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Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

Jul 15 2018

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce (RR.L) has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade.

Twitter moves navigation bar to bottom on Android phones

Jul 14 2018

Micro-blogging site Twitter is changing the location of its navigation bar and bringing it at the bottom of the app interface in the new update for Android devices.

Trade policy uncertainty could bolster US defensive stock sectors

Jul 13 2018

As the United States ramps up import tariffs and long-date U.S Treasury debt yields remain low, stocks in so-called defensive sectors may have room to run higher in price, even though expectations for the currently quarterly earnings seasons are high.

Silicon Valley employees flex newfound political muscles

Jul 13 2018

Employees at several of the world’s biggest technology companies have been exercising newfound political power where they work, pushing their bosses on business ethics with help from established and fledgling nonprofit groups.

Google brings peer-to-peer payments service to 'Google Pay'

Jul 11 2018

Google has integrated its peer-to-peer payments service "Google Pay Send" into its digital payments solution "Google Pay" to make the latter a one-stop destination to send and ask for money.

New Apple AI chief to oversee Siri, Machine Learning

Jul 11 2018

Revealing its future plans, Apple has formally announced to make ex-Google executive John Giannandrea its Chief of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy.

Google leans more on algorithms for ads as critics highlight risks

Jul 10 2018

Alphabet Inc’s Google introduced new ad-buying tools on Tuesday that showcase its growing push to allow machines instead of humans to fine-tune ads and determine where they should run.

Explain data collection practices: US lawmakers to Apple, Google

Jul 10 2018

Lawmakers in the US have sent letters to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Larry Page, CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, demanding information on how they collect and use personal information of users.

YouTube to invest $25mn in countering fake news

Jul 10 2018

Video sharing platform YouTube has announced that it will invest $25 million to fight against fake news, especially for the urgent coverage of breaking news.

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Jul 10 2018

House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple and Alphabet asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.

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COFFEE DAY

ICICI Lombard sells 17.7 Lk shares or 0.84% equity at Rs 270/sh

VAKRANGEE

In pact with Reliance Nippon to sell Mutual Fund products

Nextgen Vakrangee Kendras to offer mutual fund distribution on pan India basis

TATA STEEL

Plans to sell part of se Asia biz as part of strategy to exit non scalable biz

To sell Singapore & Thailand units valuing them at $ 500Mn

Singapore & Thailand biz contributes 16% to revenues & 2% to EBITDA

To turn focus to domestic market

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IDFC

Avendus cap-KKR emerge as frontrunner to acquire IDFC MF

Offer of Rs 3,000-4,000 Cr made by FIN services firm

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