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Google Assistant coming to older Android phones

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 18:44

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a bid to make its virtual personal assistant available on more Android devices, Google on Thursday announced Google Assistant will now be available on supported phones running older Android 5.0 Lollipop Operating System (OS).

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'Premature GST hurting small businesses, causing revenue shortfall'

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 18:02

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Thursday attacked the Central government on what he called "premature GST launch" and said it had led to revenue shortfall of Rs 39,111 crore to states in just four months.

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Indian economic inequality widened since 1980: Report

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:48

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Putting various economic growth policies under a question mark, new research from the World Inequality Lab said Indian economic inequality has increased rapidly since the 1980s.

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Sugar production in UP to cross 100 lakh tonnes: Industry

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:38

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Industry body, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), on Thursday said that sugar production in Uttar Pradesh was set to cross 100 lakh tonnes in 2017 and the total countrywide production was expected to be 251 lakh tonnes.

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Samsung might lose ground in smartphone market in 2018

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:16

Seoul, Dec 14 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co is likely to lose ground in the smartphone segment in 2018 due to the rise of Chinese smartphone manufacturers, an industry tracker said on Thursday.

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Honor to open four more exclusive service centres

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:08

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a bid to give its users prompt after-sales service, Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Thursday announced opening four more exclusive service centres in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow and Guwahati.

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Tata, GE join hands to manufacture jet engine components

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:58

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Industrial conglomerates GE and the Tata Group have entered into a pact to manufacture "CFM International LEAP" engine components in India, for the global supply chain, a company statement said here on Thursday.

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Tata, GE join hands to manufacture jet engine components

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:32

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Industrial conglomerates GE and Tata Group have entered into a pact to manufacture "CFM International LEAP" engine components in India, for the global supply chain, a company statement said here on Thursday.

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71% Indian firms might deploy AI before 2020: Intel

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:30

Bengaluru, Dec 14 (IANS) As firms' appetite for the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) grows, 71 per cent Indian organisations are looking at increased process automation as a key benefit which in turn is expected to spike spends on this technology over the next 18 months, a report said on Thursday.

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Food, fuel prices accelerate November WPI inflation

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:22

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) An exponential rise in food and fuel prices especially those of onions and diesel pushed India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices higher to 3.93 per cent for November, official data showed on Thursday.

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Equity indices discard losses to close in green

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:18

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Shedding the day's entire losses, key Indian equity indices on Thursday provisionally closed on a higher note lifted by healthy buying in healthcare, banks and auto stocks.

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