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10 Jul 2017India
Personal data of over 100 million Jio customers leaked
According to FoneArena, personal data of Reliance Jio's customers was leaked online on 10th July. It included details like name, mobile number, email-id, circle, SIM activation date and most importantly Aadhaar number.
09 Jul 2017Samsung
Samsung is back in the game, might beat Apple profits
Things had not gone well in recent past for Samsung. Two consecutive incidents had pushed the Korean giant back to the wall.
09 Jul 2017BMW
GST brings down the prices of luxury cars
GST may have made some goods expensive for you but luxury cars are not one of them.
08 Jul 2017Facebook
Reliance Jio's ad offering free DTH subscription is a spam
Ever since Reliance Jio hit the market, it has come up with attractive offers for its customers but a latest Facebook ad by the company offering free DTH subscription is fake.
08 Jul 2017iPhone
Qualcomm seeks ban on iPhones, says Apple infringes its patents
Qualcomm, the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phone chips, has petitioned for the sale of certain iPhones in the US to be banned.
08 Jul 2017India
Microsoft is firing people, rumours have now been confirmed
Putting rumors to rest, tech giant Microsoft confirmed that it will, indeed, let go of several employees. The extent of these layoffs is expected to run in thousands.
07 Jul 2017Indian Government
Govt: Post GST, prison term for not printing revised MRPs
In a bid to ensure compliance by manufacturers and retailers under the new GST regime, the government announced that parties who do not print revised maximum retail prices for unsold or newly manufactured goods would face a severe penalty.
07 Jul 2017Mumbai
Air India's paintings vanish from HQ, reappear in open market
Trouble appears to be a constant companion of the Maharaja. Air India, after many summers of failed revival, is finally prepped up for disinvestment.
07 Jul 2017Electric Vehicles
Volvo is e-volving, pledges to go hybrid/electric from now on
Out with the old and in with the new, that's a general sentiment these days. Marking the end of an era and adapting to new sustainable society of the future, Volvo has decided to slowly let go of traditional combustion engines.
07 Jul 2017Flipkart
Amazon ups Indian investment, Flipkart is bidding its time
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, making good on his promise, has now allotted Rs. 341 crore for Amazon Wholesale India i.e. the wholesale B2B arm of its Indian operations and Rs. 1,680 crore to its Indian online wing.
07 Jul 2017SpiceJet
Lowest Acquisition deal: Ajay Singh acquired SpiceJet at Rs. 2!
SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh acquired the low-cost carrier from Kalanithi Maran in 2015 at just Rs. 2.
07 Jul 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
RBI: Report fraud within three days to avoid monetary loss
In order to safeguard customers from the growing number or frauds, the Reserve Bank of India has now capped the customer liability at Rs. 25,000, provided they report any unauthorized transaction made in their account within seven working days.
06 Jul 2017Sunanda Pushkar
Republic TV can use 'the nation wants to know' phrase
Even as Times Group is battling with Republic TV over the phrase "the nations wants to know", Delhi High Court has allowed Arnab Goswami to go ahead with its titular show 'The Newshour' and the iconic phrase.
06 Jul 2017Android
Google Android case will attract a bigger EU fine
Let's hope that Google has been saving up enough for rainy day expenses because right now, another major EU fine is looming overhead. It has already agreed to cough up the $2.7 billion fine levied for favoring its own shopping service over others. However, in its second case filed over its Android mobile OS the fine will be harsher.
06 Jul 2017India
New telecom policy is being made, ministry wants your opinion
The government is planning an overhaul of its telecom policy and it wants your inputs. The focus, this time around, is to make the policy more consumer centric than before.
06 Jul 2017India
Top brands Amazon, Vodafone, Jio under fire for misleading ads
Among the 199 complaints received from consumers by Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) against companies showcasing misleading ads, as many as 130 advertisements have been upheld.
05 Jul 2017Flipkart
Snapdeal says no to Flipkart's offer, haggles over valuation
Indian television serials are infamous for stretching out episodes. However, they'll still come second to the drama that is being played out at Snapdeal.
05 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
Centre defends 'high' GST rates on sanitary napkins, disability aids
The Centre came under criticism for implementing a 12% tax on sanitary pads and 5-15% tax on disability aids under GST.
05 Jul 2017India
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale on Flipkart, offers buyback guarantee
Flipkart is now offering buyback guarantees, extended shipping areas and EMI options on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
05 Jul 2017India
Indian start-ups need to find the route towards profit soon
The honeymoon period is slowly coming to an end for Indian Internet firms.
05 Jul 2017South Korea
"Blind hiring" to tackle South Korea's preferential job market
Sadly, there are still some sectors in India where one's personal connection takes precedence over capabilities.
04 Jul 2017Mumbai
Court initiates Rs 500 crore criminal defamation proceedings against Mistry
A Mumbai metropolitan court has initiated criminal defamation proceedings against ex-Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, his brother Shapur Mistry and their firms.
04 Jul 2017Delhi
GST: Subsidized LPG cylinder costlier by up to Rs. 32
A subsidized LPG cylinder is now costlier by up to Rs. 32 due to GST. This is the sharpest hike in price in six years.
04 Jul 2017India
Foxconn will invest Rs. 32,000cr in its Indian expansion plans
Foxconn is ready to invest up to Rs. 32,000cr in India to make it a parallel manufacturing hub to China.
04 Jul 2017Microsoft
Apple, Google, Microsoft stocks fell prey to a data glitch
Prices of several big-wig stocks like Apple, Google and Microsoft listed on NASDAQ appeared to have gone through an unprecedented spike or plummet after the market closed on Monday.
04 Jul 2017India
Nandan Nilekani, Helion MD's $100mn fund for Indian start-ups
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and senior manager of Helion Sanjeev Aggarwal have announced a $100mn fund for promising new ventures that show potential to grow into billion-dollar companies.
04 Jul 2017Jammu
GST: 22 states scrap checkposts to ensure smooth implementation
To ensure a smooth rollout of the GST, 22 states took down checkposts that would have otherwise delayed trucks and led to additional costs and time.
04 Jul 2017Tencent
Byju's bags TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson in an undisclosed deal
Byju Raveendran has come a long way. What started as a small venture by a UK-based shipping firm engineer helping out his friends to crack CAT, is now a million dollar enterprise.
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.
03 Jul 2017South Korea
Samsung slashes its workforce first time in 7 years
Samsung has shed some of its Chinese workforce for the first time in seven years, primarily due to restructuring.
India's Intellectual Property Exchange will be ready within 8-9 months
India is all set to have its own Intellectual Property (IP) Exchange like that of Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
Know the facts and the myths around GST!
GST is the biggest tax reform in India's history, and businesses across all sectors will take some time to get used to it. False rumors and speculations during transition can be catastrophic.
Former Housing CEO Rahul Yadav joins Anuj Puri's ANAROCK
Former Housing CEO Rahul Yadav is now the Chief Product and Technology Officer at ANAROCK Property Consultants, the new venture of real estate industry stalwart Anuj Puri.
03 Jul 2017Indian Government
Myths surrounding GST won't be tackled by the government
Amid reports of the government taking stringent action against small and huge companies which are not passing on the benefits to their consumers or rising prices disproportionately, the government came out with a message that it won't force firms to decrease prices immediately.
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bats government's initiative of electric cars
After Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced an all-electric car fleet by 2030, Sachin Tendulkar too gave a thumbs-up to the government's initiative saying that rising pollution levels in India would be reduced.
Apple slashes product prices with GST rollout
India's shift to the GST regime brings with it good news for fans of Apple.
7 industries smartphones are changing
Smartphones have invariably changed the way we live our lives, whether it's by helping us stay connected, informed or entertained.
One day into GST, how is India doing?
The nation might have woken up to a new tax regime but it's still grappling with the nitty-gritty of it.
01 Jul 2017India
Reliance Jio launches 25,000km-long submarine cable system
Reliance Jio Infocomm has unveiled the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system, comprising telecommunication and internet cables on seabed that carry signals across the oceans.
01 Jul 2017India
GST: Know how things will change for consumers and producers
At the stroke of midnight hour, when the world slept, India awoke to a new tax regime that is set to disrupt lives across sectors.