• ELECTRONICS
    Smartphone makers, electronics companies to offer exta margins to retailers: Report

    Consumer electronics and smartphone makers will give retailers huge margins during the Diwali-Navratri season to boost sales, according to a report in The Economic Times. Top brands such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic and Xiaomi have increased the festive season trade margin this year, executives told the publication. Moneycontrol could not independently verify the story. Brands have passed on 4-6 […]

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    8 Bharat Electronics officials in soup over favouring companies

    The vigilance department of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence public undertaking, has ordered blacklisting of a design consultant and action against eight of its own senior officials over irregularities in awarding contracts. BEL allegedly allocated a consultancy contract to RD Konsultants for a confidential defence project to a single company without following due process, […]

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    MediaTek MT25211, MT2523 SoCs Launched for Health and Wearable Companies in India

    MediaTek MT25211, MT2523 SoCs Launched for Health and Wearable Companies in India Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek on Thursday announced two new system-on-chips (SoCs) specifically targeted towards the health, fitness and wearables market in the country. The MT2511 is MediaTek’s first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chipset that is in-built with an exclusive heart beat interval technology […]

  • NEWS
    Underwriting practices vary across insurance companies

    Pradeep Gaur/Mint Can a dent on the car be reason enough for not giving it insurance coverage? My car’s insurance is due for renewal and they are asking me to fix the dent on my own. —Rakesh Sundria Underwriting practices vary across insurers. However, it is not usual to deny coverage due to a pre-existing […]

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    Elon Musk’s companies crew up: Tesla gives to buy SolarCity

    Tesla Motors and SolarCity have constantly had a close hyperlink (Elon Musk is the chairman of eachgroups, and SolarCity become founded through two of his cousins — the Wall Street Journal breaks down the crossover here) however now they will come below one roof. They already pair up on charging stations and energy for off-grid […]

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    Defence Companies Beneath Scanner For Hands Dealer Sanjay Bhandari Hyperlinks

    Sanjay Bhandari is stated to have performed a position in bagging contracts by using the defenceCompanies. NEW DELHI: Some leading foreign defence Companies, who are fundamental gamers inside the Indianmarketplace, have come Beneath the scanner of investigating agencies for their alleged Links with defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari who’s being probed for alleged tax evasion. Assets […]

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    Why Angel Backed Companies are Raising Less Money

    The average angel-backed company receives much less capital today than it did in the early 2000s, data from the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research (CVR) reveals. The CVR’s numbers — which come from surveys of individual angels and angel groups — show that the dollars that the average angel-backed company received dropped […]

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    IITs look to nurture start-ups, host companies’ R&D centres

    Around 40 start-ups work out of the IIT Madras research park. In the next six months, that number is slated to go up to 200. Tanuj Jhunjhunwala, 24, quit his job in a multinational car maker to return to his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, to start an underwater robotics company. […]