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LeEco’s Le Max Pro Goes on Sale as First Snapdragon 820 Smartphone

LeEco Le Max Pro, the world’s first smartphone unveiled to sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC, has gone on sale in China – making it the world’s first Snapdragon 820 smartphone in the market. The flagship smartphone from the Chinese technology conglomerate went on sale in limited quantities in China on Tuesday at rather low price of CNY 1999 (roughly $305 ... Read More »

Gold Dips as Stocks Struggle; Bullion Funds See More Inflows

Singapore: Gold fell early on Thursday as investors cautiously watched volatile stock and oil markets for cues, but stayed above $1,200 an ounce, drawing some support from flows into bullion funds. Fundamentals * Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,226.40 an ounce by 0043 GMT. * On Wednesday, gold had risen as much as 2 percent to $1,252.91 as lower ... Read More »

Asian Stocks Slip as China Markets Slide, Oil Prices Dip

Tokyo: Asian shares slipped on Thursday as crude oil prices seesawed and Chinese shares dived, rekindling anxiety about the impact of high market volatility on the global economy on the eve of a G20 meeting in Shanghai. Still, spreadbetters expected overnight gains on Wall Street to bolster European shares in early trading. “A late rebound in US trading saw US ... Read More »

Sensex Ends 113 Points Lower as Rail Budget Fails to Cheer Markets

3:35 p.m.: The Sensex ended 113 points lower at 22,976 and Nifty closed at 6,971, down 48 points. 3:02 p.m.: Selling pressure intensified in the last 30 minutes of trade. The Sensex fell 130 points to 22,958 and Nifty was down 52 points at 6,967. 2:49 p.m.: The markets turned flat in the late noon deals. The Sensex was down ... Read More »

Tata Renames Zica Hatchback as Tata Tiago

It has been confirmed that the Tata Zica will globally arrive bearing the Tata Tiago moniker. Tata Motors has already started promoting the new name through its social media channels. The company took the decision to rename the Zica as it was uncomfortably similar to the ‘Zika’ virus that continues to spread across the world. In order to show empathy ... Read More »

Monsanto India Falls 4% as Competition Watchdog Orders Probe

Mumbai: Shares of agri-biotechnology major Monsanto India fell by 4 per cent today after fair trade regulator CCI ordered a detailed probe against its US-parent joint venture Mahyco Monsanto Biotech India Limited (MMBL). Finding prima-facie violation of competition law, CCI has ordered a detailed probe into alleged abuse of dominance by the Indian arm of the US-based genetically modified seed ... Read More »

UK Sinha Assumes Office, Begins New Term As Sebi Chairman

New Delhi: U K Sinha today began his new term as Chairman of capital markets regulator Sebi following his reappointment to this position by the government. Sinha, who became Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on February 18, 2011, was initially appointed for a three-year term and was later given a two-year extension. Days before his ... Read More »

Rs. 251 Smartphone Bookings Stopped as Company Servers are ‘Overloaded’

Planning to buy the Rs. 251 smartphone? You might have missed your chance. The world’s cheapest smartphone went on sale this morning via freedom251.com but people were already having problems booking the phone. Now however, the option to buy the phone seems to have disappeared completely, as the company claims that its servers have been overloaded. When you visit the ... Read More »

Disinvestment May Get Boost As Sebi Tweaks OFS Norms

New Delhi: In a move that may give a boost to the government’s disinvestment plan, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday agreed to its suggestion for cutting the advance notice period for OFS (offer for sale) to one day and allowed retail investors to place their bids a day later for such share sales. Currently, listed ... Read More »

Tinder-Style Apps Score as Online Dating Grows in the US: Survey

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike – whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among a crowd of strangers. And ... Read More »