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25 December, 2018 5:46 AM World's Richest Lost $511 Billion In A Year Of Market Turmoil

Even Amazon's Jeff Bezos, who recorded the biggest gain for 2018, wasn't spared the volatility The richest people on Earth lost $511 billion this year after record first-half gains were obliterated by a succession of bruising market selloffs. Global trade tensions and worries about a U.S. recession dragged markets lower at year-end, leaving the 500 people 248

24 December, 2018 10:46 AM How did e-commerce fare in 2018?

Himadri Buch does a 3 Point Analysis on how e-commerce platforms performed in 2018, which categories take the lion's share in sales and more. Growing consumer trust and confidence in online buying has helped e-commerce platforms expand their share in India's total FMCG retail sales by as much as three times. Global online grocery purchases have shot up by 15 percent 70

24 December, 2018 9:03 AM Number of Japanese firms in India rises to 1,441: Japan's envoy

The number of Japanese companies operating in India has gone up to 1,441 till October this year, on account of improving business environment in the country, said Ambassador of Japan to India Kenji Hiramatsu. In a communication to Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, the Ambassador said there was a significant increase in the number of companies 135

24 December, 2018 6:00 AM Google Duo crosses 1 billion mark on Google Play

San Francisco: Google's video chat app Duo has now been downloaded more than 1 billion times on Google Play. The company launched Duo in 2016 along with instant messaging app Allo with much fanfare. "Duo hit 500 million downloads just six months ago, so another 500 million in that time span is pretty impressive," tech website Android Police reported 103

22 December, 2018 3:38 AM White House unveils goals for Japan trade talks

The United States is aiming to secure duty-free market access for American industrial products and reduce or eliminate tariffs for US agricultural goods. The White House on December 21 laid out objectives for trade talks with Japan, setting the clock for them to begin as early as January 20, as the administration seeks to slash the United States' $69 billion 204

22 December, 2018 2:57 AM Flashback 2018: Oyo, Swiggy, Policybazaar enter $1-billion club

Nearly half a dozen startups from across hospitality, foodtech and fintech became unicorns (a startup with a valuation of $1 billion) this year Nearly half a dozen startups from across hospitality, foodtech and fintech achieved the status of a unicorn (startup with a valuation of $1 billion) in 2018, as per the data shared by data intelligence firm Tracxn 164

22 December, 2018 2:30 AM Boeing heads for expected 2018 plane order victory over Airbus

Boeing looked poised to beat European arch-rival Airbus for aircraft orders in 2018 by a wide margin after clinching billions of dollars in new business from Nigeria's Green Africa Airways and Saudi Arabia's flyadeal. The world's largest planemaker had already notched 690 net airplane orders through end-November, the last full month reported, surpassing 145

21 December, 2018 12:50 PM Swiggy's $1billion funding does not mean it can win the food delivery sweepstakes

How Swiggy uses the $1billion or Rs 7,000 crore it has raised from existing and new investors, will determine if it can take a convincing lead in the food delivery market. On December 20, food delivery company Swiggy raised $1 billion from existing investors Naspers, DST Global, Meituan Dianping, Coatue Management and new investors Tencent, Hillhouse 199

21 December, 2018 12:26 PM Gadgets 360's Most Popular Podcasts of 2018

We've been making podcasts since 2016 and have now reached a stage where our podcasts are gaining some serious traction. 2018 was the year when our numbers shot up and several one-time listeners turned into dedicated subscribers. We know this because when we goofed up, you let us know every single time. There were episodes with minor technical errors 94

21 December, 2018 9:20 AM India's government likely to renew demand for extra dividend from RBI: Sources

India's government will likely renew its demand for 131.40 billion Indian rupees ($1.9 billion) in additional dividend from the central bank helmed by newly-appointed governor Shaktikanta Das, two sources in the government told Reuters. The government believes the amount has been pending since 2016-17, when the used an internal formula called staggered 101