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Kochi Startup Village, Facebook join hands

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:56

Kochi, Aug 8 (IANS) Startup Village, which had launched the world's first digital incubator for students SV.CO last month has joined hands with social media giant Facebook, which will provide access to its developer teams for students who gets enrolled in the entrepreneurship programme.

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Netgear unveils two new data storage devices

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:26

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Global networking leader Netgear on Monday launched its ReadyNAS 210 Series of Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices for home and office networks with new two- and four-bay models in India.

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South Australia keen for n-energy business with India

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:06

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) With the civil nuclear agreement between India and Australia coming into force at the end of last year, the state of South Australia is keen to do business with India in the nuclear energy sector, the state's Minister for Trade and Investment, Defence Services and Veterans' Affairs Martin Hamilton-Smith said on Monday.

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Second India-Russia n-power plant may get powerful new reactor

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:06

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) As the world's first Generation 3-plus nuclear power unit was connected to the electricity grid in Russia last week, experts in India said the next nuclear power plant that India and Russia are to jointly set up may get a similar reactor.

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Britannia plans to set up three factories in next three years

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:04

Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) FMCG major Britannia Industries Ltd. is planning to set up three factories, one each in the North-East, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, in the next three years, a top company official said on Monday.

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India's next telecom spectrum auction from September 29: Minister

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:02

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's next round of spectrum auction is set to begin on September 29, Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak announced here on Monday in what the government hopes will be the largest ever spectrum auction -- going by the overall base price of $84 billion and the quantum of airwaves on offer.

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LeEco's CEO takes over as Coolpad's chairman

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:58

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a strategic move to gain a stronghold in emerging markets like India, Chinese Internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Monday announced the appointment of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting as Chairman of another leading Chinese smartphone player Coolpad.

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Apple Watch 2 with GPS, barometer coming soon

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:56

New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Technology giant Apple is planning to launch two new models of its Watch later this year, with bigger version called "Apple Watch 2" packing a faster TSMC-built processor, GPS, barometer, thinner display and a higher capacity battery.

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Colgate-Palmolive India's net profit up 8% in Q1

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:08

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Colgate-Palmolive India on Monday reported a rise of eight per cent in its net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal.

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Second India-Russia n-power plant may have VVER-1200 reactor

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:06

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) As the world's first Generation 3-plus nuclear power unit was connected to the power grid in Russia last week, experts in India say the next nuclear power plant that India and Russia are to set up together may have a similar reactor.

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Bug fear looms in 900 million Android smartphones: Report

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:06

London, Aug 8 (IANS) Researchers have reportedly found major security flaws in chips being used in nearly 900 million Android smartphones globally that could give cyber criminals complete access to the data.

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Hero MotoCorp's Q1 net profit up 18%

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:06

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Monday reported an increase of 18.13 per cent in its standalone net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal.

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'HDFC, NTPC bonds to facilitate broader opening of Indian market'

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:48

Singapore/Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The recent issuance of the first offshore masala bonds by two Indian companies recently should pave the way for a broader opening of the market as the inaugural issuance is likely to mitigate initial concerns about liquidity, a global rating agency has said.

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Casio India unveils power-saving projectors

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:24

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Casio India on Monday introduced three new projector models that promise to reduce the power consumption by up to 50 per cent and feature a dust-resistance design to ease the maintenance.

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Lok Sabha debates GST Bill approved by upper house

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:16

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) As the Lok Sabha on Monday debated the GST Bill passed by the Rajya Sabha, the Congress accused the government of treating the lower house of parliament as a "junior partner" and ignoring its wisdom.

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