SBI repo-linked home loan vs Bank of Baroda (BoB) repo-linked home loan: Key things to know

Interest rate of SBI’s repo linked home loan starts from 8.05%.Many banks, including Bank of Baroda, have launched repo linked home loans after SBI launched the product in July Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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DJI is now making you pay Trump’s tariffs when you buy its drones

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Chinese drone juggernaut DJI has made substantial adjustments to pricing and availability on its product lineup in response to increased tariffs on Chinese goods imposed by the Trump administration. The price hikes were first reported by DroneDJ earlier today, and they represent perhaps the first reported case of a Chinese gadget manufacturer, or a brand that manufactures predominantly in China, passing the cost of Trump’s tariffs onto US…

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How to stop your emails from being tracked

Update July 3, 2019, 3:47PM ET: This article has been updated to include additional information about email clients. Update September 3, 2019, 7:35PM ET: This article has been updated to include directions for disabling image autoloading on Gmail for iOS. All of those obnoxious marketing emails that crowd your inbox aren’t just pushing a product. They’re also tracking whether you’ve opened the email, when you opened it, and where you were at the time by…

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GoCycle is back with its best folding e-bike yet

The new GoCycle GXi. | Image: GoCycle GoCycle, makers of one of our favorite folding electric bikes, just announced the bike we’ve been waiting for: the GXi. The GXi marries the performance of the company’s flagship G3 model with the 10-second-folding capabilities of the GX. Combining the best features of these two bikes should make the GXi one of the best commuter bicycles on the market. As such, it won’t be cheap. Prices start at…

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Google finally adds image blocking to Gmail on the iPhone

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google today added a new setting to the iOS version of its Gmail app that will let you more easily block unwanted email tracking. The setting in question, the ability to prevent Gmail from automatically loading attached images, used to be found only on the web version of Gmail. Toggling that setting on allows Gmail to block incoming images, including invisible email trackers hiding in the body of…

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Why Dorian stalled out over the Bahamas

Photo by NOAA via Getty Images Hurricane Dorian’s projected course has shifted dramatically over the past few days, spreading a menacing uncertainty across the Caribbean, Florida, and the southeastern coast of the US. As the storm continues to lash the Bahamas with deadly force, changing weather patterns have pushed the storm around, leading to mounting frustrations as US residents struggle to prepare for the storm, and meteorologists try to pin down where it will go…

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Facebook says Homeland Security can’t make fake accounts

Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Fake accounts violate Facebook’s rules, and even the Department of Homeland Security can’t create them, the social network told the Associated Press today in response to a new policy implemented by the agency. In one of a series of changes to immigration policy last week, the department said employees at US Citizenship and Immigration Services, a division of DHS, could create fictitious accounts on social media to investigate…

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Apple cancels its first major TV series, Bastards

Apple’s streaming service hasn’t launched yet, but the company has already canceled Bastards, one of the original shows it was planning for Apple TV Plus. It was an issue of creative differences between Apple executives and Bastards showrunners Howard Gordon and Warren Leight, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bastards was conceived as an eight-episode series about two best friends who served together during the Vietnam War. Their lives take a depressing, monotonous turn after they…

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How a flailing purple bird became a cautionary tale for the pitfalls of viral fame

Syd Weiler In February 2017, a GIF of a flailing purple dove from a Facebook sticker set called “Trash Doves” was seemingly everywhere, popping up in never-ending chains of comment threads. But after achieving viral fame, the sticker set led to a litany of issues as it journeyed across the web: its creator, Syd Weiler, was doxxed; she dealt with repeated instances of plagiarism and copyright infringement; and at one point, 4chan users coordinated a…

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Google says a fix for that obnoxious Calendar spam issue is on the way

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google says it’s hard at work resolving an issue that allows malicious third parties to hijack your Google Calendar with unremovable spam invites. As noted by Engadget this morning, Google posted to its Calendar Help forums yesterday to say that it’s aware of the issue and “working diligently” to fix it. “We’re aware of the spam occurring in Calendar and are working diligently to resolve this issue. We’ll…

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