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PSU banks launch joint plan to boost economic growth

While the overall credit growth is still at 12%, the flow of credit to small/medium businesses remained weak and export credit growth has contracted. In a bid to kick-start growth, the government has pushed public sector banks to initiate a nationwide campaign to ensure credit flow to businesses, big and small. For the first time, such a massive coordinated effort ... Read More »

The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

Will Sebi’s latest plan to curb algo-trading backfire?

The silver lining in the latest algo-trading proposal is that it isn’t as bizarre as, say, the two-queue proposal Sebi flirted with for years to bring parity between sophisticated traders and less sophisticated traders. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is considering a proposal to impose a congestion charge to curb algorithmic traders who send large numbers ... Read More »

Crisil Ups Outlook On 18 PSU Banks After Capital Infusion Plan

The government would pump Rs. 88,139 crore into 20 PSU banks before end-March (Representational image) Mumbai: Rating agency Crisil on Friday revised upwards the outlook on 18 state-run banks to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ and also reaffirmed their ratings following the announcement of capital infusion worth Rs. 88,139 crore by the government. The agency said move will strengthen the balance sheets ... Read More »

Vodafone Launches Plan With 1GB Daily Data, Unlimited Calls for 84 Days at Rs. 496

Vodafone has launched two new plans for prepaid customers seeking 1GB daily data allocation and free calls. While one plan is aimed at those looking for a long-term recharge, the other has validity of 28 days only. Vodafone said in a media statement that the plans are available for existing customers as well as MNP users. These new plans have been launched ... Read More »

Reliance JioPhone impact: More companies plan 4G feature phone by 2017

More mobile phone companies are gearing up to launch affordable 4G feature phone by the year-end, anticipating a pick-up in demand following Jio’s foray into the space, a top official of 4G chipset firm Spreadtrum said. “We are in talks with four-five players for launching phones (on Spreadtrum chipset). We expect they will be launching in the fourth quarter,” Spreadtrum ... Read More »

Jio Phone Comes With Dedicated Rs. 153 Plan; Jio Phone TV-Cable Announced Too

HIGHLIGHTS JioPhone will come with exciting data plans Voice calls will always be free on the JioPhone, Ambani said The company also announced two sachets for data usage With the JioPhone finally launched, there is a lot of excitement in the market to see whether the handset would be emulate the success of the Reliance Jio telecom venture. A lot of ... Read More »

Microsoft Said to Plan Sales Reorganisation Focused on Cloud

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is planning to announce a reorganisation as early as next week Job cuts are likely to result from the changes There may be other smaller personnel changes in company’s other parts Microsoft Corp. is planning a global sales reorganisation to better focus on selling cloud software, according to people familiar with the matter. The restructuring is scheduled to ... Read More »

The prime minister has laid out a comprehensive plan of internet restrictions if she wins the election

Theresa May has refused to rule out censoring the internet like China. The prime minister has looked to introduce sweeping and deep changes to the way the internet works, in what she claims is a necessary move to prevent terror. Those have included restricting the kinds of things people can post online and forcing internet companies to weaken security so ... Read More »

SpaceX Just Laid out a Plan to Give Everyone Internet Access

During a recent Senate committee hearing, SpaceX laid out its plans for building a global internet network by launching more than 4,000 satellites into orbit. The company’s application to the FCC was completed in November, and it is eager to move forward with its plan. A WORLDWIDE NETWORK The fact that you’re able to read this article means you are one ... Read More »