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Asus Eyes 10 Percent Share In India Tablet Market

Asus Eyes 10 Percent Share In India Tablet Market

NEW DELHI – Taiwanese technology firm Asus today said it aims to grow its share in the Indian tablet market to 10 per cent by the end of this year as it expands product portfolio and enhances retail presence across the country.
“Currently, we have single digit market share between 3-5 per cent. The Indian tablet [...]

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business, News | Read More »

Retail Inflation In India Rises Steeply In

Retail Inflation In India Rises Steeply In

Retail inflation in March inched up to 8.31 per cent from 8.03 in February, mainly on account of a rise in fruit and vegetable prices.
NEW DELHI – Retail inflation in March inched up to 8.31 per cent from 8.03 in February, mainly on account of a rise in fruit and vegetable prices.
“Provisional annual inflation rate [...]

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business, News | Read More »

India Leads Global Remittances With $70 Billion In 2013

India Leads Global Remittances With $70 Billion In 2013

BANGALORE – According to the World Bank, India received $70 billion in 2013 in the form of remittances from international overseas workers and is topping the list. According to the World Bank’s latest issue of the Migration and Development Brief, the home countries of international migrants from developing countries will receive $436 billion in remittances [...]

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business, News | Read More »

Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Tony Singh’s Fruiticana won the Premier’s People’s Choice Award, which is unique in that it went to the company that proved they had the support of their community by receiving the most online votes.
By R. Paul Dhillon

VANCOUVER – Tony Singh’s Fruiticana was the big winner at the 11th Annual SBBC Awards organized by the Small [...]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business, Lead Story, News, Top News | Read More »

Apple Looking At Cars, Medical Devices For Growth: Report

Apple Looking At Cars, Medical Devices For Growth: Report

NEW YORK – Apple Inc is looking atcars and medical devices to diversify itssources of revenue as growth fromiPhones and iPads slow, according to aSan Francisco Chronicle report.Apple’s head of mergers and acquisitions,Adrian Perica, met with TeslaMotors Inc founder Elon Musk at thecompany’s headquarters last year aroundthe same time analysts suggested thatApple acquire the Model [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

India’s Gold Demand Up 13% At 975 Tons In 2013: Report

India’s Gold Demand Up 13% At 975 Tons In 2013: Report

India’s gold demand remained buoyant in 2013 and rose by 13% to 975 tons comparedto 2012, despite government putting in several restrictions to curb imports,according to a World Gold Council report.
MUMBAI – India’s gold demandremained buoyant in 2013 and rose by13% to 975 tons compared to 2012,despite government putting in severalrestrictions to curb imports, accordingto [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

India PC Market Declined 19.9 Percent In Q4 2013

India PC Market Declined 19.9 Percent In Q4 2013

BANGALORE – The combined deskbasedand mobile PC market in Indiatotalled nearly 1.96 million units in thefourth quarter of 2013, a 19.9 per centdecrease over the fourth quarter of 2012,according to Gartner, Inc.“Consumers accounted for 49 percent oftotal PC sales in the fourth quarter of2013,” said Vishal Tripathi, principalresearch analyst at Gartner.” In theabsence of any [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

Tata Group India’s Most Valuable Brand: Global Study

Tata Group India’s Most Valuable Brand: Global Study

Tata has retained its top place amongIndian brands and its global ranking hasalso improved from 39th in 2013 to 34thnow.
LONDON – Diversified conglomerateTata group was on Tuesday declaredIndia’s most valuable brand with a valueof US$ 21.1 billion, while US-based technologygiant Apple has retained its topposition globally with about US$ 105 billion.According to a list released [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

e-Commerce A Promising Shortcut To India’s Economic Woes

e-Commerce A Promising Shortcut To India’s Economic Woes

NEW DELHI – The e-commerce sectorhas been growing at a breakneck pacerecently, taking the Indian businesses bystorm. The sector is not only provingadvantageous for sellers, but also forbuyers—a win-win situation that fuelsthis sector’s unparalleled rise.“There is no doubt that e-commerce inIndia is set for a rapid growth in theshortfuture. While 2013 witnessed consolidationand increase in [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »

Hewlett-Packard Says It Needs To Chop 5,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard Says It Needs To Chop 5,000 More Jobs

NEW YORK – Struggling US computergiant Hewlett-Packard plans to slash5,000 more jobs than previouslyannounced because of a difficult businessenvironment, a regulatory filingshows. HP will eliminate 34,000 positionsby the end of its fiscal year nextOctober, up from an earlier estimate of29,000, said a document dated yesterdayand filed with the Securities andExchange Commission.The California-based firm, one of [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »