TVS Motor launches racing gear and lifestyle products

Chennai-based TVS Motor Co, today at its maiden annual event for racing enthusiasts – MotoSoul 2019 launched the TVS Racing performance gear. MotoSoul 2019, a two-day event, was attended by over 2,500 people, is a congregation of Apache Owners Groups (AOGs) as well as riding enthusiasts from across the globe, which the company says makes it an ideal platform to launch the TVS Racing performance gear. The company says MotoSoul will be an annual event with this year being the first edition. Speaking at the launch, Sudarshan Venu, joint MD, TVS…

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Tracking behaviors is the first step to lifestyle hacking

As the medical community increasingly researches the dangers of screen time, many Americans say they are looking to unplug and engage in digital detoxes. However, Chris Dancy, health and wellness consultant and author of “The World’s Most Connected Human,” tapped into digital devices to hack his unhealthy behaviors. “About 12 years ago I was 320 pounds, I smoked 2 packs of cigarettes a day, I had been on antidepressants since I was 18 and I was about to turn 40. I drank 36 cans of diet coke a day and things were…

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Spanish Justice Divided In Glovo’s Business Model

MADRID, SPAIN – JULY 29: A rider of Glovo on his motorbike on July 29, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty Images) EUROPA PRESS VIA GETTY IMAGES The Superior Court of Justice of Madrid (TSJM) has ruled that a deliveryman of the Spanish start-up Glovo is not a false self-employed. The ruling equals the number of sentences endorsing Glovo’s business model with the number of sentences in favor of the ‘riders’. The Spanish start-up, founded in Barcelona four years ago, has become an international platform…

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Amid falling interest rates on FDs, these 4 investment options offer up to 8.6% interest rate

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India has cut the repo rate for the fifth time in a row to give a further boost to consumption and private investment in a bid to revive growth as inflation remained within the central bank’s comfort level. The RBI cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.15%. Following the suit, banks have cut interest rates on loans and fixed deposits (FDs). A fixed deposit is among the most preferred investment option among senior citizens and retirees. State Bank of India (SBI), the…

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‘Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire’ Co-Founds $1 Million Investment Fund for Crypto Startups

The leaders of crypto payment app Metal Pay, Marshall Hayner and Erik Finman, are launching an investment fund. Dubbed Metal VC, the $1 million dollar fund will focus on micro and angel investments, primarily in early-stage companies involved in banking and decentralized finance. The fund will allow the startup to align with partners as it expands globally, according to Metal CEO Hayner. The Metal subsidiary closed its first deal last month, with an undisclosed stake in the Binance-backed startup Yellow Card, which provides a cash-to-crypto on-ramp for emerging markets. A week after…

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Americans now spend twice as much on health care as they did in the 1980s

The average American household spent almost $5,000 per person on health care last year. That’s a 101% increase from the roughly $2,500 per person that Americans spent about 34 years ago in 1984, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditures Survey by data company Clever. To make accurate comparisons, Clever adjusted all dollar amounts for inflation. It’s perhaps not surprising that health care expenses have risen over the past three decades. But the main driver of the increase is not drug costs or medical services. In…

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