• ELECTRONICS
    India’s draft electronics policy aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025

    The country’s draft electronics policy released by the IT ministry on Wednesday has set an ambitious target of creating a $400 billion electronics manufacturing industry by 2025, with the mobile phone devices segment accounting for three-fourths of the production. The draft National Policy on Electronics (NPE) aims to promote domestic manufacturing in the entire value-chain […]

  • Tesco clothing like-for-like sales improve 2.4 percent

    Group sales at Tesco Plc, for the second quarter, grew by 12.5 percent at constant exchange rates to 28.3 billion pounds (36.8 billion dollars) with like-for-like growth of 2.2 percent, while at actual exchange rates, sales grew by 12.8 percent including a 0.3 percent foreign exchange translation benefit due to the depreciation of sterling. The […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 3DMark Performance Benchmark Results Leak

    HIGHLIGHTS Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 is priced at $699 Leaked benchmark results show a score of 10,147 graphics point The 3DMark Firestrike graphics score result is 27,000 points Nvidia’s recently unveiled GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card has seen its first benchmark results leaked online, showing some very impressive performance. Nvidia’s latest 2000 series GPUs were announcedlast […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Bharat Electronics, Vodafone Idea, Force Motors, IndiGo hit 52-week lows

    A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai (Photo: Reuters) Shares of Bharat Electronics (BEL), Vodafone Idea, Force Motors, Castrol India, InterGlobe Aviation (IndiGo) and Tata Communications have hit their respective 52-week lows on the BSE as the benchmark indices are trading lower for the sixth trading days. Besides BEL, total […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Indians begin to buy premium electronics online

    Industry executives say that now consumers have shed the inhibition to purchase costly products online which even last year, was mostly for small-ticket items, and now the brands are launching products priced even up to couple of lakhs. Indian consumers have started to buy premium smartphones, large screen televisions, multi-door refrigerators and large capacity washing […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Bharat Electronics corrects for 9th consecutive session, hits new 52-week low on Axis Capital downgrade

    State-owned defence company Bharat Electronics share price has been correcting for ninth consecutive session on Thursday amid government’s likely new pricing policy for defence orders which may limit margin. The stock corrected 23.7 percent in nine straight days to hit fresh 52-week low of Rs 89.70 despite positive management commentary on new pricing policy and after large […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Robots Are Getting More Social. Are Humans Ready?

    Personal home robots that can socialise with people are starting to roll out of the laboratory and into our living rooms and kitchens. But are humans ready to invite them into their lives? It’s taken decades of research to build robots even a fraction as sophisticated as those featured in popular science fiction. They don’t […]

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    Parker Solar Probe Operating as Planned, NASA Says

    NASA’s historic mission to solve the mysteries of the Sun which was launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket on August 12 is operating according to plan, mission controllers have said. As of 12pm EDT on August 16, the Parker Solar Probewas 4.6 million kms from Earth, travelling at 62,764 kms per hour, and heading […]

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    Experts Assemble for UN-Hosted Meeting on ‘Killer Robots’

    HIGHLIGHTS Experts are meeting to discuss ways to deal with “killer robots” These are weapons that could conduct war without human intervention Amnesty International urged countries to work toward a ban Experts from scores of countries are meeting to discuss ways to define and deal with “killer robots” – futuristic weapons systems that could conduct […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE Variant Goes Up for Pre-Orders, Price Revealed

    The LTE model of Galaxy Watch is available for pre-order, starting at $379.99 (roughly Rs. 26,500) HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Watch’s LTE version is up for pre-order The 42mm smartwatch costs $379.99 while the 46mm model costs $399.99 Pre-ordering customers will get a free watch band Samsung had launched the Galaxy Watch alongside the Galaxy Note 9 earlier this month, but it did […]