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Honda to shift focus from India if government’s push for small car continues

The recent hike in cess on select class of vehicles has not gone down well with manufacturers with Honda hinting that such a move will make India an unattractive market in the long run. The government hiking tax on large cars is an incentive for small car sales. This is making global companies like Honda defocus on India even as ... Read More »

Tech shares push Wall Street higher

Second-quarter earnings kick off this week; Yellen to testify later in the week NEW YORK, JULY 11:   US stocks edged higher on Monday, led by gains in technology stocks as investors were optimistic ahead of earnings. The S&P 500 technology index was up 0.8 per cent, followed by a 0.6 per cent gain in the materials index. Technology is expected ... Read More »

Digital Payments Push: Single UPI Platform In Offing For Banks

New Delhi: In order to promote digital transactions, an upgraded Unified Payments Interface for banks is in the offing that will provide a cost effective and secured option, a senior finance ministry official has said. A single UPI platform is being developed for all banks as against the existing system of individual platform, the official said. Currently, about 30 banks ... Read More »

Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple on Wednesday announced an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to get more businesses using iPhones and iPads as workplace tools. Deloitte is creating an Apple practice with more than 5,000 strategic advisors devoted to helping businesses adopt new work styles using the California technology giant’s mobile devices and software, the companies said in a joint release. “iPhone and ... Read More »

Apple’s Push to Flood India With Used iPhones Ignites Backlash

Apple’s latest attempt to crack the Indian smartphone market by selling used phones is meeting a wall of resistance. The iPhone maker is seeking permission to become the first company allowed to import and sell used phones into the country, its second attempt in as many years. This time, the stakes are higher and a growing number of industry executives ... Read More »

White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming foods and beverages with a high glycemic index, such as white bread or bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice, is linked with an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a study. Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of the quality of dietary carbohydrates, defined by how quickly blood sugar levels are raised following a meal. The link between ... Read More »

LG Says to Boost Marketing Spend in G5 Sales Push

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc plans to boost marketing spend in a bid to lift sales of its new flagship handset, the South Korean firm’s mobile division chief said. LG is trying to establish itself as a top smartphone player with the G5, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday and praised by industry experts ... Read More »

Difficult Job Ahead, No Magic Wand to Push Growth: Arvind Subramanian

New Delhi: The government will have to go through a “very difficult process” of pushing reforms and projects to propel India to a high-growth path as it will not happen through some magic wand, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Saturday. The CEA said he has taken a “realistic” view while projecting a growth rate of 7-7.75 per cent ... Read More »

LG Says to Boost Marketing Spend in G5 Sales Push

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc plans to boost marketing spend in a bid to lift sales of its new flagship handset, the South Korean firm’s mobile division chief said. LG is trying to establish itself as a top smartphone player with the G5, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday and praised by industry experts ... Read More »