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Brokerage Firm Upstox Hacked, 25-30 Lakh Users\' Data At Risk (Lead)

New Delhi, April 12 : Digital stockbroking firm Upstox, one of the official partners of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has admitted a data breach, saying that the financial details...

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`Hotel Banquet, Meeting Curbs Should Be Commensurate With Venue Size\'

Chennai, April 12 : Requesting the Tamil Nadu government for relaxation or waiver of statutory payments, the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) also urged the former...

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Amazon India To Cover Covid-19 Vaccine Cost For 10 Lakh People

New Delhi, April 12 : As individuals above 45 years of age in the country can now get Covid-19 vaccines, Amazon India on Monday said that it will cover the...

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BYJU\'S Raises $455 Mn Led By Baron Funds As Part Of $1B Round

New Delhi, April 12 : Leading ed-tech company BYJU’S has raised $455 million from investors that include Baron Funds and Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group, as part of...

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76% Growth In Digital Payments In India In Last 12 Months (Ld)

Bengaluru, April 12 : Online transactions saw a healthy growth of 76 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 as compared to 2020, as tier 2 and 3 cities...

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Govt To Frame New Electricity Policy

New Delhi, April 12 : The Power Ministry has set up an expert panel to prepare the Draft National Electricity Policy 2021. The Central government, from time to time, in...

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India Sees 76% Growth In Digital Payments In Last 12 Months

Bengaluru, April 12 : Online transactions in the first quarter of this year saw a growth of 76 per cent in the first quarter of 2010 as compared to 2020,...

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Microsoft To Buy Speech-recognition Firm Nuance For $16B: Report

San Francisco, April 12 : Microsoft is reportedly acquiring speech-recognition company Nuance Communications for nearly $16 billion and the deal could be announced on Monday (US time), the media reported....

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Amazon \'Mentor Connect\' Programme For Startups Launched

Bengaluru, April 11 : Amazon India on Sunday announced the launch of its “Mentor Connect” programme for thousands of startups and emerging brands. Introduced ahead of ahead of the company’s...

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72mn Households Worldwide To Own 8K TV By 2025: Report

San Francisco, April 11 : The adoption of 8K TV will begin to build momentum over the next few years, reaching 72 million households worldwide by 2025, a new report...

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Lenovo Leads Global PC Market In Q1 2021, HP 2nd

New Delhi, April 11 : Lenovo led the global traditional PC market (including desktops, notebooks, and workstations) in the first quarter of 2020 with 24.3 per cent share, as the...

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3 IPhone 12 Phones Contribute To 71% Of Apple Sales In Jan

New Delhi, April 11 : Three iPhone 12 series smartphones (12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max) have contributed to 71 per cent of Apples total sales for the month...

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Chinese Companies To Grab Top 3 Spots In TV Panel Shipments

Seoul, April 10 : Chinese companies are forecast to occupy the top three positions in the global TV panel market this year, with BOE leading with 65.2 million units, followed...

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Apple Likely To Use 120Hz ProMotion Display In \'iPhone 13\' Lineup

San Francisco, April 10 : The next-gen iPhone 13 Pro lineup will reportedly come with 120Hz ProMotion display for the first time. According to AppleInsider, low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) displays...

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China Slaps Record $2.7B Fine On Jack Ma\'s Alibaba

Beijing, April 10 : Taking its war against Jack Ma-founded empire to a serious level, Chinese regulators on Saturday slapped a record fine of 18.2 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) on...

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Risky Assets Will Benefit In Next 100 Days Of Biden Admin: JP Morgan

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, April 10 : Global investment analysts at a closed door JP Morgan huddle are betting that “risky assets” will cruise, market volatility will decline, asset bubbles...

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Amazon Workers Vote Against Alabama Union Drive

San Francisco, April 9 : Amazon appears to have defeated a major union drive as preliminary tally on Friday suggests that workers at a warehouse in Alabama voted against forming...

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Sony Launches BRAVIA X80J Google TV Series In India

New Delhi, April 9 : Sony India on Friday unveiled all-new X80J Google TV series with 4K Ultra HD LED display at Rs 1,30,000. The new X80J TV series is...

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Yogi Opts For RBI\'s E-Kuber System For Payment Disbursement

Lucknow, April 9 : To ease government transactions and improve transparency and efficiency, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to implement the e-Kuber system of RBI to disburse government funds...

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Hyundai Expands Key Plant Suspension On Chip Shortage

Seoul, April 9 : Hyundai Motor said on Friday it will temporarily suspend another domestic plant next week due to an electronic parts shortage. Hyundai will halt the operation of...

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Number Of Multi-millionaires In Hong Kong Reaches New High

Hong Kong, April 9 : A survey released by Citibank Hong Kong showed that the number of multi-millionaires in Hong Kong has reached 515,000, up 2.18 per cent compared with...

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Gupshup Enters Unicorn Club With $100 Mn Funding

New Delhi, April 8 : Adding another unicorn to the Indian growth story, enterprise messaging platform GupShup on Thursday said it has raised $100 million from Tiger Global at a...

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T-Fiber Project To Cover All Municipalities Across Telangana

Hyderabad, April 8 : Telangana’s Minister for Information Technology and Municipal Administration K.T.Rama Rao on Thursday directed officials to expand the Telangana Fiber Grid (T-Fiber) project to all the municipalities...

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More Indian SMBs Shut Up Shop Amid Ongoing Pandemic: Facebook

New Delhi, April 8 : As small businesses around the world still struggle to cope with the ongoing pandemic amid vaccine roll-out, small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India have...

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Driven Exports Worth $3B, Created 1M Jobs In India: Amazon

Bengaluru, April 8 : Providing a glimpse of its growth in the India market, Amazon on Thursday said that it has digitised 25 lakh MSMEs, enabled cumulative exports worth $3...

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Avanti Finance Raises Rs 195cr In Debt And Equity

Bengaluru, April 8 : Bengaluru-based Avanti Finance, a technology led non-banking financial company (NBFC), has raised $26 million (nearly Rs 195 crore) in debt and equity from Oikocredit, Nomura and...

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Uber Announces $250mn Stimulus For Drivers

San Francisco, April 8 : With nearly 30 per cent of the population in the US now receiving at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, ride-hailing major Uber has...

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ShareChat, Moj Raise Rs 3,726 Cr, Join Unicorn Club

New Delhi, April 8 : Mohalla Tech, the parent company of leading short video app Moj and vernacular social media platform ShareChat, on Thursday said it has raised $502 million...

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Retail Sector Revives Hiring As 2nd Covid Wave Haunts India

New Delhi, April 8 : As the second Covid wave begins to haunt us, a new report said on Thursday that apart from the IT-software industry, retail sector that was...

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Realme To Transform Entry-level Market With New C Series: CEO

New Delhi, April 8 : Smartphone brand realme which has 32 million C-series users globally said on Thursday that the new C series devices will transform the entry-level segment with...

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Rise In Prices Of Pulses, Veggies And Eatables Upsets Kitchen Budgets

By Pramod Kumar JhaNew Delhi, April 7 : The dizzy rise in the prices of cereals, pulses, vegetables, fruits and several eatables has increased the difficulties of the common man...

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IT Spending In India To Reach $93B In 2021: Gartner

Mumbai, April 7 : IT spending in India is projected to total $93 billion in 2021, an increase of 7.3 per cent from 2020, according to a forecast by Gartner...

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Samsung Powers Remote Laundry Care With Connected Washing Machine

New Delhi, April 7 : Ever thought of washing your clothes just before leaving office so that you can pull them out for drying as soon as you reach home?...

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OPPO Sells 1 Crore \'F\' Series Phones In India In 6 Years

By Vivek Singh ChauhanNew Delhi, April 7 : As smartphone maker OPPO rides high on success, its F-series has gained major attraction and the company has sold 1 crore units...

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WhatsApp Makes Shopping Easy On Its Business Platform

New Delhi, April 7 : WhatsApp on Wednesday announced two new features to make it easier for people to know whats available and for entrepreneurs to quickly sell their products...

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India Has Positioned Itself As A Desired Destination For Investment And Trade

New Delhi, April 6 : India has already positioned itself and continues to enhance its attractiveness as a desired destination for investment and trade, according to the Doing Business in...

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Signal Tests Peer-to-peer Payments Via Cryptocurrency

New Delhi, April 7 : Taking a cue from its rival WhatsApp, the fast-growing encrypted messaging app Signal has announced to let users send money in cryptocurrency to friends and...

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Samsung Expects $8.3B In Q1 Earnings On Strong Mobile Biz

Seoul, April 7 : Samsung Electronics on Wednesday expected a market forecast-beating earnings for the first quarter of 2021, estimating its operating profit at $8.3 billion for the first three...

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Indian Economy To Grow At Historic 12.5%, But COVID Wave \'concerning\': IMF (Ld)

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, April 6 : India’s economy is projected to grow at the historically high level of 12.5 per cent this fiscal year, but the International Monetary Fund’s...

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway To Remain Closed On Wednesday

Jammu, April 6 : The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway will remain closed for vehicular traffic on Wednesday in view of the inclement weather forecast by the Met department, said the traffic...

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Ola Electric Hires Auto Veteran Yongsung Kim In Key Position

New Delhi, April 6 : Ola Electric on Tuesday said it has appointed auto veteran Yongsung Kim as Head of Global Sales and Distribution, overseeing India and international markets. A...

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HP Launches MediaTek-powered Chromebook For Students In India

New Delhi, April 6 : In a bid to empower students in the extended remote learning era, PC and printer major HP on Tuesday launched an affordable Chromebook 11a with...

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PlayShifu Raises Nearly Rs 125cr In Series B Round

Bengaluru, April 6 : Early-learning toy company PlayShifu, which helps children develop foundational skills through physical and digital play, on Tuesday said it raised $17 million (nearly Rs 125 crore)...

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I Never Spoke To Elon Musk On Buying Tesla: Tim Cook

New Delhi, April 6 : Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he never spoke to Tesla CEO Elon Musk about buying his failed electric car business couple of years...

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Swiggy Close To Raising Rs 5,862 Cr At $5 Bn Valuation

New Delhi, April 5 : Online food delivery platform Swiggy is close to raise $800 million (about Rs 5,862 crore) in funding, with investors Falcon Edge Capital, Amansa Capital, Think...

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LG Now Sets Sights On Vehicle Parts, AI

Seoul, April 5 : Leaving its ill-fated mobile business behind, LG Electronics will zero in on bolstering promising sectors, like vehicle components, connected devices and artificial intelligence (AI), industry observers...

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Canon India Appoints Yamazaki As New India President, CEO

New Delhi, April 5 : Canon India on Monday announced that Manabu Yamazaki has replaced veteran Kazutada Kobayashi as new President and CEO for the company in the country. Kobayashi...

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New USTR Slams India\'s High Tariffs, Equalisation Levy

New Delhi, April 5 : The US Trade Representative (USTR) in its latest report on Foreign Trade Barriers released on March 31 has highlighted major trade barriers to American exports,...

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Samsung Launches Galaxy F12, F02s Smartphones In India

Gurugram, April 5 : Expanding its Galaxy F Series, Samsung on Monday launched Galaxy F12 and Galaxy F02s smartphones in India. Galaxy F12 comes in two memory variants — 4GB/64GB...

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1 In 2 Indian Firms Suffer Unexpected Downtime Due To Data Loss

Mumbai, April 5 : More than one in two organisations in India suffered unexpected downtime last year because of data loss, a new report showed on Monday. This was despite...

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Searce Gets Google Cloud Managed Services Provider Status

Pune, April 5 : Modern Technology Consulting Firm Searce on Monday announced it has achieved the Google Cloud Managed Services Provider (MSP) Status as part of the Google Cloud Partner...

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