Vijay Mallya: India tycoon 'assets' published in Twitter hack
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Vijay Mallya: India tycoon ‘assets’ published in Twitter hack

A Twitter account belonging to controversial Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been hacked by a group which published what appeared to be details of his assets, accounts and passwords. A series of tweets claiming to be from “The Legion” also gave out an London address said to belong to Mr Mallya. Mr Mallya appears to […]

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What RBI Will Do With 18 Billion 500 and 1,000 Rupee Notes

NEW DELHI: Old notes can be used till December 15 at petrol pumps and government utilities and deposited in banks till the end of that month. But what happens to the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned earlier this month to combat corruption and black money? The demonetisation exercise sucked […]

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US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea ties

The US has put sanctions on a Chinese firm and four executives over allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions. Dandong Hongxiang is accused of acting on behalf of a North Korean bank that is on a UN sanctions list to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions come after North Korea sparked […]

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Mumbai-born brothers sell ad tech company to Chinese investors for $900m

Two Mumbai-bred siblings turned billionaires on Monday when they sold their advertising technology startup to Chinese investors for $900 million. The 34-year-old Divyank Turakhia and his older brother Bhavin, 36, who grew up in the suburbs of Juhu and Andheri and turned web entrepreneurs in their teens struck an all-cash deal to divest their company […]

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SpiceJet gives Northeast connectivity a boost, adds flights there

NEW DELHI: Northeast India is all set to get better connectivity with low cost carrier SpiceJet launching a number of flights for the region using its Q400 fleet. From October 4, the LCC will fly to Silchar, Gorakhpur and Aizawl. It will operate new flights on sectors like Kolkata-Silchar-Guwahati; Kolkata-Aizawl-Guwahati and Kolkata-Gorakhpur-Delhi. Kolkata-Visakhapatnam-Kolkata flights will […]

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H1-B visa: Here’s what worries Indian IT companies

NEW DELHI: Indian IT industry body Nasscom today shrugged off pre-election political commentary in the US around work visas, but expressed concern over “discriminatory approaches” of the American authorities. HIGHLIGHTS Nasscom has expressed concern over “discriminatory approaches” of American authorities Donald Trump has sounded death knell for the H-1B visas India had moved the WTO […]

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Infosys Loses RBS Deal, 3,000 Jobs To Get Affected, Shares Fall

Infosys Loses RBS Deal, 3,000 Jobs To Get Affected, Shares Fall Analysts expect Infosys to cut its annual guidance following the cancellation of RBS deal [ads2] HIGHLIGHTS Royal Bank of Scotland has scrapped a deal involving Infosys The deal cancellation is likely to result in loss of 3,000 jobs at Infosy Infosys shares fell as […]

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9 hot hybrid laptops launched recently

Convertible hybrid computers (also called 2-in-1s) work as both laptops and tablets, making them perfect for both lightweight work (example web browsing) and intensive computing tasks ( example editing). In other words, these hybrid devices provide a healthy balance between performance and portability. With the market for convertible devices getting more aggressive by the day, […]

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Apple’s smartphone marketshare falls by 35% in India

BOSTON: Apple is betting big on India. But it seems that the company has a tough task at hand. According to a report from Strategy Analytics, the company shipped 800,000 smartphones in India in Q2 2016, this compares to 1.2 million smartphones it shipped during the same quarter last year. Says, Woody Oh, director at […]

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Google’s latest Android version Nougat to start rolling out this month

NEW DELHI: Breaking tradition,Google unveiled its upcoming Android OS version (later named Nougat) months before its annual developers conference Google I/O 2016. Since the past many years, the next-generation Android version has been the highlight of the event. Now the latest buzz suggests that the company is set to break another tradition with Android Nougat. […]