Besides fashion, in India, the big rental or pre-owned category is of luxury cars. According to Vinod Kothari, founder of Vinod Kothari Consultants that offers financial consultancy to brands and companies, “Brands such as Volvo and Daimler now allow leasing for three to four years and then agree to take back the asset, charging only about 60-65% of the asset cost over the lease term. In essence, the customer has the exclusive possession and use of the asset for those years, while paying only for a part of the asset cost. If the car is used for business, the rentals are tax-deductible.” … [Read more...] about Don’t have enough dosh to spend on a Prada gown, Gucci bag or a Rolls Royce? Just rent it!
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The new version of Android is host to a lot of new features with the focus primarily being on conversations, privacy, and media controls. Google has introduced features like priority conversations, chat bubbles, voice access, one-time permissions, etc. While the stable Android 11 update is being rolled out to Pixel devices, select smartphones from different OEMs are getting a preview version of it. Here is the list of devices getting the Android 11/ Android 11 preview update. … [Read more...] about Android 11 update being rolled out to OnePlus 8 series, Mi 10, Realme X50 Pro and Oppo Find X2 series
Verified calls is being rolled out in India, US, Mexico, Brazil, Spain in the first phase and other countries are expected to receive it soon. Google, in its blog post, cited a 2019 FTC report stating that phone calls were the number one way people reported being contacted by scammers. While most people said they hung up on those calls, those who lost money reported a median loss of $1,000. … [Read more...] about Google rolls out Verified calls feature on Android to help tackle spam calls
Manish Chopra, director and head of partnerships at Facebook India said India is the first country where a separate Reels tab has been enabled, due to the "interest" and "creativity" seen, according to a report by The Economic Times. The company might even integrate more tools into Reels feature. … [Read more...] about Instagram rolls out separate Reels tab for Indian users
ECB officials have stressed that while they are taking action to help the economy, the key factor in the recovery will be getting the virus under control. And that has raised cause for worry. After some initial success in reversing large outbreaks in Spain, Italy and France, and after Germany’s success in containing a disastrous first wave, cases have started to rise again as people have returned from summer vacations and as some restrictions have been eased. … [Read more...] about European Central Bank’s stimulus train to keep on rolling