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Google India kickstarts GOSF – Great Online Shopping Festival 2014

Looking for the best deals online? You might find them all as Google India kickstarts GOSF – Great Online Shopping Festival 2014. AsiaBizz.com: Search engine giant Google has started off its Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) on December...
fiat

Fiat India to improve product portfolio by end of 2014

With the launch of the new Punto Evo, Fiat India to improve product portfolio by end of 2014. In a bid to take advantage of the competitive auto market in India, carmaker Fiat will be launching three products before 2014. Nagesh Basavanhalli,...
linkedin

LinkedIn to compensate employees for overtime

Labor Department orders LinkedIn to pay damages to employees for overtime. According to an announcement made by the Department of Labor on August 4, 2014, professional networking site LinkedIn has agreed to issue $3.3 million in overtime back...
studio ghibli

Studio Ghibli likely to shut down production due to overhaul

Spirited Away maker Studio Ghibli likely to shut down production in near future. Studio Ghibli, a Japan based animation film studio has announced a halt in production. The studio is best known for its Oscar winning production Spirited Away....
thailand

Thailand authorities issue new rules for visitors who overstay visa

Thailand to dole out severe punishment to visitors who overstay visa. Thailand’s authorities are all set to enforce stringent rules for travelers/visitors who overshoot their official stay duration in Thailand. Erring visitors will be...
darjeeling

Darjeeling tea prices go down by Rs. 100, says report

India’s Darjeeling tea prices take a hit. Recent reports state that – India’s famous export – Darjeeling tea prices have gone down by Rs. 100 per KG when compared  to last year’s figures. This time, the production...
air

Air Algerie flight AH5017 wreckage found in Mali

Reports claim Air Algerie flight AH5017 wreckage located. The wreckage of Air Algerie flight AH5017 – which went missing with 116 passengers on board – has been found in Mali on July 24, 2014. The flight had lost contact with the...
economy

Manufacturing activity in China at 18-month high, HSBC survey

China shows signs of economy boost with increased manufacturing activity. An initial survey by HSBC has revealed that the manufacturing activity in China has grown at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, 2014. This latest survey will calm...
satya

Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in 2015

Microsoft confirms employee layoffs decision. CEO of the US based software giant Microsoft, Satya Nadella confirmed that the company is planning to cut as many as 18,000 jobs in the upcoming year. The announcement was expected to be made on...
BMW

BMW announces recall of 1.6 million cars

BMW follows the recall debacle, calls back for 1.6 million vehicles. Luxury auto giant BMW has announced a recall of 1.6 million cars globally citing a defect in the front passenger air-bag. This defect has also caused other manufacturers like...