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Media reboot: the real story is the rise of data

Experienced journalists are also enrolling on postgrad courses for data training. Photograph: artiemedvedev/Getty Images/iStockphoto Back in the day, if your shorthand didn’t stretch to 100 words a minute, your chances of landing a journalism job were sketchy. These skills are now pretty much redundant – better to know how to whip up a frenzy on social media, build an interactive ... Read More »

Monte Carlo TV Festival: Helen Mirren on Feminism, Rise of Television

“There is a pressure mounting behind a dam, and I hope that that dam is finally bursting in terms of women directors and women-led dramas,” she says. Oscar winner Helen Mirren built her career on British television before Prime Suspect made her into a household name — and earned her the first four of 10 Emmy nominations. On Tuesday night, she ... Read More »

CII Business Confidence Index sees sharp rise

NEW DELHI, APRIL 9:   India Inc seems optimistic about the economy as the CII Business Confidence Index has seen a sharp rise after it remained subdued for the past few quarters. The CII Business Confidence Index has gone up to an all-time high of 64.1 during the fourth quarter of 2016-17 as against 56.5 recorded in the previous quarter. In ... Read More »

Sony Sees Average Selling Price of Smartphones Rise, Second Only to Apple: Report

According to a blog post by freelance journalist Charles Arthur that estimates global smartphone sales figures in Q4 last year, Sony has the highest average selling price (ASP) for its smartphones – only behind Apple. Average selling price for a smartphone manufacturer represents the average price at which it sells its current smartphone lineup. In Q4 2014, Sony’s ASP was ... Read More »

Jai Bala Bets On Sharp Rise of Rupee Against Euro

Jai Bala of 1857 Advisors is “very bullish” about rupee vs euro. The sharp movement of the rupee against the US dollar this year has kept many traders on tenterhooks. But here is something that could make foreign exchange traders even more jumpy: The rupee could rally to 61 against the euro from current level of around 74, says Jai ... Read More »

US Jobless Claims Rise, But Labor Market Firming

Washington: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. The labor market’s resilience was reinforced by another report on Thursday showing announced layoffs by US companies tumbled 18 per cent in February. The signs of sustained labor market strength were the latest indication the ... Read More »

India’s January Gold Imports Rise 62%: Report

New Delhi: India’s gold imports in January surged 62 per cent compared with the same period last year, news agency NewsRise Financial reported on Tuesday citing a government official, as the country’s appetite for the precious metal continues unabated despite duties. India, the world’s second biggest consumer of gold, shipped in 93.3 tonnes of gold last month while overseas purchases ... Read More »

Ashok Leyland Sales Rise Over 30% in January

New Delhi: Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Monday reported a 30.47 per cent increase in total sales at 13,886 units last month. The company had sold 10,643 units in January 2015. Sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles jumped 39.94 per cent to 11,208 units last month as against 8,009 units in the corresponding period a year ago, ... Read More »