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Author Archives: Anita

mahindra

Mahindra to launch new electric Scooter GenZe in US market

Auto giant Mahindra is all set to launch its first electric two wheeler in the US market. The two wheeler is expected to be launched during the middle of 2014. A technical team at Palo Alto, California is readying the vehicle which has been...
visa

Philippines announces visa free privilege for seven countries

In some good news for the foreign tourists planning for a holiday in Philippines, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on April 15, 2014 that it has granted a visa free privileges to seven countries. The citizens of the...
samsung

Samsung’s fingerprint scanner on Galaxy S5 not secure enough

South Korean giant Samsung had launched its new Galaxy S5 with a finger print scanner similar to that of Apple’s iPhone 5. But researchers from Germany’s Security Research Labs said that they have demonstrated that the finger print scanner...
CHina nuclear

China begins generation of nuclear power

Power generating giant Alstom SA on April 15, 2014 said that it expects to supply the lion’s share of the steam turbine market for generating nuclear power in China. China is considered as the world’s fastest growing nation in terms of atomic...
JAPAN-ECONOMY-SHOPPING-TAXATION-DEBT

Tax increase in Japan to have impact on other Asian economies

The recent sales tax increase of 8% in Japan has been brought into effect as of April 1, 2014. Following the tax hike, consumers in Japan are finding it difficult to deal with financial issues. However, Japan is not the only country in Asia...
drone

Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace to improve internet access

Search engine giant Google announced on April 14, 2014 that it acquired Titan Aerospace, the maker of solar-powered drones. It has been reported that these drones can be used in order to improve internet access in remote areas. A spokesperson...
malaysian airlines

Malaysia Airlines flight crisis affects ad revenue

It has been reported that Malaysia experienced a major setback when it comes to revenue following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The impact on ad revenue in the country has been massive, despite receiving plenty of attention...
maruti recall

Maruti Suzuki to recall Swift, DZire and Ertiga models in India

Auto manufacturing giant Maruti Suzuki India is getting ready to recall 1,03,311 units of some of its popular models like Swift, Ertiga and DZire. The company will be recalling vehicles in India which have been manufactured between November...
water contamination

Lanzhou in China dealing with tap water contamination

The city of Lanzhou – the capital of northwest Gansu Province in China – has been dealing with tap water contamination. It has been reported that on April 11, 2014, the city’s authorities worked all night in order to fight...
indonesia

Phone manufacturers against planned 20% tax in Indonesia

Mobile phone manufacturers have asked the government of Indonesia to give up on the upcoming plans to introduce a 20% sales tax in the country. The manufacturers have forwarded the request due to concerns that this kind of policy can result...