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Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers on Mobile Phones Announced: Here Are the Best Deals

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 7 32GB is priced at Rs. 43,990 Redmi Note 4 open sale begins at 12pm Google Pixel exchange offer up to Rs. 29,000 Flipkart shoppers waiting for offers on mobile phones finally got their wish as the Big 10 Sale entered its second day. The highlight of the Flipkart was the promise of the “lowest price… Read More »

We need to rethink what a big smartphone is

I’ve seen a lot of people complaining lately that the Galaxy S8 is too big. And if not the base model S8 then absolutely the Galaxy S8 Plus with its ludicrously large 6.2-inch screen. Compared to other devices we know in that space – like the Xiaomi Mi Mix and Nexus 6 – the Galaxy S8 Plus surely… Read More »

Allianz plays down talk of big deals as hands cash to investors

Allianz (ALVG.DE) played down talk of it making a major acquisition any time soon as its chief executive Oliver Baete said on Friday the German insurer could grow without deals. The Munich-based group said it would return up to 3 billion euros (£3 billion) to shareholders, but made clear this did not exclude the possibility of it being… Read More »

Big business players taking keen interest in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said big business players are taking a keen interest in the state as the government is making all out efforts to create an investor-friendly environment. “Employment generation is the top priority of the government but industrialisation will not be encouraged at the cost of environment and all measures would be taken… Read More »

Conservative South Koreans rally to support Park, more big protests loom

Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who has been impeached over a corruption scandal, rallied on Saturday for her reinstatement, countering weeks of large protests calling on her to step down immediately. Hundreds of thousands of protesters have thronged the streets of Seoul on recent weekends, demanding her resignation over the influence-peddling scandal involving a close friend.… Read More »

Asos bets big on London despite Brexit

Another win for the Brexit brigade? The decision by online retailer Asos to hire 1,500 staff over three years, as part of plans to expand its London head office, will no doubt be portrayed that way by Theresa May’s Government. Following similar announcements by Facebook and Google, both of which plan to increase their UK workforces despite the… Read More »

French government to sue Carrefour over big supplier discounts

The French government said on Wednesday it was taking retail giant Carrefour (CARR.PA) to court for illegally seeking big discounts from suppliers, following an investigation. The Economy Ministry said it would seek a fine and a court order on the world’s second-biggest retailer to stop what it described as “abusive commercial practices”. It added that the investigation had… Read More »

Taxpayer bailouts for banks ‘too big to fail’ to end by 2022

The UK’s banks should no longer be “too big to fail”, under revised rules announced by the Bank of England. The regulations will force banks to hold enough money from their investors to absorb losses without help from the taxpayer. If any bank does face collapse, the funds will be spent to finance an orderly wind-down. The Bank’s… Read More »

Google, NASA put big money on D-Wave’s quantum computer

Google. NASA. Lockheed Martin. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Big names in the worlds of big brains and cutting-edge technology are investing millions of dollars in the quantum computing technology of the Burnaby, B.C.-based company D-Wave. They say they’re starting to see promising results, despite criticism from some quantum physicists that the technology might never live up to its promise. Quantum… Read More »