows up in a new hands-on video

November 10, 2020

Apple launched the MagSafe Duo charger alongside the iPhone 12 series smartphones last month. While iPhone 12 series smartphones have started hitting the stores around the globe, there is no word on when the MagSafe Duo charger will hit the stores. Now, a new video demonstrating the workings of the charger has surfaced online. To give you a quick brief, the MagSafe Duo charger, when available, will enable users to…

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Baal Aadhaar available online for your children; Check the process

November 9, 2020

New Delhi: The UIDAI (“Authority”) issues a 12-digit random number Aadhaar number to the residents of India after completing the verification process laid down by the Authority. This Aadhar number facilitates as proof of identity and address anywhere in India. The Authority also issues a blue-colored Aadhaar card, Baal Aadhaar, for children below the age of 5 years. Aadhaar enrollment for children is quite similar to the process for adults….

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Yahoo Mail to disable automatic mail forwarding feature for free users

November 9, 2020

Verizon will disable the ability to automatically forward incoming emails from your Yahoo Mail to another email address. The feature will be deactivated on January 1, 2021. Note that this change is only for those who have the free version of the Yahoo Mail. Verizon had announced the decision to disable the automatic forwarding feature earlier this month. The company is now informing its subscribers through email, Zdnet reports. While…

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