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21 Oct 2020

Amazon employees can work from home until June 2021

Amazon has allowed its employees who can work from home to continue doing so until June 2021. The guidance is applicable for staff members around the world.

20 Oct 2020

#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Galaxy Note10+ available with Rs. 25,000 off

If you are planning to own a premium smartphone, this might be a good deal for you. Flipkart is offering a discount of Rs. 25,001 on Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note10+ (12GB/256GB) model.

19 Oct 2020

#DealOfTheDay: Redmi Note 9 Pro Max available with attractive discounts

If you are planning to own a new smartphone without denting your wallet, this might be a good opportunity. Amazon is offering a discount of Rs. 1,000 on the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (6GB/64GB) model.

17 Oct 2020

Not easy doing business in India, says BMW India head

Premium carmakers are being "penalized" for introducing the latest technologies to India in the form of very high taxes, said Vikram Pawah, the President of BMW Group India, Australia, and New Zealand.

15 Oct 2020

Flipkart Big Billion Days: Top-deals on Apple and Samsung smartphones

Flipkart has kicked-off its Big Billion Days sale in India starting today for Flipkart Plus members. For other users, the sale will go live starting tomorrow i.e. October 16.

15 Oct 2020

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.

15 Oct 2020

How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

A Google search of 'blogging in India' will show various hacks of becoming a blogger.

14 Oct 2020

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

The advertisement by popular jewelry brand Tanishq, which was accused of promoting "Love Jihad," sparked a barrage of threats for one of its employees, a Melt report claimed.

13 Oct 2020

Tanishq withdraws advertisement, accused of glorifying "Love Jihad"

Popular jewelry brand Tanishq, from the house of Tata, withdrew an advertisement for its latest collection Ekatvam after the clip triggered immense outrage on social media for glorifying "Love Jihad."

12 Oct 2020

Flipkart Big Billion Days sale: Top-deals on POCO smartphones

In a bid to attract buyers this festive season, Flipkart is all set to kick-off its Big Billion Days sale in India on October 16.

12 Oct 2020

2020 Flipkart Big Billion Days sale: Top-deals on Realme smartphones

Flipkart is all set to kick-off its Big Billion Days sale in India. Under the sale, which will be held from October 16-21, the e-commerce giant will offer attractive deals on some of the best-selling Realme smartphones.

12 Oct 2020

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to United States economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement on Monday.

12 Oct 2020

Centre announces travel payout, festival advance for government employees

To aid the economy, bruised by the coronavirus pandemic, the Centre on Monday announced a few measures for government employees.

11 Oct 2020

Aditya Kumar Sharma's journey as a famous celebrity makeup artist

As children, we all have our fascinations, be it with books or food or simply with colors.

10 Oct 2020

Flipkart 'Launchpad' offers students a chance to earn Rs. 22,500

Ahead of the Big Billion Days festive sale, e-commerce giant Flipkart has announced the 'Launchpad' internship program for students in India.

09 Oct 2020

Microsoft is giving its employees permanent 'work from home' option

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has announced the plan to give its employees an option to work from home permanently.

09 Oct 2020

2020 Amazon Great Indian Festival: Unmissable deals on OnePlus's smartphones

In a bid to attract buyers this festive season, Amazon is all set to kick-off its Great Indian Festival sale on October 17.

09 Oct 2020

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

Lately, the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games has been the talk of the town.

09 Oct 2020

Repo rate unchanged; RTGS payment will be available 24*7: RBI

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday announced Monetary Policy Committee's decisions and spoke about the revival of the coronavirus-battered Indian economy.

09 Oct 2020

2020 Amazon Great Indian Festival: Unmissable deals on top smartphones

Amazon is set to kick-off its Great Indian Festival sale in India on October 17. Under the sale, the e-commerce giant will offer attractive discounts on a range of products including some of the popular smartphones.

08 Oct 2020

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.

08 Oct 2020

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

In a major development, Uday Shankar, the Chairman of Star & Disney India and President of The Walt Disney Company APAC, has decided to step down.

07 Oct 2020

Google accused of abusing Android TV's dominance in India: Report

Google is facing a new antitrust case in India.

07 Oct 2020

Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

After buses, flights, and movies, Amazon is expanding into the train ticketing category.

01 Oct 2020

Indian government could soon launch its own app store

In the past few weeks, tensions have grown between Google and several Indian start-ups that have called out the internet giant over its 'monopolistic' Play Store policies.

01 Oct 2020

Credit, debit card rules changed from today: Check details here

In a bid to make online transactions more secure and promote digital payments, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has changed several rules pertaining to credit and debit cards, which will come into effect from today, October 1.

30 Sep 2020

Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

The retail venture of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is going all guns blazing to take on Amazon and Walmart in India.

28 Sep 2020

Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India

Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.

27 Sep 2020

Meet Polestar Precept: An electric sedan powered by Android

Chinese automaker Polestar is gearing up to introduce a new electric car into its stable, but it won't be the long-awaited Polestar 3 SUV.

26 Sep 2020

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London on Friday that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said.

24 Sep 2020

Harley-Davidson is discontinuing India operations: Here's why

In an unexpected move, American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson has announced the plan to discontinue its operations in the Indian market.

23 Sep 2020

Apple's online store is now open in India: Details here

After a long wait, Apple has finally opened its online store in India.

22 Sep 2020

Business wisdom by Irish-Pakistani entrepreneur Hasan Saleem

In the late 90s, Hasan Saleem was a kid in Pakistan, tinkering with second-hand computers and fascinated with the Internet.

21 Sep 2020

CBI files Rs. 1,400cr fraud case against dairy firm Kwality

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday has filed a case of fraud against Kwality Ltd., one of the country's most popular dairy product makers.

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

21 Sep 2020

FinCEN files: All you need to know about the leak

Several Indian banks helped facilitate transactions red-flagged by the United States Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for suspected money laundering, terrorism, drug dealing, and financial fraud, a major leak of top-secret documents has revealed.

20 Sep 2020

ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

Chinese giant ByteDance is said to have valued TikTok at an approximate $60 billion.

20 Sep 2020

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

TikTok finally appears to be finalizing a way to prevent itself from getting banned in the United States.

19 Sep 2020

TikTok CEO asks Instagram, Facebook to help fight US ban

A few hours ago, the US Department of Commerce issued an order to ban the downloads of TikTok and WeChat apps, and limit their functionality.

18 Sep 2020

US bans TikTok, WeChat downloads from September 20: Details here

In a major move, the US government has announced the decision to ban popular Chinese services TikTok and WeChat.

18 Sep 2020

Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why

Paytm, one of India's most valuable start-ups, has suffered a major setback.

16 Sep 2020

Meet Jay Pavagadhi, an entrepreneur who strengthens personal data privacy

While personal data keeps many technologies running, individuals have little control over who uses their data and how.

16 Sep 2020

Apple One: Will this be a game-changer for Apple?

Last night, Apple made major headlines with its all-new line of Apple Watch and iPads.

16 Sep 2020

Chinese giant Tencent pumps money into Flipkart: Details here

Chinese tech giant Tencent is pumping money into Flipkart, India's leading online shopping platform.

16 Sep 2020

Snapdeal starts testing robots for order deliveries: Details here

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed nearly a million around the world, has made contact-less technology the need of the hour - across several sectors and roles.

15 Sep 2020

Facebook launches new 'Climate Science Information Center': Details here

In a bid to help make planet Earth a greener and less polluted place to live, Facebook has announced a new 'Climate Science Information Center' for its main app.

15 Sep 2020

Blockchain start-up 'Neuromorphic.io' joins Intel Neuromorphic Research Community

Neuromorphic.io is the first blockchain start-up to join the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC).

15 Sep 2020

Blaming "we don't want you" taxes, Toyota halts India expansion

Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota has decided to not expand its operations in India, courtesy high taxes, a report in Bloomberg said on Tuesday.

14 Sep 2020

Fantasy sports unicorn Dream11 raises $225 million: Details here

In a major move, Dream Sports, the unicorn parent company of fantasy sports platform Dream11, has raised $225 million in a fresh round of funding.


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