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German firms offer plan for Beirut port’s reconstruction

Beirut, April 10 | German companies have offered a project worth $5 billion to $15 billion for the reconstruction of Beirut's port which was...

US adds 7 Chinese supercomputing firms on Entity List

San Francisco, April 9 | After Huawei, ZTE and a host of Chinese companies, the US Commerce Department has now added seven supercomputing firms...

1 in 2 Indian firms suffer unexpected downtime due to data...

Mumbai, April 5 | More than one in two organisations in India suffered unexpected downtime last year because of data loss, a new report...

Karnataka beckons US firms to invest in state

Bengaluru, March 30 | Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayana on Tuesday called upon US enterprises to invest in the southern state,...

China’s tech firms explore building zero-carbon internet

Beijing, March 29 | China's internet industry has seen robust growth in recent decades, but its data centres, large-scale servers and cellular base stations...

New tax-free ceiling on PF for employees in firms without employer...

New Delhi, March 23 | The government has put yet another ceiling on tax-free contribution made to provident funds. Replying to the debate on...

Haryana Job Bill: Gurugram firms ready to shift to Noida, Bhiwadi

Gurugram, March 21 | The Haryana government's nod to the Bill providing 75 per cent reservation in the private sector to job seekers from...

Quick law needed to curb Google’s billing policy: Tech firms

Seoul, March 18 | A group of major South Korean online companies have called on lawmakers to pass a bill to restrict Google's planned...

Dell launches 17 next gen servers to help firms decode data

New Delhi, March 17 | Dell Technologies on Wednesday announced to refresh its PowerEdge server portfolio with 17 next-generation servers that will help firms...

Wikimedia plans paid service for big tech firms

San Francisco, March 17 | The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to launch a new paid service for technology giants that draw on Wikipedia data.The...

FB joins News Corp to license news from Australian media firms

New York/Sydney, March 16 | Facebook and News Corp have announced a three-year agreement to provide access to trusted news and information to millions...

Hackers hit 32 Indian firms via Microsoft email servers (Ld)

New Delhi, March 15 | At least 32 Indian organisations have been attacked by hackers who exploited vulnerabilities in unpatched Microsoft business email servers,...

Attacks on firms using Microsoft email servers tripled in 72 hrs

New Delhi, March 15 | Following the recently disclosed vulnerabilities in Microsoft business email servers, the hacking attempts on organisations using the services of...

Precision Oncology start-up 4baseCare raises $ 2m in pre-series A round...

BANGALORE, India, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 4baseCare, an Illumina Accelerator backed precision oncology start-up, has raised an investment of USD 2M, led by investors Mount Judi...

84% of Indians prefer firms that protect personal data

New Delhi, March 9 | About 84 per cent of Indian consumers would pay more to do business with an organisation that is committed...

Many firms have no leadership to handle remote work: Report

New Delhi, March 9 | Despite most employees saying they are more productive from home, companies still don't have the leadership and management experience...

Over 1,100 firms ordered for liquidation till Dec 2020

New Delhi, March 9 | Bankruptcy courts have sent more than 1,100 companies for liquidation under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) ever since...

Apple firms up lead in global smartwatch market, Huawei 2nd

New Delhi, March 5 | Driven by strong response to Watch Series 6 and SE, Apple maintained its top position in the global smartwatch...

Cashfree, PayPal to help Indian firms sell to 350M customers

Bengaluru, March 2 | Payments and banking technology firm Cashfree on Tuesday announced a partnership with digital payments company PayPal to enable international payments...

Life Mission Scam: Kerala govt used proxy firms, CBI to SC

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, March 1 | The CBI has informed the Supreme Court that the Kerala government used proxy firms like Unitac and...

‘50% of Indian firms to deploy intelligent automation by 2024’

Bengaluru, Feb 24 | Nearly half of all businesses in India will implement robotic process automation (RPA) by 2024, said an IDC study on...

Indian firms projecting 7.7% salary hike in 2021: Survey

New Delhi, Feb 23 | India Inc is likely to provide a salary hike of 7.7 per cent in 2021, indicating a strong economic...

20% of Indian firms to adopt connected Cloud strategies by 2023

New Delhi, Feb 23 | Enterprises in India are leveraging cloud for objectives beyond business continuity and cost and about 20 per cent of...

Modi’s ‘Aatmanirbhar’ call in defence sector, invites pvt firms (Ld)

New Delhi, Feb 22 | In his fresh call to make India 'Aatmanirbhar' (self-reliant) in the defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday...

Modi invites pvt firms in manufacturing of defence items

New Delhi, Feb 22 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited private sectors to come forward in manufacturing as well as in the...

More firms embrace Chinese market opportunities at CIIE

SHANGHAI, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China's cosmetics retail sales reached 292.2 billion yuan ($45.39 billion) in 2019, a growth of 12.6 percent compared...

Goyal invites US firms to manufacture in India

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon companies in the US to look at India as a...

Most Indian firms to turn to AI for decision-making by 2023

New Delhi, Feb 16 | Over 40 per cent of consumer-focused AI systems in finance, healthcare, government and other regulated sectors in India will...

Tata Communications joins Google Cloud to transform Indian firms

New Delhi, Feb 16 | Digital ecosystem enabler Tata Communications on Tuesday announced a partnership with Google Cloud to drive cloud adoption and transform...

Microsoft brings Azure Stack HCI solution to Indian firms

New Delhi, Feb 11 | In another bid to empower organisations with advanced hybrid cloud capabilities, Microsoft India on Thursday announced the general availability...

3 firms short-listed for ‘New Ayodhya’ plan

Ayodhya, Feb 10 | The Ayodhya Development Authority has finalized the names of three nodal firms, including a global company, to prepare the blueprint...

CGST officials make arrest after busting network of 46 fake firms

New Delhi, Feb 9 | The officers of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Commissionerate, Delhi East, have unearthed a multi-layered network of fictitious...

Consolidation in public sector oil firms may be back on table...

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Feb 6 | After a gap of more than two years, the government may again revive the plan for further...

NHAI to penalise firms for lapses in quality

New Delhi, Feb 2 | To maintain high quality standards in highway development, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to penalise firms...

GST fraud of Rs 940 cr busted, 340 bogus firms under...

New Delhi, Feb 1 | With the arrest of six persons, including the kingpin, Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Unit (CyPAD) has busted a GST...

Own up if your data is hacked, ShinyHunters tells Indian firms

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Jan 28 | The hacker behind some of the biggest breaches in India in the recent times, including grocery delivery...

Firms that reveal finances can make employees feel more secure

New York, Jan 27 | You are less likely to experience job distress and feel more secure at your workplace, if your company is...

Amazon opens Alexa AI for firms to build their own assistants

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Amazon has for the first time enabled companies and developers to access Alexas advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to build...

China blasts Trump admin for imposing new sanctions on Chinese firms

Beijing, Jan 16 | A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman rebuked the Trump administration for blacklisting some Chinese companies with alleged military ties, which he...

4,000 UK financial firms at heightened risk of failure: Regulator

London, Jan 8 | Around 4,000 financial service firms across the UK have been facing low resilience and were at a heightened risk of...

Russian hackers hit 250 govt agencies, firms in US: Report

San Francisco, Jan 3 | The suspected Russia-backed hackers have compromised at least 250 federal agencies and top enterprises in the US, by infiltrating...

Ed-Tech firms to see higher growth in 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 | For many reasons, the year 2020 has been significant for the education sector in India. To start with, the...

Cloud to fuel 6 key priorities for Indian firms in 2021:...

New Delhi, Dec 26 | While 2020 saw an acceleration in the adoption of Hybrid Cloud, allowing organisations to run workloads on-premises, in the...

India launches drive against clandestine entry by Chinese firms

New Delhi, Dec 24 | After banning Chinese apps, India has now launched an offensive against Chinese companies trying to enter into security related...

Indian pharma firms at high ransomware attack risk in 2021

New Delhi, Dec 23 | Targeted ransomware attacks on the healthcare and pharma sector will surge in India in 2021 as companies finalise their...

Indian firms see a silver lining in Cloud in pandemic-hit year...

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Dec 23 | The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated Cloud adoption by several years in 2020 and Indian enterprises of all sizes...

Indian firms see a silver lining in Cloud in pandemic-hit year

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Dec 23 | The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated Cloud adoption by several years in 2020 and Indian enterprises of all sizes...

China opposes US list of firms with alleged military ties

Beijing, Dec 23 | China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday urged the US to stop unilateral and bullying behaviours and said it would take...

Top tech firms join hands to help WhatsApp in NSO Group...

San Francisco, Dec 22 | A day after it was disclosed that Israeli intelligence firm NSO Group hacked iPhones of 36 Al Jazeera journalists,...

Indian firms line up for 2nd Gen Oracle Cloud to boost...

New Delhi, Dec 21 | Cloud major Oracle on Monday announced that several Indian businesses like Polycab, Religare Broking and Mphasis have moved on...

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Strong bounce back witnessed for toll road assets: ICRA

New Delhi, April 10 | India's toll roads are likely to witness a 14-15 per cent growth in collections in FY22, ratings agency ICRA...