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Over 80% Indian Youngsters Use Smartphone For Shopping: Study
More than eight in 10 young adults use their smartphones for shopping, a survey has showed. The findings, by digital marketing firm Regalix, showed that a whopping 83 per cent used their advanced smartphones for some online retail shopping, emarketer.com reported on Wednesday. Despite this, on..
China, US Have ‘Common Cause’: Trump Advisor
A top aide to US President-elect Donald Trump highlighted the shared interests between China and the US during a public event at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort here, a media report said on Wednesday. "The Chinese and the Americans have a common cause," Anthony Scaramucci, ..
Canadian Market Down Following Trump’s Auto Comments
The Canadian stock market was down on the first day of the week following US President-elect Donald Trump's claims to impose a tax on foreign-automotive companies. on Monday, the Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard and Poor's/TSX Composite moved down 17.99 points, or 0.12 per cent, to clo..
Snapchat Set For Major Overhaul As It Prepares For IPO
As Snapchat sets for an initial public offering (IPO) that may value the messaging platform at as much as $25 billion, the photo and video sharing app is set to roll out major changes in its app, media reports said. According to a report in Tech Crunch on Friday, Snapchat just made it easier to n..
Indian American Seeks Re-Election To US City Council Seat
Indian American Harish Jajoo, a City Councilman in Texas, is seeking re-election for the post for a fourth term. Jajoo, who lost out in his quest to become the mayor of Sugar Land city to Joe Zimmerman last year, pledged to the city's residents to remain an independent voice for the Indian Americ..
Abu Sayyaf Threatens To Kill German Hostage
Filipino terror organisation Abu Sayyaf has released a video threatening to behead a German hostage if Berlin fails to pay a $10 million ransom for his release. "We are giving you an ultimatum to fulfil our demands. Failure to pay the ransom will cause the beheading of this German citizen," one o..
Amazon Removes Indian Flag Doormat From Website (Lead)
Soon after India threatened it won't grant visas to any Amazon official if the company did not withdraw an Indian flag-themed doormat from its Canadian platform, the e-commerce website removed the article from the online marketplace, a media report said on Thursday. An Amazon spokesman at its hea..
Twitter To Shut Down Dashboard
Twitter is shutting down its Dashboard feature that offers businesses a set of tools to track tweets, access analytics and more. Launched in June 2016, Dashboard will be completely shut down on February 3, 2017. However, Twitter has no transition plan for how businesses will access similar featur..
Prioritising Job Creation, Trump Targets Pharmas
President-elect Donald Trump has announced that creating jobs would be the cornerstone of his presidency and took aim at the pharmaceutical sector vowing to bring the industry back to the US. Overall, his policies spell trouble for nations that seek to expand exports to the US. "We're going to..
Myanmar Sets 60 Days For By-Election Campaign
Myanmar's Union Election Commission has set 60 days as the by-election campaign period starting from January 30, an announcement from the election body said on Thursday. The country's by-election, the first under the new government, was set for April 1, Xinhua news agency reported. All 95 cand..