Good afternoon, Cyber Saturday readers. In honor of “blockchain week,” which is kicking off in New York City, I’ve been thinking about the security of smart contracts, self-executing computer programs designed to encode business relationships. A smart contract might codify, for example, an agreement like this: If Justify, a racehorse, wins the Kentucky Derby, pay…
ICAI sends notices to Big Four, seeks every detail that mattersThe body is investigating whether these MNCs, their Indian arms and domestic affiliates are flouting foreign direct investment norms and other guidelines.
British fashion house Burberry is suing retailer Target for trademark infringement and trademark counterfeiting over what it calls “repeated, willful, and egregious misappropriation” of a “famous iconic” design that Burberry has used on a number of its products. The suit, filed last week in federal court in New York, claims Target used a checkered print…
There should be liberalisation of spectrum rules for FM radio, Jain said, pointing out that cities like Delhi and Mumbai have far fewer FM radio stations than smaller cities like Colombo and Manila.
Three bottles of vin jaune (or “yellow wine”) from 1774 are being auctioned later this month in France. The 244-year old wine--made before the U.S. was a country--are being sold by the descendants of famous 18th century winemaker Pierre Vercel, according to The Guardian. Varcel, or perhaps family member Anatoile Vercel, according to auction house…
Donald Trump's call on Iran gives India jittersIndia had earlier decided to increase oil imports from Iran in the current fiscal year. Fresh sanctions on Iran will complicate India’s payments for oil imports.
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, children everywhere are trying to figure out what to buy mom. And this year, tech products might sit towards the top of the list. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this week released the results of a survey that found 20% of moms are hoping to get a tech…
In the March 2018 quarter, Exide’s operating margin stood at 13.7 per cent.
Pizza Hut is expanding a test of delivering beer to more than 100 locations in Arizona and California as the fast-food chain and its parent company Yum Brands look for new ways to fight off rival Domino’s Pizza. Pizza Hut launched a test beer-delivery program in December at one downtown Phoenix location. Beginning Tuesday, the…
ET Now spoke to various experts and here's what they have to recommend for today's trade.