As Lok Sabha polls enter final stage, Modi’s election bid hangs on angry farmers

One of the election pledges that swept Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party to power five years ago was the promise to pay farmers 50% more than their cost of production.

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Apple fears new tradeoff: Raise iPhone prices or suffer profit cuts

Apple could eat the cost and leave iPhone prices untouched!

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RBI’s ex-deputy governor on Yes Bank board shows things are worse than they look

It’s no secret that India’s banking regulator hates having its officials sit on the boards of state-run lenders.

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Funding crisis to worsen unless India pumps in cash, says Kotak

The non-bank lenders, which have been hit by high borrowing costs and largely shut out from the bond market after the crisis at shadow lender IL&FS Group broke out last year, are facing the risk that more borrowers will be un

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Facebook, Google make platitudinous promises again to weed out hate speech at Paris summit

Facebook said the restrictions will be expanded into other areas in the coming weeks.

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जरूरत बढ़ने के बावजूद देश में क्यों घट रहे हैं ATM, ब्रिक्स देशों में भारत सबसे पीछे

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WhatsApp hack shows how supposedly secure messaging apps are vulnerable

The WhatsApp hack shows how supposedly secure messaging apps have a basic vulnerability.

The WhatsApp episode is likely to increase the backlash against NSO and the export license it has from the Israeli government to sell Pegasus. News

Crowdfunding, focus on education: How a new generation of liberal leaders has shaken up this Lok Sabha election

The atmosphere was festive for the candidate who’s credited with revamping government schools by introducing modern learning tools and bringing them on par with private-run institutions.

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Even as people use more ATMs, India is shutting them down; here’s why

India already has the fewest ATMs per 100,000 people among BRICS nations, according to the International Monetary Fund.

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Bitcoin rally: Here’s what data shows about cyrptocurrency’s resurgence

Indexica, an alternative data provider, built a custom index based on natural language processing of thousands of textual documents to try and explain Bitcoin’s 28% run-up throughout the month of April.

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Flying to Europe to become cheaper: IndiGo to offer budget business class seats to lure fliers

A business-class section at IndiGo, which is operated by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., would follow low-cost Indian rival SpiceJet Ltd., which just started offering premium seats, picking up Boeing Co. 737 jets already equipped w

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New Zealand, France heads to meet Google, Facebook, Twitter on hate speech

The Paris agenda also includes a push, dubbed the Christchurch Call, for attendees to make a pledge to curb the promotion of violent extremism on their platforms

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How does Google make money from its Search service?

Google dominates online advertising, with about $116 billion in ad sales last year

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US-China trade war: No strategy in Trump’s tariff push

As China and the US dig in for what may become a protracted and possibly very painful trade war, a lot of time is being wasted trying to divine whether president Donald Trump has a strategy.

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Bitcoin breaks $8,000 as cryptocurrency extends two-week rally

The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index, which tracks a basket of the largest digital assets, added as much as 9.3% before paring the gain to 6.8%.

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Oil price rises as Saudi Arabia reports drone attacks on pump stations

Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen -- who have long received backing from Iran -- said earlier that they had targeted key Saudi installations with drones.

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iPhone’s 2019 models likely to be pricier as Apple faces higher production costs

More than 60% of Apple's 2018 revenue came from the iPhone, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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Brexit trouble: No deal has become the lightening rod for British voters’ unhappiness

No Deal has become the lightening rod for voters’ unhappiness with British politics and though everything has been done to kill it, it rises up again and again.

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Crude oil price rises as Middle East tanker attacks add to political risks

Prices had been struggling in recent weeks against a backdrop of increasing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, which damped the macroeconomic outlook.

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Trade War: चीन का करारा जवाब, 1 जून से 60 अरब डॉलर के अमेरिकी प्रॉडक्ट्स पर लगाएगा टैरिफ

हाल ही में अमेरिका ने 200 अरब डॉलर के चाइनीज सामान पर टैरिफ बढ़ा दिया है.

China to impose tariffs on 60 billion dollar of U.S. goods News

Apple supplier TSMC begins producing A13 chips for 2019 iPhone models

2019 iPhone chips will be featured in all three new models, successors to the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

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Pouring in: Elon Musk’s brain tech startup raising more cash

In April, when asked by a Twitter user for a Neuralink update, Musk replied “Probably something notable to announce in a few months.”

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will work with governments

The French government report, which will serve as a basis for redefining how France deals with hate speech, said new rules should make social networks accountable “for protecting the integrity their members, protecting user

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Back with a bang: Bitcoin climbs above $7,000 as cryptocurrency rally extends

Bitcoin advanced 11% from Friday to $6,957.73 as of 9:01 a.m. Tokyo time, having earlier hit $7,585, according to Bitstamp pricing. The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index is up 7.6%.

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Uber IPO flops, SoftBank’s market value slides $9 billion

In addition to Uber, SoftBank also booked a 203.4 billion yen valuation gain from its stake in Guardant Health Inc., which went public in October, and a 154.2 billion yen gain on India’s Oyo. It also recorded a 222.6 billio

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Out of woods? Pakistan secures $6 billion IMF bailout to ease economic crisis

Rigo noted the efforts to stabilize the nation’s economy but said more needs to be done.

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In Modi, India saw its Shinzo Abe to lift economy. Instead, he badly undershot expectations

"The chief minister of Gujarat state had just been chosen by his party to become the next prime minister if it won the popular vote. Writing for Reuters then, I predicted he could lift the country’s drooping economy, just a

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