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ONGC Borrows Rs 4000 Crore From ICICI Bank to Fund HPCL Acquisition

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The filing detailed that PNB will lend Rs 10,600 crore, while the loan amount from BOI will be Rs 4,460 crore and that from Axis Bank will be Rs 3,000 crore. "Also, we have offers for over Rs 50,000-crore debt at very competitive rates". Previous year state-run refiners Indian Oil Corp Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd separately expressed interest in buying the government's stakes in explorer Oil India Ltd and gas utility GAIL India Ltd. Read More »

Maruti posts Rs 19283 crore revenue in Q3 FY18, up 0.45%

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Maruti Suzuki Swift has been the most popular vehicle in the country for more than a decade and there is no doubt that the third generation model will be selling like hot cakes too. "High on efficiency and low on emissions, with capability of pure electric drive, this next generation hybrid system offers superior driving performance and acceleration", said the company. Read More »

MART STRS DL-10 (WMT.DE) Awesome Oscillator Building Momentum

Pggm Investments who had been investing in Microchip Technology Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.04 billion market cap company. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 2.20 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

Two security flaws found in Tinder by Researchers

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Researchers from an Israeli security firm discovered that when Tinder users are connected to a shared Wi-Fi network, they are able to see other users' pictures and actions. This means hackers can see a user's profile, profiles which the user views, as well as actions like swiping left or right, and more. This means that if a hacker is using the same Wi-Fi network as the user, then he/she can monitor that user's entire Tinder session and can also take control of his/her profile picture. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Position Raised by Strs Ohio

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500. Activision Blizzard, Inc. 4,283 were reported by Cibc Asset Mngmt. (NYSE:PFE). Bluestein R H & Co has 1.17% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) for 400 shares. Ironwood Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.75% in Pfizer Inc. Read More »

Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers for their content

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If Facebook wants to recognize "trusted" publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies. Murdoch, who also leads 21st Century Fox, called for a system similar to that in cable television, where large distributors like Comcast and AT&T pay fees to the TV network owners that attract their viewers. Read More »

Disney to pay bonuses, expand education funding

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It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. The Swiss National Bank holds 626,200 shares with $73.60M value, up from 606,600 last quarter. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.55 Million. The shares have accelerated in recent weeks, with their price up about 12.21% in the past three months. 1,526 were reported by Ls Invest Limited Liability Co. Read More »

Rare aware of Sea of Thieves "too early" closed beta issue

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Over on Sea of Thieves' official forums (via IGN ), players can submit their ideas for an achievement during the closed beta's duration. We'll update this story with any further developments. While it's the first time we are able to see the game in action on video and streaming platforms even if we can't play it yet, there were, as expected, a few issues as soon as the beta started. Read More »

LG Electronics to hike washing machine prices in United States after steep tariffs

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Whirlpool had claimed the South Korean firms gained market share in the United States by illegally "dumping" washing machines by selling at well below their production costs. A closer Whirlpool plant in Marion builds dryers and refrigerators. "With this decision, the U.S. consumers who want Samsung washer's innovative functions and designs are given the burden of purchasing them at higher prices." the company said, while adding that the production and supplies at the new plant will ... Read More »

Elon Musk to stay another decade at Tesla, has odd compensation scheme

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Billionaire Musk doesn't now take a salary from Tesla. Musk's net worth is estimated by Forbes magazine at about US$21 billion, making him one of the 100 wealthiest people on the planet. and Microsoft Corp., now more than 10 times its size. Now, the company is taking action by insisting its CEO won't be paid until the company achieves 'a combination of market capitalization and operational milestones' in a bid to turnaround its fortunes. Read More »

United Kingdom govt worker resigns after women 'assaulted' at charity gala

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The entertainment at last week's dinner included 130 "tall, thin and pretty" hostesses some of whom - the FT claimed - were "groped, sexually harassed and propositioned". She also called on the Charity Commission to launch an urgent investigation into the Presidents Club, adding: "Unite has members at some of the charities which have received grants from the Presidents Club and who are horrified by the circumstances through which the money was raised". Read More »

Vivo X20 Plus UD with under-display fingerprint scanner is official

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The rest of its specifications and features are same as the regular Vivo X20 Plus phone . The phone arrives with a 6.43” screen of 18:9 ratio and FullHD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels). As for storage, the X20 Plus UD here only comes in a 128GB flavor, and you can add up to a further 256GB via a microSD card. The X20 Plus In-screen Fingerprint edition features a dual camera setup on its rear side. Read More »

Moto X4 with 6GB RAM and Android Oreo could launch in India

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This variant might have Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, as other variants of the Moto X4 have the update since last month. Currently, the Moto X4 is available in two variants- one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage for Rs 20,999, and the other variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage priced at Rs 22,999. Read More »

Plex adds VR viewing with friends including voice chat

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The company said it initially felt media was best consumed on a flat screen although after trying a homebrew Plex VR app called Plevr , their opinion changed. In addition, minor details such as enabling the user to honk the car's horn at the drive-in, or pick up items, such as popcorn on the table, make the experience fun and realistic. Read More »

Anthem delayed into 2019 due to pressure to succeed

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Darrah, who is the executive producer of the entire Dragon Age franchise, tweeted this afternoon confirming that a new Dragon Age game is in development. " Anthem has been in development since 2012", Schreier explained. In the end, BioWare has the all of the manpower at both of its studios behind Anthem at the moment, and the studio likely won't focus on any other projects until Anthem is complete. Read More »

Google Assistant voice match now works with multiple Netflix profiles

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Google Play is now officially selling audiobooks, and you can get some nice discounts. Audio books on Play Store will be available in nine languages in 45 countries, including India, from today onwards. This will launch "soon" in the U.S. Hence, Google has gotten into the audiobook business. Google has added numerous necessary features that audiobook lovers need from their services: customers can listen to a preview of the audiobook before buying the book, purchased titles can be accessed ... Read More »

Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may give 3D Touch a miss

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However, as reports float around that production of the X will be stopped in the summer - rather than continuing to be sold as a cheaper model - this will seemingly pave the way for a new range of iPhones to come in September. One alleged reason for Chinese consumers' aversion to the iPhone X is because the notch at the top where many sensors are located decrease the available surface space on the front of the device. Read More »

Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch

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Nobody wants to offer anything they could charge $90 for their share of a subscription fee, so you make do with the titles that have already had their day in the sun. That's quite a turnaround from how Microsoft was treating the service before. Thus, keeping in mind the positive response, and the welfare of the gamers, Xbox decided that the game pass along with access to a huge library of Xbox games, will also include the latest game releases from Microsoft Studios as well. Read More »

Sen. Susan Collins shows off her 'talking stick' on CNN

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Senator Joe Donnelly of IN, who is also facing a hard re-election this fall, left Mr. Manchin a voice mail message on Monday stating, "We need you", according to a Democrat who heard the message but spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect private communications. Read More »

Google Play audiobooks bakes Assistant into Amazon rival

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Audiobooks are rolling out in 45 countries (including India) and nine languages. As of now, the Google Assistant integration with audiobooks is available on Android smartphones and smart speakers globally in English. Combining Google's machine learning with its audiobooks opens up many other interesting possibilities, particularly when you start thinking about audiobooks in the context of Google Assistant. Read More »

Apple Rumored to Discontinue iPhone X This Year

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Production will apparently cease in summer and will be the first time Apple has canceled an iPhone model after just one generation since the iPhone 5C in 2014. Inside, the architecture of the logic board will be more simplistic, eschewing the stacked layout that the iPhone X debuted in 2017. He said the 6.1-inch iPhone will be announced between September-October alongside the 5.8-inch model and the 6.5-inch version, dubbed the iPhone X Plus . Read More »

IPhone battery explodes in China after man bites it

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According to Taiwan News , the man went to an electronics store on January 19 for a battery replacement. Those standing next to him quickly jerk back. For one, you could visit an Apple Authorized Retailer or an Apple Store. Just like the time-honoured practice of biting gold to check whether it's real, the customer may have assumed he could rely on the same dependable tactic to confirm the legitimacy of a rechargeable lithium-ion battery... Read More »

A new unit on time has now been invented by Facebook!

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Each flick is just 1/705,600,000 of a second, and it has been designed specifically to help sync video frame rates. The flick joins a few other obscure time intervals including a jiffy (the definition varies), a shake (10 nanoseconds), and a microcentury (~52 minutes or a millionth of a century, the maximum time for a lecture, attributed to mathematician John von Neumann). Read More »

Facebook to Launch Digital Training Hubs

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Trying again to rehabilitate its reputation in Europe, Facebook today announced a wide-ranging training program to help small businesses and provide individuals with critical digital skills . Facebook plans to double its staff working on reviewing and deleting illegal material in an effort to further crack down on hate speech and terrorist propaganda, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in Brussels on Tuesday. Read More »

Rust Leaves Steam Early Access in February After Four Years

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While the game will be hitting version 1.0, Newman has warned fans to not compare this to a fully finished game, instead, he's asking owners of Rust to view this as "leaving Prototyping and entering Alpha". That's the delta that we feel qualifies us to leave Early Access. Obviously we don't consider that we're actually entering Alpha, this is an example. Read More »

Alia Bhatt in her traditional best at Kripa Mehta's wedding in Jodhpur

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Checkout Alia Bhatt's lovely moment with her granny and latest pics and videos from her best friend's wedding. The actress was also seen wearing a yellow Anarkali dress for the Mehendi ceremony which was on January 21. Alia is keeping her fans updated with clicks from the pre-wedding functions of bride-to-be Kripa Mehta, and honestly we're super jealous! The very fact that her friend will not be single anymore, made her emotional. Read More »

Olympic Torch Relay begins in South Korea

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The protests are an indication of the mixed response in South Korea to the decision to unite North and South Korean teams, with athletes marching together under a unified flag and with the two countries fielding a joint team to compete in women's ice hockey. Read More »

Google now allows users to make their own GIFs through Gboard app!!

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Whereas before it was relegated behind the emoji button, now it's located right above the keyboard layout, just beside the word suggestion bar. Various themes, gesture typing, and integrated search make it look impressive, though the users will be missing the GIF search and stickers features. Read More »

Saraswati Puja celebrated in city amid festivity

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Many also shared their wishes and greetings on the social media, asking Maa Saraswati to provide them with blessings and a good year that gives them strength to fight every obstacle. Ask children to offer prayers to Goddess Saraswati . Astrologers consider the best time to worship Goddess Saraswati in the morning hours and while the Panchimi (fifth) Tithi (date) prevails. Read More »

Bombay Stock Exchange's index touches record high of 35664 points

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Continuing its upward swing, the Sensex today crossed the 36,000 mark. At 3:00 pm: Sensex and Nifty continue to rise with Reliance Industries extending gains to over 5 per cent. United States lawmakers passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through February 8.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.7 percent to a fresh record peak.Australian stocks climbed 0.7 percent and South Korea's KOSPI added 1 percent. Read More »

IOC: Two Koreas will march together at 2018 opening ceremony

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Police plan to investigate the protesters, according to Yonhap news agency. 12 women will also join South Korea's female hockey team to create Korea's first-ever unified Olympic team. Security and accommodation for the North Korean contingent are proving a growing headache for the government here now it has swelled to over 700. The two sides agreed that a 140-member North Korean art troupe, the Samjiyon Orchestra, will perform during the Olympics in Seoul and Gangneung, Gangwon Province. Read More »

New images of the canceled Microsoft Xbox smartwatch surface

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And from what we know, as well as what was picked up from further leaked images back in September , the device was set to feature a heart rate monitor and a battery life of two days. But it may well be much before the Microsoft Band . The same fitness angle was also seen in the Microsoft Band line of devices, which were released after work ended on the Xbox Watch. Read More »

Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy

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Reuters reports that a blog post from Facebook Product Manager Samidh Chakrabarti has questioned the role of social media in a modern democracy. Last year, Facebook found 80,000 posts from accounts linked to a Russian entity that reached around 126 million people in United States from 2015 to 2017. Read More »

Ford Mustang Bullitt Raises $300k for Charity

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Steve McQueen's son, Chad joined the very first 2019 Mustang Bullitt (Vin 001) on stage at the Barrett-Jackson auction. The Mustang Bullitt is due out this summer, and will come equipped with a special white cue ball shifter in a nod to the movie. Read More »

Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap after adding more subscribers than expected

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Citigroup maintained the shares of NFLX in report on Friday, April 1 with "Neutral" rating. Credit Suisse Group set a $224.00 target price on Netflix and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . The shares were sold at an average price of $219.92, for a total value of $218,820.40. Read More »

Amazon Prime hikes U.S. price by 18% as it ups content spend

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Why? Like the yearly cost of a Prime membership, the monthly price of a Prime Video membership ($8.99) will not go up with the latest monthly price increase at Amazon . Amazon Prime provides users with a suite of added benefits, including fast shipping and access to its video-streaming library. The new monthly costs bring the yearly total up to almost $156 a year for standard members and almost $78 for students. Read More »

Vivo X20 Plus UD officially launches in China!

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This phone is the first to sport an under-display fingerprint sensor . That's what the first device with an in-display fingerprint sensor is called. The Clear ID FS9500 is reportedly designed for smartphones with infinity OLED displays. A couple of weeks back, we have spotted the 3C listing of a new Vivo smartphone with the model number X20 Plus UD. Read More »

Shares in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Acquired by TRUE Private Wealth Advisors

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $33.66. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) was down -0.15% (-$0.29) to $196.2 and showed a volume of 2.54 mln shares. $2.46M worth of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) was sold by BEATTIE ART P. BOWERS WILLIAM P sold $4.26 million worth of stock. Since August 9, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 7 sales for $6.56 million activity. Read More »

Apple joins Malala Fund to empower girls in India, world

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As for why he chose to involve Apple in this fight, Cook, who will serve on the Malala Fund's leadership council, said in a statement: "We believe that education is a great equalizing force, and we share Malala Fund's commitment to give every girl an opportunity to go to school". Read More »

Audiobooks Apparently Coming to Google Play

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Taking a leaf out of Audible's book (no pun intended), Google will allow users to listen to a sample chapter of an audiobook, before informing them that the rest of the book must be purchased to continuing listening, as outlined in the string below. Read More »

Google doodle marks Sergei Eisenstein's 120 birth anniversary

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Sergei Eisensein is best known as the "father of montage" for the film editing technique that he's best known for helping create. Sergei, born in Latvia followed the footsteps of his father and took up architecture and engineering. Apart from the sheer brilliance in filmmaking, Eisenstein also had strong political ideologies. He was also party of the Army during the Bolshevik Revolution. Read More »

New LG V30 Debuting At MWC 2018 Instead Of G7?

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If we believe the by The Korea Herald , LG will launch the new V30 variant at MWC 2018 to fill the absence of a new G series flagship. The company will launch the new smartphone on February 26. It hasn't been specified whether the new handset would come with a dedicated AI chip, though. "Mr. Seong-Jin at CES said at CES 2018 that the company needed a way to "[maintain] the existing platforms" longer. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger includes Alexis in squad for Crystal Palace clash

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Media reports in England claim Arsenal's position remains unchanged from when Wenger said he expected the transfer to happen during his news conference following the Palace game. Quality wise the Red Devils have certainly gained an upgrade but fans shouldn't be surprised to see Jose dip into the transfer market for a winger once more in the summer transfer window. Read More »

Apple plans to create 20000 jobs in the US

Capital expenditures in the United States, investments in American manufacturing and a record tax payment account for nearly $75 billion of Apple's direct contribution. Worth $750 billion, Apple is the most valuable company in the world. Apple joins Amazon in scouting for a new location. This investment will take a number of forms, from working on growing its own business to investing in suppliers around the USA and even paying a massive tax bill as it looks to repatriate money ... Read More »

Capcom On Why Monster Hunter

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Part of the reason is that the title has been in development for nearly 4 years. So [the decision was made] before the Switch was even announced or on sale. Moreover, Monster Hunter World directors have different view of the Switch and explain why the action-adventure RPG won't be on Nintendo's console. Read More »

Facebook to highlight 'trustworthy' publishers in News Feed

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On January 12, Facebook said it will change the way it does business to emphasise "meaningful social interactions". Facebook said on Friday that it planned to prioritize high-quality news on the social network by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy. Read More »

Amazon.com: : Amazon Go

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Amazon is about to open its first cashier-less supermarket. This might be an Amazon Go store, but Amazon isn't wasting an opportunity to feature the Whole Foods 365 brand. Once a person leaves the premises, the total price of the goods is charged to their associated Amazon account; they'll also receive a receipt. The store is approximately 1,800 square feet of space and there will be people working in the store. Read More »