About Author : Nikita Chaurasia


Nikita Chaurasia

An accomplished professional in the field of content development, playing with words comes naturally to Nikita Chaurasia. After completing her post-graduate MBA degree in Advertising and PR, Nikita worked across numerous content-driven verticals, undertaking diverse roles while penning down trending pieces. Presently, she develops content for aeresearch.net and a few other platforms.



Contribution by: Nikita Chaurasia

L&T Technology Services partners with Qualcomm to amplify 5G adoption

L&T Technology Services Limited has recently announced that it is teaming up with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., the world’s leading wireless technology innovator. With the latest collaboration, the firm plans to offer end-to-end solutions...


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PNAS, Straive partner to deliver end-to-end content production services

Renowned U.S.-based nonprofit and non-governmental organization, NAS (National Academy of Sciences), has reportedly collaborated with Straive, one of the leading technology-driven solutions providers for Content, EdTech, and Data. With this acquis...


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Japan pushes innovations in 'deep tech' sector with solar cell technology

Amid the most promising next-generation solar cell technology innovations, Enecoat Technologies, a provider of materials development services in Japan, is reportedly developing perovskite. Following its completion, the Kyoto-located start-up expec...


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GIC to acquire majority shares in opulent Sani/Ikos properties

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC has agreed to pay around $2.2 billion to buy a majority stake in Sani/Ikos Group, a Mediterranean luxury resort operator, marking the largest transaction in the European resort market since the Covid-19 pand...


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Excelra, Patcore partner to offer enhanced digital insights to customers

Excelra, a data and analytics solutions provider, has recently announced its partnership with Patcore, Inc., to provide better access to its analytics products and scientific data for customers in Japan. For the unversed, Excelra is one of the top...


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TrueFoundry nabs $2.3M for technology team & product development expansion

Machine learning developer platform, TrueFoundry has reportedly secured $2.3 million in a seed funding round. Apparently, the investment round was headed by Sequoia India and the Southeast Asian Surge programme. Leading angels, including AngelList...


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Brimbank Council's innovative 5G research project reaches new milestone

Brimbank Council's groundbreaking research project based on 5G technology has reportedly achieved a new milestone with the AI (artificial intelligence) development to detect dumped rubbish and damaged road signs. According to sources, the Mobi...


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Sigmoid nabs $12Mn to expand its data engineering & analytics platform

Sigmoid, a leading data solutions company helping firms in the U.S., U.K., and Europe, has reportedly raised $12 million, following a strong year of growth, in a new funding round. According to sources, venture capital firm, Sequoia Capital India ...


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Cross Country Healthcare to buy assets of Mint & Lotus for locum tenens

Employment agency company, Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., has recently announced that it is entering into a strategic pact to procure the assets of Mint, LP (Mint Medical Physician Staffing) and Lotus, LLC (Lotus Medical Staffing LLC combined with L...


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BaseBS, Uniphore to deliver emerging technology to Vietnam’s CX Industry

Vietnam-based consulting company, Base Business Solutions (BaseBS) has recently announced that it has collaborated with Uniphore, a leading automation company. With this collaboration, BaseBs will be able to strengthen its position to bolster custome...


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Nvidia chip restriction to not harm Chinese auto manufacturer, Nio

Chinese multinational automobile manufacturer, Nio has recently stated that the U.S. restrictions on selling Nvidia chips to China will not affect its business in any way. Last week, the auto manufacturer revealed that the U.S. would require the c...


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Morgan Stanley claims RIL’s current investment cycle is less assertive

American multinational investment management and financial services company, Morgan Stanley has reportedly described RIL’s (Reliance Industries’) current investment cycle as less aggressive, further stating that it would reduce its equity...


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Nigeria to bring energy access to the full population via gas-led transition

Nigeria is reportedly requesting USD 10 billion from foreign investors to launch an energy transition strategy. Apparently, it seeks to provide energy access to the entire population, bringing 100 million people out of poverty by 2030 and switching t...


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Flipkart to spend USD 449.6 Mn on new automatic facilities in India

Flipkart, an Indian e-commerce major, has recently announced its intentions to invest USD 449.6 million in the construction of three new automated fulfillment centers in India. Apparently, the plan calls for the fully oper...


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Mercedes-Benz estimates 25% of sales in India from EVs in next 5 years

Mercedes-Benz expects to see at least 25% of its sales in India come from electric vehicles within the next five years, according to Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Martin Schwenk during the unveiling of the AMG EQS 53. Germany-based luxury car mar...


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Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 shot found to be effective in kids under 5

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE reported that its COVID-19 vaccine is 73.2% effective among kids aged between 6 months to 4 years. The development comes two months after the vaccine was rolled out in the United States for this age group. Moreover, the...


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USAID, ADB union to help Pacific reinforce economic & community resilience

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have reportedly signed an agreement to support the Pacific region in better preparing for and responding to pandemics, economic shocks, and the effects of...


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Razorpay enters offline payments space with a USD 200 Mn Ezetap buyout

The leading offline Point-Of-Sale (POS) business, Ezetap, which was formed to make in-person offline payments simpler, has been acquired by fintech behemoth Razorpay, through a deal worth USD 200 million. The acquisition will enable Razorpay, whic...


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U.S.-based Nexstar Media Group acquires majority stake in CW Network

American media mogul Nexstar Media Group Inc. has become a majority owner of commercial broadcasting company The CW Television Network, as per the latest reports. Nexstar is expected to own nearly 75% of the CW network, which was previously known ...


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Crypto behemoth Coinbase reported USD 1.1 billion net loss during Q2

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform, reported a steep dip in its revenues and profits in the June quarter, with a net loss of USD 1.1 billion and revenue falling sharply by about 60% as compared to the same time last year when the ...


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Nvidia could see a 19% revenue drop in Q2 over slowing gaming business

Nvidia Corp. has reportedly warned that the slowdown in its gaming business would cause its second-quarter revenues to decline by 19% from the previous quarter, further causing the chip maker's shares to fall by nearly 8%. Nvidia released its ...


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Tesla to procure nickel from Indonesia through a USD 5 billion deal

Tesla Inc. has reportedly made contracts worth USD 5 billion with Indonesian nickel manufacturing companies to buy materials for its batteries. For a while now, Indonesia has been trying to get Tesla to invest in setting up a sturdy manufacturing fac...


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Amazon Inc. to acquire robotic vacuum maker iRobot for USD 1.7 billion

Credible sources have recently cited that Amazon Inc. is steadily gearing up to acquire iRobot Corporation for USD 61 per share in an all-cash deal that would close the deal at a valuation of USD 1.7 billion as per current estimates. This deal fol...


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Robinhood shares surge 13% despite eliminating 23% of its employees

Robinhood Markets, Inc. the trading app that popularized one-click transactions, is reportedly laying off nearly 23% of its employees. The company’s CEO Vlad Tenev claimed that the downsizing would affect staff members throughout the company, p...


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Bank of England looking into continuously rising inflation in the U.K.

The Bank of England has reportedly stated that it will take aggressive measures, if necessary, to prevent the inflation issue from becoming a prolonged challenge. Sources claimed that the central bank might bring an unusual hike of a half-percenta...


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Indonesia bans multiple online services for missing regulatory deadline

The Indonesian government has reportedly banned access to a series of digital platforms, including PayPal Holdings Inc., Steam, Epic Games Inc., and Yahoo Inc., for failing to comply with the country's new mandate regarding content review policie...


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Spotify reports 19% increase in monthly active users since last quarter

Music streaming major Spotify's monthly active users (MAU) has reached 433 million while the number of premium customers rose to 188 million in the second quarter. This compared to the 182 million and 422 million figures the Swedish tech giant an...


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Logitech chief positive over company’s growth despite quarterly loss

Logitech International’s chief in command, Bracken Darrell reportedly still believes that the Swiss American company will be able to recoup the losses it suffered due to a decline in sales over the past few months. It is worth noting that th...


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Harley Davidson's production snag could jeopardize its profit outlook

Harley-Davidson Inc.'s two-week manufacturing outage, which began on May 19 and elevated the motorcycle maker's order backlog, has reportedly led to the company reevaluating its profit outlook for this year. As it plans to report its quarterl...


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Samsung planning to launch new foldable phones in August this year

According to recent tech reports, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd is slated to unveil its range of new foldable phones via an online event that will be held on its official website on August 10. The event titled ‘Unfold Your World,’ will f...


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Apple to slow down spending & hiring over possible economic slump

Even Tesla Inc. and Meta Platforms have announced plans in reducing hiring and investment. Apple's iPhones continue to be among the most sold smartphones worldwide, with the company retaining a 17% market share. Apple Inc. is reportedly...


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Telecommunications behemoth SKT to launch air taxi service by 2025

South Korea’s leading telecom company SK Telecom has announced plans to launch an air taxi service by the year 2025, describing Urban Air Mobility (UAM) as a game changer for upcoming advancements in mobility across the globe. During a press...


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Fintech start-up OneCard becomes unicorn post USD 100 Mn fresh funding

Pune-based fintech firm FPL Technologies, a credit card provider that operates under the brand name OneCard, has reportedly raised USD 100 million in a Series D funding round. With the latest fundraising, the firm is now valued at USD 1.4 billion and...


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Hyundai Motor Company to build its first South Korean EV factory

Hyundai Motor Company has recently released a statement claiming that it would soon direct its efforts toward building South Korea’s first electric vehicle (EV) factory, marking its first automobile plant in the country in three decades. Int...


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Qualcomm, Ericsson, Thales to test 5G networking strength in space

Reliable sources claimed that French multinational aerospace giant Thales Group, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Inc., have joined forces to develop a satellite driven 5G network to improve terrestrial connectivity. The main motive of this innovation is to...


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WeWork India rectifies glitch that revealed visitors’ personal data

WeWork Inc., a flexible workspace solutions company, has reportedly corrected a security flaw that gave unrestrained access to the personal details and selfies of several users who visited its coworking spaces. Sandeep Hodkasia, a security consult...


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China’s Great Wall Motor suspends USD 1 Bn investment plan in India

After failing to get regulatory permits, China's Great Wall Motor has reportedly abandoned its plans to invest USD 1 billion in India and has fired all employees from its Indian facilities. The Chinese automaker had planned to penetrate the India...


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Walmart to double down on frictionless optical care with Memomi buyout

Walmart Inc. is reportedly planning to acquire the augmented reality optical tech firm Memomi, reflecting the retailer’s commitment to offering frictionless and omnichannel optical care. The buyout could potentially allow Walmart to offer a fun...


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Google faces antitrust lawsuit from Danish job search entity Jobindex

Google LLC was reportedly hit with an antitrust case by Jobindex, a Danish online job-search rival, that took its grievance to European regulators asserting that Alphabet Inc.’s subsidiary is unjustly favoring its job-search engine. The comp...


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EU vows USD 630 Mn aid to vulnerable countries amidst Ukraine-conflict

The European Union has reportedly pledged USD 630 million to support weaker nations to tackle food scarcity that was made worse by Russia's assault on Ukraine. The funds include USD 368 million in aid to increase long-term sustainable food produc...


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Ericsson predicts 5G mobile subscriptions to surpass 1 billion in 2022

Swedish telecom and networking giant Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson has reportedly predicted that by 2022 there will be over 1 billion 5G mobile subscriptions worldwide, primarily ascribed to the mounting adoption of the technology by North America ...


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Germany to increase gas storage levels to prepare for upcoming winters

Germany has revealed new measures to increase gas storage levels ahead of the upcoming winter when it anticipates that Russia may restrict or even stop the whole supply. The country, which depends on Moscow for most of its gas supply, is attempting t...


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Adidas takes Nike Inc. to court over shoe and app patent infringement

German apparel giant Adidas AG has reportedly filed a complaint against its American rival Nike Inc., alleging that the sportswear giant infringed on nine of its patents in terms of customizable shoe technology and smartphone apps. The complaint i...


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DHL expects supply chain to not recuperate to Pre-Covid levels in 2023

According to the statement issued by DHL’s freight forwarding unit, the gap between demand from shippers and new container vessels is steadily getting bridged, which will eventually enable port congestion to ease next year. However, this develo...


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U.K. likely to probe Apple and Google over mobile browser dominance

Regulators in the United Kingdom are reportedly planning to investigate Apple Inc. and Google LLC for their impactful duopoly on mobile operating systems, questioning them about their market supremacy in the mobile browser space. Furthermore, the ...


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South Korea’s LG Uplus to unveil conversational AI voice bot this year

In a bid to explore more commercial uses of artificial intelligence, South Korean telecommunication operator LG Uplus Corporation is reportedly planning to introduce a conversational AI voice bot for mom-and-pop stores as well as a customized recomme...


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Exxon, Shell, Total, & Conoco to help expand Qatar’s mega LNG project

Qatar has reportedly chosen Exxon Mobil Corp., Shell plc, TotalEnergies SE, and ConocoPhillips as partner organizations in the development and expansion of the world's largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) project. By 2027, the North Field project ...


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Coca-Cola India looking to attain 100% recyclability in bottles & cans

As part of its 'World Without Waste' campaign, the Coca-Cola Company announced that its India unit intends to achieve 100% recovery as well as recycling of post-consumer used products, that includes cans and bottles in the next 2-3 years. ...


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Retailing giant Walmart working with several suppliers to lower prices

Various suppliers are reportedly working along with Walmart to reduce the overall prices. According to some senior Walmart executives, these suppliers are responding to the retailer’s efforts despite facing high inflation and surging labor as w...


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Fashion industry falls short of environmental targets set up by the UN

Around 30 of the world's largest fashion companies are reportedly lagging in terms of the United Nations' environmental targets set for sustainable fashion clothing. Although some fashion houses are steadily improving their climate credential...


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SEC calls on Elon Musk over his late stake disclosure in Twitter Inc.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk's buyout of social media platform Twitter. The agency is probing a paperwork mix-up that shows Musk filing for the required documents in early April, whi...


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Russia inches closer to debt default as U.S. pushes for license expire

The United States is reportedly pushing Russia closer to a consequential debt default by refusing to extend its license to allow bondholders to pay, as Washington looks to increase pressure following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. Treas...


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Zomato net loss triples to USD 46 million despite 75% jump in revenues

Indian food delivery giant Zomato Limited has reported a net loss worth USD 46 million in Q4 of FY2021-22 despite witnessing a 75% growth in revenue to USD 156 million as opposed to USD 89 million it earlier recorded during the fourth quarter of the ...


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Facebook-owner Meta to share more data on political advertisements

Facebook-parent Meta Platforms Inc has recently announced that it would provide additional data from its public ad database regarding the targeting decisions made by publishers running social and political-issue advertising. As a part of the expan...


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Massachusetts finds first 2022 monkeypox case in the United States

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has recently reported the first case of a rare infection called monkeypox in a man who recently visited Canada. According to Boston’s public department, the identified case is no threat to the pu...


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Russia denies plans of blocking YouTube & cutting off from the internet

The Digital Development Minister of Russia has reportedly stated that the country is not planning to block Google’s video streaming platform YouTube as such a move would affect its users and will therefore be avoided.  It is worth notin...


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Indian food delivery giant Swiggy to buy Dineout from Times Internet

Swiggy, an Indian food delivery giant, has recently announced an agreement with Times Internet to buy Dineout, a dining and restaurant technology platform. Swiggy will use the acquisition to enter the dining out (non-delivery) market, where it will c...


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Grocery delivery platform Instacart files for U.S. stock market debut

Instacart, a grocery delivery service, has announced that it has submitted a provisional registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), clearing the way for the company to list its shares on the U.S. stock exchange. The ...


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Tyson Foods improves annual sales outlook as meat prices surge in U.S.

American food major Tyson Foods Inc. has reportedly improved its full-year sales outlook after witnessing better-than-expected earnings and revenue in the last quarter. The company raised its full-year sales to around USD 54 billion, above the averag...


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EU likely to enforce new rules to regulate tech giants in spring 2023

The Executive Vice President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager reportedly claimed that the union is likely to start enforcing the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in the spring of 2023. The antitrust legislation, which aims to limit the power of...


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India teams up with Japan to develop affordable EV charging standard

India and Japan are reportedly working on a joint initiative to develop a standard for electric vehicle charging in emerging markets. The duo will use Japan’s protocols to make easier-to-install and operate EV charging stations. The CHAdeMO ...


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MakeMyTrip reports 150% surge in super-luxury, premium hotel bookings

Indian online travel company MakeMyTrip recently revealed that its bookings for premium and super luxury hotels have increased by a whopping 150% during the pandemic. The company claimed that more Indians are now traveling to these super-luxury and p...


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Mercedes-Benz announces price hike to offset costs amidst high demand

Mercedes-Benz Group AG is reportedly expecting high demand for luxury cars to offset transport and raw material costs with elevated prices as well as estimating a pick-up in deliveries once the semiconductor chips shortage eases. Harald Wilhelm, C...


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Bank of Canada will continue to prioritize Canadian dollar over crypto

The Bank of Canada has announced that the Canadian dollar will continue to be at the center of the financial system instead of cryptocurrency. The revelation comes as a response to the opposition Conservative party’s candidates' claims that...


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Norway’s wealth fund to support Bayer’s top management but not its CEO

Bayer AG, a German pharmaceutical company, is likely to receive public backing from Norway's wealth fund, which is worth USD 1.3 trillion. However, the sovereign wealth fund will not support CEO Werner Baumann's financial compensation. Cre...


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The Philippines could have 21GW wind power capacity by 2040: World Bank

World Bank has revealed that the Philippines is estimated to have the bandwidth to install 21 GigaWatt (GW) of offshore wind turbines by 2040, which will be tantamount to nearly a fifth of the country's supply of electricity at the time. As per ...


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China faces a spike in COVID-19 cases despite lockdown in various cities

China is reportedly observing a massive surge in COVID-19 cases with around 3,297 confirmed incidents even though strict lockdowns were issued in several parts of the country. The crisis arose because of locally transmitted cases, most notably in Sha...


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UPI to continue defining the future of payment transactions: PwC India

According to a recent study by PwC India, UPI (Unified Payments Interface), the real-time payment system is likely to dominate the digital payments space in the future over newer methods such as BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later), CBDC (Central Bank Digital Cu...


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Honda to roll out 30 EV models by 2030 for its electrification push

Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will launch 30 electric car models by 2030, with a production volume of over 2 million vehicles annually. Over the next ten years, the Japanese automaker will invest USD 40 billion in its electrification drive, ...


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Meta to cease sharing of private residential info of public accounts

Facebook’s parent company Meta has announced to have accepted Oversight Board’s recommendations on restricting users to share another user’s residential address if the account is “publicly available”. The move comes a ye...


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Japanese battery startup 3DOM to use Geely’s products for its EV fleet

3DOM Inc., a Japanese battery start-up, has announced the launch of its B2B fleet service with the help of electric vehicles that would be supplied by China's Geely Holding Group, further helping companies reduce their carbon footprint. For thos...


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Russia looks to China for assistance with domestic microchip bank cards

Russia is reportedly seeking out Chinese microchip manufacturers to bypass the sanctions imposed by Western countries, which has caused an uptick in demand for bank cards linked to Mir payment systems. For the unaware, Mir payment systems are paymen...


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Russia might suspend ISS cooperation until Western sanctions are lifted

As Russia continues to struggle with the storm of Western sanctions following Ukraine’s invasion, Moscow has now threatened to end cooperation on the International Space Station (ISS), a retaliatory move until the bans are lifted from the count...


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LinkedIn changes global policy over outrage on affirmative job posting

Professional networking site LinkedIn has reportedly altered its global policy for job publications after officials in Brazil pointed out that a job posting for black and indigenous professionals had been eliminated from the platform.  Sources ...


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Tobacco makers’ stock slips over Walmart’s plan to remove cigarettes

Walmart Inc. is reportedly ending sales of tobacco in some stores which in turn has severely impacted shares of Philip Morris and Altria Group Inc., the latter known for selling Marlboro cigarettes in the U.S. The multinational retail company has cla...


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Apple to cut AirPods, iPhone output over looming inflation, low demand

Apple Inc. is reportedly planning to reduce the production of its iPhone and AirPods gadgets amid the Ukraine conflict and booming inflation, which have begun to weigh on consumer electronics demand. Due to lower-than-expected demand, Apple seeks to...


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Sinopec seeks to make a record USD 31.1 Bn capital investment in 2022

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, also known as Sinopec, is reportedly looking to make its largest capital investment ever, this year after recording its highest profit in a decade, echoing Beijing's call for energy companies to boost producti...


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Google testing its Play Store’s billing options starting with Spotify

Google has announced that it will allow Spotify, a Swedish audio streaming and media services provider, to use its billing method in its Android app, in a new trial program that seeks to alleviate concerns about alleged anti-competitive strategies an...


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WHO claims every country failed to meet air quality benchmarks in 2021

According to a survey conducted in nearly 6,500 worldwide cities, no country managed to meet the World Health Organization's (WHO) air quality standard in the year 2021. Even after experiencing a sharp drop in pollution levels due to lockdowns du...


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Chevron union workers sacked from California unit before labor strike

Chevron Corp. has reportedly relieved union workers from its oil refinery located near San Francisco just hours before a deadline to start the first labor strike in over 40 years. Over 500 members of United Steelworkers were kicked out from the gasol...


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Australia to access Big Tech companies’ internal data on misinformation

The Australian media regulator (ACMA) will reportedly gain authority to force internet firms to hand over internal data about how they manage instances of disinformation and misinformation. This is one of the newest measures by the government to clam...


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Google Domains is now available in 26 countries after 7 years in beta

Google has announced that Google Domain is no longer in development and will no longer bear the beta label seven years after its launch. In contrast to the lightning-fast rollouts of its other products, this service was given traditional multi-beta t...


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Fresh animal protein e-com platform Licious bags USD 150 Mn in funding

Licious, a Bengaluru-based start-up that offers fresh seafood, meat, and other fresh animal protein online, has reportedly raised USD 150 million from a group of late-stage investors in what seems to be a prelude to the start-up’s IPO (initial ...


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SoftBank sells USD 1 billion stake in e-commerce startup Coupang

SoftBank Group Corp.'s Vision Fund has reportedly sold a stake worth USD 1 billion in South Korean e-commerce company Coupang, after a drop in the value of the investment firm's holdings. Softbank has sold 50 million Coupang shares for USD 2...


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Ford to sell Explorers without chips as semiconductor crisis continues

Ford Motor Company is reportedly planning to sell some of its Explorer SUVs without the chips that are customarily used for power rear heating and air conditioning controls. The automaker will dispatch the absent chips to dealers after a year of cust...


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Automovill planning to establish 500 EV charging stations across India

According to reliable sources, Automovill Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is reportedly planning to establish more than 500 electric vehicle charging stations across 11 cities in India, which will meet the requirements of Level 1 charging facilities of Bharat...


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U.S., Europe edge towards Russian oil import ban over Ukraine crisis

According to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the U.S, and its European allies have considered banning Russian oil imports given the ongoing Ukraine invasion, while the White House is in discussion with Congressional committees about their ban. ...


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Aston Martin and Britishvolt to produce high-performance EV batteries

Aston Martin has reportedly collaborated with Britishvolt to develop next-generation batteries designed specifically for high-performance vehicles. As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the duo plans to reach new levels of repeatable on-track...


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Sony, Disney, and Warner Bros pull film releases over Ukraine invasion

As Russian aggressions continue in Ukraine, bans, and sanctions are increasingly being placed in the country. The latest to do so are all big-time entertainment and media conglomerates, halting all theatrical releases in the country. Disney on Monda...


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US banks prepare for cyber-attacks as sanctions against Russia tighten

U.S. banks are reportedly on high alert following the escalation of sanctions against Russia by several Western nations. As tensions between Russia and the West shoot up, the latter has moved to block a few Russian banks from the international payme...


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Lockheed, Microsoft collaborate to expedite 5G.MIL tech deployment

Lockheed Martin and Microsoft Corporation have reportedly collaborated to advance 5G.MIL® solutions to accelerate the development of reliable connections for US Department of Defence equipment spanning the air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains...


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Facebook limits access of Russian media-related accounts in Ukraine

In the wake of the Russia-Ukraine crisis which threatens to consume the world, tech giants like Facebook are immediately taking action to alleviate the rising tension. The company has reportedly blocked access to several accounts in Ukraine, includin...


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Google drops COVID-19 vaccine requirements for employees in the U.S.

Google LLC has announced that its U.S.-based employees are no longer required to be vaccinated against the Coronavirus. Back in December, Google had planned to wait till 2022 to decide upon whether to resume office work. The search engine giant has ...


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Amazon and Reliance vying over Indian Premier League’s telecast rights

Amazon's rivalry with India’s Reliance Industries has now extended to the cricket field, where the two companies are reportedly vying for telecast rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL), which has hundreds of millions of avid fans. Reli...


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Disney to build residential communities in the U.S. with local themes

Walt Disney Co. is reportedly planning to collaborate with property developers to construct residential communities in the United States, capitalizing on fans' love for the brand outside its theme parks and entertainment industries. The developm...


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India’s IPO boom delayed after high-profile startups tanked on listing

Despite 2021 being a record year for new IPOs in India, most of the tech startups are pushing for a delay in their stock market debut. This comes as some high-profile companies tanked during their respective public listing. Highest-profile startups ...


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Vedanta and Foxconn team up to expand India’s chip-making capabilities

Mining giant Vedanta Ltd. has reportedly signed a joint venture agreement with Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group to manufacture semiconductors in India. The latest collaboration is a first in response to the Indian government’s focus to e...


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Crown Resorts accepts Blackstone’s takeover offer of USD 6.3 billion

Major Australian entertainment group Crown Resorts Ltd has reportedly agreed to a buyout deal of USD 6.3 billion from private equity group Blackstone Inc which already held about 10% of the former. This deal paves the exit of the company’s lar...


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Walt Disney Co.’s shares surge as OTT service and theme parks see boom

The Walt Disney Company's shares reportedly elevated by 8% on February 9th, driven by an uptick in subscriber base in its streaming service Disney+ and solid participation at its U.S. theme parks, which further aided in its quarterly profits. Di...


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Truecaller to come preinstalled on some Android phones in key markets

Truecaller intends to cover 100 million new smartphones in the next two years. The call identification app has over 220 million active users in India alone.   Truecaller has reportedly teamed up with some leading Android phone makers to h...


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