- 17 Sep 1404:42 AMIn the wake of uncertainty over access to cheaper raw material, it makes sense for Hindalco Industries to postpone its plans to raise Rs 5,000 crore, analysts said on Tuesday.04:30 AMTime Out, the global arts, culture and entertainment guide which is published by Paprika Media, a company founded by Ruia scion Smiti Kanodia in 2004, announced last month that it would shut down its three print editions (Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore) and02:47 AMAgri-chemicals major UPL, earlier United Phosphorus, hit its 52-week high last week on easing of rainfall deficit fears and increased sowing in India, its largest single market accounting for 21 per cent of FY14 sales.02:35 AMThe concerns on copper and aluminium major Hindalco’s domestic operations continue to increase.01:36 AMCognizant Technologies on Monday announced the acquisition of TriZetto Corporation for $2.7 billion. The deal is possibly the largest by any IT services company in the past five years, claim analysts, but it might not be the last.12:48 AMIn 1987, a move by Manu Chhabria to pick up a one per cent stake in Larsen & Toubro (L&T) triggered multiple controversies that ended only 16 years later in 2003, after many riveting political and boardroom dramas.12:46 AMA new television rating system in the making will have more than 20,000 homes, against 9,650 currently, going to 50,000 in four years. It will use watermarking so that delayed viewing data or that across devices can be captured.12:44 AMChinese business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce giant Alibaba is making waves with its much-anticipated $22-billion initial public offer, but Indian retailers are in no hurry to explore the B2B e-commerce space.
- 16 Sep 1402:47 AMThrough the past three trading sessions, the Exide Industries stock has gained 10 per cent, as the company is expected to be a major beneficiary of a turnaround in the fortunes of the automobile sector (Exide is the largest supplier of batteries to car12:48 AMStocks of Indian pharmaceutical companies seem to be in the pink of health, as investor interest in these has been rising on the back of a weakening currency, the expiry of generic-drug patents later this year and a host of US drug regulatory approvals.12:47 AMIt is a tale of two countries for Anil Sardana, managing director of Tata Power, India's largest private sector power producer.12:35 AMThe unitary cooling products (UCP) segment has been the key driver of Voltas’ performance so far but the Street is optimistic on the electro-mechanical projects and services (EMP) segment, too.12:32 AMA public sector undertaking (PSU) is under compulsion to increase production year-on-year, irrespective of the state of the market.
- 15 Sep 1410:30 PMThere is a correction to this article that may be seen at its end.When domestic car sales clocked 12.54 per cent growth in August, the industry's fourth straight monthly gain, the perception that buyer sentiment has revived gained ground.12:50 AMHMT, the iconic watch brand that was a sought-after gift till the nineties, will no longer keep time to the nation.12:50 AMUpgrades and updates are two words you will always find meandering in the smartphone arena. There are updates to operating systems, applications and so on. And then there are upgrades to smartphones.12:49 AMWhat's the homepage on your PC? I did a dip-stick survey among nine friends. Four voted in favour of Google's search page, two had Yahoo! as their homepage, two still had the preset homepage of their PC maker and one had MSN (she also uses outlook.12:49 AMIt has been a nine-year-long wait for consumers who swear by diet carbonated drinks. If everything goes as planned, Coca-cola will launch Coke Zero in India in October this year.12:47 AMIn 2010, Steve Jobs said of larger phones, “No one is going to buy them.&" On September 9, Jobs’ successor, Tim Cook, officially announced the arrival to iPhone of what its far-sighted rivals have always had — big screens.12:34 AMUber - a company that uses a mobile app to connect owners of vehicles with local passengers - is under acute regulatory spotlight worldwide.It presents a classic example of the conflict between disruptive innovation and regulatory systems.