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D-ID nabs $4M to protect images from being read by facial recognition algorithms

 As people become more aware of how their data is used — and abused — in our digital world; and regulations (like GDPR in Europe) are leading more organizations to implement better data protection policies, a startup that is hoping to protec

Armfield, former England captain and broadcaster, dies at 82

LONDON (AP) Jimmy Armfield, a former England captain who led Leeds to the European Cup final as a manager before a distinguished career in broadcasting, has died. He was 82.

CPPIB to acquire ADB#39;s 6.3% stake in ReNew Power for USD 144mn

ReNew Power Ventures today said Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will acquire 6.3 percent stake of the Asian Development Bank in the power producer for USD 144 million.

In Photos: The Amazing Caves of Arizona

Gorgeous caves, from winding networks of tunnels to lave tubes, are hidden across Arizona.

We will work with entire auto eco system: Ola

CNBC-TV18#39;s Syna Dehnugara caught up with Ola Co-Founder and CEO, Bhavish Aggarwal to talk about the expansion of the electric vehicles foray, the path to profitability and Ola#39;s plans of driving into Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Saudis may squeeze more than $100bn from arrested billionaires in ‘corruption purge’

Saudi Arabia may collect more than the originally planned $100 billion from the detainees in the world’s most luxurious prison – the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh – Bloomberg reports, quoting its sources. Read Full Article at

Auction Preview: Fine Art, Midcentury Modern, Antiques, Asian, Silver, Jewelry & more! at Clarke Auction, Larchmont, Feb 4

What: Fine Art, Midcentury Modern, Antiques, Asian, Silver, Jewelry & more!Where: 2372 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont, NY 10538, USAWhen: 4 February, 12.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- Magnificent antique continental tapestry. Dimensions 9ft 9" x 8ft 3". Estimate

Russian gold reserves hit historic high, stockpiling record 223 tons last year

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) added 300,000 ounces (9.3 tons) of gold to its reserves in December, bringing the total yearly holdings to a record 1,838.211 tons, worth over $76 billion in monetary terms. Read Full Article at

50 years ago, a military jet crashed in Greenland — with four nuclear bombs on board

In the history of nuclear near disasters, this one may be at the top of the list

Fireball Finds! Meteorite Fragments from Dazzling Michigan Meteor Found on Ice

Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that likely came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week.

Government trying to build policy to put trade margins in place: NPPA

The pricing regime could get even more stringent going forward, that is the word coming in from National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) Chairman Bhupendra Singh. In an exclusive chat with CNBC-TV18#39;s Priya Sheth, he also speaks about a new governm

CAS opens week of cases for 39 Russians banned from Olympics

GENEVA (AP) - The Court of Arbitration of Sport has opened a full week of appeal hearings for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program. CAS says it expects to give verdicts next week. Some

CAS opens week of cases for 39 Russians banned from Olympics

GENEVA (AP) - The Court of Arbitration of Sport has opened a full week of appeal hearings for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program. CAS says it expects to give verdicts next week. Some

Pressure on Bharti, other telcos could partly ease: Fitch

The statement comes after Airtel last week posted over 39 per cent fall in consolidated net profit to about Rs 306 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2017.

Korea’s Kakao eyes overseas acquisitions following $1 billion raise

 Korea’s Kakao, the internet giant behind the country’s top messaging app, is actively seeking overseas investment opportunities after it raised $1 billion via a placement. Kakao is valued at over $7 billion and its services are used by more

Accord national priority status to healthcare: Apollo Hospitals

The Budget must acknowledge that quality of healthcare delivery is non-negotiable, it said in a statement.

MotoGP Mailbag: Will Rossi race on beyond 2018?

@AkosVarga92: How long can Valentino Rossi still carry on in MotoGP? I guess a lot depends on the quality of the 2018 Yamaha bike. Valentino still loves MotoGP and last year he demonstrated that he still can be competitive. His comeback at the Aragon GP, whe

Philips India appoints Sudeep Agrawal as CFO

In his new role, Agrawal will head the finance team in the Indian subcontinent and will also be responsible to lead talent development for finance functions within Philips India, the company said in a statement.

SMS Pharmaceuticals gets EIR for Bachupally facility

The company#39;s manufacturing facility at Bachupally, Hyderabad, has received EIR from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), SMS Pharmaceuticals said in a filing to the BSE.

Scored zero in data analysis? You can still have a career in banking

In July, SBI selected 2,200 probationary officers from around 14 lakh applicants for the year 2017-18. These officers were selected on the basis of their aggregate score, which includes scores from other sections.

Auction Preview: Great Classics at Millon & Associes, Paris, Jan 31

What: Great ClassicsWhere: Millon & Associes, Drouot Hotel, 9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, Room 1 & 7When: Jan 31, 2:00 PMGreat Classics at Millon & Associes at Paris will be a storehouse of renowned objects for sale with a twist of classic in making

Auction Preview: Jewellery at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Copenhagen, Jan 24

What: JewelleryWhere: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, CopenhagenWhen: Jan 24, 8:00 PMTop Lots of the Sale:- "A diamond bracelet set with numerous brilliant-cut diamonds totalling app. 7.31 ct., mounted in 18k white gold"; Measured at L. 18,5 cm. Minimal wear du

Panacea Biotec collaborates with Serum Institute for new hexavalent vaccine for infants

Panacea Biotec in focus as the company has collaborated with Serum Institute of India for a new hexavalent vaccine for infants. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Rajesh Jain, Joint Managing Director of the company discussed about the same.

On abortion, it’s time to start trusting women: They know what they’re doing

Anti-abortion conservatives think women are thoughtless and irresponsible. Research shows the opposite is true

Indices end at record high: Sensex up 286 pts, Nifty ends above 10950

All that happened in the markets today

India to see healthy MA activity driven by domestic deals: EY

According to EY#39;s 17th Global Capital Confidence Barometer (India), companies are embracing the ongoing digital evolution and adopting an inorganic route to growth amid supportive economy and easing credit availability.

HSIL sets up plumbing pipes manufacturing facility in Telangana

The company spent Rs 160 crore for setting up the facility and aims to add an income of Rs 800 crore from the plumbing pipes segment to the firm#39;s over all turnover in the next five years, HSIL#39;s vice chairman and managing director Sandip Somany told re

When women have a union: What’s next for #MeToo in the workplace

How unions, perhaps the largest women’s organizations in this country, play a role in workplace sexual harassment

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Axis Bank hits 52-week high post Q3 results

The stock moved higher to its 52-week high of Rs 621, up 5% on BSE in noon deal, after the bank reported improved assets quality in Q3FY18 sequentially.

Startups will flourish if regulations are eased: V Balakrishnan

V Balakrishnan, the former chief financial officer of Infosys Ltd, told PTI that investors are now focusing on B2B start-ups than B2C.

Essar Group appoints Kaustubh Sonalkar as President-HR, Essar Foundation CEO

This is his second stint with Essar -- he was affiliated with Essar Energy for many years in his previous stint.

ViViDoctor raises €400,000 to bring teleconsultations to Belgium hospitals

 ViViDoctor, a healthtech startup out of Brussels that offers teleconsultations with doctors, has raised €400,000 in seed funding as it continues to sell its service into hospitals. The company enables patients to consult with doctors and other special

AEON Learning raises $3.2 mn from MEMG Family Office

"AEON will use the latest investments towards growing business from its university partnerships, and skill programmes. The startup expects to reach a student base of over 1,00,000 in the next 5 years and is operating in India and the US," a statement by AEON

US on track to unseat Saudi Arabia as #2 oil producer in the world

New forecasts from the International Energy Agency say the United States is on track to overtake Saudi Arabia as the second-largest oil producer in the world, just behind Russia, according to the organization’s report on Friday. Read Full Article at

Grasim Industries gets green nod for Rs 2,560 cr expansion project

The company has four VSF (Viscose Staple Fibre) plants in India, of which two are located in Gujarat, one each in Kharach and Vilayat in Bharuch district.

Infosys selected as tech partner by A S Watson Group

The strategic partnership will accelerate the global health and beauty retailer#39;s digital transformation initiatives, the company said in a statement.

Harmanpreet inks bat endorsement deal with CEAT

Harmanpreet, who signed a two-year deal with CEAT, joins the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ishan Kishan.
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