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French court slaps $1.2 million fine on Ikea for spying on employees

The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most Ikea stores worldwide, was accused of snooping on its workers and some clients over several years.


Realme X9 series India launch SOON? Here's all you need to know

Chinese smartphone maker Realme is planning to launch its new X9 series in India. The X9 series is expected to come with two new smartphones -- Realme X9 and the Realme X9 Pro in the country. According to a report from BGR India, known tipster Mukul Sharma found the Realme X9 listed on the website. Although, there wasn't any mention of the Realme X9 Pro.


Bitcoin’s biggest public holder gets $500m to buy more BTC; now looks to sell $1B in shares to buy further

Tesla (42,902 BTC), Galaxy Digital Holdings (16,400), Voyager Digital (12,260), and Square (8,027) are the other biggest public Bitcoin holders. MicroStrategy owned 92,079 Bitcoins worth $3.6 billion, as of June 15, 2021.


HDFC Bank customers face 2-hour app outage


Amazon is launching a startup accelerator for Black entrepreneurs that could help fix one of the biggest problems in venture capital

Studies show that Black founders only receive 1% of all venture capital funding. Amazon says it's aiming to "help build sustainable equity and growth"


High inflation may dent India's Covid-hit economy further

Rising inflation is likely to erode demand, which has already been enfeebled by pandemic-induced restrictions and subdued consumer sentiments, say experts.


BIG RELIEF to families of deceased employees of listed companies - Check important decision by SEBI

The move is aimed at providing relief to families of the deceased staff amid the coronavirus pandemic.


MASSIVE MAYHEM! Rs 55,000-cr loss to Adani Group companies' stock investors in just 1 hour due to 3 FPIs 'freeze' report

Due to the entire episode of Adani Group FPIs 'freeze' report, investors lost Rs 55,000 crore in just 1 hour!


Tata Consumer Products: Retain ‘buy’ with TP of Rs 800

Working capital days was reduced to 39 in FY21 from 87 in FY20 — driving strong FCF generation. Starbucks is now present in 18 cities with 221 outlets.


Finance Ministry, Infosys officials to meet on issues in new Income Tax Portal

Infosys is the agency that has put up the software backbone going into the new e filing portal


UST to double its headcount in Hyderabad


How to Turn a Traditional classroom into a Technologically-inclined Classroom with QR codes?

As teaching today's students with traditional means may not be enough to keep them well-rounded and motivated, teachers must upgrade their teaching means with today's technological tools and approaches.


US stocks slip from record highs as investors mull weak retail-sales data ahead of Fed decision

"Despite the 'transitory' message regarding inflation, some on the Committee must be twitching a little uncomfortably," an analyst said.


YOUR QUERIES: MUTUAL FUNDS: Go for mix of equity and debt for investing towards long-term goals

While fixed income lends stability to the portfolio, equities play a crucial role in wealth generation over the long run with a potential to deliver superior inflation-adjusted returns compared to fixed income.


Interview | Terje Pilskog, EVP, Scatec: ‘Retrospective tariff revisions are not investor-friendly’

The country is targeting a significant growth in renewable energy capacity by 2030 and is a key growth market for renewables.


NPS subscribers with corpus up to Rs 5 lakh can withdraw entire sum on exit

The pension regulator has also enhanced the entry age into NPS from 65 to 70 and exit age from 70 to 75 for all citizen and corporate models. Among other changes, it has permitted individuals to sell NPS products to widen retirement plan coverage.


How to clear cookies, cache, and history in Google Chrome

You can clear cookies and history in Google Chrome from the Settings menu on any computer or mobile device.


Experts say Russia gives hackers a 'tacit blessing' to attack foreign nations - as long as they don't target Russia or its allies

Russia takes a hands-off approach to cybercriminals, experts say, providing them a haven to attack countries including the US, experts say.


Shipping & aviation ministries sign pact to develop water aerodromes for new seaplane routes

While the shipping ministry will identify and develop water front infrastructure of aerodromes and obtain required statutory clearances, aviation authorities will carry out bidding and select operators under UDAN to operationalise those routes.


Interview: PALLAVI PURI, chief commercial and content officer, Tata Sky: We have a content-first approach towards promoting Tata Sky Binge app

While movies contributed to the major share of viewership initially, over the last year we saw a trend of more and more engagement on web-series, so much so that now it’s at an almost equal split.


Lordstown Motors rises after the company's president says the EV maker is raising additional funds and reconfirming vehicle orders

Lordstown Motors president Rich Schmidt says the company is focusing on its Endurance Truck, raising funds, and reconfirming orders.


PNB mega e-Auction: Residential, commercial and Industrial properties on offer-Check how you can take part in bidding process

For people who want to buy affordable residential and commercial properties, Punjab National Bank (PNB) has a big update for you. PNB is holding a mega e-auction for residential and commercial properties.


CEO of freelance platform Upwork shares how she's helping the next generation build a freelance career and avoid burnout

Hayden Brown is focused on trying to educate more businesses about the power and potential of freelancing.


Goldman Sachs says it is seeing a "superbloom" of M&A activity as corporations rethink their businesses after the pandemic

David Dubner, Goldman Sachs' global head of M&A, discussed the recent rise in M&A, separation activity in a "Daily Check-In" video podcast.


'Long bitcoin' is no longer the most crowded trade for big-money investors - but more fund managers than last month say it's in a bubble, BofA survey finds

21% of fund managers surveyed by BofA said "long bitcoin" is the most crowded trade, compared to 43% who said so last month.


A bipartisan Senate group wants to fund an IRS crackdown on 'tax cheats' in nascent infrastructure proposal

Sen. Angus King told Insider "there's a lot of money we're leaving on the table." The IRS told Congress $1 trillion or more is uncollected annually.


Lumber prices reverse early slide, but pandemic-driven boom shows signs of weakness

Lumber future avoided their 10th straight down day on Tuesday recovering from as low as $944 per thousand board feet.


Dalmia Bharat Sugar to double ethanol-making capacity by 2022

Earlier, the target was set for 2030 and the current ethanol blending level in petrol is around 8.5%. With this capacity expansion, Dalmia Bharat Sugar will divert around 1.5 lakh tonne of sugar for ethanol production, compared with 60,000 tonne now, the company said.


Copper tumbles 5% to a 7-week low amid concerns that China will release its stockpiles

Copper on Tuesday was trading lower by 0.74% at $9,955 a ton. The metal peaked at a record high of $10,747 on May 10.


Rising prices of pulses, edible oils sear household budgets

Household budgets have been hit hard by a sharp increase in prices of edible oil and pulses for the past few months due to a string of factors, including a jump in global commodity prices. Over the last 12 months, sunflower oil has seen a surge of over 50% across metros (77% in Kolkata), while mustard oil, palm oil and other edible oils now cost at least 30% more.


Job alert! Employment opportunity from this firm for LGBTQ+ community

Professionals from the LGBTQ+ community will be able shape their career at Saraf Furniture in a diverse range of job profiles.


Marco Rubio wants to defer your student-loan payments, but only if you survived a terrorist attack

Sen. Marco Rubio reintroduced a bill to defer student-loan payments for terrorist-attack survivors as Democrats push for student-debt cancellation.


SpiceJet extra seat-extra baggage offer


The digital economy will thrive on customer connections and empowerment, says Adobe India's Nitin Singhal

The recently concluded Adobe Summit showcased new innovations across the Adobe Experience Cloud and demonstrated how businesses can transform their customer experience by engaging with Adobe. Business Insider India caught up with Nitin Singhal, Managing Director, Digital Experience, Adobe India, to find out how the company is enabling businesses to ride the digital experience wave, alongside the c...


RBI proposes a uniform regulatory framework for microfinance sector, proposes 'collateral-free lending'

The Reserve Bank of India on Monday releases a consultative document on the regulation of microfinance institutions and proposed a uniform regulatory framework for the microfinance sector, wherein MFIs can provide collateral-free loans to households at board-determined interest rates.


Stanley Druckenmiller and Dan Loeb's Third Point back $70 million funding round for crypto asset manager Bitwise

Hedge fund titan Stanley Druckenmiller is moving further into crypto after participating in a $70 million Series B for Bitwise Asset Management.


Soaring fuel prices to sharpen House panel focus on taxes

Fuel prices have climbed up consistently this year as India’s crude purchase cost increased from about $55/barrel in January to $72.18, or 27%, on Monday. This is set to rise further as international benchmark Brent crude topped $72/barrel on Tuesday and is seen hitting $80 in the coming months.


Just Dial stock alert! Share prices jump around 9%, trade near 52-week high intraday - check details here

The shares of the Just Dial on Tuesday jumped around nine per cent, trading near a 52-week high to Rs 1024 per share on the BSE intraday. The stock, however, closed over seven per cent to Rs 1010.70 per share. Moreover, the brokerage is bullish on the share price of Just Dial.


TV animators were forced to scrap LGBTQ-inclusive storylines due to a culture of fear. Experts say fans are changing that.

Despite industry fears and discriminatory red tape, inclusion is happening thanks to fans and "brave creators," experts say.


A USA based and Pakistani researchers conducted research to stop online abuse and toxic conversation using AI

Social media platform are growing day by day because people are taking lots of interest in social life so the people spend their most of the time on smartphones, online dating, blogs, chat rooms, Facebook and Twitter.


India's first screen less TV Halo priced at Rs 90,500: Check features and more

Halo boasts of a new Amlogic T950X2 TV chip, MaliG31 GPU, with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM, which can give a better image quality. The price of Halo is Rs 90,500.


YOUR MONEY: Know tax implications of credit card transactions

Attractions such as discounts, cash backs, travel miles, sign up bonuses and reward points offered by merchant dealers or banks, make credit cards a lucrative medium for making digital payments.


Take-home salary money awareness alert! Receiving a lesser amount in bank account? These may be the reasons

Every employee eagerly waits for his salary which is credited into his account at the end of the month. It often happens that as soon as your salary gets credited you come to know that what you have received is less than what was expected.


Morgan Stanley boss tells US staff to be back in office in September

The chief executive of Morgan Stanley has become the latest US banking boss to call for an end to remote working, telling his New York staff that anyone who feels safe going out to a restaurant should return to the office. James Gorman admitted that the bank would take a different approach in countries such as India or the UK – where fewer than 25% of its 5,000 London staff have been going to work in person – due to stricter Covid restrictions....


JioFiber Postpaid Launched: No Upfront Charges, Plans Begin at Rs 399 Per Month

JioFiber Postpaid will allow users to pay for their broadband plans in six-month and 12-month durations, and will also offer users a 4K set-top box at no extra cost.


NIT Jalandhar announces modified B Tech curriculum, includes 6 month industry oriented training


The White House is giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the end of June even as progressive opposition swells

Bernie Sanders joined a growing number of Democrats who rejected an emerging proposal as too meager to address climate change and inequality.


6 Reasons Why You Should Get A Business Insurance via Top Insurers

The question I want to ask you first is, "Is your business covered?" In business, uncertainties and struggles are just waiting to arrive at the scene.


US Supreme Court gives LinkedIn another chance to block data scraping

A couple of years ago, LinkedIn was told by a US federal judge that it can't block rivals like hiQ Labs from scraping personal data from public profiles.


BIG DEVELOPMENT! Authum with highest bid value of Rs 2,887 cr wins to acquire Reliance Home Finance (RHF)

Authum is a domestic NBFC with around 15 years of presence and over Rs 1500 crore networth as on 31 Dec 2021.