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    US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

    Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in […]

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    China Criticises US Restrictions on Telecom Giant ZTE

    China on Tuesday criticised a move by Washington to slap restrictions on one of the country’s biggest telecommunications equipment companies, ZTE, for violating US trade sanctions on Iran. The US Commerce Department said ZTE Corp. and related companies set up a scheme to circumvent sanctions and “illicitly export” controlled items to Iran, violating US laws. […]

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    Flipkart bets on large appliances to power next stage of growth

    Flipkart started selling large appliances again in early 2014, nearly a year after it was forced to withdraw these products because of customer complaints about late deliveries and poor quality of products. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd is banking on sales of high-priced products such as television sets, refrigerators and […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale Day 4: What’s on Offer

    It’s the fourth day of the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale, and while the madness of day 3 might be behind us, there are still plenty of deals on popular electronics. Friday’s best offers include deals on tablets, audio equipment, laptops, and more. But before we get into the deals, here are some tips: 1) […]

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    Kae Capital raises $30 mn for fund focused on local start-ups

    Kae Capital founder and MD Sasha Mirchandani. New Delhi: Kae Capital, which invests in early-stage companies, has raised $30 million from existing and new investors as part of its second fund. The firm will be raising an additional $10 million soon, said Sasha Mirchandani, founder and managing director of Kae Capital, on Thursday. He declined […]

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    Why Morgan Stanley’s action on Flipkart is bad news for Indian unicorns

    Given that Flipkart is expected to list its shares in the US at some point over the next few years, the valuation estimates of the mutual funds will be an important indicator of how stock market investors will value the company. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru/New Delhi: Late last month, Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd, the country’s […]

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    Now a reality show on start-ups

    Photo: iStock Hyderabad: A European start-up accelerator is bringing together two modern-day trends—start-ups and reality shows—to launch what could be the world’s first reality show on start-ups. It will be aired online on Spark10.tv, named after the accelerator that’s starting the web-based reality television show launching in April-May. Spark10 is India’s first European accelerator and […]

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    Apple Fight On iPhone Access Extends To Other Cases

    Apple has been locked in a legal and public relations battle with the government in the California case. (AFP Photo) WASHINGTON:  Apple is battling the US government over accessing locked devices in at least 10 cases around the country, in addition to the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers, court documents show. The […]

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    Amazon and Snapdeal Sales: The Best Deals on Offer

    E-commerce giants Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal are running Republic Day promotional sales this week, and we’ve picked the best deals for you. Before we get started, here are a few pro tips to help you make the most out of these sales: Always compare prices before buying. Paytm is currently running some pretty decent cashback […]