Donald Trump blames Barack Obama for protests: ‘I Think He’s Behind It’

President Donald Trump said he believes that predecessor Barack Obama is riling up protesters against his administration and that Obama’s “people” may be the source of unflattering national-security leaks to the media.

World News

Delhi to Mumbai at airplane-like speeds: Hyperloop in talks with Modi government to operate the vehicle on some routes

Hyperloop Technologies Inc., which is building a super-fast transportation solution based on an idea by billionaire Elon Musk, is in initial talks with the government and companies to partially build and operate the vehicle o

Industry News

Here is why India is not going to see big money coming in soon

Overseas investors are in a bind: Bank of America Merrill Lynch estimates it will take at least till September to gauge the earnings-growth potential of Indian companies given jolts on the policy front, yet the nation’s ben

Economy News

Did demonetisation take a toll on GDP? India to grow at 6.8% in FY17, slowest since 2014, but still among fastest in world, says poll

For a country that saw 86 percent of its currency sucked out overnight, India’s economy is proving surprisingly resilient.

Economy News

Big disinvestment move by Modi: Government planning to sell 51% stake in debt-ridden Air India

India is planning to sell a majority stake in Air India, the country’s national carrier, to a strategic partner in a bid to turn around the loss making airline, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Industry News

Donald Trump’s not-quite state-of-the-union address on Tuesday risks trillions

Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday is taking on the importance of a State of the Union speech when it comes to US financial markets.

Donald Trump’s not-quite state-of-the-union address on Tuesday risks trillions

World’s biggest IPO: These are all the ways a Saudi Aramco IPO could impact markets

The exact dollar value of Saudi Aramco may be up for debate, but the listing of the world’s biggest company will be priceless for the kingdom’s markets.

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Modi’s ambitious Udaan scheme: JSW Group led by billionaire Savitri Jindal applies for commercial flight operations

JSW Group, the Indian conglomerate led by billionaire Savitri Jindal, applied under a subsidy program spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve flight connectivity for small towns and villages.

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MWC 2017: As Apple, Samsung lose market share, Huawei, LG unveil handsets that could make them household names

A day before the industry’s biggest conference gets going in Barcelona, LG hosted an event to show off its new G6 smartphone with and edge-to-edge display -- no plastic or metal bezel around it.

Technology News

MWC 2017: GoPro integrates app with Huawei’s new smartphone P10 in China push

GoPro Inc. is integrating its mobile editing app into Huawei Technologies Co.’s newest smartphones, in a marketing push to boost brand presence and sales in China amid sluggish demand in the US.

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MWC 2017: Google Assistant goes beyond the Pixel to take on Apple’s Siri

MWC 2017: Five months after introducing its digital assistant, Google is sharing the feature with Android partners, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

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Berkshire’s Apple gain reaches $1.6 billion; cost disclosed

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s gain on Apple Inc. is more than $1.6 billion after shares of the iPhone maker surged.

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This technology makes riding a bike indoors a lot less awful

For decades, cyclists hoping to stay fit through the winter have been presented with the same choice: bundle up and brave the elements or resign themselves to hours of frustration on an indoor training device.

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US immigration data overlook citizens’ interests: Ramesh Ponnuru

It’s an eye-opening finding: If the US no longer had any illegal immigrants, its GDP would be $5 trillion smaller over 10 years.

World News

Lupin to Sun Pharmaceutical, pharma barons are reporting delays in digitizing labs

Heads of two of India’s largest drug makers said integration of electronic systems to prevent quality lapses in factories is going slower than expected, as the industry looks to adapt to increased scrutiny from regulators i

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10 truly remote places where your boss can’t track you down

When the weather is bad and days are short, workers can feel especially cooped up in the office—and bogged down in constant contact with other human beings.

Lifestyle News

Autonomous vehicles: Google and Uber are fighting over Lidar Technology. What is it?

Spacecraft use it to measure distance. Farmers use it to work out which fields need fertilizer. Archaeologists use it to map topography. And, crucially for Uber Technologies Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo, self-driving cars

Industry News

Gold prices on the rise in 2017: Wait, the boom may be nearing its end

Gold has got off to a great start in 2017, climbing 8.9 percent and even erasing its post-U.S. election slump with a leap to $1,251 an ounce Thursday.

Gold prices on the rise in 2017: Wait, the boom may be nearing its end

Snapdeal layoffs shouldn’t be surprising, primary goal of a startup isn’t to maintain headcount but survival

The Indian media have chronicled the struggles facing the country's e-commerce industry, including executive departures and lower equity valuations.

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Snapdeal setbacks are pragmatic response to a bumpy boom: Gadfly

Job cuts deserve just as much attention, because there's little good in hiring a whole lot of people before firing many of them.

Industry News

Tesla capital raise seen near as Elon Musk burns through cash coffers

Elon Musk is burning through cash and may need to raise more soon to produce the mass-market electric sedan Tesla Inc.

Industry News

Twitter, Snapchat probed in France as Facebook alters user terms

French fraud watchdogs are investigating potential abusive clauses in the terms and conditions applicable for users of Twitter Inc., WhatsApp, Alphabet Inc.’s Google + and Snap Inc.’s Snapchat.

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Snapchat’s IPO is lunacy, but it could be crazy good: Gadfly

Let's say this up front: Buying shares in Snapchat's IPO next week is an act of lunacy.

Markets News

UK faces 60 bn-euro Brexit bill, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern says

Britain should be charged about 60 billion euros ($63 billion) when it leaves the European Union, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said, becoming the first EU leader to put a value on the size of the U.K.’s Brexit bill.

World News

Warren Buffett and investors dislike fees, but maybe too much: Gadfly

A big day is coming for the faithful followers of the Oracle of Omaha. Warren Buffett’s annual letter is due out on Saturday, and he’s expected to take up the long-simmering debate about active versus passive investing.

Industry News

Investors flock to supercharged gold bet that’s returned 180%

Gold doesn’t offer yield. Junior miners may, and a leveraged exchange-traded fund tracking them has investors flocking to it.

Commodities News

Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017: Modi may be on road to nowhere in India’s crucial state poll

That’s bad news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party is battling a crucial state election in Uttar Pradesh that began on Feb. 11. The election is just one of five state polls taking place across In

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