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Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon for $ 4.5 billion

From: Hindustan Times By AFP Recommended by: Hindustan times Internet pioneer Yahoo ended its two-decade run as an independent company on Tuesday, completing the sale of its core online assets to telecom giant Verizon.Yahoo’s
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RIL-BP to invest $6 bn in developing new gas fields: Mukesh Ambani

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc on Thursday announced investment of $6 billion in developing new gas fields in the KG-D6 block after an eight- year hiatus.RIL chairman
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US and Qatar sign $12 bn deal for F-15 jets amid diplomatic crisis

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The US and Qatar have signed a $12-billion deal for F-15 combat jets against the backdrop of a diplomatic crisis involving the Gulf nation and its Arab neighbours.A $12-billion deal
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India now faces $49.1 bn farm-loan waivers, 16 times 2017 budget for rural roads

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times As demands for farm-loan waivers grow across Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka – after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra wrote off loans worth Rs 36,
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Nepal awards $2.5-bn power project to controversial Chinese firm

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times On its last day in office, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ government of Nepal has awarded a contract to construct the 1,200MW Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project to a
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Microsoft: 500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Microsoft says a half billion devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system.That’s up from 400 million disclosed last September, but far short of a goal of 1
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Snapchat’s growth stalls in Facebook’s shadow in 1Q report

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Facebook has been bent on copying Snapchat ever since the social media giant tried unsuccessfully in 2013 to buy what was then an ephemeral photo-messaging app.Now, the company
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Amazon bought Whole Foods and everyone made the same joke

From: Mashable By Margaret Sullivan Recommended by: Mashable You've probably heard by now that Amazon has acquired Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal ... or, if you ask Twitter, the amount a typical customer spends on a trip to
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Amazon buys Whole Foods for 137 billion

From: Mashable By Jason Abbruzzese Recommended by: Mashable Amazon has acquired Whole Foods, a move that marks the ecommerce giant's official entry into the world of brick-and-mortar stores as well as groceries.It's Amazon's