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Governments pressure Google for more user information

In the United States, demand for information jumped 19 percent in the first six months of 2014 and more than tripled since 2009, when it started publishing the report. (Reuters)

Google Inc said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user i...

Rajasthan bypoll results: Congress leading in 3 Assembly seats, BJP in 1This is what the Google Android One will look like
Around the world, a little over half -- 57 per cent -- of super-rich individuals have only lived in one country, with 20 per cent having lived in three or more. (Reuters)
Half of wealthy Chinese plan to leave: survey
Nearly half of China's super-wealthy individuals are considering leaving the country...

Nasdaq slumps to worst day since July; S&P 500 dips

U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as the tech sector dragged the Nasdaq...

Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand

Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO.

Bollywood box office collections: Rs 100 cr club lessons from Salman Khan's 'Kick', Ajay Devgn's 'Singham', more

From Salman Khan's 'Kick', Ajay Devgn's 'Singham' to Aamir Khan's 'Dhoom', box office collections...

Cracking the Social Media Code

ThoughtBuzz launches social media analytics and management platform that aims to help businesses ide...
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SC to decide on legality of online card games in India
The question before the court is whether these games involve an element of skill and whether these ...
Xi Jinping's India visit: Trade ties and trade-offs
China is expected to pledge $50 billion in investments in India’s railways alone.
Straight talk
Birla Sun Life’s investor education campaign uses a simple analogy to explain the nuances of smart i...
Social Media Week names key speakers for 2014 leg
The line-up includes social media influencers, bloggers, politicians, authors and international expe...
In China’s biggest privatisation push, Sinopec to sell $17.5-bn retail stake
State-controlled oil giant Sinopec on Sunday unveiled a plan to sell a $17.5 billion stake in its re...
Nissan faces battery plant cuts amid rift with partner Renualt
Nissan’s plan would see US and British production phased out and a reduced output of next-generation...
Making I-T scrutiny less discretionary
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently issued a set of instructions to its officials on t...
Happy New YEAR
Notwithstanding weak consumer sentiments, marketers are ready to put their best foot forward this fe...
Rouble hits record low vs dollar on sanctions retaliation fears
The Russian rouble hit historic lows against the dollar on Monday...
Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout -report
An increasing number of big corporations expect governments worldwide to put a price on carbon dioxi...
Alibaba worried about Facebook IPO as considered Nasdaq vs NYSE
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd could have sold nearly $2 billion worth of stock...
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state governments
Income inequality is taking a toll on U.S. state governments.
'Theory of Everything,' a film study of Stephen Hawking's universe
British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, is one of the most recognisable figures in the world.
After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area
Delhi Metro is now working on extending the heritage ride to the upcoming ITO Metro station...
NEI to invest Rs 500 crore on new bearings plant in Gujarat
National Engineering Industries Ltd, maker of the NBC brand of bearings, is investing Rs 500 crore.....
Pakistan stocks cross 30,000 points barrier
After weeks of shedding points due to uncertainty caused by political crisis in the country...
Barack Obama condemns "barbaric murder" of British aid worker by IS
US President Barack Obama has condemned the "barbaric murder" of a British citizen IS...
Royal prank radio station donates to India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha's family
An Australian radio station, which aired a prank on an India-born nurse who later took her life afte...
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