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Positive Global Cues Buoy Indian Equities

Positive global cues, coupled with short covering and value buying, lifted the Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Friday.

Navy Inducts Four Types Of Indigenously Developed Sonars

The Indian Navy on Friday formally inducted four types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability.

Mercedes Benz To Hire 1,000 Engineers For R&D In India

Luxury automotive major Mercedes Benz today said it will hire 1,000 engineers in the country next year for its research and development initiatives in India.

Tata Consultancy And Vedanta Wins ACES Awards

Two leading Indian companies have been awarded for their leadership in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, eco consciousness and community care at the third annual Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards .

Reliance Industries, GE To Drive Digital Transformation In Industrial Space

Reliance Industries Limited and US global conglomerate GE on Thursday announced a global partnership in the Industrial Internet of Things space to boost digital transformation.

Govt Makes Public CSR Spending Of 7,334 Companies

Government today made public CSR spending of more than 7,300 companies in 2014-15, totalling Rs 8,803 crore, but the amount spent by over 60 per cent of the entities was shown as zero.

Microsoft Releases Tools For Any Developer, Any App, Any Platform

Microsoft on Thursday released tools that can be used by any developer on any platform, the company said in a statement, and added that developers will now be able to use the tools of their choice to create Android, iOS and Windows apps.

Volkswagen To Cut 30,000 Jobs

German carmaker Volkswagen and its labour unions have agreed to 30,000 job cuts by 2021.

Zone Startups India To Launch Slew Of Products Next Year

Startup accelerator Zone Startups India will launch two new accelerator programmes in digital inclusion, smart cities and Internet of Things space , early next year.

India To Be Most Digitized Economy In 7 Years: Gates

Noting that India has great potential to become the most digitized economy globally in mere seven years, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has dubbed the government's demonetization measure as a "bold move".

'Force 2': Furiously forceful

There is something inherently attractive about people who fight for their country at the risk of losing their lives. We recently saw Akshay Kumar doing it in the outstanding Neeraj Pandey actioner.

Reliance Global Call Launches New App For International Calling

International calling service Reliance Global Call on Friday launched 'RGC India app that enables direct dialing of international contacts without the need to enter toll-free or pin numbers.

India Comes In At 25 Among 27 Pension Systems Globally

India has been ranked at a lowly 25 among 27 pension systems globally while Denmark maintained the top position for the fifth year, says a survey.

Indus OS Partners With Intex Technologies

Multi-lingual domestic operating system brand Indus OS on Friday announced its partnership with Intex Technologies to provide a better experience for users pan-India.

India-EU Collaborate On Skill Development

A delegation of the European Union and the government's National Skill Development Agency held a conference to discuss the results, impact and the way forward of the EU-India Skill Development Project.

HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri Ranked 36th In Fortune's Top Bizmen List

HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 business persons list for 2016, and is the only Indian among three persons of Indian origin in the global rankings.

Public Cloud Services In India To Reach $1.3 Bn In 2016: Gartner

The public Cloud services market in India will grow 35.9 pct in 2016 to total $1.3 billion, a new report by market research firm Gartner revealed on Friday.

Facebook Powers 1.2 Bn Daily Users To Launch 'Safety Check'

Giving more power to its 1.2 billion daily users, Facebookwill now allow them to automatically launch its crisis response tool "Safety Check" in case of an earthquake, terror attack, tsunami and so on.

Key Indian Equity Indices Trade Flat

Key Indian equity market indices opened flat on Friday following global cues.

Chinese Collect User Data from random Android Phones secretly: Security Firm

Virginia-based security firm Kryptowire recently reported that there are few Android devices from a Chinese company that are infected with software that collects users’ personal information and conversation made through text messages and calls.