Samsung Pay Mini Launched in India: How’s It Different From Samsung Pay?

Alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro, Samsung also launched a new payment solution called Samsung Pay Mini in India. Essentially, ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ looks to enable digital payments on affordable devices, and for now, it has been launched on select Samsung devices. Samsung Pay Mini comes with UPI and mobile wallet integration, and it does not support offline tap-and-pay using credit and debit cards like the Samsung Pay main app. Samsung Pay was launched in India in March this year, and it supports…

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Richard Nicoll: London fashion figures pay tribute to designer after death at 39

Leading figures from the world of fashion today paid tribute to designer Richard Nicoll after he died aged just 39. The chief executive of the British Fashion Council said they were deeply saddened and paid tribute to the “wonderful, kind-hearted and talented” London-born designer. Mr Nicoll grew up in Australia but returned to London to study at Central Saint Martin’s. He worked for the likes of Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs as well as designing a bridal range for top high street retailer Topshop. Tributes: The fashion world have called…

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Uber Reportedly Says Wouldn’t Pay More Than $2 Billion for Lyft; Lyft Responds

HIGHLIGHTS Ride-hailing app Lyft accuses Uber of trying to hurt its business Lyft reportedly says it is not available for sale Uber earlier said it won’t pay more than $2 billion for Lyft There is no denying the fact that corporate world is like an ocean full of sharks and these sharks like to eat up the smaller fishes to survive. If ride-hailing app Lyft’s accusations are to be believed, Uber might just be performing its role of shark very seriously. Recently, Uber’s executives told their investors that the company…

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University lecturers threaten marking boycott in pay dispute

University lecturers are threatening a marking and work-setting boycott in the autumn term in an escalation of their dispute with employers over pay. The University College Union has also pledged to disrupt open days and graduations if it is not settled. The row, which led to a two-day walkout last week, is over a 1.1% pay offer, which the Universities and Colleges Employers Association say is “good”. However, union general secretary Sally Hunt says the offer is an “insult”. The employers group has argued that the offer is at, and…

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University wipes out gender pay gap with salary hike

A UK university is giving its female professors a one-off salary hike to wipe out the gender pay gap with their male colleagues. The University of Essex is raising female professors’ pay, to bring their average salaries level with the men. It comes as UK pay data analysis by the Times Higher Education says full-time female academics are paid 11% less than men. Essex said the move was motivated by “impatience” for change over the issue. Vice-chancellor Anthony Forster said other steps dedicated to improving women’s promotion chances had failed…

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