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Facebook Gives Users in India More Control Over Their Profile Pictures

Facebook has announced that it is piloting new tools that will give people in India more control over who can download and share their profile pictures. “In India, we’ve heard that people want more control over their profile pictures, and we’ve been working over the past year to understand how …

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GST To Lower Overall Tax Burden Over Time, Says RBI Governor

Mumbai: Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel today said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the long-term. “The prudent point is that GST itself is part …

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Sensex Jumps Over 100 Points; Energy, Pharma Stocks Gain

Indian shares opened higher on Thursday tracking Asian shares, which advanced as oil prices climbed off a 10-month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. The BSE Sensex jumped over 130 points to 31,417 while the Nifty50 index gained nearly 35 points to 9,669. Buying …

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Sensex Surges Over 200 Points To Record High, Nifty Near 9,700; Infosys Leads Gains

Indian shares extended gains in noon trade with the BSE Sensex rising nearly 240 point to a fresh all-time high of 31,522 and Nifty gaining nearly 60 points to 9,698. Gains in the market were led by banking and financial services and IT shares. Nifty Bank, NSE’s sub-index for banking …

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Sensex Jumps Over 100 Points; Energy, Pharma Stocks Gain

Indian shares opened higher on Thursday tracking Asian shares, which advanced as oil prices climbed off a 10-month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. The BSE Sensex jumped over 130 points to 31,417 while the Nifty50 index gained nearly 35 points to 9,669. Buying …

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Hyderabad City Wi-Fi Project Launched With Over 1,000 Hotspots

The Telangana government on Tuesday launched ‘Hyderabad City Wi-Fi’ project, providing the wireless networking technology at over 1,000 public places in the city. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor B Rammohan, who launched the project, said it will eventually cover around 3,000 hotspots in the city. Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh …

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General Motors India dealers to meet this week over ‘measly’ compensation issue

Dealers of General Motors in India have decided to meet later this week to decide on the future course of action, including taking the legal route, against the American automaker over measly compensation. A majority of 96 dealers, which operate around 140 showrooms across India, are unhappy with the company’s …

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China’s Quantum Satellite Dispatches Transmissions Over a Record Distance of 1,200 Kilometres

A Chinese quantum satellite has dispatched transmissions over a distance of 1,200km (746 miles), a dozen times further than the previous record, a breakthrough in a technology that could be used to deliver secure messages, state media said on Friday. China launched the world’s first quantum satellite last August, to …

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Intel Hints at Possible Patent Violations Over x86 Emulation on ARM-Based Windows 10 Laptops

In a new development, Intel appears to have warned Qualcomm – without directly naming it – and its partners over possible patent infringement with the implementation of x86 emulation in upcoming laptops. This comes after Qualcomm and Microsoft announced that Windows 10 PC apps will get support for ARM chipsets, …

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Sensex Rebounds Over 100 Points, Nifty Above 9,600

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded 107 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 9,600-mark today, propelled by the exports growth in May amid mixed Asian cues. The 30-share index recovered sharply by 107 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 31,182.73, with all sectoral indices led by auto, consumer durables, realty …