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22 Dec 2017India
TCS inks record-breaking $2.25bn deal with Nielsen
Tata Consultancy Services has bagged a $2.25bn outsourcing contract from TV rating firm Nielsen, the biggest ever for an Indian IT firm.
22 Dec 2017Larry Page
Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?
Seventeen years after joining Google, which then had a few hundred employees, Eric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet chairman.
22 Dec 2017Mumbai
Reliance Infra's power-business sold to Adani Transmission for Rs. 18,800cr
In a bid to become debt-free, Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Infrastructure has reportedly entered into a Definitive Binding Agreement with Adani Transmission to sell its Mumbai power business for Rs. 18,800cr.
21 Dec 2017India
Flipkart's AI push: E-tailer investing millions of dollars for AIforIndia
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart is gearing up to bolster its push into the field of Artificial Intelligence by creating an internal unit "AIforIndia", as part of its efforts to put AI and machine learning at the core of its businesses.
21 Dec 2017Reliance Communications
Mahesh Bhupathi, Lara Dutta take Gitanjali Gems to insolvency
Mahesh Bhupathi and Lara Dutta, brand ambassadors of Gitanjali Gems, have taken the company to insolvency as operational creditors.
20 Dec 2017London
European court declares Uber a 'transport-service'. What does this mean?
In a judgment that could have far-reaching consequences, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Uber should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other cab services.
20 Dec 2017Xiaomi
Xiaomi offers 5A at Re 1, massive discounts on others!
The No. 1 Mi Fan Sale is now live on Mi's official website (www.mi.com). During December 20-21, you could get the Redmi 5A and other accessories at just Re 1.
20 Dec 2017Huawei
Huawei, OPPO, Vivo cut smartphone-orders by 10% amid falling demand
Major Chinese smartphone makers Huawei, OPPO, and Vivo, are cutting their handset orders by 10% for Q4 2017 owing to the declining demand for smartphones worldwide.
Okinawa launches the fastest electric-scooter "Praise" at Rs. 59,889!
Gurugram-based Okinawa Autotech has launched its flagship e-scooter Praise at Rs. 59,889 (Delhi ex-showroom).
Apple-India Sales head Sanjay Kaul quits as iPhone-sales struggle
Close on the heels of Apple reporting its slowest growth in six years in India, Apple India's Sales Head Sanjay Kaul has resigned from the post.
JioTV web version pulled down hours after launch
Hours after its launch, the web version of JioTV has been taken down due to "technical litigation" issues, reports TelecomTalk, which apparently received the information from Jio's Priority care team.
19 Dec 2017Sushil Kumar Modi
Jaitley: Government ready to include petrol, diesel under GST
FM Arun Jaitley announced that the government is prepared to bring petroleum products like petrol, diesel and LPG under the ambit of the goods and services tax (GST). They are now waiting for states' consensus to go ahead.
Ola buys Foodpanda to get into food-business, will infuse $200mil
Ola has announced it will acquire Foodpanda's India business, wherein Foodpanda's parent company DeliveryHero will get an undisclosed amount of Ola stocks.
Mobile portability charges could soon come down to Rs. 4
If the TRAI has its way, mobile number portability (MNP) charges in India will go down 80% from the current Rs. 19 to Rs. 4.
19 Dec 2017Netherlands
EU authorities investigating IKEA's tax affairs
The European Commission is set to investigate Swedish multinational giant IKEA's corporate tax structure.
JioTV for web launched: Watch free live TV on PC!
With over 130 million users on its network, Reliance Jio had launched the Web version of its JioTV live streaming service for users to watch live TV for free on their PCs.
18 Dec 2017iPhone
iPhones get costlier in India after customs duty hike
The government's import duty hike on mobile phones has led to a rise in prices of Apple's iconic iPhones.
18 Dec 2017Australia
Controversial Carmichael project: Adani cancels A$2bn contract with Australia's Downer
Indian multinational conglomerate Adani Group has parted ways with Australian mining company Downer, terminating an A$2billion ($1.5billion) contract for the proposed, controversial $16.5billion Carmichael coal mine project in Australia's Queensland.
17 Dec 2017Uber
Uber stole rivals' secrets and used undercover agents, says letter
It seems that Uber's legal battle with Alphabet-owned self-driving company Waymo has reached a critical point.
17 Dec 2017Flipkart
Here's your chance to get "iPhone 8" for Rs. 59,999!
E-commerce giant Flipkart is running a three-day "New Pinch" sale (15-17 December) in which it is offering big discounts on all variants of the world's "Most Searched Smartphone for 2017" - the iPhone 8.
17 Dec 2017Bharti Airtel
Airtel, its payments-bank's e-KYC license temporarily suspended over Aadhaar misuse
Following allegations of Bharti Airtel "surreptitiously" using the Aadhaar-based e-KYC process to open accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without customers' consent, the UIDAI has -taking its strongest action yet- suspended Airtel's e-KYC license temporarily.
17 Dec 2017India
India's love for gold! Gold buying trends in the country
The love for gold in India is not surprising. The country's love affair with the precious metal is as old as its culture.
16 Dec 2017India
GST Council: E-Way Bill system to be implemented from January
To facilitate seamless movement of goods across states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led GST Council has decided to go for an early rollout of the nationwide "electronic-way bill system" under the GST regime.
15 Dec 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
No charges on card transactions upto Rs. 2,000 from January
Starting January 1, 2018, you won't have to pay transaction fees on debit card payments of up to Rs. 2,000 for two years.
15 Dec 2017India
JioPhone manufacturing-facility moved from China to Chennai, amid production issues
Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio Infocomm shifted the production facility of its affordable 4G feature phone, JioPhone, from China to India, after facing supply-related issues.
14 Dec 2017Asia
Disney acquires 21st Century Fox's assets in $66bn deal
Disney has announced a major deal to acquire several parts of Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4bn in stock, including their movie studios, the Nat Geo network, Asia's pay-TV operator Star TV, and some stakes in Sky, Hulu and regional sports networks.
14 Dec 2017Paytm
iPhone X, too expensive? Here's your chance to win it!
Apple's tenth-anniversary iPhone edition, the iPhone X, starting at Rs. 89,000 is undoubtedly one of the blockbuster smartphones of 2017. However, it is also the most expensive iPhone ever.
14 Dec 2017India
WPI inflation touches 8-month high of 3.93%
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation rose to an eight-month high of 3.93% this November on the back of rising food and fuel prices.
13 Dec 2017Facebook
How's the JioPhone doing three months after launch? A verdict
Perhaps the most revolutionary development in the Indian market this year was the entry of the JioPhone, a feature phone at never-before prices that intensified an ongoing price war in telecom.
Gold prices steady after four-month low
After falling continuously since a week, gold prices hit a four-month low yesterday, after a dip of Rs. 180 in the Delhi bullion market.
Apple's India growth hits 6-year low: What's the reason?
Apple is only $200mn away from hitting the $2bn-mark in India sales; Apple India reported sales of Rs. 11,619cr ($1.8bn) for FY 2016-17, compared to Rs. 9,937cr in FY 2015-16.
Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!
Air Deccan, the first low-cost airline in India which shut operations in 2012, is all set to make a comeback under the government's Udan scheme.
Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC
The SC has rejected the Centre's argument that selling of mineral water at above MRP is illegal, ruling hotels/restaurants can legally charge customers over the printed price.
13 Dec 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
What is FRDI Bill? How does it protect your bank-deposits?
Most of us have bank accounts, but the funds held in these savings accounts aren't really safe if the banks fail.
Retail inflation hit 4.88% in November; highest in 15 months
Breaching RBI's estimate of 4%, India's retail inflation, or Consumer Price Index (CPI), has reached 4.88% in November 2017- the highest in 15 months.
What is the net worth of brand Virushka?
Anushka Sharma has finally taken home Virat Kohli, India's most eligible bachelor, in a dreamy Tuscan wedding on December 11.
Save the maximum tax under Income-Tax Sections 80C, 80CCD, 80D
December is here, and taxpayers are in a rush to utilize tax deductions to the fullest, invest in various tax-saving instruments, and submit these proofs to employers.
12 Dec 2017Samsung
Massive discounts on Samsung's first 'Happy Hours' sale
Samsung launched its 'Happy Hours' sale on Amazon today as well as on the Samsung e-store, where for the first time, it cut prices of some of its Galaxy smartphones.
RTI: Rs. 2000 notes are here to stay
Recently, there were rumors regarding the demonetization of Rs. 2000 notes. To put them to rest, a Pune-based activist, Prafful Sarda filed an RTI. The RTI query clarified the status of Rs. 2000 notes.
12 Dec 2017Air India
Air India Privatization: Carrier to be split into 2
The government's Air India privatization plan seems to have taken shape. The Centre would split the state-run airline into two before sale.