Saturday, September 3, 2016

September 3, 2016 - US Open: Queen Serena Williams thumps King, firing 13 aces indoors

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Sports
US Open: Queen Serena Williams thumps King, firing 13 aces indoors
US Open: Queen Serena Williams thumps King, firing 13 aces  indoors
Serena Williams's victory against an over-matched King may have been one of her easiest.


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Sports
Lionel Messi goal puts Argentina top of World Cup group
Lionel Messi goal puts Argentina top of World Cup group
Argentina now lead the 10-nation group with 14 points from seven matches.


Sports
US Open: Juan Martin del Potro advances with win over Steve Johnson
US Open: Juan Martin del Potro advances with win over Steve  Johnson
Juan Martin del Potro belted 15 aces past 19th seed Johnson and yielded only one break of serve in the two hour, nine-minute match.


Sports
Century against West Indies helped clear self-doubt, says Wriddhiman Saha
Century against West Indies helped clear self-doubt, says Wriddhiman  Saha
Wriddhiman Saha says he felt he was walking a tightrope before making a big score in West Indies.


Sports
France beat error-prone Italy 3-1 in friendly
France beat error-prone Italy 3-1 in friendly
Italy made a disappointing start under new boss Gian Piero Ventura after making three fundamental mistakes.


Sports
Pakistan are number nine in the world (in ODIs) and we can see why: Mickey Arthur
Pakistan are number nine in the world (in ODIs) and we can  see why: Mickey Arthur
While a World Cup without 1992 champions Pakistan remains unlikely, it is by no means unthinkable.


Entertainment
Indian Air Force entrance exam had a question on Deepika Padukone. And we are not kidding
Indian Air Force entrance exam had a question on Deepika  Padukone. And we are not kidding
A question about Deepika Padukone was asked in the Common Admission Test (AFCAT) on August 28, as a Twitter user wrote.


Entertainment
Now a ride based on Shah Rukh Khan’s Don in Dubai
Now a ride based on Shah Rukh Khan’s Don in Dubai
Shah Rukh Khan has teamed up with Bollywood Parks Dubai for a ride based on his popular film "Don".


Entertainment
From Scream Queens to Jinx: TV shows to look out for in September
From Scream Queens to Jinx: TV shows to look out for  in September
From Scream Queens to Jinx, gear up for a dose of drama, suspense, thriller, comedy and more on the small screen in September.


Entertainment
Ranbir Kapoor’s big confession: I have a drinking problem
Ranbir Kapoor’s big confession: I have a drinking  problem
Ranbir Kapoor has opened up about his drinking problem and his relationship with Katrina Kaif. However, he will not say any more about Kat as he doesn't want to 'sell it'.



Retail
India's retail market expected to double to $3.6 trillion by 2020
A Ficci-PwC report says the e-commerce market may also reach $125 billion in terms of gross merchandise value by 2020, growing at the rate of 31%

Retail
How mobile will define digital payments
How mobile will define digital  payments - Hindu Business Line
Security concerns are a stumbling block to widespread adoption

Retail
Government plans single policy for retail, FMCG and e-commerce
Government  plans single policy for retail, FMCG and e-commerce - Economic Times
Amitabh Kant said that the government was encouraging domestic entrepreneurs but with foreign players coming in there would be a healthy competition.

Retail
Amazon Choice programme comes to India
Amazon Choice recommends specific products based on the needs of a buyer; currently, it is available for laptops


Telecom
Is Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio the Nirma moment for Indian telecom industry?
Is Mukesh  Ambani's Reliance Jio the Nirma moment for Indian telecom industry? - Firstpost
The potential disruption Reliance Jio could bring to India’s telecom market, which already has the world’s cheapest voice tariffs, may be multiple times bigger than what Nirma did for its competitors


Telecom
Facebook's Web Satellite Explodes During Pre-Launch
Facebook’s first Web satellite experiment just went up in smoke. Quite literally, the social giant’s virgin satellite was destroyed in an explosion that took place during a SpaceX pre-launch test, on Thursday.

 


Telecom
Apple's EU Fine Is an Global Political Problem
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury had $273 billion of cash and marketable securities on hand. At the close of business on June 25, the most recent date for which we have figures, Apple had almost as much, $232 billion of cash and marketable securities on hand.

 


Telecom
Reliance Jio takes its initial steps towards a Digital India; data is taking over telecom
Reliance Jio takes its initial  steps towards a Digital India; data is taking over telecom - Firstpost
A nation of a billion plus people needs infrastructure. And if there are over a billion people in this nation, there would be a higher number of conversations.



Politics
Jio Ya Maro: Why His Second-Coming In Telecom Is A Bet Mukesh Ambani Can't Afford To Lose
Jio Ya Maro: Why His Second-Coming In Telecom Is A Bet Mukesh Ambani Can't Afford To Lose
In one day, Ambani has changed the nature of the game in telecoms and mobile internet from voice to data.


Politics

Politics

Politics
Task of ‘gau rakshak’ important, Centre should ask states not to harass them: VHP chief Praveen Togadia
Task of ‘gau rakshak’ important, Centre should  ask states not to harass them: VHP chief Praveen Togadia
VHP international president Praveen Togadia also lauded the government for issuing an advisory to states for ensuring a complete ban on beef exports and expressed confidence that the "gau-bhakts" in the central government and BJP have taken a pledge for cow protection.



Software
Why are Indian infotech firms losing steam?
Why are Indian infotech firms  losing steam? - Livemint
Judging by their April-June earnings, the confident commentary by IT firms Infosys, TCS, Wipro and others appears to have been misplaced even as more pain seems to be in store


Software
Infosys partners Huawei for financial cloud solution
Infosys partners Huawei for  financial cloud solution - India Today
With an aim to enable banks globally to accelerate digital transformation while keeping technology costs under control, Infosys Finacle and Huawei on Thursday announced they are making Finacle Universal Banking Solution Suite available on Huawei's FusionCloud-based platform.


Software
Sequoia backs artifical intelligence startup Mad Street Den
Sequoia backs artifical  intelligence startup Mad Street Den  - TechCrunch
The common perception is that a startup benefits from having at least two founders. A single geeky founder may ignore the business side, while one who's good with business may tend to miss the importance of technology. So a combination of the two is often seen as ideal.


Software
Reliance Jio plans Rs 5000 crore fund for startups
Reliance Jio plans Rs 5000  crore fund for startups - Economic Times
At the vast open-plan headquarters of Indian telecoms start-up Jio, Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani stands in short sleeves beneath a digital tracker that logs every new subscriber to his ser



Digital
IT industry wants provisions out of model GST law
Complex billing, valuation will hit export of services, says Nasscom


Digital
Dropbox hacked! 68 million passwords stolen
Dropbox hacked! 68 million  passwords stolen - Times of India
Although the accounts were stolen during a previously disclosed breach, only now is the extent coming to light.



HR
'Don't resist automation, it will create more jobs'
"Throughout history, every time there are new inventions, new productivity improvements, people worry about jobs not being created. It increases productivity. When you increase productivity, economy grows and when your economy grows, there will be more jobs created and there will be better progress.


HR
Jobs elusive as India clings to fastest-growing economy tag
Jobs elusive as India clings to  fastest-growing economy tag - Economic Times
Analysts at HDFC Bank estimate that for every per centage point the economy grows, employment now adds just 0.15 of a per centage point - down from 0.39 in 2000.


HR
Change the mindsets to create jobs
Change the mindsets to create  jobs - The New Indian Express
Though India’s GDP growth is impressive, India creates fewer jobs with every per cent increase in GDP than other countries. India has been converting GDP to job...


HR
Committed To 'Blue Economy', To Create 10 Million Jobs: Nitin Gadkari
Committed To  'Blue Economy', To Create 10 Million Jobs: Nitin Gadkari - NDTV
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Blue Economy", country's ambitious Sagarmala project has identified 173 projects entailing huge investment of $60 billion (around Rs 4 lakh crore) by 2020, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.



Logistics
Odisha becomes 16th state to ratify GST Bill, want to suggest a green tax on polluting goods in addition
Odisha becomes 16th state to  ratify GST Bill, want to suggest a green tax on polluting goods in addition - Times of India
With Odisha ratifying the GST Bill, the minimum requirement of 50 per cent states ratifying the bill is complete.


Logistics
Trade Union strike today likely to hit banking, transport, want better wage and policy changes
Trade Union strike today likely  to hit banking, transport, want better wage and policy changes - Times of India
Essential services such as banking and public transport are likely to be hit on Friday as trade unions go on a nationwide strike to protest the government’s alleged “indifference” to their demand for better wages and “anti-worker” changes in labour laws. Railway services will not be affected.


Logistics
Bharat Bandh 2 Sep 2016: No auto, cab strike in Mumbai; public transport to function
Bharat Bandh 2 Sep 2016: No  auto, cab strike in Mumbai; public transport to function - India.com
The news of no auto or cab drivers strike will come as a relief to the residents of the Maximum city, where its transport forms the backbone of its ever expanding industry and its demands.


Logistics
DP World Nhava Sheva creates new record in Indian port industry, by handling a large volume of 200 million TEU since its opening in 1997
Global trade enabler DP World operated Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), part of Jawaharlal Nehru Port in India has set a new national



Finance
Two independent valuations report must before sale of bad loan above Rs 50 crore: RBI to banks
Two independent valuations  report must before sale of bad loan above Rs 50 crore: RBI to banks - Economic Times
The revised norms may help banks clean their books as they have seen pile up of bad loans that have touched Rs 6.20 lakh crore.


Finance
GE Capital sells commercial finance business in India
GE Capital sells commercial  finance business in India - Business Standard
Started in 1993, GE Capital’s commercial lending and leasing business has served more than 10 million customers in India


Finance
RIL will not withdraw arbitration against govt in KG-D6 dispute
RIL will not withdraw  arbitration against govt in KG-D6 dispute - Livemint
The total cost recovery that Reliance Industries has been disallowed from collecting so far is $2.75 billion, say regulatory filings


Finance
Indian Postal Bank would be a game changer for the Banking Financial system in the country: Secretary, DFS
Indian Postal Bank would be a  game changer for the Banking Financial system in the country: Secretary, DFS - Business Standard
Indian Postal Bank would be a game changer for the Banking & Financial system in the country: Secretary, DFS



Marketing
MediaNama’s Take on Reliance Jio launch : what to expect and watch out for
MediaNama’s Take on Reliance Jio launch : what to expect and watch out for - Medianama
Internet in India needed the Reliance Jio launch. We need low cost connectivity everywhere, for users to feel that the cost of trying out the Internet is low: the fact that Jio is going to be free till the end of the year is exactly what incumbent telecom operators should have done: give peop


Marketing
PIL against WhatsApp asks for prohibition on user data sharing : report
PIL against  WhatsApp asks for prohibition on user data sharing : report - Medianama
Following the recent privacy policy changes by WhatsApp which intended to collect user data for targeted advertising and analytics, a petition has been filed with Delhi HC seeking prohibition of collection and sharing of user information with Facebook or its family of companies, according to a r


Marketing
Nissan India aims for five per cent market share by 2020 : Report
Nissan India  aims for five per cent market share by 2020 : Report - Overdrive
The company intends to launch minimum one product every year from 2018


Marketing
WhatsApp Backtracks on Privacy: Faces Legal Hurdles
WhatsApp Backtracks on Privacy:  Faces Legal Hurdles - Medianama
  By parulsharma93 In February 2014, Facebook purchased WhatsApp for a whooping $19 billion. This deal came under scrutiny from various privacy advocates. They questioned if the standards of privacy and security of communication on WhatsApp would be maintained post acquisition. WhatsA




Construction
K Raheja Corp to buy Standard Industries’s 62 acre Navi Mumbai plot for Rs 355 crore
K Raheja Corp to buy Standard  Industries’s 62 acre Navi Mumbai plot for Rs 355 crore - ET Realty
The land parcel, which will be acquired by Feat Properties, a subsidiary of K Raheja Corp, has total development potential of around 8 million sq ft, ..


Construction
Lodha Group projects gets investment of Rs 2,320 crore from Piramal Fund Management invests
Lodha Group projects gets  investment of Rs 2,320 crore from Piramal Fund Management invests - ET Realty
This is the second investment by Piramal Fund Management in the Lodha Group after an earlier investment of Rs 425 crore in Lodha Venezia, an advanced ..


Construction
Housing.com launches web app to tap offline users
Housing.com launches web app to  tap offline users - ET Realty
The company expects the page load performance to improve by 30%, conversions by up to 40% and user engagement by 10% through new progressive web app (..


Construction
India woos foreign investors with permanent residency status
India woos foreign investors  with permanent residency status - Livemint
Don't just "make in India"—live in India.



Ecommerce
Snapdeal launches its private cloud platform named Snapdeal Cirrus built entirely on open source
Touted as a true hybrid Cloud, Snapdeal Cirrus expands seamlessly to public and allow various applications to be dynamically assigned to run in differ..

Ecommerce
Shopmatic helps SMEs, individual entrepreneurs to list, sell products across borders
The platform is focused on helping not only the small and medium businesses of the Asian countries to find their feet in the online world, but also gi..

Ecommerce
Lucideus Tech raises funds from angel investors; plans to spend the money to expand its team and business operations
Lucideus Tech has received angel funding from Amit Choudhary, director of Motilal Oswal Private Equity Advisors

Ecommerce
Govt to approach states to take action against errant e-tailers
The commerce ministry has received complaints from offline retail associations alleging that major e-tailers were blatantly violating FDI norms



/ArchivesLogistics
As Indian economy soars, business class flight bookings see a sharp rise
As Indian  economy soars, business class flight bookings see a sharp rise - Economic Times
The growth in popularity in the front end of the cabin is testimony to Indias economic growth — the fastest among major economies.


/ArchivesLogistics
Etihad offers up to 40% discounts on fares for all flights out of India
Etihad offers  up to 40% discounts on fares for all flights out of India - Economic Times
Discounted fares will be available for travel until June 2017 and bookings can be made between today and September 4, 2016.


/SportsArchives
Glenn McGrath on how Australia should play spin in Asia: Score, don’t just look to survive
Glenn McGrath on how Australia should play spin in Asia:  Score, don’t just look to survive
Australia have now suffered three consecutive series losses in Asia, beginning with a 4-0 whitewash in India in 2013.


/SportsArchives
Virat Kohli’s India set to rule Tests: MS Dhoni
Virat Kohli’s India set to rule Tests: MS Dhoni
Limited-overs captain and former long-form skipper Dhoni says the Test team will be far and away the No.1 side by the end of the season.


/EntertainmentArchives
Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 9: Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi evicted
Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 9: Chef Harpal  Singh Sokhi evicted
Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 9: Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi on Saturday became the third contestant to bid adieu.


/LifeArchives
The futuristic Lenovo Yoga Book can digitize your paper notes
The futuristic Lenovo Yoga Book can digitize your paper notes
Cool doesn't even begin to describe this combination tablet, mini laptop and digital notebook.


/WorkArchives
Should You Learn To Code To Build A Mobile-first Startup?
Should You Learn To Code To Build A Mobile-first  Startup?
Learning to code when you want to build your mobile-first product may not be such a great idea. Here are 5 reasons why and what you can do instead.


/LifeLife
You probably don’t need a $3,200 gold-plated Walkman
You probably don’t need a $3,200  gold-plated Walkman
I mean, yeah, it sounds good. It’s a $3,200 Walkman. It had better sound good. And hey, it sounds even better when paired with a $2,300 pair of Sony..


/Construction /MarketingArchives
Sony India sets Rs 150 crore marketing budget this festive season : Report
Sony India sets  Rs 150 crore marketing budget this festive season : Report - Economic Times
"The festive period of August-November is an important period for us to further enhance our sales. The marketing budget for this year's festive season will be 150 crore, besides Rs 420 crore for the whole year," Hibi said.




/TelecomArchives
Telecom Tower Firms Tenancy Ratio To Be Up 2.9 pc By 2020
India is currently the world’s second-largest telecommunications market and has registered strong growth in the past decade and half.

 


/RetailArchives
Online shopping platform Shopawl accepts eBay purchases in bitcoin
Online shopping platform  Shopawl accepts eBay purchases in bitcoin - EconoTimes
EconoTimesShopawl, a startup that allows shoppers to make purchases with bitcoin on one of China's biggest online shopping sites, Banggood.com, has announced that it is now accepting eBay orders, where users can buy eBay goods using bitcoins. According to the ...

/SoftwareArchives
Samsung plans to make its smartwatches work with Apple phones
Samsung plans to make its  smartwatches work with Apple phones
Samsung confirmed reports the company is running beta tests of the latest Samsung smartwatches to ensure compatibility with Apple iPhones.




/SoftwareArchives
Is there a global consensus on managing the Internet?
Is there a global consensus on  managing the Internet?
Prasad told Aftab that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government have been calibrating its cyber-security and safety policies very carefully.




/EntertainmentArchives
Branding for content films extremely important: Tannishtha Chatterjee
Branding for content films extremely important:  Tannishtha Chatterjee
Tannishtha Chatterjee feels the lack of branding hampers the prospect of content-driven films at the box office as audiences fail to distinguish between the good and the bad.


/ConstructionArchives
Demolition of illegal buildings: Then and now
Demolition of illegal  buildings: Then and now - ET Realty
Difference between then and now is the stand taken by govt and attitude of politicians. Current operations started only after directions given by CM.




/ConstructionArchives

/EcommerceArchives
Kalaari-backed fashion e-tailer TheLabelLife gets new co-founder
Kalaari-backed  fashion e-tailer TheLabelLife gets new co-founder
The Label Corp Pvt. Ltd, which runs online fashion platform TheLabelLife.com, has promoted its creative head Yashika Punjabee as co-founder. A branding, advertising and design professional, Punjabee earlier worked with Digitas Boston, McCann Erickson and ELLE Décor India, and also founded Gro




/MarketingArchives
Millennials, A Demographic As Diverse As The APAC Region Itself : Report
Millennials, A  Demographic As Diverse As The APAC Region Itself : Report - CMO
Members of this group are the most digitally engaged sector of the population. However, Asia-Pacific marketers continue to get it wrong when they target them as a homogenous group.




/Ecommerce /EcommerceArchives
Why 2016 has not been too great for Indian start-ups
Why 2016 has not been too great  for Indian start-ups - Business Today
Business Today
In fashion, there were at least 10 established names, including Myntra, Jabong, Yepme and Limeroad. Similarly, there are five prominent players now in the Indian furniture e-tailing category: Pepperfry, Urban Ladder, FabFurnish, Homelane, and Livspace.





/MarketingArchives
Nissan looks to double market share in India by 2020 : Report
Nissan looks to double market  share in India by 2020 : Report - Economic Times
On the rationalisation of variants, he said it is regular process which is being taken with the purpose of making it easy for the customer with lesser number of grades.




/LogisticsArchives

/TelecomArchives
India's data tariffs much higher than other developing countries
India's data tariffs much  higher than other developing countries - ETTelecom.com
Indian users spend an average 2.6% of per capita gross national income on data usage compared to 0.4-0.5 percent in developed economies.


/TelecomArchives
WhatsApp lands in hot water in India over privacy policy changes
WhatsApp lands in hot water in  India over privacy policy changes - Mashable
Taking note of the concerns raised by petitioners Karmanya Singh Sareen and Shreya Sethi, the high court has asked DoT and TRAI to file their replies by September 14.


/FinanceArchives
Banks may soon urge customers to link Aadhaar to account via ATM
Banks may soon urge customers  to link Aadhaar to account via ATM - Economic Times
UIDAI, the implementing agency of Aadhaar numbers, is of the view that ATMs could be the key considering there are about 1.5 lakh ATMs in the country and they enjoy high daily footfalls.




/FinanceArchives
India's top woman banker Arundhati Bhattacharya sees cracks in glass ceiling
India's top  woman banker Arundhati Bhattacharya sees cracks in glass ceiling - Economic Times
As hiring managers complain about a lack of talented women candidates for board-level jobs, her view is that they simply have not looked hard enough.




/SoftwareArchives
Data tariff in India has a scope for 75% cut, says study
Data tariff in India has a  scope for 75% cut, says study
The study said that India's data tariff (based on current average revenue per GB of Rs 228) is significantly higher than that of developed and developing countries.




/SoftwareArchives
US must commit not to discriminate against Indian companies, says Nasscom
US must commit  not to discriminate against Indian companies, says Nasscom
"The US should revisit the issue of hike in visa fee, and find appropriate alternatives to fund their (social) objectives," R Chandrashekhar, President of Nasscom said.




/ConstructionArchives
10 Residential Projects Put on Hold in Bengaluru after builders Openly Flout Order
10 Residential  Projects Put on Hold in Bengaluru after builders Openly Flout Order - News18
Ankshu Ecstasy of TGR Projects India, a prominent residential project, has even constructed the entire apartment complex despite being denied environmental clearance.




/EcommerceArchives
Fashion rental platform Flyrobe raises $5.3 milion in Series A funding led by IDG Ventures
Fashion rental platform Flyrobe  raises $5.3 milion in Series A funding led by IDG Ventures - knowstartup (press release)
Flyrobe, a fashion rental platform, announced on Tuesday that it had raised $5.3 million in series A funding.



/EcommerceArchives
With 4000 jobs lost, AskMe employees talk about horrible events that led to its downfall
With 4000 jobs lost, AskMe  employees talk about horrible events that led to its downfall - ETtech.com
After temporarily suspending operations a few weeks back, Gurgaon-based e-commerce website Askmebazaar has now reportedly shut down and laid off 4000 employees owing to a severe fund crunch.



/EcommerceArchives
Jabong's chief technology officer Sumit Jain quits
Sumit Jain was hired by Jabong as part of its efforts to turn around its business



/RetailArchives
Ananya Birla to launch luxury venture Curocarte.com in September
Curocarte.com will sell handmade products sourced from around the world to India’s elite and also to a global audience

/PoliticsArchives
Azadi Resurrected: A Referendum In Blood
Azadi Resurrected: A Referendum In Blood
As I write this, it is the 51st day of protests in Kashmir. The number of those killed by the Indian forces is 69+; the injured are more than 8500; more than 570 have had their eye


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