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Furniture and home appliances renting platform Rentickle secures $4 mn

Rentickle.com, an online platform that allows users to rent lifestyle products including home appliances, furniture and cameras on a monthly subscription model, has raised around $4 million (Rs 25 crore) in a fresh round of funding. The company raised the amount in a combination

7 kitchen appliances that will make you give cooking a try

It can be scary when you finally decide to take cooking seriously, especially if you’re more of a ramen-noodles-and-pizza-rolls type of chef. Fortunately, companies have made products that have made cooking more approachable by getting rid of some of the guesswork, addressing safety concerns

Godrej eyes premium appliances’ share at 25% of sales in 3 years

KOLKATA: Godrej Appliances is aiming to grow its share of revenue from premium appliances to 25 per cent over the next three years and is investing Rs 200 crore for it, a top official today said. Premium appliances presently constitute 15 per cent of its sales. “We were

IoT to ‘liberate’ cyberattacks: security firm

Lax security, poor awareness will spur assault: security firm Devices used to build the Internet of Things (IoT), a network of devices capable of exchanging data, will be used by cyber criminals to ‘liberate’ attacks in the near future, said Sanjai Gangadharan, regional director,

Is this Russian cyber security tycoon an accidental spy?

In October 2014, a junior IT worker sitting at his desk in Moscow noticed something strange on his computer. Kaspersky Labs, the Russian cyber security company he worked for, had accessed sensitive data taken from a computer in Baltimore, thousands of miles away from

Uber security execs depart after CEO criticizes practices

Adriano Machado | Reuters The chief executive of Uber Technologies, Dara Khosrowshahi. Two of Uber Technologies Inc’s most senior remaining security executives resigned on Friday and another took medical leave after the company’s new chief executive officer criticized past practices, a source familiar with

Kimemia wants county security beefed up over recent theft

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia in this picture taken on November 1, 2017. He wants security in the county offices beefed up following theft of computers from an administrator’s office. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia wants the number

SEP construction class helps build tiny home for homeless

A construction class at Southeast Polk is building more than a house, they are building a potential home for somebody in need. Southeast Polk construction teacher Ryan Andersen arranged a partnership with Joppa, which helps homeless people find housing and rebuild their lives. Andersen had

Tiny prefab home company Kasita moves beyond Austin

Kasita ready to deliver CNW courtesy of Kasita Kasita, the Austin-born and -based company that introduced its innovative, high-tech, prefab tiny homes to the local market several years ago and recently began manufacturing them in the city, is about to take its gospel beyond Texas’

Tiny homes, big problems: Where can you park your home-on-wheels?

Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated Malcolm Smith’s former occupation. He worked in tech sales.  WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Ryan and Cheryl Marcus took a leap of faith this summer to live a smaller, simpler life. They downsized their belongings, left behind their spacious two-bedroom