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Pay Hikes in 2016 to be Slightly Lower at 10.3%: Study

New Delhi: Employees in India can expect an average pay increase of 10.3 per cent across various job roles in 2016 with chemicals and high technology industries likely to lead the market in terms of salary hikes. According to a research by Hay Group division of Korn Ferry, the 10.3 per cent pay rise across sectors represents a slight dip ... Read More »

Apple’s FBI Clash Risks Piercing Trust in EU Privacy Shield

Apple Inc.’s fight with the US government over whether it can be forced to help unlock an iPhone has spilled across borders, threatening to delay a trans-Atlantic pact protecting European data from American eyes. National regulators from across the European Union promised to give their verdict next month on the so-called privacy shield deal, which toughens EU protections where the ... Read More »

Academic Stress Can Trigger ADHD in Kids

A new study suggests that the increasing academic stress on younger children is likely to be the reason behind the high prevalence of attention-deficit disorder. Researchers from the University of Miami in the US hypothesized that increased academic standards since the 1970s have contributed to the rise in diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). From time spent studying to enrollment ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Launched in India

Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones in India. Pre-bookings for Samsung’s flagship phones, which were unveiled last month, open on Wednesday, with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge available from March 18. Those who pre-book the smartphones by March 17 will receive the Samsung Gear VR headset for free. The Samsung Galaxy S7 ... Read More »

‘HTC 10’ Leaked in New Images Showing Colour Variants

HTC may be busy creating hype around its next flagship smartphone launch but there have been several recent leaks that claim to show the handset in purported renders. A new set of four images purportedly showing the yet-to-be-announced ‘HTC 10’ in four colours have appeared on the Internet. Posted by a Bulgarian site, the ‘HTC 10’ is seen in Black ... Read More »

US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in a routine drug case, dealing ... Read More »

In Apple vs FBI Case, Compromise Appears Elusive

As Apple’s legal battle with the FBI over encryption heads toward a showdown, there appears little hope for a compromise that would placate both sides and avert a divisive court decision. The FBI is pressing Apple to develop a system that would allow the law enforcement agency to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino ... Read More »

Sensex Rallies 464 Points on Buying in Banking Shares

The stock markets rallied for the second straight day on Wednesday on the back of buying in banking shares. The Sensex surged 464 points to close at 24,243 and Nifty rose 147 points to close at 7,369. Banking shares came in high demand after the Reserve Bank of India said it would ease capital requirement rules. Investors also drew comfort ... Read More »

Wall Street Snaps Up Shares in Late-Day Scramble

Wall Street moved higher on Thursday, adding momentum to a recent recovery as the energy and financial sectors emerged into positive territory for the year. The S&P 500’s increase was the most recent in four weeks of mostly steady gains that have left the index down 2.5 percent in 2016 after the worst January since 2009. It was the second ... Read More »

NSE to Auction Investments Worth Rs 4,681-Crore in Government Debt

New Delhi: Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) will auction investment limits for overseas investors for purchase of government debt securities worth Rs. 4,681 crore on Tuesday. The auction will be conducted on NSE’-ebid platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hrs — after the close of market hours on Tuesday, March 8, the exchange said in a circular. The debt ... Read More »