Author Archives: Loknath Das

Buy Capital First, Repco Home sell Bharat Financial, Sonata Software Gujral

Ashwani Gujral of ashwanigujral.com told CNBC-TV18, “I don’t think Infosys is worth trading because there are structural problems. Even if the guidance is 0.5-1 percent higher two, months later they will come back and revise the guidance. I think the better trades are in NBFCs and in Capital First etc. which are making new highs.” “Bajaj Finserv is at Rs ... Read More »

Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?

Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds. The reptile’s saliva harbours many different types of bacteria, which somehow do not affect the dragon. Scientists at George Mason University in the US created a synthetic compound based on a molecule in dragon blood that had antimicrobial activity. They found it ... Read More »

The FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality will also kill internet privacy

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge After Congress repealed the FCC’s broadband privacy rules two weeks ago, new FCC chairman Ajit Pai promised the American people that he would ensure that the personal information they give to their ISPs would continue to be protected. Pai said that he planned to work with the Federal Trade Commission to “restore the ... Read More »

10 smart home gadgets that will help keep your home safe and secure

It used to be that, unless you were some big time Hollywood hotshot or a trader on Wall Street, paying someone to protect your home really wasn’t an affordable option. But these days finding a good security guard is as easy as going to your local electronics retailer’s smart home section. That being said, the good news for both your ... Read More »

The week ahead in business and finance

JD Sports will publish its full-year results this week CREDIT: REX The city will be hoping for signs of progress on Empiric Student Property’s search for a new chief financial officer after Michael Enright resigned last month for personal reasons, when it unveils its interim results. Although the student accommodation owner appointed Nigel Turner as interim finance chief, it said it ... Read More »

Financial Education: When to start talking about saving?

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — How important is financial education? A significant part of financial capability is the ability to make ends meet through adequate savings. Having resources for immediate medical needs is also an important component. In Maine, 15% of individuals reported that over the past year, their household spent more than their income (not including the purchase of ... Read More »

Spain Arrests Russian Thought to Be Kingpin of Computer Spam

MOSCOW — He refused to meet business associates in person and never talked on the phone, preferring instead to communicate via encrypted messaging services. But the elaborate precautions taken by the Russian computer spam kingpin known as Peter Severa appear to have failed him. Acting on an F.B.I. request, the police in Spain arrested a man this weekend named Peter ... Read More »

O2 signs multi-million pound WiFi deal with City of London

O2 has signed a new multi-million pound deal which will see free WiFi delivered to business, residents and visitors in the City of London over the next 15 years. The operator has partnered up with the City of London corporate, claiming the investment is one of the largest into wireless infrastructure ever seen in the capital. Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd ... Read More »

Post-Brexit-vote surge for UK economy comes to an end

Worries that the UK economy is losing steam have been strengthened by news of a housing market slowdown, a drop in industrial output and the weakest performance for a year by the construction industry. Economists on Friday said there was growing evidence that the UK economy slipped down a gear as it entered the new year, following a strong finish ... Read More »

Windows 10 Creators Update rollout begins on April 11: Here are the new features

Microsoft is finally set to ship the next iteration of its desktop operating system to its users. Called Creators Update, the free update will start rolling out globally on April 11. In an exclusive preview, Microsoft today showed us the new features and enhancements that the next upgrade called Creators Update will come up with. The update brings with it ... Read More »