Vivo X70 Pro Surpasses iPhone 13 in DxOMark Camera Rankings, Vivo X70 Pro+ in Top 10

Vivo X70 Pro has marginally beaten iPhone 13 in DxOMark camera tests, placing the smartphone from the Chinese company at 12th spot. The camera score of the handset is similar to that of the Vivo X50 Pro+, and higher than the Vivo X60 Pro+. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line Vivo X70 Pro+ has taken the eighth spot ahead of Asus Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, and Google Pixel 6. Ahead of it in rankings, are smartphones like the Google Pixel 6 Pro, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, and iPhone 13…

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IIM Lucknow launches advanced management programme in financial services and capital markets

To strengthen professionals’ skillsets and understanding of Financial Services, IIM Lucknow and Imarticus Learning, India’s front-running professional education firm, launched an advanced management programme in financial services and capital markets.   Designed specifically by industry experts and leading academicians at IIM Lucknow, the programme will provide mid-level management professionals with in-depth domain exposure in Corporate Finance, Valuation and Modelling, Equity Research, Investment Banking, Risk Management, Corporate Banking, Digital Banking, Treasury Operations, and FinTech. Learners get networking opportunities with campus immersion The programme will cover key aspects of financial services and…

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Tamil Nadu: Schools To Remain Closed Till January 31 Amid Covid Surge

The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday declared a holiday in schools for all classes till January 31. The measures have been taken due to a rise in Covid-19 cases. Meanwhile, the state government has also postponed the exams that were scheduled to be held from January 19 for Classes 10 to 12. Since all the exam starting from January 19 have been postponed, new dates will be announced later, the authorities said. “Considering the surge in Covid-19 cases, all classes including Class X, XI and XII were given holiday till…

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Design Thinking Tools: how to use them to solve complex problems

Design thinking, methods, practices, and frameworks are part of both visible and invisible work, which is always being done “backstage” as part of most companies’ innovation processes. More specifically, it is the cornerstone of the process of building environments (physical and now virtual) that help facilitate new business ideas. Here at MJV, we have recently released our Innovation Report, where we shared our belief that Design Thinking still makes a difference within the business innovation context. Furthermore, we think, it will continue to be impactful throughout the next decade. However,…

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Not all calories are equal — a dietitian explains the different ways the kinds of foods you eat matter to your body

A calorie is a calorie is a calorie, at least from a thermodynamic standpoint. It’s defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degree Celsius (2.2 pounds by 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit). But when it comes to health and your body’s energy balance, not all calories are equal. For example, some studies have reported that diets that are high-protein, low-carbohydrate or a combination of the two do yield greater weight loss than diets with other levels of fat, protein and carbs. If every calorie in…

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Top Five Gadgets Every Internet Creator Must Buy

The creator economy has grown rapidly over the last couple of years. Online content creators who’re usually young, digital natives are now making a living via social media platforms. To get started, all you need is a decent Internet connection and a smartphone or a digital camera. But once you’ve built a decent following, you want to elevate your social media game to take things to the next level. We’ve handpicked some of the best gadgets today’s digital creators should invest in, to help make better and more high-quality content…

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New coronavirus variant ‘IHU’ identified in France

As the world grapples with the highly mutated Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, scientists have identified a new strain of the Covid-19 causing virus in Southern France. Known as ‘IHU’, the B.1.640.2 variant has been reported by researchers at institute IHU Mediterranee Infection in at least 12 cases, and has been linked to travel to African country Cameroon. However, the researchers noted that it is too early to speculate on how this variant behaves as far as infection and protection from vaccines is concerned. The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study, posted on the preprint repository MedRxiv on…

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Shah Rukh Khan’s Car Collection Is An Enviable One

What does Shah Rukh Khan’s garage look like? When you’re one of India’s biggest superstars and global icons, not to mention, a hugely successful businessman as well, with everything from a movie production house to a cricket team in the IPL, a vast garage is but natural! However, Shah Rukh Khan had to struggle a lot to get a foothold in the industry, and he has owned a variety of cars over the years. Here’s taking a closer look at some of them: Maruti Suzuki Omni Shah Rukh Khan’s first…

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Home decor advice: Here’s how to make your surroundings calm and soothing

Our homes are possibly the most lived-in spaces, considering the numerous lockdowns, long hours of work-from-home and social distancing. With rising cases of Omicron reported around the world and tell-tale signs of home isolation, how can you make sure that your space is peaceful, relaxing and conducive to your growth and productivity? Lighting is a game-changer. It is the difference between a bright and charming room compared to a dark den which doesn’t get any natural light. Lights are one of the easiest ways to spruce up a drab corner of the room and…

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Saving for your child’s foreign education? Invest in US index funds

Thanks to remarkable progress in science and technology, the US has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past. It is no surprise that the S&P 500, an index of the top 500 publicly traded US companies is weighted towards prominent American tech giants. Furthermore, looking at the S&P 500 from 2001 to 2020, the average US stock market return for the last 20 years is around 7.45 percent. So, if you invested $100 in the S&P 500 at the beginning of 2000, you would have about $421 at the beginning of…

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