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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...
GM

General Motors recall grows to 8.2 million vehicles

General Motors sees no end to crises. Auto giant General Motors on June 30, 2014, announced that it has added about 8.2 million vehicles to its growing list of cars which have been recalled citing a faulty ignition switch defect. The recent...
toyota

Japan automakers recall 3 million vehicles

Honda, Nissan and Mazda call for major vehicle retractions citing air bag defect. Major Japanese automakers have announced a retraction of about three million of their vehicles across the globe on June 23, 2014. The vehicles have been recalled...
HTC

HTC launches Desire VC 816 in India

HTC Desire VC 816 enters the burgeoning Indian smartphone market. Chinese based smartphone manufacturer – HTC – has launched the dual SIM smartphone Desire 816 at Rs. 23,990 for the Indian market. The new smartphone is based on...
shinzo

Shinzo Abe aims to boost Japan’s robot market

Japan might witness Robot Olympics in 2020. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his wish to host a Robot Olympics in 2020 – the same year in which Japan will host the Summer Olympic Games. The PM addressed the media...
british

British visa rules to be eased for Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists can now travel to the UK hassle free. Britain is all set to further ease the visa application process for Chinese tourists. The announcement was made by the UK government on June 16, 2014. The recent development came as the...
promos

Indonesian Financial Services Authority bans promotion through text and phone

Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK) say no to product promotion through calls and sms. Indonesian insurance companies, financial services firms and banks will now have to find new ways to promote their products. A new rule has been...
vanilla air

Japanese Vanilla Air facing shortage of pilots

The Japan-based low cost airline Vanilla Air stated on May 16, 2014 that it will cancel a number of flights in June 2014, as it does not have sufficient number of pilots to fly them. Tomonori Ishii, the president of the company said that...
china family

Families in China becoming smaller

The size of a family home in China is decreasing every day. A report on family development on May 14, 2014 said that while the number of people in a Chinese home is getting smaller, single-person households are increasing. It has been reported...