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Rohan Murty takes ancient Indian texts to the world

The first five books of the Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI), an initiative by the Harvard University...

Rohan Murty takes ancient Indian texts to the world

Falling oil prices pose a challenge for Airbus, Boeing

Sharply falling oil prices are a boon to airlines, saving billions of dollars in monthly fuel bills...

Falling oil prices pose a challenge for Airbus, Boeing

S&P nears settlement over inflated ratings

On TV and in the courtroom, Standard & Poor’s has waged war against a US Justice Department lawsuit...

S&P nears settlement over inflated ratings

Connected devices pose risks: FTC chairwoman

The head of the US Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday offered a prescription for protecting consumer data...

Connected devices pose risks: FTC chairwoman

Intel budgets $300 m for diversity

In the past year, Apple, Google and other technology giants have faced mounting criticism over...

Intel budgets $300 m for diversity

PlayStation 4 faces resurgent rivals in Xbox One & Wii U

Not so fast, Sony. Your two biggest rivals in the game console business, Microsoft and Nintendo, are showing signs of life.

PlayStation 4 faces resurgent rivals in Xbox One & Wii U

Euro drops to 4½-year low as Draghi hints at more stimulus

Shares too fall after ECB chief says ready to act on low inflation...

Euro drops to 4½-year low as Draghi hints at more stimulus

To rescue economy, Japan turns to supermom

When she was pregnant with the first of her three sons, Chiaki Kitajima, an advertising executive here, said her bosses were shocked...

To rescue economy, Japan turns to supermom

European start-ups struggle to keep pace with venture financing

Working from converted warehouses in East London and start-up lofts in trendy Berlin, Europe’s tech companies are always eager...

European start-ups struggle to keep pace with venture financing

Poor evidence against North Korea in Sony hacking

A number of private security researchers are increasingly voicing doubts that the hack of Sony‘s computer systems was the work of North Korea.

Poor evidence against North Korea in Sony hacking

Driver wanted for Barack Obama motorcade. Novice welcome

Shortly after US President Barack Obama landed here one fall day for fund-raisers...

Driver wanted for Barack Obama motorcade. Novice welcome

MBA programmes follow Silicon Valley into data age

Many US colleges have begun offering programmes that include digital components and not just finance and corporate strategy...

MBA programmes follow Silicon Valley into data age

Oil’s swift fall raises fortunes of US abroad

Anti-US oil exporters Russia, Iran, Venezula pushed towards financial crisis; talks rife that US, Saudi delibrately drove down prices

Oil’s swift fall raises fortunes of US abroad

Bribe charges may kill $13-bn merger of Biomet, Zimmer

From the skyscrapers of Wall Street to the factories of northern Indiana, cheers rang out for one of the biggest mergers of the year. For $13.35 billion, Goldman Sachs and a group of giant private equ

Bribe charges may kill $13-bn merger of Biomet, Zimmer

US Fed says it’ll be ‘patient’ on interest rate timing

Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve chairwoman, said on Wednesday the Fed still expected to start raising interest rates next year...

US Fed says it’ll be ‘patient’ on interest rate timing

Steep rate hike in Russia fails to stem rouble rout

The rouble’s value continued to slide on Tuesday despite the Russian central bank’s extraordinary effort to defend it...

Steep rate hike in Russia fails to stem rouble rout

Sony Pictures asks news outlets to delete ‘stolen’ data

Sony Pictures Entertainment warned media outlets on Sunday against using the mountains of corporate data revealed by hackers...

Sony Pictures asks news outlets to delete ‘stolen’ data

Zuckerberg says secret of his current success is making lots of mistakes

Now we know why Facebook is so unafraid to make mistakes, whether it is the company’s privacy...

Zuckerberg says secret of his current success is making lots of mistakes

US narrowly passes $1.1-trillion spending Bill, averts shutdown

The legislation now heads to the Senate, which is expected to pass it soon

US narrowly passes $1.1-trillion spending Bill, averts shutdown

Detroit is out of bankruptcy, but not out of the woods yet

This city formally emerged from court protection on Wednesday, bringing to a close the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history after about 17 months. Yet the end of the bankruptcy was also th

Detroit is out of bankruptcy, but not out of the woods yet

Cheap ECB loans fail to cheer banks

Banks drew 130 billion euros in loans from the central bank, which offered a fixed interest rate of 0.15%

Cheap ECB loans fail to cheer banks

A global accord to fight climate change is in sight

Diplomats from 196 nations working on a draft settlement that would aid the United Nations forge a treaty to fight green concerns

A global accord to fight climate change is in sight

Uber cab’s driver checks under global scrutiny, not just Delhi after rape

The Delhi rape case by an Uber driver reveals the difference between the vow and the delivery.

Uber cab’s driver checks under global scrutiny, not just Delhi after rape

Alibaba must deploy cash to challenge Android

E-commerce giant eyes handset-makers as it plans forays into entertainment and healthcare

Alibaba must deploy cash to challenge Android

Barack Obama’s bid to regulate internet access divides civil rights groups

When US President Obama laid out his vision for strict regulation of internet access last month, he was voicing views thought to be held by...

Barack Obama’s bid to regulate internet access divides civil rights groups

IPO-ready Uber amasses $1.2 bn, valued at $40 bn

Car-ride start-up may raise more as it records frenetic growth

IPO-ready Uber amasses $1.2 bn, valued at $40 bn

’12 smartphone brands violate privacy rules’

Taiwan has identified 12 smartphone brands that do not conform with privacy standards, and the handset makers could face...

’12 smartphone brands violate privacy rules’
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