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17 Sep 2017


Looming job threats? 21% Indians set to face job loss

With the onset of artificial intelligence and automation, nearly 21% of India's workforce is set to face job threats by 2022, FICCI said in a report.

16 Sep 2017


User data from ATMs across Bengaluru stolen, European tourists arrested

Several ATMs in Bengaluru, including one at Kempegowda International Airport, have been compromised, police reports said.

16 Sep 2017


Maruti shifts gears, to make electric cars in Gujarat

After expressing initial apprehension about the future of electric cars in India, automaker Maruti Suzuki announced that it will manufacture electric cars at its plant in Gujarat.

15 Sep 2017

Space News

NASA's $3.9-bn spacecraft crashes into Saturn, ends 20-year mission

NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere today, at a speed of over 120,000 km/hr, ending a $3.9-billion mission.

08 Sep 2017


Huawei trumps Apple to become world's second largest smartphone brand

Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei, has surpassed Apple's smartphone sales worldwide, reports said.

07 Sep 2017


Come March 2018, BSNL to begin 5G field trials

In an attempt to bring the latest innovation in communications to its users, telecom firm BSNL announced that it signed an agreement with American tech company Coriant.

07 Sep 2017


Facebook trains bots to understand human expressions, using Skype videos

Social media giant Facebook is revamping its AI-trained bots to mimic human facial expressions, reports said.

03 Sep 2017

West Bengal

Popular fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi to feature in a web-series

The fictional character created by acclaimed writer Saradindu Bandopadhyay, Byomkesh Bakshi, is set to feature in a new web series.

03 Sep 2017


Record-breaking NASA astronaut and crew back home

After logging 196 kilometers in space and 4,623 orbits of Earth, 57-year old NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth with her crewmates.

03 Sep 2017


Nike India slashes 20% staff, downsizes operations

Nike has fired nearly 20% staff from its operations in India, and has asked many other employees to shift to its operations in Southeast Asia.

03 Jul 2017


As GST kicks in, you should invest in these stocks

With India's latest tax reform, GST kicking in this month, many industries are faced with uncertainty and confusion.

01 Jul 2017

Jaguar Land Rover

Raspberry Pi team awarded UK's top engineering prize

UK-based Raspberry Pi's team won the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award at London.

30 Jun 2017


Personal accident insurance: A bonus during monsoon?

Come monsoon, many across India will look for ways to battle the rising casualties on the road.

30 Jun 2017


Spice Mobility inks joint venture deal with China's Transsion

India's Spice Mobility is looking to make a comeback into the crowded mobile phone market in India, according to reports.

30 Jun 2017


Groceries at your doorstep, delivered by self-driving cars

UK-based online retailer Ocado Technologies is looking to get driverless vehicles on the road to deliver groceries to their customers, reports said.

30 Jun 2017


MIT launches new drones that switch between flying and driving

Scientists and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have successfully developed a fleet of eight robotic drones that have the dual capability to fly through air and travel by land.

29 Jun 2017


Trump Effect? Wipro says 50% workforce in US are locals

Software giant Wipro announced that over 50% of the company's employees in the United States are locals.

29 Jun 2017

Washington DC

Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!

Reports showed that billionaire Warren Buffett's tax records as a young 14-year old teenager reflect astute investing and finance skills.

28 Jun 2017


India's GST paves way for $3 billion tax services industry

With the Indian government opening up the market for GST to be effected from 1 July 2017, the move has given way for a massive industry for GST service providers.

28 Jun 2017


India's NITI Aayog proposes Coal India split

India's policy think-tank NITI Aayog has proposed that the government-owned Coal India Limited be split into seven independent companies to help it become more competitive.

26 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Now report hate crime through the new civil rights app

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) launched a new app that supports civil rights and counters the alarming surge in hate crimes.

26 Jun 2017


Facebook gears up to launch new app aimed at influencers

Social networking giant Facebook announced plans to unveil a new app later this year, targeted at influencers.

24 Jun 2017

Google Maps

Google Maps enables feature to find art work

Art aficionados can now explore the newest feature that Google Search and Maps offer.

23 Jun 2017

Electric Vehicles

Tesla looks to start manufacturing cars in China

Tesla Motors announced that it was in talks with the Chinese authorities to establish a factory in Shanghai, a first in China.