Vodafone seeking approval for $2.7 billion buyout in India venture
Aug31

Vodafone seeking approval for $2.7 billion buyout in India venture

British telecom massive Vodafone is learnt to have applied to govt for raising its stake in its Indian arm to 100 percent at an estimated USD 2.7 billion (Rs.16,600 crore). Trade sources mentioned Monday Vodafone has utilized to overseas investment Permission Board (FIPB) for permission to lift its stake in Vodafone India from seventy four p.c to one hundred pc. While Vodafone didn’t right away revert again emails despatched for...

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Apple supplier Pegatron probing alleged labour abuses
Aug30

Apple supplier Pegatron probing alleged labour abuses

A Taiwanese company which assembles some Apple units said Tuesday it’s investigating claims of labour abuses by way of a US rights staff. Big apple-based China Labor Watch said in a document that Pegatron Corp used to be guilty of safety and environmental violations, and dwelling conditions for employees at its factories in China have been bad. Pegatron pledged an in-depth probe. “We consider our workers are the core of...

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Researches create robot that can jump and climb: RHex
Aug30

Researches create robot that can jump and climb: RHex

A new robotic on the college of Pennsylvania has a leg up on its predecessors now that researchers have equipped it with leaping and climbing talents – something that might make it particularly helpful for such difficult propositions as armed forces search missions or provide transport. The RHex robot challenge commenced about 15 years ago when researchers at several universities commenced asking what it would take for robots to...

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Microsoft launches OWA iPhone and iPad apps
Aug29

Microsoft launches OWA iPhone and iPad apps

Microsoft has launched dedicated native apps for Outlook web App for iOS, on hand for iPhone in addition to iPad. Through the app, endeavor users will be capable of get e mail, calendar and speak to functionality that they get in Outlook web App on their net browsers, supplied they subscribe to office 365 that features alternate online improve. Microsoft says that the apps may even supply additional capabilities which might be only...

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London library’s Wi-Fi blocks Shakespeare’s Hamlet over ‘violent’ content
Aug27

London library’s Wi-Fi blocks Shakespeare’s Hamlet over ‘violent’ content

The Wi-Fi community at the British Library in London denied permission to an creator to get right of entry to a web-based version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet since the textual content contained “violent content material”. creator Mark Forsyth was writing his book within the library, and wanted to test a line from the well-known play. The British Library mentioned the fault used to be as a result of a newly put in Wi-Fi...

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