EY has honoured the Top Innovative Entrepreneurs with EY Ent...

Since 1986, EY has honoured entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, the spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 32nd year, the program has honoured the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:

Applied Systems Honored with Four Stevie Awards in 2018 Amer...

Awards recognize innovation and excellence in the workplace across industries worldwide University Park, Ill., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Systems today announced that the company has been named the winner of four Stevie® Awards across New Product of the Year, Business App, Mobile On-Demand Application, and Comp

Perfection, led by Quality - A Tour to OPPO India Manufactur...

NEW DELHI, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OPPO Mobiles, the camera phone brand in the country opened its doors for a sneak peek at their Greater Noida Factory. It currently has a capacity of manufacturing 15 million products in a year, which undergo mo

Yahoo Mail Makes Mother’s Day Emails Beautiful and Special...

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 10th May 2018 - Yahoo Mail is bringing out a special themed stationery for its users this Mother's Day on Sunday, 13th May., to make them feel loved.   We know our users have (hopefully) been diligently picking out the perfect gifts

Bajaj Finserv Announces Rewards and Offers on Its Online EMI...

Business Wire India Bajaj Finance Ltd., the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv has announced exciting offers and rewards on Bajaj Finserv EMI Store to mark its first anniversary. The portal will allow Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card holder to buy a product from categories smartphone, AC, LED and Refrigerator on Zero Down Payment a

Study Khazana Announces Scholarship Programme for Class 9th ...

Business Wire India Study Khazana an online education portal is conducting a scholarship test on 3 June 2018 for students of Classes IX, X, XI and XII. Students getting 1st position will get Rs. 50,000 cash, the 2nd position holder will get Rs. 25,000 cash and Rs. 10,000 cash for next 10 positions as s

Top 7 Reasons Why Canadian Companies Are Still Unprepared fo...

TORONTO, May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the nation’s history, the vast majority of Canadian private sector companies will be required to identify and immediately report security breaches as of November 1st(PIPEDA), or as early as May 25th (GDPR). Failure to do so will expose companies to direct

NASDAQ Notifies Integrated Media Technology About Unusual Ac...

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Media Technology Limited (“IMT” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:IMTE), a technology investment company engaged in the acquisition, development, and commercialization of autostereoscopic 3D

India to be part of new global foreign exchange committee

Hamburg, July 9: India will soon have representation in the Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) of various central bankers and experts that have been recently formed to work towards the development of a transparent global foreign exchange market.According to a report on reducing misconduct risks in the fina

Key Indian equity indices touch record highs

Mumbai, July 10: The key Indian equity indices on Monday was trading higher in the morning session. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 136.49 points or 0.44 per cent higher soon after opening.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 45.25 points or 0.47

GST: Gold to be taxed at 3%, beedis at 28%

New Delhi, June 3 : The GST Council on Saturday completed the work of bringing all items under a 4-slab tax structure with gold attracting 3 per cent rate, ending suspense on the item dear to Indians, even as all states barring West Bengal agreed on the rollout of the new indirect tax regime on July 1. The indu

Bank union urges Modi to fill workman/officer bank director ...

Chennai, June 4: The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) on Sunday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal intervention to fill up the vacancies of workman/officer directors on bank boards.In a letter to Modi, AIBEA General Secretary C.H.Venkatachalam said the posts of the workman and officer di

British unemployment rate hits 42-year low

London, May 18: British unemployment rate has fallen to 4.6 per cent in three months to March, hitting the lowest since 1975, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.A year earlier the figure was 5.1 per cent.The number of jobless people, who are not in work but seeking and available to wor

Pinterest acquires 'human powered' search engine Jelly

New York, March 9 : San Francisco-based Pinterest has acquired Twitter co-founder Biz Stone's "human powered" search engine start-up Jelly."This is the best decision for the future of human powered search and discovery. Jelly plus Pinterest is an exceedingly powerful match. A new adventure begins!" Stone, Co-Fou

Indian banks run risk of skipping coupon payments

Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Thursday said some Indian banks are at the risk of skipping coupon payments on capital instruments over next couple of years.According to Fitch, some Indian banks are at risk of skipping on obligations despite the pressure easing measures by th

HP launches 'Centre of Excellence' to support Digital India

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) In line with the government's Digital India initiative, HP Inc on Wednesday launched its first 'Centre of Excellence' (CoE) in India.The facility is dedicated to demonstrating innovative solutions developed locally that have the potential to digitally transform the country. 

Alibaba launches India-specific content platform

New Delhi, March 8 : Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday announced the launch of an India-specific content platform -- We-Media Reward Plan 2 -- with an initial investment of Rs 5 crore, as part its plan to invest Rs 200 crore over the next two years to drive content distribution in the country.The ann

Facebook launches new tool to compare campaigns

New Delhi, March 8 : Facebook is making its cross-device Atlas data available to more advertisers and has launched an "Advanced Measurement" tool that will allow them to measure the effectiveness of their campaigns across the social network and other platforms.The Atlas advertising platform features a suite of t

Samsung's Q1 operating profit likely to jump 30%

Seoul, March 8 :Riding on strong sales of semiconductors, Samsung Electronics is likely to report a 30-per cent jump in its first-quarter operating profit, market data showed Wednesday.According to a survey of earnings forecasts by market tracker FnGuide, Samsung is likely to post an operating profit of 8.7 trillion

Barbie-maker Mattel picks JDA to power supply chain

New York, March 8 : To improve efficiency and profitability in a highly competitive market, multinational toy-maker Mattel, best known for brands like Barbie, has roped in JDA Software Group to power its global supply chain.JDA will drive improvements across its end-to-end supply chain processes, including sales

Google invites entries for 'SMB Heroes' awards

New Delhi, March 8 : Google India on Wednesday invited entries for "SMB Heroes" awards, a nationwide programme designed to recognise and celebrate small and medium businesses (SMB) that have gone digital to become successful.The programme in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Indu

Symantec's new solution to protect users from 'Cloudbleed'

New Delhi, March 6 : Symantec on Monday released an automated solution to identify and resolve potential exposure to 'Cloudbleed' -- a bug that compromised millions of user accounts in cloud applications.The company has released the solution to current Symantec 'ProxySG' customers. 

Amitabh Bachchan joins OnePlus as brand ambassador

New Delhi, March 6 : Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Monday welcomed superstar Amitabh Bachchan as the first-ever "OnePlus Star" -- a select group of distinguished OnePlus users."It gives me immense pleasure to be working with the most exciting technology brand in India, OnePlus, a truly disruptive technolog

Facebook may soon broadcast original shows

New York, March 4 : After the success of its Facebook Live feature, Facebook is looking for original TV-like programmes from various genres and may pay hefty amount for it, a media report said.According to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, Facebook was interested in original content from a slew of d

Framing guidelines against misguiding investors through soci...

Mumbai, Feb 27 : Securities market regulator SEBI on Monday said that it is in the process of framing new guidelines against misguiding investors through social media platforms.According to SEBI Chairman U.K. Sinha, the limited mandate of the securities market regulator is to stop the misuse of social media to m

Cisco, Reliance Jio to build largest all-IP services platfor...

Barcelona, Feb 28 :  Reliance Jio has announced a collaboration with networking giant Cisco to further expand Jios existing multi-terabit capacity with the first All-IP converged network in India.With this network, Jio will offer a combination of high-speed data, mobile video, VoLTE, digital commerce, media

GST to come into effect from July 1: Das

New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 1 as all states have agreed on the implementation date, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday."GST should be implemented by July 1. All states have agreed (on the date)," Das told reporters here.Th

Amazon India sees consumables as growth driver

Kolkata, Feb 28 :  Online retail giant Amazon India expects the consumables category to be the growth driver in future for the retailer, a top company official said on Tuesday."Overall market segment is big. I think it (consumables category) continues to be a growth driver for us and it will continue to be

Inclusive growth, tax reforms remain challenges to India's g...

New Delhi, Feb 28 :  Inclusive growth and tax reforms remain key challenges to India's growth, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday, emphasising that revenue from income taxes needs to be increased."Firstly, India needs to finance access to quality public services fo

Hitachi Consulting unveils IoT experience centre in Pune

New Delhi, Feb 28 : To offer customers a real-time experience of initiatives around "Digital Operations", US-based management and technology consulting firm Hitachi Consulting on Tuesday launched its futuristic Internet of Things (IoT) experience centre at Pune.Called MIRAI which means "future" in Japanese, the

Netflix to soon support HDR technology on mobiles

Barcelona, Feb 28 : With the aim to provide great video quality while using less bandwidth, global video streaming service Netflix will soon support HDR technology on mobile devices."Starting with the LG G6 phones that support both Dolby Vision and HDR 10 streams, Netflix would be supporting HDR on mobile device

India will again be a key market for us: Nokia

Barcelona, Feb 28 :  As it aims to become one of the top three smartphone players globally, India will once again be a key market for Nokia, a top company executive has said.The company, once the undisputed leader of the mobile phone space, now operates through HMD Global and unveiled the Nokia 6, Nokia 5,

Tata Sons agrees to pay $1.18 bn to DoCoMo

Mumbai, Feb 28 :  Tata Sons on Tuesday said it has agreed to pay $1.18 billion (Rs 7,876 crore) to Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo for transfer of the latter's shares to Tata Teleservices Ltd.."The Board has agreed to pay $1.18 billion to DoCoMo as enforced by the London Court of International Arbitrati

Andhra mulls $1mn prize for best fintech startup

Chennai, Feb 28 :  The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to offer $1 million as the first prize in a competition for the best business plan submitted by a start-up in the financial technology (fintech) domain, said a senior official here."The first prize is $1 million and there will be other prizes as w

Truecaller joins Facebook, Google in 100 mn impressions club

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Mobile communication app Truecaller has become the only platform apart from Facebook and Google that delivers over 100 million impressions in a single day, a company statement said on Friday.An impression is when an ad is fetched from its source, and is countable. Whether the ad is click

65% Indian women literate, 5% have sole control over choosin...

Gender Disparity, is what, is the reason for such facts and figure i.e. 65% Indian women are literate and 5% have sole control over choosing their husband. It is very disheartening to come across such harsh reality. This is not because of the overnight outcome rather it is due to the traditions & the mind sets of the people in India as a who

Steel Exports Surge 224% in Jan’17

Steel has always been the backbones of the Indian Economy since ages as it provides substantial support to the Infrastructure Industry. The ample production of the steel resulting in the increase in the export and thereby giving boost the economy and getting laurels from across the world as it is core product of the Infrastructure industry.

Jharkhand government, Microsoft ink deal for cloud services

Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and Microsoft India on Friday signed an MoU at the "Momentum Jharkhand: Global Investors Summit & Trade Exhibition" to leverage cloud technology to achieve the state's digital goals.Speaking on the occasion, Umesh Prasad Sah, Director - IT, Departme

Tata Steel looking at Myanmar, Bangladesh B2C markets

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Tata Steel is looking at building a distribution network and its brands in the Business to Consumer (B2C) markets in Bangladesh and Myanmar, a company official said on Saturday."We have great success in developing brands and distribution network in B2C markets in India. Bangladesh and Myan

Indian team in Sri Lanka to monitor progress of projects

Colombo, Feb 18 (IANS) A team from the Export-Import Bank of India was in Sri Lanka to monitor the progress of projects under India's Lines of Credit (LoC) scheme, particularly in the railway sector, media reports said.The team visited sites of the Northern Railway Rehabilitation Project, including Kankesanthura

Facebook videos to now autoplay with audio

New York, Feb 15 : Facebook is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a video on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook said that as people had begun watching more video on phones, they expected sound when the volume on their devic

Twitter reverses anti-abuse update after user feedback

New York, Feb 15 : In line with its attempts to curb online abuse and harassment, Twitter has announced an update that would not notify the users when they were added to lists, but the update was soon rolled back following user feedback.Twitter Safety account on Tuesday posted in a tweet: "We want you to get not

BHEL launches remote-controlled weapons station

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Public sector defence electronics major, Bharat Electronics Limited (BHEL) on Tuesday launched remote controlled weapon station (RCWS) for the Indian Army's Arjun tanks at Aero India, an official said."The RCWS is an improvised version of the manually operated air defence gun. It enables

Rolls-Royce reports biggest loss in its history

London, Feb 14 : British luxury carmakers Rolls-Royce on Tuesday reported a record loss of 4.6 billion pounds ($5.7 billion), the biggest in the company's history.The loss included a 4.4 billion pounds writedown on the value of financial hedges that Rolls-Royce uses to protect itself against currency fluctuation

Maruti Suzuki presents 15 new vehicles to Haryana Police

Gurugram, Feb 14 :  Aiming to assist the Haryana Police in improving road safety, India's leading passenger vehicle manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) on Tuesday presented 15 new vehicles to them.The vehicles, presented under MSIL's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, include 11 E

'Online job activities up by 11% in January'

New Delhi, Feb 14 : Online recruitment activities for January were up by 11 per cent, led by banking and insurance sectors, as compared to the corresponding period a year ago, according to the Monster Employment Index."In the month of January, banking, financial services, insurance led the chart with a 54 per ce

Intex launches two new feature phones

New Delhi, Feb 14 : Domestic handset maker Intex Technologies on Tuesday launched two new feature phones -- Turbo Selfie+ and Ultra 4000i -- at Rs 1,490 and Rs 1,790, respectively.Turbo Selfie+ has a 2.4-inch thin film transistor (TFT) screen and dual camera with LED flash, while Ultra 4000i has a 2.8-inch TFT s

No taxis for fourth day, Delhi commuters face a harrowing ti...

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Commuters had to face a harrowing time on as app-based taxis remained off roads in the national capital for the fourth day on Monday. People had to walk down to the nearest metro station or shell out inflated fares demanded by autorickshaws.Alok Kaushik, a bank professional who travels f

Don't block Uber cabs, Delhi HC tells striking unions

New Delhi, Feb 13 : The Delhi High Court on Monday, granting relief to app-based taxi service provider Uber whose services had been disrupted due the recent strike by drivers, restrained anyone from stopping or blocking the running of its cabs.In an interim order, Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also issued notice to

IBM Watson now available for security operations centres

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Tech giant IBM on Monday announced the availability of Watson for cyber security, the industry's first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centres (SOCs).With Watson, people can analyse and interpret all of their data, including unstructured text,