Month: July 2018

Jio Phone Exchange Offer Now Available via All Partner Retail Stores

The anticipated Jio Phone exchange offer is now available via all retail partners of the company. Announced at the 41st Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Annual General Meeting (AGM) earlier this month, the new Jio Phone exchange offer (officially called the Monsoon Hungama offer) is designed to convince existing feature phone users to switch to a new Jio Phone at an effective […]

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Over 100 Million Products Purchased Despite Glitches Reuters, 19 July 2018

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during’s annual Prime Day sale this week, despite glitches on its mobile app and websites that prevented several customers from placing orders. Prime Day has become a major shopping event in the annual calendar for retailers, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales and most retailers now […]

Amazon Prime Day Sale 2018: Amazon Pokes Fun at Glitches, Says Tech Gadgets Popular Associated Press, 18 July 2018

Amazon poked fun at the early glitches it saw with Prime Day, though it said shoppers still found plenty to buy. Analysts, meanwhile, saw other things Amazon could have done better, like discounting more fashion brands and taking more advantage of its acquisition of Whole Foods. Early problems Monday sent shoppers to social media to complain after their attempts […]

Huawei Nova 3i Price Leaked Ahead of Launch

Huawei is set to launch the new Nova series on July 26 in India, and it is largely expected to launch the Nova 3 and Nova 3i. The Huawei India Twitter handle has been pushing teasers out regularly running up to the launch. However, now a fresh leak brings to light the Vietnamese pricing of the Huawei Nova 3i, indicating that […]

Education notes for July 15

Nonprofit elects CareerTech chief to board office Oklahoma CareerTech State Director Marcie Mack has been elected secretary/treasurer of the board of the national nonprofit organization Advance CTE. Mack will serve a one-year term through June 30. Advance CTE represents state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult career and technology education across all 50 states […]

Eastern Slovakia Increasingly Popular for Real Estate Investors

Recreational real estate in eastern Slovakia is becoming increasingly popular amongst domestic property investors. The most wanted properties are cottages near Michalovce in the eastern part of the country. According to Martin Lazík, a real estate analyst at, a property website, demand has increased by 20 per cent compared to 2017. In May alone, […]