Bloomberg: News

04 Apr 2024


Tesla introduces 0% interest loans in China to boost sales

In an effort to regain its declining market share, Tesla is introducing a new incentive in China—offering 0% interest loans on its electric cars.

Air India Express plane's engine catches fire at Muscat airport

Nearly 145 passengers and crew members were evacuated from an Air India Express flight heading for Kochi after one of its engines caught fire at Muscat airport in Oman.

Smell in cabin: Air India Express flight diverted to Muscat

Air India Express's Calicut-Dubai flight was diverted to Muscat, Oman, on Saturday night after a burning smell was observed in the cabin mid-air, PTI reported.

27 May 2022


Fliers rebuke SpiceJet, IndiGo for poor service, behavior

Air travelers are getting increasingly dissatisfied with Indian airlines' poor services and behavior, according to a survey conducted for Bloomberg.

29 Sep 2021


Gold schemes start at Rs. 100 as digital sales rise

Jewelers in India are selling gold for as little as Rs. 100 as digital trading of the metal has gained popularity in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

17 Jan 2021


Norway raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns for elderly after 29 deaths

Norway has expressed concern over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech among older populations as 29 people died after receiving the shot.

07 Jan 2021


Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

17 Dec 2020


Anil Agarwal, Centricus to invest $10 billion targeting government privatizations

Commodities tycoon Anil Agarwal is reportedly planning to invest $10 billion (Rs. 73,500 crore) through a new partnership with London-based Centricus Asset Management Ltd. targeting government privatizations.

12 Nov 2020

Stanford University

Restaurants, hotels, gyms have highest risk of spreading COVID-19: Study

A new study has indicated that restaurants, gyms, and hotels have the highest risk of spreading COVID-19.

In a first, India enters technical recession, says RBI

India likely entered into a technical recession for the first time in its history at the end of the first half of 2020-21, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

22 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus: India reserves Rs. 50,000 crore for vaccinating entire country

The Indian government has reportedly set aside Rs. 50,000 crore to ensure that the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the entire country.

22 Oct 2020


AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial's volunteer dies, testing to continue

A volunteer involved with the trial of coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has died, Brazil's health authority Anvisa informed on Wednesday.

12 Oct 2020


Coronavirus may survive on glass, banknotes for 28 days: Study

The novel coronavirus may last up to 28 days on glass screens or banknotes, a recent study by Australia's top biosecurity laboratory has found.

10 Oct 2020


Now, Google plans to make YouTube a shopping hub

With a user base of more than two billion, YouTube dominates as one of the biggest video streaming services in the world.

22 Sep 2020


Vaccine expected by early 2021; nationwide immunization a challenge: Scientist

A vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to be ready by early 2021, a leading vaccine scientist has said. However, the real challenge for India would be conducting a vaccination drive for its population of 1.3 billion.

20 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

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

13 Sep 2020


Several US states to back DOJ's antitrust lawsuit against Google

A week ago, it was reported that the US Department of Justice is planning to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

13 Sep 2020


Technology companies may cut salaries for leaving Bay Area

In light of COVID-19, many Silicon Valley companies have started offering permanent work from home option.

25 Aug 2020


Next month, Apple's online store could be launched in India

More than 10 years after launching the first iPhone in India, Apple is gearing up to start direct sales in the country.

13 Aug 2020


'Apple One' service bundles to be launched with iPhone 12

After launching a range of services, including those offering music and original TV shows, Apple is looking to bundle them into bigger, more affordable packages.

07 Aug 2020


ASHA workers go on strike, demand respectable salaries, more protection

ASHA workers, who bridge the gap between India's porous healthcare system and the needy, have had enough of government's neglect, and have decided to go on a two-day strike from August 7.

28 Jul 2020


Twitter contractors spied on celebrities like Beyonce

As Twitter continues to draw flak for the recent hack of several high profile accounts through its internal tools, Bloomberg has published a report highlighting another major skeleton in the company's closet.

14 Jul 2020


Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.

Experts think first COVID-19 vaccines might not prevent infection

The work to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is moving faster than any of us could have imagined.

29 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

08 Apr 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer

The outbreak of coronavirus, and the ongoing nation-wide lockdown to prevent it from growing worse, has disrupted businesses so much that their leaders and investors are bleeding money.

06 Apr 2020


Amid COVID-19 crisis, Singapore's richest man has grown richer

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has left economies crumbling.

09 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.

22 Feb 2020


Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

Apple is considering giving third-party apps more weightage on its devices, allowing users the freedom to choose 'rival' apps and services as default on their iPhone, iPad or even the HomePod, according to Bloomberg.

04 Feb 2020


Will Apple Watch Series 6 lose its crown?

The next-generation Apple wearable, likely to be called Apple Watch Series 6, will come with a new design and support for sleep tracking.

22 Jan 2020


Cheapest iPhone till date could be launched in March: Report

Apple's upcoming low-cost iPhone, popularly referred to as iPhone SE 2 on the internet, could be launched sometime in March this year, according to a Bloomberg report.

25 Oct 2019


Google created tool to spy on its employees: Report

Just a couple of days after announcing the quantum supremacy breakthrough, Google is facing flak for creating a tool for spying on its employees.

25 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

18 Jul 2019


Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him

For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.

20 Jun 2019

Amazon Alexa

Soon, Alexa could detect heart attacks: Here's how

Alexa can handle plenty of queries, but scientists think that the device could soon have the power to detect heart attacks.

11 May 2019


Here's everything iOS 13 is expected to have on offer

After Google, Apple is gearing up to host a big event and showcase its software products, including the all new iOS 13.

01 Feb 2019


Apple to soon launch iPad Mini 5, new 10-inch iPad

Apple is working to launch an updated version of its 10-inch iPad and a new, cheaper iPad Mini as early as this spring, according to Bloomberg.

13 Oct 2018


This AI phone by Android creator can mimic your behavior

Android creator Andy Rubin's start-up, Essential Products, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to mimic users and will have the ability to respond to texts on a user's behalf.

28 Sep 2018


Hacker claims he'll delete Zuckerberg's Facebook account: Details here

In a rather amusing development, a Taiwanese hacker has claimed that he would compromise and then delete the Facebook account of Mark Zuckerberg on September 30.

22 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

US: Social media regulation is just one signature away

It seems like US President Trump is making good on his threat to regulate social media companies.

24 Jun 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia lifts decades-old ban on women driving

Saudi Arabia became the last country in the world to allow women to drive by overturning a decades-old ban on female motorists today.

12 Apr 2018

Nokia 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.

23 Nov 2017

Elon Musk

Tesla burns Rs. 3cr/hour; could run out-of-cash by Aug'18

Electric carmaker Tesla has been burning through "a lot" of money over the past one year - a startling amount of $8,000/minute or $480,000 (over Rs. 3.1cr) an hour, according to Bloomberg.

01 May 2017


Twitter allies with Bloomberg, to bring dedicated news service

It's a very common practice among users to post a series of tweets while watching a match or participating in an event.

08 Aug 2016


Data Fusion Company IDI Has a Profile on Every American

According to a Bloomberg report, a data fusion company called Interactive Data Intelligence (IDI) has a profile of every American adult.

06 Aug 2016

San Francisco

Mayogate: Hampton Creek accused of buying back its vegan mayo

Food tech start-up Hampton Creek is facing the music for buying back its own vegan "Just Mayo" under a large-scale undercover operation.