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Android, iOS power 85 percent of smartphones shipped


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighty-five percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2012 were powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems, research results ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission undecided on mergers, spectrum fee


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The telecom commission is still undecided over the regulator's proposition of easing merger norms and allowing the levy of a one-time fee on companies holding ... Read more...

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Telecom panel to meet again on mergers, license norms


November 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The telecom commission will meet again on Dec 1 to discuss the proposals of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on mergers and acquisitions ... Read more...

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China’s Internet advertising rakes in $2 bn in Q3


November 4th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 4 (IANS) China's Internet advertising market hit 13.8 billion yuan (about $2 billion) in the third quarter this year, according to a report released here Friday.The figure shows ... Read more...

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TRAI eases mergers and acquisition norms


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday made proposals to ease mergers for companies having market shares of up to 35 percent, but added ... Read more...

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Ricoh India targets Rs.1,000 crore revenue by 2014


November 1st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Japan-based printing solutions provider Ricoh Tuesday said that its India unit plans to increase its revenue three times in the coming three years to Rs.1,000 ... Read more...

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Japan’s Panasonic to scale down TV business


October 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japan's Panasonic Corp decided to sharply scale down its money-losing television-making business, reducing production of plasma display panels and cutting over 1,000 jobs, Japanese media reported ... Read more...

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`BRICS countries made incredible progress’


October 17th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 17 (IANS) The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries have made incredible progress over the past 10 years, Ron Acrulli, chairman of the World Federation ... Read more...

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BSNL, MTNL lost subscribers post mobile number portability


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) State-owned telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) have lost over 5,84,261 and 55,605 customers respectively as on June ... Read more...

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Unilever to acquire St. Ives and VO5 manufacturer Alberto Culver for $3.7 billion


September 27th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
MELROSE PARK, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- Unilever has acquired Alberto Culver Company (ACC), which manufactures important beauty care brands such as TRESemme, Alberto VO5, and St. Ives, for approximately $3.7 billion, ACC ... Read more...

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14 entites pay over $15 million to U.S. government to resolve civil allegations


February 27th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Over $15 million was paid by 14 different entities to the U.S. government to resolve civil allegations of fraudulently overbilling the Navy and other federal agencies, ... Read more...

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Swatch posts $714 mn dollar profit


February 9th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 9 (DPA) Swiss watchmaker Swatch reported Tuesday a 763 million franc ($713 million) profit in 2009 - an 8.9 percent decline on the previous year's net income but better than ... Read more...

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Stephen Lynch Introduces Bill Meant To Give Better Oversight Of PBMs


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Representative Stephen Lynch, member of the Democratic Party of the 9th District of Massachusetts, has recently set in motion a legislation that would give the Office ... Read more...

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Air India chief assures better security, financial progress


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 2(ANI): Air India Chairman and Managing Director Arvind Jadhav on Saturday said that stricter security measures would be instituted by the national carrier, both at airports and inside aircrafts.Addressing ... Read more...

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Trade forum sees bottoming out in airline industry


October 29th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 29 (DPA) The decline in air travel may have hit bottom, the International Air Transport Association said Thursday, but warned that a recovery was still a long way off. "The airline ... Read more...

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Playboy perfume enters Indian market


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Even though America's famous magazine for men Playboy is banned in India, the brand has forayed into the Indian market Wednesday by launching their perfume range for ... Read more...

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EU clears Deutsche Bank’s purchase of ABN Amro assets


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Commission Wednesday gave the green light to Germany's Deutsche Bank's purchase of some Dutch ABN Amro assets from troubled Benelux giant Fortis, judging that it ... Read more...

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EU slaps $966-mn fine on self-styled ‘paraffin mafia’


October 1st, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union (EU), Wednesday imposed a fine of nearly $1 billion on nine business groups, including ExxonMobil and Total, which ... Read more...

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Australians want to say it with roses, from India


July 7th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More and more Australians may soon be expressing their enduring love with roses from India as a delegation heads to Bangalore to facilitate a joint venture ... Read more...

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‘China, India among worst performing stock markets of 2008′


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (IANS) India and China, two of the investors' biggest darlings not so long ago, are among the world's worst-performing stock markets this year, says the Wall Street Journal ... Read more...

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1,000 PCs shipped to India every hour


June 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Computer shipments touched nearly 1,000 Personal Computers (PCs) every hour in the country in the quarter just gone by, with Q1 2008 (JFM 2008) shipments exceeding ... Read more...

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Sterlite bags Rs.2.96 bn contract


April 24th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Leading optical fibre provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd Thursday said it had won three contracts worth Rs.2.96 billion from the Power Grid Corp of India (PGCIL) to supply power ... Read more...

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More people buying laptops in India


February 27th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian personal computer (PC) market crossed 6.5 million shipments, while laptop sales doubled to nearly 1.8 million units in 2007, said IT research firm IDC India. ... Read more...

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