Apple hikes iPhone prices in India post-customs duty hike
New Delhi: After the government hiked customs duty from 10 per cent to 15 per cent for mobile handsets last week, Apple on Monday became the first smartphone manufacturer to raise prices (on MRP) across iPhone models, except iPhone SE that the company assembles in Bengaluru.
Twitter to begin penalising hateful, abusive accounts
San Francisco: Aimed at reducing hateful content on its platform, Twitter will start penalising accounts from Monday that include "hateful imagery and display names", or those who "use username, display name, or profile bio to engage in abusive behaviour", the media reported.
Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields
New Delhi: New technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Machine Learning, Satellite Imagery and advanced analytics are empowering small-holder farmers in India to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control, Microsoft India said.
Disney acquiring Star India in $52 bn Fox deal
New York: Disney's footprint will expand significantly in India - one of the fastest growing and largest media markets in the world - with Star TV which has 69 channels in eight languages and the streaming service, HotStar.
India's Q2 CAD widens to $7.2 bn
Mumbai: India's current account deficit (CAD) widened to $7.2 billion in the second quarter of 2017-18, from $3.4 billion reported in the corresponding period in 2016-17, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed on Wednesday.
RBI initiates PCA against Corporation Bank
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated "prompt corrective action" (PCA) against state-run lender Corporation Bank in the view of its high non-performing assets (NPAs).
RERA should have come earlier to control builders: Modi
New Delhi: The RERA should have been enacted earlier to check the malpractices of builders, PM Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, following the Supreme Court's stay on an NCLT order suspending real estate major Unitech's directors and allowing the government to appoint its nominees in their place.