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EXCLUSIVE: Godrej group plans to foray into financial services business

The Godrej group is looking to enter the financial services business as the company sees a big opportunity in the sector after the liquidity situation is seen easing, sources told CNBC-TV18. The 121-year-old conglomerate, which is present in businesses ranging from real estate to locks to soaps, is planning to launch the financial services business this year, starting with home ... Read More »

Privacy, Please: Latest Gadgets Want Greater Peek into Lives

A model wears the Owlet Band pregnancy monitor at the Owlet booth at CES International, Jan. 9, 2019, in Las Vegas. The device can track fetal heart rate, kicks and contractions. LAS VEGAS —  The latest gadgets want even greater access to your lives. This week’s CES tech show in Las Vegas was a showcase for cameras that can livestream ... Read More »

Social Media Is Taking The Store: 3 Surprising Reasons Facebook, Snapchat, Spotify Are Into Retail

AFP/Getty ImagesGetty This is what several social media networks seem to think. Platforms from Snapchat to Facebook have been investing in retail to capture broader consumer interest and, apparently, boost revenue and followers. Here’s what some social platforms are trying, and why it matters to shoppers. The Sound of Brew-sic Starbucks in 2015 integrated the Spotify mobile app with the ... Read More »

Walmart Said to Complete Due Diligence for Buying Into Flipkart

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week, two sources said, as the US retail giant looks to take a controlling stake of 51 percent or more in the Indian company. Walmart has already floated a shareholder agreement, or offer proposal, and is looking to shell out about $10 billion to $12 billion for the stake that would value ... Read More »

Robot DJ Puts the Tech Into Techno for Czech Clubbers

These days artificial intelligence is so advanced that robots trade shares, make restaurants suggestions and diagnose diseases. But can a robot get a dance floor jumping? It is a question that Prague’s Karlovy Lazne Music Club has endeavoured to answer by employing a specially adapted former automotive industry robot as a DJ in the popular nightspot. The robot is shaped like a ... Read More »

Marriage Turning Into Threat In Social Media Age: High Court Judge

Justice Hima Kohli said that there is no secrecy in terms of sharing of personal data in social media. NEW DELHI:  With no secrecy of personal data in the age of social media, the institution of marriage is turning into a threat, Delhi High Court judge Hima Kohli has said. Justice Kohli, who was delivering a keynote address at a seminar ... Read More »

Investors to pump in $7 billion investments into real estate in 2017

A favourable regulatory environment coupled with attractive asset valuations has enhanced investor confidence by changing the perception of Indian realty in the global arena. Interest from offshore equity investors, large Indian corporates and high net worth individuals (HNIs) are likely to bring in investments worth USD 7 billion into the sector this year, says a report. While office and residential ... Read More »

Tips for Incorporating Technology into the Workplace

While most businesses use computers in some capacity, there’s certainly a gap between how effectively various businesses properly use technology. If you want to give your company the best chance of finding success though, you’ll want to take the time to implement technology into your workflow properly. In order to help you accomplish that, this post will offer a variety ... Read More »

Panjab University crisis: Is the varsity converting into a central institute?

The committee led by Panjab University (PU) senate member Jarnail Singh which was tasked to study the possibility of converting PU into a central institute has prepared a concept note which says that PU can retain both syndicate and senate and also the autonomy of the university would not be affected. Though a consensus is yet to reach among committee ... Read More »

Young investors get into property a brick at a time

Young Australians, many put off by the rising cost of property, make-up around 50% of the customers for fintech startup BRICKX. The survey of over 1,000 of the company’s 3,120 members found that half are aged under 35 and of that group, 74% have never owned property before investing in BRICKX. The company buys Australian residential properties and separates each into ... Read More »