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Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »

GoDaddy plans to connect WhatsApp business with Sellbrite

PUNE: Online web hosting company GoDaddy plans to bring Sellbrite to business users of WhatsApp in India, the company’s chief executive said, as it looks to increase its client base in the country. GoDaddy, which says it has around one million customers in India, said on April 10 that it would acquire Sellbrite, a platform that allows small sellers to list products across online… Read More »

Nokia Brand Licencee HMD Global Plans to Make Components in India

Eyeing aggressive growth in India, Finnish company HMD Global – which sells the Nokia brand of phones – is working hard towards manufacturing its own components in the country, a top company executive has emphasised. The company, which has sold 70 million Nokia devices globally, has grown its business nearly five times in the past eight months in India. According… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Unveiled, WhatsApp Restricted Groups, Vodafone’s New Plans

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus images shared by Xiaomi executive WhatsApp Restricted Groups feature spotted in beta Vodafone unveils 5 new plans with unlimited calls We got the first official look at the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus today, ahead of their official launch on Thursday. Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung shared four images that gave… Read More »

UK attorney general plans crackdown on ‘trial by social media’

The UK’s Attorney General is pondering whether to tighten up contempt of court laws and target Facebook and Twitter users who comment about live criminal trials. In a call for evidence made this morning, Jeremy Wright, QC, MP, asked for examples of court cases “in which social media has had an impact” to be forwarded to the Attorney… Read More »

Huawei Plans to Raise Prices of Phones Available Online Over Customs Duty Increase

Days after the government announced a 10 percent basic customs duty (BCD) on smartphone manufacturers as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into practice, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has said it will marginally hike prices of its smartphones available online. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of the launch of Honor 8 Pro smartphone, Allen Wang, Director, Product Center, Huawei India Consumer Business… Read More »

Brexit: EU pushes ahead with plans to take control of London’s clearing business

The European Union is pushing ahead with plans to assert control over the clearing of euro-denominated derivatives, a politically charged step that could force firms to move from London to the EU after Brexit. The European Commission has drafted a law for firms deemed systemically important to the EU financial system to accept direct oversight by the bloc’s authorities, or… Read More »

Apple reveals self-driving car plans

Apple has acknowledged for the first time that it is investing in building a self-driving car. In a letter to US transport regulators, Apple said it was “excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation”. It added that there were “significant societal benefits of automated vehicles” to be realised. There have long been rumours… Read More »

Rolls-Royce increases cost-saving plans

Rolls-Royce has raised its cost-saving targets in a bid to cut between £150m and £200m from its budget. The aero engine maker said the savings would be at the top end of its target amid a challenging period ahead. The company said demand for its engines for extra wide body aircraft had stayed strong. However, Rolls was losing… Read More »

Opec plans fresh oil price talks says energy minister

Oil producers in the Opec group of countries will make another attempt this week to reverse a slump in crude prices, according to Algeria’s energy minister. Noureddine Bouterfa said there would be an informal gathering of Opec members on the sidelines of an energy conference in Algiers on Wednesday. “We will not come out of the meeting empty-handed,”… Read More »