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  • POCO F1: High-performance premium phone for those on a small budget

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which has made deep inroads into the low and mid-price Indian market, is now targeting a bigger share in the premium segment -- redefining it with the launch of its sub-brand POCO F1 that comes with high-end specifications at a lower price.POCO F1, that...

  • Alibaba's Jack Ma to announce succession plan, not retirement

    Beijing: Jack Ma, Alibaba Group Holding's co-founder and executive chairman is set to announce a succession plan on Monday on his 54th birthday and said that he would not retire immediately, the South China Morning Post reported.This development comes a day after the New York Times reported...

  • Interpol's panel to decide Choksi's red corner notice request in October

    New Delhi: The pending Red Corner Notice (RCN) against fugitive Indian diamentaire Mehul Choksi will be taken up in the internal committee meeting of the Interpol next month, officials said here on Friday.'The issue of Choksi would be taken up in the Interpol's internal committee meeting in October...

  • Wipro wins $1.5 bn multi-year deal from US tech firm

    Bengaluru: Global software major Wipro on Sunday said it had won a $1.5 billion (10,500 crore) 10-year deal from the US-based technology firm, Alight Solutions LLC. 'We have won a 10-year engagement to provide a suite of solutions and services to the Illinois-based Alight Solutions, a leader in...

  • Coca-Cola to buy UK coffee chain Costa for $5.1 bn

    London: The Coca Cola Company on Friday announced that it is buying British coffee shop chain Costa from British leisure group Whitbread PLC for $5.1 billion. Founded in London in 1971, Costa, a rival to Starbucks Corporation in the UK, has nearly 4,000 stores in 32 countries and also sells coffee...

  • Google Launchpad Accelerator India shortlists 10 startups

    New Delhi: Google on Friday announced the first batch of 10 short-listed startups who will be part of its 'Launchpad Accelerator' mentorship programme in India. The inaugural class will begin on September 10 at the Google office in Bengaluru. The startups will go through a two-week intensive...

  • Over 99pc of demonetised notes back with RBI

    Mumbai: Over 99 per cent of the Rs 15.3 lakh crore taken out of circulation through demonetisation in November 2016 has returned to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the central bank announced on Wednesday.The RBI's annual report 2017-18 said that on completion of the process of verification of the...

  • LG launches new smartphone Q7 in India, to cost Rs15,990

    New Delhi: Expanding its Q series, South Korean tech Major LG Electronics on Tuesday launched a new smartphone 'Q7' in India at Rs 15,990. The 5.5-inch FHD+ smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio will be available across leading retail stores from September 1. The device is powered by 1.5 GHz...

  • Samsung's new Star is here. You can have it for Rs34,990

    New Delhi: Strengthening its online presence in the premium segment before the festive quarter, Samsung India on Friday refreshed its Galaxy A8 series with 'Galaxy A8 Star' for Rs 34,990. The smartphone, with dual 'Intellicam' camera, will be available on Amazon India from August 27 and in...

  • Fake news nets Rs 800 crore compensation for NRI businessman

    Vancouver: An Indo-Canadian businessman, who is originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded Rs 800 crore ($1.2 million) in damages after he was defamed in a series of fake news articles instigated by a prominent American blockchain investor.It is one of the biggest compensations of its kind in...

  • You can soon be able to ask Google assistant to read out feel-good news

    San Francisco: To brighten up your day as you wade through a sea of bad news, Google Assistant will now deliver curated good news - stories about people who are solving real-life problems across the world. 'Tell me something good' is a new experimental feature, currently available for...

  • Honor Play: Gaming phone that doesn't burn a hole in your pocket

    New Delhi: We have seen Huawei's sub-brand Honor bringing out some dependable smartphones such as Honor View 10. And now, the company is betting big on its gaming phone Honor Play to make its mark in the sub-Rs 25,000 segment in India.The device houses the proprietary flagship Kirin 970 chipset...