Tag Archives: growth

Facebook Says Digital India Initiative Is a Key Growth Enabler for It

Digital India is certainly a big opportunity for both economic growth and innovation and the growth Facebook is witnessing in the country is a clear example of that, a top company executive said on Wednesday. According to Kevin Martin, Vice President for Mobile and Global Access Policy at Facebook, the government’s digital initiative has opened several opportunities when it comes to innovate ... Read More »

Two Wheeler Sales July 2017: Honda, Hero, Royal Enfield, Suzuki Show Incredible Growth

With BS-IV upgrades and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) norms changing market dynamics in the past months, the Indian two wheeler industry is showing positive signs of growth once again and July 2017 was a testament to the same. Two wheeler makers including Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp, Honda and Royal Enfield have posted positive numbers with more vehicles moved out ... Read More »

Huawei forecasts slower revenue growth this year, greater uncertainties for 2017

For 2015, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei had reported a revenue growth of 35%. However, for the ongoing year, the company expects the rate to be somewhere around 32%. This was revealed by Eric Xu, Huawei’s chief executive, in a New Year’s message to company employees. “The year 2016 has seen a flock of black swans – both political and economic ... Read More »

Volvo India to strengthen its growth plans in 2017

Volvo has earned respect with the delivery of safe cars across the globe. The brand has also been been growing strongly in the Indian market with a spate of recent launches which has impressed the automotive fraternity as well as potential customers. Recent interaction with Tom von Bonsdorff, MD Volvo Auto India on twitter, revealed details on the company’s approach ... Read More »

Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft yesterday said that revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines and the fifth contraction in the last six quarters. Windows revenue, which accounts for the bulk of More Personal Computing’s (MPC) total, was flat. But that was an improvement over the prior quarter, when sales ... Read More »

Antibiotics that kill gut bacteria also stop growth of new brain cells

We found prolonged antibiotic treatment might impact brain function,” says senior author Susanne Asu Wolf of the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany. “But probiotics and exercise can balance brain plasticity and should be considered as a real treatment option.” Wolf first saw clues that the immune system could influence the health and growth of brain cells through research ... Read More »

Honeybee hive sealant promotes hair growth in mice

Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it. Now scientists are reporting that a substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new therapy. They found that the material, called propolis, encouraged hair growth in mice. The study appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ken Kobayashi and ... Read More »

Honeybee hive sealant promotes hair growth in mice

A substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new hair loss therapy. Credit: © mady70 / Fotolia Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it. Now scientists are reporting that a substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new therapy. They found that the material, ... Read More »

HSBC pegs FY16 growth at 7.4%, says reforms key to push it up

Foreign brokerage HSBC has said the country is in the midst of a “credit-less” recovery and policy reforms are the main way ahead to achieve higher growth. Expressing dissatisfaction with the new way of GDP computation, its country economists, led by Pranjul Bhandari, estimated that the economy would clock a 7.4 per cent growth in FY16, and it would remain ... Read More »

Cramer: How to find growth plays like Alphabet

Jim Cramer knows a lot of investors wish they could go back in time and buy Alphabet, or Google, back when it traded at a much lower valuation. “Guess what, you had the opportunity not all that long ago,” the “Mad Money” host said. In July 2015 Alphabet traded at just 17 times earnings, the same multiple as the average ... Read More »