Tag: 2024

OnePlus Unveils Impressive OnePlus Watch 2 at MWC 2024
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OnePlus Unveils Impressive OnePlus Watch 2 at MWC 2024

  OnePlus has introduced the highly anticipated OnePlus Watch 2 at Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona. The latest iteration offers significant upgrades, including enhanced battery life, a sleek design inspired by the OnePlus 12 series, and improved features. Running on Google's latest Wear OS 4, it boasts a 1.43-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 SoC, and BES 2700 MCU Efficiency chipset. The watch, priced at ₹24,999 in India, promises up to 100 hours of battery life in 'smart mode' and supports fast charging. Starting March 4, 2024, it offers attractive discounts for early buyers and ICICI Bank OneCard holders.
Taylor Swift & Travis Kelce Triumph at 2024 People’s Choice Awards
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Taylor Swift & Travis Kelce Triumph at 2024 People’s Choice Awards

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce emerged victorious at the 2024 People's Choice Awards, with Swift clinching four awards for her music and social presence, while Kelce snagged the Athlete of the Year title. The star-studded event, hosted by Simu Liu, honoured top talents in music, television, and movies, with notable winners including Olivia Rodrigo, Nicki Minaj, and Ice Spice. Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, and Kelly Clarkson also secured wins in TV categories. The ceremony showcased 45 categories, introducing new ones like male and female country artists, reflecting diverse talents across genres. Den of Thieves produced the star-studded affair, celebrating entertainment excellence.  
Apollo Global Increases Workforce by 9% Amidst Cultural Shift
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Apollo Global Increases Workforce by 9% Amidst Cultural Shift

During Apollo Global's recent investor call, CFO Martin Kelly revealed significant growth in the firm's workforce, stating that they hired 350 individuals last year, marking an approximate 9% increase. Kelly highlighted that half of the new hires were distributed across North America and Europe, with the remainder based in Mumbai. Looking ahead to 2024, Kelly emphasized Apollo's intention to pursue targeted hiring efforts, with continued focus on Mumbai while also prioritizing origination scaling, high net worth coverage expansion, and exploration of new products and creations. CEO Marc Rowan underscored Apollo's remarkable expansion trajectory since 2008, expressing pride in the firm's 14x growth rate, surpassing that of industry giants like Apple and Microsoft. Rowan's leadersh...
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Lakers Honor Kobe Bryant with Statue at Crypto.com Arena

The Los Angeles Lakers paid tribute to one of their most cherished icons, Kobe Bryant, by unveiling a striking bronze statue outside the Crypto.com Arena in downtown Los Angeles. This statue now stands alongside those of other Lakers legends like Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Shaquille O’Neal, serving as a permanent reminder of Bryant's indelible mark on the team and the city. The unveiling ceremony, held on February 8, 2024, was a celebration of Bryant's life and achievements rather than a sad remembrance of his tragic passing in a helicopter crash four years prior. Speakers at the event, including Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, Bryant's former coach Phil Jackson, teammate Derek Fisher, and Abdul-Jabbar, shared heartfelt memories of Bryant both on and off the court. Notably...
49ers Favored in Super Bowl Rematch vs. Chiefs
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49ers Favored in Super Bowl Rematch vs. Chiefs

In a highly anticipated Super Bowl LVIII matchup, the San Francisco 49ers are set to face the defending champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on February 11, 2024. The odds initially favored the 49ers with a 3-point advantage over the Chiefs but have since shifted, and they are currently considered 1.5 to 2-point favorites at multiple sportsbooks. The Chiefs secured their spot in the championship game by upsetting the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC Championship Game. Meanwhile, the 49ers, the top seed in the NFC, rallied to beat the Detroit Lions 34-31 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night. This Super Bowl will be a rematch of Super Bowl LIV, where the Kansas City Chiefs emerged victorious with a 31-20 win. The upcoming game ...
Mayfield’s Raw Emotions After Bucs’ Playoff Loss
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Mayfield’s Raw Emotions After Bucs’ Playoff Loss

Baker Mayfield expressed deep disappointment after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' playoff loss to the Detroit Lions. Despite a valiant effort, Mayfield's interception sealed the 31-23 defeat. The quarterback, pivotal in the Bucs' season, completed 26 of 41 passes for 349 yards and three touchdowns. Reflecting on the loss, Mayfield hopes to return in 2024, emphasizing his love for the team. Key decisions loom for the Bucs, including retaining Mayfield, with Coach Todd Bowles acknowledging his stellar performance this year. The franchise tag for QBs in 2024 is projected at nearly $36 million.