Coming Soon: A Rs 45,000 crore fund to push electronics manufacturing

    New Delhi: The Centre is readying a Rs 45,000-crore fund in an aggressive push to ensure big firms such as Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo, besides contract manufacturers like Foxconn and Wistron, bring their global supply chains to India and make the country an electronics manufacturing hub in the next five years. “An inter-ministerial note (on this) has been […]

    Budget must review FTAs to push electronics goods sales

    “Free Trade Agreements are really hurting the make in India initiatives of Government of India. There is serious need of reviewing these agreements to encourage manufacturing of electronics goods in India. The need for becoming self-sufficient for country like India for its inputs for manufacturing of electronic components in India, instead of importing majority of […]

    MeitY to push for more sops to lure electronic makers

    NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) will push the finance ministry to approve additional incentives to attract electronics manufacturers into the country, according to two government officials. The sops include interest subsidy on loans, credit guarantees for plant and machinery and renewal of the Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) scheme after the earlier one ended […]

    Tchibo expands online clothing rental programme in sustainability push

    Tchibo has extended its clothing rental programme to new products after a successful year-long trial. The German clothing retailer said that the first year of Tchibo Share had shown the size of shopping carts and conversion rates “rising steadily”. Launched in January 2018, the programme allows customers to rent clothing online in order to cater […]

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    Putney Bridge jogger push suspect eliminated from inquiry

    A man arrested on suspicion of pushing a woman into the path of a bus while jogging has been eliminated from the investigation. Eric Bellquist, 41, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following the incident on London’s Putney Bridge. His lawyer said Mr Bellquist “categorically denied” being the man seen […]

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    Microsoft’s Windows 10 Push Comes to Shove for Some Users

    Microsoft really, REALLY wants you to upgrade to Windows 10.Since last summer, the tech giant has pushed and prodded PC owners to upgrade their machines to its latest Windows version. While the upgrade is currently free for most consumers with Windows PCs, critics say the company’s heavy-handed nudging amounts to an “offer you can’t refuse.” […]

    Push for US Encryption Law Falters Despite Apple Case Spotlight

    After a rampage that left 14 people dead in San Bernardino, key US lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a “back door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the iPhone used by one of the shooters.Now, only months later, much of the support is gone, […]

    Snapdeal Buys Freecharge in Mobile Transactions Push

    Employees of Snapdeal sort out delivery packages inside their company fulfilment centre Bengaluru/Mumbai: E-retailer Snapdeal.com said on Wednesday it bought online mobile recharge firm Freecharge for an undisclosed amount in a bid to boost its reach in the fast-growing mobile transactions business. Snapdeal, backed by SoftBank Corp, competes with Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc’s India unit […]

    Push for US Encryption Regulation Falters No matter Apple Case Spotlight

    After a rampage that left 14 humans dead in San Bernardino, key US lawmakers pledged to searching for aRegulation requiring era businesses to provide Law enforcement organizations a “returned door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the iPhone used by one of the shooters. Now, most effective months later, plenty of the help […]

    AT&T Steps Up ‘smart cities’ Push, to provide extra offerings

    AT&T Inc will enlarge its smart town offerings to assist municipal authorities remotely monitor conditionsof roads and bridges in real time and deliver residents cellular apps to stay informed about things likesite visitors and safety problems, the agency said on Tuesday. The employer‘s smart cities efforts are geared toward tapping into a marketplace that some […]