Qualcomm Said to Draw Up Plans to Rebuff Broadcom’s $103-Billion Offer

US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles. Qualcomm’s board of directors could meet as early as Sunday to review the unsolicited acquisition offer and decide on its strategy, the sources said. The preparations for the board meeting indicate that Qualcomm is poised to rebuff the bid as insufficient as early as Monday, although it may decide to spend a few more days this…

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Oppo Partners Reliance Jio to Offer Up to 100GB Additional Data

Chinese handset maker Oppo on Monday partnered with telecom operator Reliance Jio to provide special data benefits to new buyers of its smartphones. According to the new offer, customers who purchase a new Oppo handset and recharge with a denomination of Rs. 309 or above will get additional 4G data up to 100GB (up to 10 recharges). “For Oppo, customer satisfaction and delivering the best experience has always been a key focus area. Through this association, we will be able to reach out to more consumers,” said Will Yang, Brand Director, Oppo India, in…

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Zomato to now offer ‘complementary’ food and drinks to its customers

Online restaurant discovering portal and food ordering app Zomato launched its ‘Zomato Gold’ programme on Wednesday. The new scheme is a paid subscription-based service, which will offer Zomato customers an access to complimentary food and drinks at over 1,200 top-rated restaurant partners once they place an order. The service – launched in the UAE and Portugal earlier this year – will be available at an inaugural price of Rs 299 (3-months) and Rs 999 (12-months). “We are super excited to bring Zomato Gold to India, and are sure our users, as…

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IIM Kozhikode students bag Rs 3 lakh summer internship offer

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Kozhikode has concluded its summer internship placements for the Post Graduate Programme (PGP). In a four day long placement process, IIM saw a record breaking placement offers being given to its students. Further, the recruitment drive witnessed about 100 recruiters offering 359 job opportunities. As published on the official website of IIM Kozhikode, below mentioned are some of the important Summer Placements 2017 highlights: 100 per cent placements in a record four days, the previous best being six and half days Around 50 per cent…

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: 10 Popular Bhog to Offer to Lord Ganesha During the Festival

  The 10-day long extravaganza is here. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most widely celebrated festivals across the subcontinent, especially in Maharashtra and Karnataka. Ganesh Chaturthi kickstarted with much fervour on the 25th August 2017, and the festival will go on till 5th September. Devotees have already brought home beautifully sculpted and painted Ganesha idols. Pandals are also set with grand idols of the deity. Sweet shops have lined their counters with delicious variety of modaks, barfis and ladoos. For the next 10 days, devotees will shower their beloved deity with flowers, prasad, bhog,…

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Apple Will Offer 4 iPhone 8 Colors, Including A Mirror-Like Option, Leaker Claims

Benjamin Geskin tweeted that the 2017 OLED iPhone, known to many as the iPhone 8, will come in four colors, one of which is what the reliable leaker refers to as a mirror-like option. The information follows a report from last week by famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who claimed that the iPhone 8 will offer fewer color options compared to previous iPhone models. Mirror-Like Option For iPhone 8 In Geskin’s tweet revealing the mirror-like option for the iPhone 8, he attached an image to illustrate what exactly users can expect for the new…

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