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16 Apr 2018India
#BusinessBytes: All about the top 7 debit cards in India
Debit cards are payment cards linked to one's savings account. Customers can conveniently withdraw money at ATMs, deposit cash, shop offline/online, etc.
15 Apr 2018BBC
Google loses landmark case over the right to be forgotten
A businessman in the United Kingdom wanting to remove search results about his past conviction won a 'right to be forgotten' case against Google on Friday.
15 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
UCO Bank fraud: Ex-CEO booked for defrauding Rs. 621cr
The CBI has booked the former Chairman-cum-Managing Director of UCO Bank, Arun Kaul, along with others, in connection with a Rs. 621cr loan fraud.
Elon Musk admits "humans are underrated"
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has admitted that his company's dependency on excessive automation to manufacture the Model 3 electric car has led to a "production hell" and that the human workforce was underrated.
15 Apr 2018Business
Brace for the costliest Akshaya Tritiya as gold prices soar
If you're planning to go gold shopping on Akshaya Tritiya, there's some disheartening news for you.
15 Apr 2018Andhra Pradesh
UAE-based business group seeks Rs. 10,000cr investment in Andhra Pradesh
The UAE-based Business Leaders Forum (BLF) has sought investments of up to Rs. 10,000cr in Andhra Pradesh with the partnership of the state government to spur growth in avenues such as food park, medical city, large infrastructure project.
SUV sales grew seven times faster than passenger-cars in 2017-18
Fuelled by new models and changing lifestyles, SUV sales grew seven times faster than passenger car sales in 2017-18, according to a report released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
BHIM app offers attractive cashback: Here's how you can claim
Government promoted Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app has announced a new cashback scheme for both its customers and merchants.
14 Apr 2018Mumbai
Domestic airfares see 4-9% reduction, despite increase in demand
This summer, domestic air travellers are in for some good news.
14 Apr 2018South Korea
KitKat is now available in pink color
After enjoying resounding success in Japan and South Korea, Nestle is all set to launch its new KitKat, made with original pink chocolate, in the United Kingdom on April 16.
14 Apr 2018Infosys
Infosys: Single digit salary hike for majority of employees
On Friday, Infosys announced that it had rolled out salary hikes ranging from "mid-single digit to high-single digit" for a majority of employees, both onsite, and offshore.
14 Apr 2018India
Apple to start manufacturing iPhone 6s Plus in India
Apple has started the trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus at the Bengaluru plant of its contract manufacturer, Wistron. The commercial manufacturing may begin in a couple of weeks, according to reports.
13 Apr 2018Twitter
Jack Dorsey receives $0 from Twitter for third straight year
Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey declined to take any salary from the company in 2017, making it the third consecutive year Dorsey ran Twitter for free.
13 Apr 2018Reliance Jio
Airtel offers 30GB data for upgrading from 2G/3G to 4G
In a new initiative, Airtel is offering 30GB of free data to customers who upgrade from a 2G or 3G network to a 4G Airtel network.
13 Apr 2018Donald Trump
Sensex gains 200 points in afternoon trade, Nifty over 10,500
BSE benchmark Sensex surged over 200 points in afternoon trade today amid buying in most sectors, reflecting positive investor sentiment on strong macroeconomic numbers released yesterday.
13 Apr 2018Xiaomi
Redmi Note 5 Pro pre-orders start today on Mi's website
The Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available for pre-orders at 12pm on Friday, April 13 via Mi.com.
13 Apr 2018India
#BusinessBytes: 6 popular savings-bank accounts and facilities they provide
Savings accounts, the basic investment option, allow customers to save their money safely, use it anytime, and also earn interest on it.
12 Apr 2018Xiaomi
AI and some money: How lending start-ups are helping students
According to a KPMG-NASSCOM report, the Indian fintech market will touch $2.4 billion by 2020, up from the current $1.2 billion.
12 Apr 2018Qualcomm
Jio's next gift to Indians: Laptops with SIM cards!
Jio knows how to disrupt the market, and if reports are to be believed, it is now planning another revolutionary product: laptops with cellular connections.
12 Apr 2018Technology
Apple to pay $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing patents
Apple has been ordered by a federal jury to pay $502.6 million to Nevada-based VirnetX in a patents infringement case related to secure communications.
12 Apr 2018India
Economic Freedom Index: India ranks 130; up by 13 spots
With an economic freedom score of 54.5, India was ranked 130 in the 2018 annual index of Economic Freedom released by The Heritage Foundation, an American conservative public policy think-tank based in Washington.
12 Apr 2018Nokia Mobiles
Google may acquire Nokia's in-flight broadband system
Google is reportedly in talks to buy Nokia's airplane broadband business as it looks to explore new services by offering in-flight high-speed internet.
12 Apr 2018India
7 best credit-cards in India and the offers they have
People use credit cards for shopping, making online payments, travel purchases, availing discounts. The added benefits are the rewards and cashbacks they can avail.
11 Apr 2018Bombay High Court
'Nexus': Kochhars, Videocon had business links as early as 2001
Links between relatives of Chanda Kochhar, ICICI Bank CEO, and Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot, both allegedly involved in several illegal transactions, go as far back as 2001.
11 Apr 2018India
India to grow 7.3% this fiscal, 7.6% in next: ADB
India's economic growth is expected to rebound to 7.3% this fiscal and further to 7.6% in 2019-20 with increased productivity post-GST and investment revival due to banking reform said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
11 Apr 2018Facebook
Facebook will maintain integrity of elections in India: Mark Zuckerberg
In his first ever appearance before the US Congress on Tuesday, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took personal responsibility for the Cambridge Analytica data-breach scandal.
11 Apr 2018Japan
Budding entrepreneurs, these 5 countries are best for the start-ups
Building a company is always difficult, but in some countries, it is less challenging. Programmes in these countries give entrepreneurs the push they need to kick-start their dream projects.
11 Apr 2018Netflix
Amazon to produce the world's most expensive TV show ever
In a bid to produce a show like Game of Thrones, Amazon may reportedly end up spending over $1 billion for the TV adaptation of 'Lord of the Rings.'
10 Apr 2018Xiaomi
Xiaomi looking to buy stake in fin-tech start-up ZestMoney
According to reports, Xiaomi is looking to buy a stake in fin-tech start-up ZestMoney.
10 Apr 2018Electric Vehicles
Delhiites can now take an electric vehicle on rent
In a boost to the push for electric vehicles (EVs), Mahindra Electric, in collaboration with Zoomcar, is offering 100 'e2oPlus' all-electric cars on rent in Delhi.
10 Apr 2018India
After RBI-snub, Axis wants to cut CEO Shikha Sharma's tenure
In an unusual move, Axis, India's seventh largest bank, has sought permission from RBI to cut down the tenure of CEO Shikha Sharma from three-years to seven-months.
10 Apr 2018Uber
Uber acquires dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for $200 million
Uber has acquired dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for an undisclosed amount of money. However, some reports suggested that the deal was finalized at a price closer to $200 million.
10 Apr 2018Education
Reliance family office may acquire online education portal Embibe.com
Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance family office may reportedly acquire a majority stake in online education portal Embibe.com, for nearly Rs. 100 crore.
09 Apr 2018Amazon
Airtel launches first broadband plan with 300Mbps speed
Airtel has launched its first ever home broadband plan with a data speed of 300Mbps.
09 Apr 2018Facebook
US lawmakers to probe Zuckerberg over Facebook data-privacy controversy
Mark Zuckerberg will be grilled by a US senate panel on Tuesday and the House of Representatives lawmakers on Wednesday over the data-breach scandal as pressure mounts for stricter regulations for social media platforms.
Make in India: Xiaomi opens new smartphone plants in India
Furthering its commitment to 'Make in India' initiative, Xiaomi has announced the opening of three new smartphone factories in India.
09 Apr 2018Flipkart
Flipkart opens new consolidated office space in Bengaluru
Flipkart has opened a new office space in Embassy Tech Village, Bengaluru, which is a consolidation of all of its previous 11 campuses in the city.
09 Apr 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: BSE gains over 100 points, Nifty above 10,350
The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues.
Soon, you can buy mutual funds from Paytm
Paytm will reportedly launch a mutual fund distribution app called Paytm Money by end of April.
Richest 1% will own 64% of world's wealth by 2030
According to a report by the House of Commons library, the richest 1% of the world will own 64% of the world's total wealth by 2030.