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LinkedIn launches support for Hindi language: What is going to change and how to enable it

This support is live for desktop as well as mobile versions of the professional site.

WhatsApp update: Different skin tones for couple emojis to undo status update shortcut, top features in the works

WhatsApp is all set to bring a new feature that will allow users to select different skin tone combinations for couple emojis.

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Mukesh Ambani backs data privacy, cryptocurrency bills

The country, he said, is transitioning fully from 2G to 4G. "We are in the process of creating an equally affordable ecosystem of devices to enable greater adoption, supported by a faster rollout of o

His comments come against the backdrop of a debate on how India should balance user protections with support for its digital economy in the world's fastest-growing major internet market. Foreign companies and hundreds of home-grown startups have flourished amid a dearth of regulation.

Aggregate bank deposits slump in fortnight to November 19 after abrupt rise in previous 15 days: Report

Such a huge incremental addition has happened only a few times: during the fortnight to November 25, 2016 by Rs 4.16 lakh crore after the note ban, for the fortnight to September 26, 2016 by Rs 3.55 l

In fact, the Rs 3.3 lakh crore fortnightly deposit bulge is the fifth largest fortnightly increase since 1997 and the Rs 2.69 lakh crore subsequent deposit slump (fortnight ended Nov'19) is the largest since 1997.

Integrated infra, coordinated efforts in line with PM Gati Shakti to augment coal production

To cater to the increased coal dispatch in Chhattisgarh and Odisha, 14 railway infrastructure projects are under implementation in line with Gati Shakti principles.

Coal remains the primary domestic fuel for India as well as the single largest commodity transported across the country, the ministry said in a statement. (File)

Microtek plans to invest Rs 500 crore to boost electric product business

As per estimates, the domestic electrical equipment market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 12 per cent to reach around 5.4 lakh crore by 2025, he added.

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Believe in bright future of India, passion of its young entrepreneurs, says SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son

Speaking at the InFinity Forum, Son, the chief executive of Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank, said the group is the biggest foreign investor in India.

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Need collective global action for effective technology regulation: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

So far, regulators are only "catching-up" in regulating ever-evolving technology and hence there is no one point formula with which it can be regulated, she said.

India has 1.29 billion biometric Aadhaar identity, 1 billion wireless internet users, and 600 million smartphones, she said. (File)

Need to convert Fintech initiatives into Fintech revolution for financial empowerment of masses: PM Modi

The Fintech industry has achieved huge scale and found acceptability among the masses, he said while inaugurating the Infinity Forum.

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SC directs Kirloskar family to resolve row

Sanjay Kirloskar got to lead the pump manufacturing company, Kirloskar Brothers while Atul Kirloskar and Rahul Kirloskar led the engine manufacturing company — Kirloskar Oil Engines. These were two

To avoid any further litigation, KBL, however, urged the SC to direct not only all the signatories to the DFS but all companies (whether present and future), under their management/control to unconditionally submit themselves to mediation/arbitration.

Swiggy to invest $700 million boost in Instamart

In the last few months, Swiggy Instamart has onboarded more than one seller-run dark store every day. By January 2022, it will make deliveries in 15 minutes by having the network of dark stores very c

Although start-ups like BigBasket, Swiggy and Dunzo started as pure marketplace businesses in grocery delivery, all of them pivoted to an inventory model using their own dark stores lately.

Cross-border insolvency: Personal guarantors to corporate debtors to be covered

Some analysts, however, feel there is a need to include the financial services sector, which has significant cross-border investments.

The ministry of corporate affairs has sought stakeholders’ comments on the draft by December 15, after which a final proposal is expected to be placed before the Cabinet for approval. Any such additions of provisions to the IBC will finally have to be ratified by Parliament.

7,500 patents & counting…How Samsung’s Bengaluru centre fires up innovation

“We also look into multiple team-based ideation workshops, whereby a couple of people work together on products already in the field but with room for innovation. That's also part of my job.”

When it comes to its own employees, the success rate has been much higher for obvious reasons. “If we look into last five years, I see the 50% of the people are first-time innovators and about 27% have less than five years of experience.”

L&T partners ReNew to tap into green hydrogen biz

Green hydrogen, produced by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen in an electrolyser by using renewable-powered electricity, can enable the world to meet its net zero emissions targets.

Green hydrogen demand in India for applications such as refineries, fertilisers and city gas grids is estimated to grow up to 2 MMTPA by 2030 in line with the nation’s green hydrogen mission. This would call for investments upwards of $60 billion.

SBI, Adani Capital sign pact for co-lending to farmers

Registered in 2017, Adani Capital is a non-deposit taking systemically important NBFC with total assets under management (AUM) of Rs 1,292 crore as on March 31.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had issued guidelines on co-lending scheme for banks and NBFCs for priority-sector lending, to improve credit flow towards underserved sectors of economy, the bank said in a release, adding that the model aims to give the borrower the best interest rate and better reach.

Shriram City records highest-ever 2-wheeler loans of Rs 1,022 cr in November

With the increasing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), the NBFC foresees a rise in the average loan ticket size which will help in touching new milestones, according to a company release.

This was the second consecutive November when the NBFC has crossed the Rs 1,000-crore disbursement mark.

CRED to acquire Happay for $180m in a cash & stock deal

Post the acquisition, Happay will operate as a separate entity and the team will work closely with the leadership of CRED to leverage on the ecosystem, build distribution, expand the product offering

The deal values Happay at $180 million and the acquisition is likely to be a combination of cash and stock.

Dhanlaxmi Bank’s part-time chairman resigns from board

The Kerala-based bank has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons, including an RBI advisory to ensure transparency in the nomination process of directors and follow best corporate governa

Sources in the bank said that Iyer resigned due to health reasons.

Twitter users lost many followers today but it’s okay: Here’s what really happened

'Followers par hamla' trends on Twitter as users lose significant followers.

UIDAI working with World Bank, UN to take Aadhaar tech overseas

UIDAI is looking forward to having more partners from India who can help it in taking the Aadhaar technology overseas.

RBI initiates insolvency proceedings against Reliance Capital at NCLT

RBI had on Nov 29 superseded the board of Reliance Capital Ltd in view of payment defaults and serious governance issues.

Among Us!, Toca Life World among winners of Apple 2021 App Store Awards: Full list here

In a statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the winners of the awards “harnessed their own drive and vision” to provide users with the best games and apps of the year.

Spotify 2021 Wrapped goes live to give recollection of everything you listened to this year

To distinguish it from its offerings in the past two years, Spotify has also decided to provide some new features as a part of this campaign.

Microsoft announces Teams Essentials for SMBs: Top features, India pricing and everything to know

Microsoft Teams Essentials will be available for Rs 100 per person per month in India.

Cricket 22 out now on consoles, PC: Top features, gameplay, India price and everything to know

Cricket 22 will be the first game in the series to be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S, X.

Now you can just WhatsApp to book an Uber in India: Here’s how

Any WhatsApp user can now book an Uber ride by messaging Uber's business account number.

Redmi Note 10S gets new 8GB RAM, 128GB storage variant in India; 6GB/128GB version gets price hike

The 8GB RAM, 128GB storage version of the Redmi Note 10S has been launched in India at a price of Rs 18,499.

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