Forbes: News

06 Mar 2019


Samsung may soon launch TV with no wires at all

From high-quality QLEDs to shape-shifting 'modular MicroLEDs', Samsung has done incredibly well with its line of televisions.

25 Dec 2018


Don't update! iOS 12.1.2 bug can break mobile data connectivity

Just a couple of weeks back, we reported about a critical cellular data-killing bug associated with iOS 12.1.1.

05 Dec 2018


Salman tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, SRK ranks 13th

Salman Khan enjoys immense popularity in India, and bhaijaan always makes the news with whatever he says or does.

04 Dec 2018


This 7-year-old reviews toys on YouTube, earns Rs. 155cr annually

Being a YouTuber is the new cool these days.

30 Nov 2018


Four Indian-origin women among Forbes' top American women in technology

Four Indian-origin women - Padmasree Warrior, Komal Mangtani, Neha Narkhede, and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan - have been named by Forbes magazine in the 2018 list of the 'Top Women in Technology' in the US.

04 Oct 2018


This is how WhatsApp will start monetizing

WhatsApp, the biggest messaging service in the world, is planning to roll out targeted Ads in its status feature as part of its monetization efforts.

04 Oct 2018


Forbes names Mukesh Ambani 'richest Indian' for 11th straight time

Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries, has once again emerged as the richest Indian - for the 11th consecutive year - with a net worth of $47.3 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

27 Aug 2018


How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?

23-year-old Pusarla Venkata Sindhu burst on to the sporting scene after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, marking India's first-ever silver at an Olympic event.

23 Aug 2018


Salman, Akshay, trump 'Cap' in Forbes' top-10 highest-paid actors' list

Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have defeated Captain America, the noblest Avenger, played by Chris Evans, to find a place on Forbes' top 10 list of highest paid actors of 2018.

17 Aug 2018

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone falls off Forbes highest-paid actresses list

The Forbes list for highest-paid actresses was recently announced, and Scarlett Johansson has topped it.

17 Jul 2018


Akshay, Salman in Forbes' 100 highest-paid celebs list, SRK out

Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar ($40.5mn) and Salman Khan ($37.7mn) have made it to Forbes' 100 highest paid entertainers list for 2018, grabbing the 76th and 82nd spots respectively.

15 Jul 2018


To make Kylie Jenner 'billionaire', people are donating money. Why-oh-why?

After Kylie Jenner was named the 'youngest self-made billionaire' by Forbes earlier this week, many thought the magazine went a bit far. Because how can the member of the Kardashian- Jenner clan be self-made?

12 Jul 2018

Taylor Swift

Two Indian-origin women on Forbes' list of richest self-made women

While the controversial inclusion of Kylie Jenner in Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women stole the headlines, it's worth noting that two Indian-origin women also made to the list.

12 Jul 2018

Kylie Jenner

Two Indian-origin women among Forbes America's 60 richest self-made women

Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women, with 20-year-old reality TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner being the youngest on the power list.

12 Jul 2018


Forbes names Kylie Jenner 'youngest self-made billionaire', many ask 'really?'

So, Forbes named Kylie Jenner, who will soon turn 21, the youngest self-made billionaire in its latest issue.

15 May 2018


Forbes lists 100 UAE-based Indian businessmen; net worth $ 26.4-billion

Forbes Middle East revealed the names of over 100 UAE-based Indian businessmen or executives recognized for their success in the Arab world.

09 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Forbes most powerful: Modi ahead of French and UK counterparts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again among Forbes top 10 most powerful leaders of the world.

07 Apr 2018


Dear Kapil Sharma, it's no longer funny

So much unpleasantness has followed in the last one year since Kapil Sharma's now infamous in-flight brawl with Sunil Grover and other cast members, that it takes a while to realize he was India's most beloved comedian not so long ago.

Chandigarh school dropout, now ethical hacker, makes to Forbes' list

Trishneet Arora, 25, has found a place in the Forbes' Asia list of '30 under 30'.

07 Mar 2018


Jeff Bezos tops global rich list; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani became the richest Indian for the 11th year in a row while his net worth soared to $40.1 billion.

07 Mar 2018

Mark Zuckerberg

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.

28 Feb 2018


Indian 'Forbes 30 Under 30' to speak at LSE Forum

Yashveer Singh, Director of Ashoka Innovators for the Public's youth program has been invited to speak at London School of Economics and Political Science's India Forum for its annual conference, LSE SU India Forum (LIF) 2018.

05 Feb 2018


Forbes 30 under 30: Bollywood stars changing the rules

Forbes India recently released its '30 under 30' list. It celebrates the young minds who have contributed in shaping new India.

22 Dec 2017


Salman Khan tops Forbes 2017 Celebrity 100 India list, again

Salman Khan is now beyond hits and misses. Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for 2017 is the latest proof.

10 Dec 2017


The seven-year-old YouTuber who made $11mn reviewing toys

Forbes recently released its list of the world's highest-paid YouTube stars of 2017. In the eighth place is Ryan ToysReview, which earned $11mn this year.

22 Nov 2017


With $22 million earnings, Kendall Jenner named 2017's highest-paid model

For the first time in 15 years, Gisele Bundchen has lost her top spot on Forbes list of highest-paid models.

16 Nov 2017


Indians dominate Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 richest families

Seventeen Indian business dynasties have made it to the Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 Richest Families.

02 Nov 2017


Priyanka Chopra registers name in Forbes list of powerful-women!

Just when you thought Priyanka Chopra's stardom is on a sabbatical, Hollywood's Alex Parrish and Bollywood's Desi Girl surprised her fans yet again by occupying the 97th position in Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List of 2017

02 Nov 2017


Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India

At number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named the most influential woman in India.

31 Oct 2017


MJ is Forbes highest-paid dead celebrity for fifth consecutive year

Such is the magic of Michael Jackson that despite being dead for over eight years now, he has been named Forbes highest-earning dead celebrity for the fifth time in a row.

27 Sep 2017


Forbes announces world's highest paid actors. Is your star there?

Forbes has released its famed list of the highest paid.

22 Sep 2017

Steve Jobs

World's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, who was the world's richest woman, died "peacefully" on September 21. She was 94.

01 Sep 2017


India the most corrupt nation in Asia, study finds

The Narendra Modi government has launched several schemes to combat corruption, but if findings by anti-corruption body Transparency International are anything to go by, they don't seem to have had much practical effect.

23 Aug 2017


Forbes' highest-paid actors: Mark Wahlberg tops list, SRK, Akshay appear

Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Actors 2017 list. 'Transformers' star Mark Wahlberg ($68mn pretax) displaced 'Fast and Furious' actor Dwayne Johnson ($65mn) to top the list this time.

18 Jul 2017


iPhone 8: New leak 'confirms' what it will look like!

There have been numerous design leaks of Apple's tenth-anniversary phone, the iPhone 8, but not one had confirmed what it would look like.

17 May 2017


Mukesh "Global Game Changer" Ambani, says 2017 Forbes list

2017 is going to be a golden year for Mukesh Ambani

16 Apr 2017

Bill Gates

Zara founder Ortega reclaims second spot in billionaire race

Zara founder Amancio Ortega reclaimed his spot as the world's second richest billionaire after Inditex SA rose 1.27%, lifting his net worth to $76.7 billion. Simultaneously, Amazon shares had plunged, reducing Jeff Bezos's net worth to $76.4 billion.

21 Mar 2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

08 Feb 2017

Indian Army

Olympic rower Dattu still awaits promised reward from the government

Olympic sculler Dattu Baban Bhokanal, who finished 13th in the men's singles sculls at the Rio Olympics is still waiting for the monetary assistance promised to him by the Government of Maharashtra before the quadrennial extravaganza.

29 Jan 2017


What does China's 116% spike in lipstick sales indicate?

According to China Daily, China saw a massive 116% spike in lipstick sales this year in the Spring Festival shopping season.