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Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »

Dark side of NCR ova donation business boom

Ajay Kiran Hooda’s world came crashing down when she lost her only son aged 25 in a car accident two years ago. At 55, the physical education teacher from an upscale Gurugram neighbourhood had no expectations to live the joys of being a mother again. She was past her natural age of conception. Then doctors suggested In-Vitro Fertilisation… Read More »

Happi Mobiles eyes a turnover of ₹500 crore

All the stores will come up in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Happi Mobiles, a mobile phone retail company, is planning to expand the chain to 150-200 stores by the year-end from its present strength of 50. It is also looking to hire 900 more employees, to take its headcount to 1,500. The number of employees representing various mobile… Read More »

Tatas complete take over of Usha Martin’s steel business

Tata SpongeNSE 2.68 % has said it has completed the acquisition of Usha MartinNSE 2.84 %’s steel business undertaking including captive power plants, on Tuesday, April 09, 2019. The deal was completed “pursuant to a cash consideration of Rs 4094 crore payable to UML after adjustment for negative working capital and debt like items,” Tata Sponge said in an official… Read More »

‘Customer-centricity is real measure of business’

At a CII event 150 HR professionals discussed analytics in industry When organisations create processes for their business operations, they tend to measure it on the efficiency they achieve internally, and miss out on customer needs, felt R Varadarajan, Chairman, CII, Coimbatore. Delivering the special address, at the 12th edition of HR Conclave under the theme “ERA 4.0:… Read More »

SREI Group signs term sheet to acquire AMC business of Essel Group

Kolkata-based SREI Group is said to have initiated the process to acquire the asset management business of Essel Group — Essel Asset Management,  sources told Moneycontrol. “A term sheet has been signed between both the parties so far which is a part of due diligence process,” the source said. A term sheet is a bulleted list, prepared by any… Read More »

Bodies of Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi found in Himalayas

 Tom Ballard, left, and Daniele Nardi, whose bodies were confirmed found on Saturday. Composite: Youtube/Rex features The bodies of Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi, the British and Italian climbers who went missing a fortnight ago, have been found on the mountain Nanga Parbat in Pakistan. Italy’s ambassador to Pakistan, Stefano Pontecorvo, said on Saturday that the search team had… Read More »

Vedanta appoints Ajay Kapur as CEO of aluminium, power business

Mining giant Vedanta on Tuesday said it has appointed Ajay Kapur as the chief executive officer of its aluminium and power business. Kapur joins Vedanta from Ambuja Cements, where he was the managing director and CEO for its India business. “Ajay will provide leadership for unlocking the full potential of our aluminium and power business which is a USD 10… Read More »

IndoStar to buy CV finance business of IIFL Finance

Mumbai: IndoStarNSE 3.49 % Capital Finance Limited today signed a binding agreement to acquire the CV finance business of India InfolineNSE -8.88 % Finance Limited (IIFL Finance), a subsidiary of IIFL Holdings Limited. The acquisition includes the entire CV finance AUM of Rs. 3,949 crore as on December 31, 2018, comprising of Rs 2,450 crore of loan portfolio and Rs. 1,499 crore of securitisation… Read More »