MPs working on plan to make online space safer for women
Government officials, particularly of the IT and women and child development (WCD) ministries, informed the members through presentations about the steps being taken to make perusal of online crimes, such as stalking and harassment of women, easier.
Uber is recording some riders’ trips, raising privacy worries
The increased surveillance of rides at Uber coincides with a spike in demand fr...
Deferment of spectrum payment to provide headroom to telecom sector: India Inc
The government doled out a Rs 42,000 crore relief to debt-lade...
Niti Aayog asks India Inc to assess CSR impact
Speaking at the event, the Additional Secretary for Department of Personnel and Training, Srinivas Katikithala said that there is a need for partnership between the government and industry for capacity building to achieve greater impact of CSR projects.
Goldman Sachs CEO denies allegations, says there is no gender bias in Apple Card credit limit
David Heinemeier Hansson earlier tweeted that the Apple Card is a "sexist" programme.
India Inc's M&A deal value slips 45 pc to USD 1.5 bn in October: Report
According to Grant Thornton's latest M&A Dealtracker, there were 28 M&A deals worth USD 1.5 billion in October this year, while in the same period last year 47 such deals were announced worth USD 2.8 billion. While the overall M&A deal value and volume in October declined as compared to the year-ago period, on a month-on-month basis, there was an increase.
Women allowed to work in night shifts in all factories in Karnataka
The state government has in the notification cited Madras High Court judgement striking down Section 66(1)(b) of the Factories Act, 1948, which prohibited employment of women to work in night shifts, and certain conditions laid down by it. Currently, women are allowed to work night shifts only in the IT and IT-enabled service sectors.
Women in armed forces: SC for retrospective effect in permanent commission
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to look at the positive side of granting permanent commission to women officers in retrospective effect, and expand the ambit of the benefit to women officers serving under SSC before March 2019. The government has already issued notification for permanent jobs to women officers in ten branches of the Army.
Photography redefined: Apple’s new battery case allows shooting videos and capturing frames on the go
The new lineup of cases from Apple also enhances the battery performance of iPhone 11.
Sundaram Mutual opens Sundaram Global Brand Fund
The fund has a 30-stock portfolio and the current top 10 holdings include Apple, Amazon, McDonalds & Disney.
Realme to drive competition in premium segment; bullish on offline expansion
“We wanted to change the definition of the premium segment. It is not about pricing but giving experience. We are offering all features from the latest chipset to the fastest charging. we will keep on expanding the portfolio. It is just an entry and we have many more devices to come,” Madhav Sheth, India CEO.
India Inc screens recruits most, but not in-depth
When it comes to nature of checks, employers are still sticking to the basic ones with employment (88%) and education verifications (83%) being the most common. Identity verifications and criminal checks stood third and fourth among Indian enterprises, in contrast to global markets that prioritise these.
In Austin, Donald Trump praises Apple chief Tim Cook's 'great job'
The visit gave Trump a chance to hail American manufacturing and step back, at least temporarily, from his tirade against big technology firms, including Apple, which he criticizes for manufacturing its products abroad.
China 'not stepping up' in trade talks: Donald Trump
"I can tell you this. China would much rather make a trade deal than I would," Trump told reporters while touring a computer manufacturing facility that produces computers for Apple.
Companies must review outsourcing to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
Geopolitical conditions have a direct impact on trade and economic activities of a country. According to Gartner Inc, recent events like the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks, the US-China trade dispute and political tensions in Hong Kong are raising fears of delivery disruptions. This could further affect global offshore services market.
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