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11 October, 2017 4:07 AM Google spent $7.2 billion in 2016 to take over smartphones with G-Apps, Search

Google spends a total of $19 billion each year on what it calls “traffic acquisition costs”. Most Android smartphones come pre-installed with a full suite of Google apps, whether it is Drive, Docs, Sheets, YouTube, Duo or the Google Photos app. Some may see it as convenient, and some may see it as a clutter, but did you ever wonder why this set of app always 45

11 October, 2017 1:31 AM Wall Street rises with euro, Catalan fears ease for now

Stocks around the world rose on Tuesday as Wall Street eked out record highs ahead of earnings season, while US Treasury prices pared gains after Catalonia's leader allowed for talks with Madrid even as he proclaimed independence from Spain. Oil futures rose on signs of supply rebalancing, helping shares in energy companies. The dollar lost ground and the euro climbed 75

10 October, 2017 1:30 AM PM Narendra Modi seeks simpler rules to raise direct tax share from '07 low

India is reviving attempts to overhaul its half-century-old direct tax laws as it looks to increase the share of collections from the lowest in a decade. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is working to ensure that tax payers don’t need to submit multiple returns and have quicker options of redress should a dispute arise, said people familiar 72

9 October, 2017 4:38 AM Excl: How Chandrasekaran is trying to bring consolidation, synergy, and scale in Tata Group

Recently-appointed Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran is clear in his mind that the sprawling Tata Group has to be streamlined -- with several businesses needing to be consolidated, and others scaled up further. Chandrasekaran, the former CEO of key Tata Group company TCS, took charge as chairman of the group’s parent firm, Tata Sons, after 37

9 October, 2017 3:22 AM Chandra’s Mantra: Plan to prune portfolio, create new groups, support steel, motors & TCS , say Ta-Ta to 110 cos

The 53-year-old group insider emphasised that he will not shy away from “tough decisions” to drive agility, increase accountability and ensure high performance. MUMBAI: India’s largest conglomerate by revenues will simplify overlapping business operations, prune its expansive portfolio by consolidating companies which have synergies, create new business 99

8 October, 2017 11:37 PM PM Narendra Modi set to meet big guns of oil firms

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a high-profile meeting with CEOs of foreign and Indian companies including Rosneft, Saudi Aramco, BP, Reliance Industries and Cairn India as the government seeks big-ticket investment in its vast, rapidly growing energy market. Modi will meet Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, BP CEO Bob Dudley, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin H Naseer 351

7 October, 2017 5:23 PM CPEC is a development and connectivity project: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today said that the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project is for development and it aims at the betterment of the people in the region. The CPEC is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking southern Pakistan, and the Gwadar Port, to China's restive Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region 69

7 October, 2017 1:55 AM Braid chopping in Kashmir: It is not the Army for God Sake, read the truth here

There is a great deal of panic among the people of Jammu and Kashmir following incidents of braid cutting. Earlier this week, a 70 year old man died after he was beaten with a brick on the suspicion that he was a braid chopper. There are youth out on the streets of Jammu and Kashmir keeping a vigil to foil any attempt of braid cutting. What is the truth 85

6 October, 2017 4:28 PM India, EU fail to fix date to relaunch trade pact talks

New Delhi: India and the European Union (EU) on Friday failed to fix a date to re-launch negotiations on the proposed bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), or a timeline to successfully conclude the talks that “were temporarily put on hold in summer 2013.” The negotiations on the FTA, known officially as the Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement 31

6 October, 2017 12:07 PM ECB to publish breakdown of its company debt buys

Frankfurt: The European Central Bank will begin to publish more detailed information about the corporate bonds it has bought as part of its stimulus programme, it said on Friday, after pressure from European and national lawmakers for more transparency. The data, scheduled to be published at 1400 GMT on Friday, will shed light on a component of the ECB`s bond-buying 52