• CLOTHING
    Dollar hits 4-month low against the yen as chaos engulfs Washington

    Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday as investors cut their exposure to riskier assets amid the partial U.S. government shutdown and signs of confrontation between the White House and the Federal Reserve. The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest […]

  • 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 […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Microsoft’s Cheaper Surface Tablet Hits FCC, Tipped to Sport Pentium Processor; Foldable Device Reportedly Delayed

    HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s affordable Surface tablet range has reached FCC The FCC listing shows a low-powered charger Andromeda foldable device has been delayed to uncertainty Microsoft seems to be all set to launch the rumoured Surface tablet range soon, as the hardware has now passed through the FCC. Designed to take on Apple’s iPad with a starting price of about $400 […]

  • ALL DEALS
    China’s ZTE Teeters as US Ban Hits Operations

    Chinese telecom giant ZTE faces a grim future after ceasing major operations due to a US ban on American sales of critical technology to the company, raising the stakes in a trade spat between the world’s two largest economies. The firm’s fate has added a new source of tension to trade talks between the two countries after Chinese officials […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Monday morning blues as ‘WannaCry’ hits at workweek’s start

    TOKYO — The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-profile targets of the attack on Friday, some hospitals and doctors’ offices […]

  • French fashion mogul Pierre Bergé hits out at ‘Islamic’ clothing

    Bergé took aim at the big fashion chains that have followed the Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana in catering specifically to the Muslim market. “I am scandalised,” the 85-year-old told French radio station Europe 1 on Wednesday. “Creators should have nothing to do with Islamic fashion. Designers are there to make women more beautiful, to […]

  • NEWS
    Nintendo’s Miitomo Hits Japan on March 17

    Miitomo, Nintendo’s first mobile app, will launch in Japan on Thursday next week, the companyannounced via Twitter on Friday morning. (Also see: Nintendo Ignores India, Most of the World for Miitomo App Registration) The “free-to-start” app – which translates to inclusion of in-app purchases – will let you create an avatar through which you can […]