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Startups required to seek tax exemption: DIPP

Startups required to seek tax exemption: DIPP

The committee, to be soon notified by the DIPP , will also look at issues pertaining to tax exemption available to startups under the StartUp India programme . "People who would like investments to ...

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Fire Risk Forces Ford to Recall F-Series Pickup Trucks

Fire Risk Forces Ford to Recall F-Series Pickup Trucks

Ford said in a statement that a splice connector in the block heater cord allows moisture into the wiring, causing it to corrode. On the recalled trucks, Ford installed the wiring too close to the gro...

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Ford’s Noise-Cancelling Kennel Is for Dogs Scared of Fireworks

Ford’s Noise-Cancelling Kennel Is for Dogs Scared of Fireworks

Pet owners love spoiling their animals and the American Pet Products Association estimates US pet owners will spend a record $72 (£57 / €63.4) billion on their animals this year alone. Could dogs enjo...

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Global markets are plunging as the Fed’s ‘hawkish tone’ steals Christmas

Global markets are plunging as the Fed’s ‘hawkish tone’ steals Christmas

The central bank chose to increase its target range for the benchmark rate by 0.25 percentage point to 2.25 to 2.50 percent, it said in a statement issued after a two-day meeting of the policy-setti...

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German court says Apple infringed on Qualcomm patents, issues sales ban

German court says Apple infringed on Qualcomm patents, issues sales ban

Apple said it would appeal the injunction, which is nearly identical to another one issued last week in China . "All iPhone models remain available to customers through carriers and resellers in 4,30...

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Rupee, bonds weaken post US Fed 'less dovish' comments

Rupee, bonds weaken post US Fed 'less dovish' comments

After weeks of market volatility and calls by President Donald Trump for the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates , the United States central bank instead did it again, and stuck ...

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Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn

Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's lawyers said they plan to apply for bail, and the vehicle titan could be out as soon as Friday if the request is approved. Japanese prosecutors appealed the district court's decision. "...

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US Senate approves funds but not for border wall

US Senate approves funds but not for border wall

Leaders of both parties have indicated that they would be open to passing infrastructure legislation - with caveats . If no bill is passed by Congress and signed by the president ahead of the dea...

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A Florida veteran starts a GoFundMe campaign for Trump's border wall

A Florida veteran starts a GoFundMe campaign for Trump's border wall

Kolfage, a triple amputee who won a Purple Heart while serving in Iraq, is aiming to raise $ 1 billion for wall funding through the GoFundMe . The GoFundMe page is titled " We The People Will Fund...

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Gender equality not around the corner

Gender equality not around the corner

There is not a single country where women are paid as much as men. According to the report, the world has closed 68 per cent of its gender gap and at the current rate of change, it will take 108 yea...

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Dow Jones Industrial takes second straight 2% plunge

Dow Jones Industrial takes second straight 2% plunge

The index has fallen 10 percent this year and is set for its worst year in a decade. Investors expect it to raise interest rates on Wednesday when the meeting concludes. The Dow is down 424.87 point...

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Britain's Gatwick airport reopens after 6-hour shutdown over reports of drones

Britain's Gatwick airport reopens after 6-hour shutdown over reports of drones

The airport suspended all flights late on Wednesday, causing severe disruptions just days before Christmas during one of the heaviest travel times of the year. A major worldwide airport in Britain was...

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Third Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Global Affairs Canada confirms

Third Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Global Affairs Canada confirms

This latest detention comes after Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of tech giant Huawei , was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 at the request of the USA, where she is wanted on fraud allegati...

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Facebook denies giving access to users' personal information without permission

Facebook denies giving access to users' personal information without permission

The report states that Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify access to users' private messages in order to share tracks and shows via Messenger, and allowed Bing to view users' friends lists without the...

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Elon Musk bores tunnel to revolutionise city driving

Elon Musk bores tunnel to revolutionise city driving

Autonomous, electric vehicles could be lowered into the system on the special lifts, which could be placed nearly anywhere cars can go. He said every auto could run at top speed when inside the arte...

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Oil drops over 5 percent on economic slowdown fears, supply glut

Oil drops over 5 percent on economic slowdown fears, supply glut

West Texas Intermediate futures (WTI) climbed 4 cents, or 0.09 percent, to $46.28 per barrel by 0443 GMT, after plunging 7.3 percent the day before in a session when it touched its lowest since August...

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Florida man tries to pay for McDonald's with marijuana

Florida man tries to pay for McDonald's with marijuana

The man drove away in a Pontiac sedan after employees turned down the offer, police said. Police said the officer could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle and they found roughly 11 grams of the...

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Crude Gains Tuesday, Analysts Believe Market Has Now Hit Bottom

Crude Gains Tuesday, Analysts Believe Market Has Now Hit Bottom

However, U.S. government data Wednesday revealed a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies and a fall in weekly domestic production, offering some support to oil prices. Brent crude was trading ...

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Former NASA engineer gets revenge on porch pirates with glitter bomb

Former NASA engineer gets revenge on porch pirates with glitter bomb

So he got his revenge - in the form of a massive glitter bomb. When former NASA engineer Mark Rober fell victim to thieves, he contacted police, but they said there wasn't much they could do. He...

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Fed draws White House fire as it prepares to raise rates

Fed draws White House fire as it prepares to raise rates

It should be noted that interest rate hikes are favored by many of Trump's own Republican party members as U.S employment remains historically low and the US dollar has increased in value, making it m...

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California farm suspected in romaine outbreak recalls other produce

California farm suspected in romaine outbreak recalls other produce

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 13 said its traceback in the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce led investigators to the Adams Bros. coli and that all E. coli tests ...

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Google to spend $1 billion to establish new campus in NY

Google to spend $1 billion to establish new campus in NY

The bulk of the company's New York workers is now located at 111 Eighth Avenue, a massive block-long building that was previously owned by the New York Port Authority. The Wall Street Journal reporte...

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Alexa Turned Santa For This Parrot but a 'Hooman' Gift-Blocked it

Alexa Turned Santa For This Parrot but a 'Hooman' Gift-Blocked it

While Wischnewski offered shelter to the parrot, she didn't anticipate that her shopping bills will shoot up after Rocco figured out a way to use Alexa to order things like fruit, lightbulbs, ice crea...

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US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm

US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm

On Nov. 20, the FDA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the American public of a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157: H7 linked to romaine lettuce and advised against eat...

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China temporarily suspends tariffs on U.S

China temporarily suspends tariffs on U.S

The latest announcement on the planned tariff suspension followed China's first major purchase of USA soybeans since Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping's landmark talks on trade in Arg...

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Dashlane's list of "Worst Password Offenders" put crypto owners on 3rd position

The list of disgraceful passwords has some evergreens to offer, which are among the worst passwords every year, and one has to ask oneself why this knowledge has still not prevailed with all peo...

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Nissan sues Ghosn's sister while Renault finds no irregularities in his pay

Nissan sues Ghosn's sister while Renault finds no irregularities in his pay

At the center of the dispute is Nissan's claim that the apartment contains three safes that the carmaker says it found there. In addition to charges against Ghosn and Kelly, prosecutors have also in...

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Tencent to issue equity in its Music arm to shareholders

Tencent to issue equity in its Music arm to shareholders

The deal adds to the US$8 billion raised in United States first-time share sales by Chinese companies this year, more than double the same period in 2017, data compiled by Bloomberg show. And partly...

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Johnson & Johnson Hid Findings Of Asbestos In Baby Powder For Decades

Johnson & Johnson Hid Findings Of Asbestos In Baby Powder For Decades

Following the report , the publicly traded company's shares plummeted by more than 11 percent. The company's stock dropped by more than 10 percent on December 14 after publication of the bombshel...

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Qualcomm wants China to ban the iPhone XS and XR

Qualcomm wants China to ban the iPhone XS and XR

According to Qualcomm, the patents allow people to edit and resize photos on a phone and to manage apps by using a touchscreen. The injunction, which is preliminary and subject to rounds of appeals, c...

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