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Business up by 10-20% after GST implementation, says pumpset-makers body

With majority of MSMEs in the region claiming to have borne the brunt of GST, Tamil Nadu Pumpset Manufacturers Association (TAPMA) on Saturday said business has, however, grown by 10 to 20 per cent. Speaking to reporters here, TAPMA president Kalyanasundaram said taxes were 4 per cent less after GST implementation, as there was reduction of central sales… Read More »

GE shares surge after Danaher agrees to buy biopharma business for $21.4 billion

GE sells biopharma unit to Danaher for $21.4B  7:24 AM ET Mon, 25 Feb 2019 | 00:45 Danaher will buy the biopharmaceutical business of General Electricin a $21.4 billion deal, the companies announced Monday. The deal will see Danaher pay $21 billion in cash, as well as assume certain GE pension liabilities. The GE Life Sciences unit will join Danaher’s Life… Read More »

After 10 years, Android apps are still worse than their iOS counterparts

You probably have a handful (or more) of apps installed on your phone. Apps are a big part of what makes a smartphone “smart,” and whether for business or pleasure, an app store is what keeps a platform alive. Every person who ever owned a Windows phone knows the sting and that it’s true. Even the best smartphone platform will… Read More »

Bihar bans fish business in Patna after formalin scare, vendors protest

The Bihar health department has banned sale, transport and storage of fish in the Patna municipal area for the next 15 days after a test revealed presence of harmful chemicals in samples (Representative Photo)(HT Photo) Bihar’s health department Monday banned, with immediate effect, the business, sale, transportation and storage of all kinds of fish, dead or alive, within… Read More »

NDTV hits the roof after Rs 300 cr deal with Taboola

New Delhi Television hit an upper circuit limit of 10% to Rs 39.25 at 11:09 IST on BSE after NDTV Convergence announced Rs 300 crore deal with Taboola. The announcement was made before trading hours today, 21 December 2018. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 375.90 points, or 1.03% to 36,055.77. On the BSE, 13,000 shares were… Read More »

Yu Teases New Phone in India After Almost a Year of Silence

What started off as a promising project at the Micromaxheadquarters, the Yu Televentures brand waned in popularity against heavy competition in the Indian smartphone market. Now, after almost a year of silence from Yu, its Twitter handle has come alive with a new cryptic tweet, hinting at the arrival of a new smartphone. The last smartphone from this online-only sub-brand was… Read More »

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has since replied on Tuesday, August 14, and has responded on the original issue tracker thread. In a response, the tech giant states that it is working on… Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Cut Valuation After Pulling Mainland Offering

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between $55 billion (roughly Rs. 3.75 lakh crores) and $70 billion (roughly Rs. 4.78 lakh crores) following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The delay was triggered by a dispute between the company and regulators… Read More »

After Decline, Global Device Shipments to Grow in 2018: Gartner

After suffering a decline of three percent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 percent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. While the performance of shipments of devices fluctuates Year-over-Year (YoY), end-user device spending continues to rise and is forecast to… Read More »

Rihanna Urges Fans to Delete Snapchat After Ad Mocking Assault by Brown

HIGHLIGHTS Snapchat ran an ad making fun of assault on her by then boyfriend Brown Shares of Snap, the company that makes the app, were down 4.7 percent We are so sorry we made the terrible mistake of allowing it: Snapchat Pop star Rihanna urged fans on Thursday to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making… Read More »