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16 Feb 2021OPPO
#DealOfTheDay: OPPO Find X2 available with discounts worth Rs. 26,500
Looking to buy a premium smartphone? This deal should be right up your alley. Amazon is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 12,000 on the OPPO Find X2 model.
16 Feb 2021Twitter
Amid Twitter row, Centre to use Koo for quicker updates
The Indian government is reportedly planning to use Twitter rival Koo as its key mode of communication with the public amid a row with the US-based microblogging platform.
16 Feb 2021Startups
Byju's might acquire Edtech start-up Toppr for $150 million
Indian Edtech giant Byju's is closer to acquiring rival Toppr in a deal pegged at approximately $150 million. Both Byju's and Toppr cater to the burgeoning K-12 (Kindergarten to Class 12) education space.
16 Feb 2021TikTok
ByteDance could sell TikTok's Indian assets to rival firm Glance
Short-video app TikTok's parent company ByteDance is reportedly exploring the possibility of selling its Indian assets to rival unicorn firm Glance.
15 Feb 2021Sensex
Sensex crosses 52K for the first time; Nifty tops 15,300
Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 610 points to finish above the 52,000-mark for the first time on Monday, tracking significant gains in financial stocks.
15 Feb 2021Australia
Google strikes news pay deal with major Australian media company
Australian media firm Seven West Media has struck a deal with tech giant Google to pay for journalism, according to an announcement made by the two companies on Monday.
15 Feb 2021LPG Cylinder
Delhi: Cooking gas gets costlier by Rs. 50/cylinder
In a move that is sure to affect millions of households, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) became costlier in Delhi with a price hike of Rs. 50 per cylinder. Starting Monday, a 14.2 kg non-subsidized cylinder will cost Rs. 769.
12 Feb 2021Bumble
Bumble IPO makes Whitney Wolfe Herd world's youngest woman billionaire
Bumble was founded in 2014. The company launched its IPO on Thursday. During trading, the share price went up by 65 percent to $70.31 per share.
12 Feb 2021Donald Trump
Biden slams brakes on Trump's TikTok and WeChat bans
US President Joe Biden has been quite busy passing executive orders undoing Donald Trump's policy decisions. Many of these orders involve reversing Trump administration's measures meant to keep China in check.
12 Feb 2021Xiaomi Mobiles
#DealOfTheDay: Mi 10T is available with benefits worth Rs. 11,000
If you are planning to buy a premium smartphone, this deal might interest you. Flipkart is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 8,000 on the Mi 10T model.
12 Feb 2021Make in India
Bolkar App: A voice based Quora alternative for non-English speakers
Bolkar means 'speaking' in Hindi. Bolkar App enables native speakers of Hindi and Bengali to share their knowledge. The crowdsourced question-answer platform is aimed at people from tier-3 and tier-4 towns of India who aren't conversant with English.
12 Feb 2021Microsoft
Volkswagen partners with Microsoft to develop autonomous driving technology
Volkswagen has announced that it will use Microsoft's cloud computing services to develop software for its upcoming self-driven cars.
12 Feb 2021Twitter
Twitter rival Koo records 3 million downloads after government endorsement
Homegrown Twitter alternative Koo has seen a tremendous growth in its userbase this week. The microblogging app has crossed three million users.
11 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
Amazon moves Supreme Court over $3.4bn Future Group-Reliance deal
Amazon has moved India's Supreme Court to stop a $3.4 billion assets sale by its partner, Future Group, to Reliance Industries.
10 Feb 2021Twitter
Twitter's stock hits 52-week high after posting $1 billion quarter
Microblogging website Twitter posted a sizable $1 billion quarter, which is also the second time it has hit this mark. The resulting market frenzy propelled the stock value up four percent in after-hours trading, sending it to a 52-week high.
10 Feb 2021Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Top 100 wilful defaulters owe Rs. 84,632 crore to banks
The amount of money that the top 100 wilful defaulters owe banks increased in FY20, as compared to a year earlier. The defaulters owe Rs. 84,632 crore to lenders, up from FY19's figure of Rs. 80,344 crore.
09 Feb 2021EA Sports
EA acquires Glu Mobile for $2.1 billion; Eyes mobile games
The Katamari Damacy of the corporate world has assimilated yet another burgeoning video game studio. Electronic Arts has paid a whopping $2 billion for Glu Mobile.
09 Feb 2021Tencent
Reddit raises $250 million in Series E funding
Super Bowl advertisements are incredibly pricey, but Reddit seems to have got its money's worth. The self-declared "front page of the internet" has raised a cool $250 million in the latest funding round.
09 Feb 2021Mumbai
Petrol and diesel prices at fresh highs after another hike
Petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday climbed to fresh highs in the country as rates were hiked after a three-day hiatus.
09 Feb 2021Twitter
Amid Centre-Twitter row, IT Ministry moves to homegrown platform Koo
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has set up an account on Koo, a homegrown platform akin to Twitter after the United States-based company failed to comply with the government's order of blocking some URLs in connection with the farmers' protests.
08 Feb 2021Elon Musk
Bitcoin surges past $44,000 after Tesla invests about $1.5 billion
Elon Musk is out ruffling feathers yet again. Bitcoin hit record levels surpassing $44,000 after Tesla invested a massive $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.
08 Feb 2021Samsung Mobiles
#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Note10 Lite is available with Rs. 11,000 discount
If you are planning to own a premium smartphone, this might be a good deal for you. Amazon is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 11,001 on the Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite.
08 Feb 2021Kia Motors
Hyundai/Kia say they aren't in talks for Apple Car
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp told Bloomberg on Monday that they are not in talks with Apple Inc. to develop the rumored Apple Car. The news sent Hyundai and Kia shares sliding.
08 Feb 2021Apple
Apple to discontinue iPhone 12 mini's production by Q2 2021
JP Morgan's supply chain analyst William Yang has claimed (via AppleInsider) that Apple will discontinue the production of its iPhone 12 mini handset by Q2 2021.
07 Feb 2021Twitter
Twitter India Public Policy Director Mahima Kaul resigns
Twitter's Public Policy Director for India and South Asia, Mahima Kaul, resigned from her post in January citing personal reasons, a senior official confirmed on Sunday.
07 Feb 2021POCO X3
#DealOfTheDay: POCO X3 is available with Rs. 5,000 discount
If you are planning to own a good budget-range smartphone, this might be a good deal for you. Flipkart is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 5,000 on the POCO X3.
06 Feb 2021Hero MotoCorp
Hero MotoCorp's Q3 profit jumps 23% to Rs. 1,084 crore
Hero MotoCorp has reported a net profit of Rs. 1,084 crore for the quarter ending December 31, translating to a 23.2% year-on-year increase.
05 Feb 2021SpaceX
Starlink passes 10,000 users, counters objections to FCC funding
Lobbyists for small Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the US are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate SpaceX's Starlink program.
05 Feb 2021PayPal
PayPal will shut down domestic payments business in India
PayPal will be shutting down its domestic payment services from April 1. The move will not affect international transactions, as small and large Indian businesses can continue to receive/send money from/to their international contacts.
05 Feb 2021Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Sensex breaches the 51,000-mark; Nifty surges past 15,000
Benchmark indices made history on Friday, just before Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shakitkanta Das announced the decisions of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
05 Feb 2021Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Repo rate untouched, 10.5% GDP growth predicted in 2021-22
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to leave key rates unchanged, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Friday, in his first address after the Union Budget was presented on Monday.
04 Feb 2021Sony
Sony sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 consoles since November
Sony's latest earnings report says the company sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 (PS5) gaming consoles worldwide in a two-month period since November 13.
04 Feb 2021Kia Motors
Apple rumored to invest $3.6 billion in Kia Motors
Apple is rumored to be planning an investment of $3.6 billion in Hyundai-owned Kia Motors. The deal could be the first step toward producing the Apple Car at Kia's facilities in Georgia.
04 Feb 2021Amazon
Amazon will pay drivers $61.7 million after FTC uncovered fraud
Amazon must pay $61.7 million in settlement for stealing an unspecified portion of customer tips left for its Flex drivers. The decision was announced by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after concluding its investigation.
04 Feb 2021Amazon Web Services
Parler CEO reveals he has been fired by the board
Former Parler CEO John Matze sent a memo to staffers on February 3 saying his position as CEO of the company had been terminated with immediate effect on January 29.
04 Feb 2021Google
Google Shopping search results introduce racial profiling of black-owned businesses
Google has updated shopping search results to make it easier for consumers to identify products sold by black-owned businesses.
03 Feb 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Government could reserve 10% of LIC IPO for policyholders
In her annual Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the initial public offering (IPO) of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be launched this year.
03 Feb 2021Business
Hit by pandemic, oil giants Exxon, BP post huge losses
Oil giants Exxon and BP reported staggering losses for 2020 on Tuesday as the pandemic crushed energy demand and undercut oil prices.
03 Feb 2021Tata Nexon
Tata Motors launches Founders Edition models to celebrate 75th anniversary
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Tata Motors has launched Founders Edition model for the Tiago, Tigor, Altroz, Nexon, and Harrier cars. They will be offered only to the company's employees and can be booked online.
03 Feb 2021Amazon
Meet Andy Jassy: Next CEO of Amazon replacing Jeff Bezos
Andy Jassy may keep a low profile, but he has led the Amazon Web Services (AWS) to an impressive $50 billion revenue this year.