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EU slaps Google with record $5 bn fine over Android

Brussels |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:30 PM IST

The European Commission on Wednesday imposed on Google a record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) fine for illegally using Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google's search engine.

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Government ups sugarcane FRP to Rs 275 (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:30 PM IST

With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the government on Wednesday sweetened its deal for the sugarcane farmers: it approved a Rs 20 per quintal increase in the minimum price that sugar mills wi

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No decline in cargo container business post GST: Gohain

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:30 PM IST

The government on Wednesday said that there has been no decline in the cargo container business after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last year.

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Domestic political uncertainty subdues equity indices (Roundup)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:35 PM IST

Domestic political uncertainty in the wake of a no-confidence motion against the central government dragged the equity indices lower on Wednesday.

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'Funding dogs global women entrepreneurs from scaling businesses'

Toronto |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:07 PM IST

Women entrepreneurs worldwide face funding challenge to scale their businesses due to investors' trust deficit in the success of their firms, said some of them at a global women entrepreneur summit he

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Facebook joins Skill India Mission to empower youth

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST

Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to empower youth and entrepreneurs with digital skills in India.

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Fixing mistakes for better content moderation: Facebook

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 AM IST

Facing ire over reports that it is protecting far-right activists and under-age accounts, Facebook on Wednesday said it takes the mistakes incredibly seriously and is working on to prevent these issue

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US lawmakers ask tech giants to ban more offensive accounts

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

US lawmakers have asked tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter to draw clearer limits and flush out hyper-partisan pages from their platforms.

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Markets open on higher note on Wednesday

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade.

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Commons passes trade bill, paves way for Brexit

London |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:05 AM IST

The first step of a trade bill establishing the legal basis for Brexit has cleared the lower house of the British parliament with a vote of 317 in favour and 286 against.

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LOTS Wholesale Solutions unveils first India store

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:40 PM IST

Cash and carry firm LOTS Wholesale Solutions on Wednesday unveiled its first wholesale distribution centre in India.

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Ethiopia starts its first commercial flight to Eritrea

Addis Ababa |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:07 PM IST

Ethiopia's first direct commercial flight to Eritrea in 20 years took off on Wednesday, marking a further step in the two East African countries' peace and reconciliation process after several decades

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