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Decoding digital ownership: Why your e-book might not feel like 'yours'

People feel very differently about owning physical books versus e-books, a recent study shows. While stereotypes suggest that younger consumers prefer digital books, that is not actually the case, researchers found.

Term life insurance: Should you opt for lump sum payout or staggered payout?

Traditional term insurance plans are believed to be the simplest and cheapest form of life insurance.

Piramal considers $1-billion pharma services business sale: Reports

But analysts say pharma services constitute 6-7 percent of Piramal#39;s revenues and is a drag on overall pharma business.

CLSA, Credit Suisse, BofAML slash Hero MotoCorp target price post Q2 results

BofAML has maintained its buy rating on Hero MotoCorp after September quarter results but slashed its target price to Rs 3,500 from Rs 3,800 earlier

Crude oil futures up 0.11% on Asian cues

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in October contracts rose by Rs 6, or 0.11 per cent to Rs 5,288 per barrel in a business turnover of 8,340 lots.

Silver futures fall Rs 72 per kg

Silver for delivery in December was trading lower by Rs 72, or 0.19 per cent, at Rs 38,792 per kg in a business turnover of 23,444 lots at the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).

Rupee strengthens by 6 paise to 73.42 against US dollar in early trade

Forex dealers said weakness in the dollar against some currencies overseas and a higher opening of domestic equity markets gave some support to the rupee

Watch: Benches clear after Machado commits dirty play at first base

Manny Machado’s dirty play at first base during the bottom of the 10th inning of Game 4 of the NLCS on Tuesday night led benches to clear between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers. Machado grounded out against Junior Guerra for the second out o

Lake Havasu City to mark 50th anniversary of London Bridge

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) - It's been 50 years since Lake Havasu City was gifted with its own London Bridge. Havasu City officials plan to celebrate the anniversary Saturday with a traditional flock of sheep crossing the iconic structure, following a Londo

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers tied 1-1 after 12 innings in Game 4 of NL Championship Series

Watch Cody Bellinger’s amazing diving catch in the top of the 10th

Cody Bellinger makes an amazing diving catch in the top of the 10th inning of Game 4 of the NLCS on Fox Sports 1

Fleury ties for 10th on NHL wins list, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1

Fleury ties for 10th on NHL wins list, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1

Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener

Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener

Warriors get rings, then beat Thunder on opening night

NBA Capsules

Infosys gains 3% post September quarter earnings

The stock was up 3.5% to Rs 721 on the BSE in early morning trade.

NBFCs under pressure; Repco Home, DHFL, Indiabulls Housing down over 5%

Repco Home Finance, DHFL, Indiabulls Housing Finance and Edelweiss Financial Services were down more than 5% on the BSE.

Wilson Foundation helping remake parks in Detroit, Buffalo

Wilson Foundation helping remake parks in Detroit, Buffalo

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

Coyotes score, but not enough to beat Wild

Brendan Perlini scored and Darcy Kuemper stopped 30 shots in his season debut.

Pistons look to get season off to good start against Nets

Andre Drummond and Blake Griffin are learning how to stay out of each gway.

Late comeback not enough as Panthers fall to Flyers, 6-5, in shootout

Aleksander Barkov and Frank Vatrano scored two apiece for the Panthers (0-2-2), who remained one of two winless teams in the NHL

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

TORONTO (AP) - Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in N

Ohio zoo sends 2 more rehabbed manatees back to Florida

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A zoo in Ohio has sent two more rescued manatees back to Florida where they hopefully can be released into the wild this year. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says Agua and Goober, a female and male, arrived at SeaWorld Orlando late Monday

Scope of Michael's fury becomes clearer in Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That's in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the

Jenna Bush Hager says the White House is haunted - CNET

«They were friendly ghosts,» says former president George W. Bush's daughter.

Coffee Can Investing | Rajeev Thakkar shares his mantra of parallel investing in global markets

In the latest episode of Coffee Can Investing, watch Saurabh Mukherjea, Founder of Marcellus Investment Managers, in conversation with Rajeev Thakkar, Director of PPFAS

Adani Group, Total partner for LNG projects

The joint venture is aimed at a phase-wide rollout of 1,500 service stations in over 10 years on the country#39;s main roads, including highways and intercity connections.

Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G push

Samsung is betting that Zhilabs, which uses artificial intelligence to analyse network data, would help its transition to newer 5G gear, as it uses automated network analytics tool for fast data crunching.

Fired Cubs hitting coach felt he didn't connect with 'millennial players'

The Chicago Cubs chose to part ways with Chili Davis last week after the hitting coach spent just one season with the team, and it sounds like he was not surprised by the move. In fact, we might even venture to say Davis feels relieved. While reflecting on hi

Giants owner essentially tells Beckham to shut up and play

Odell Beckham Jr has not exactly shown traits of a franchise leader since he signed his massive contract extension with the New York Giants, and team owner John Mara clearly is not pleased with the way the star wide receiver has carried himself. Speaking at t

Josh Allen has UCL damage, expected to miss 2-3 weeks

Josh Allen will miss time for the Bills, and after the rookie quarterback visited Dr. James Andrews, more clarity’s emerged on what the rookie quarterback’s battling. The damage to Allen’s elbow involves his UCL, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports (on Tw

MLB looked into Astros' alleged cheating, does not consider a major matter

There was a concern that the Houston Astros might have cheated during their victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the ALCS. But those concerns appear to have been quelled. A man who said he was an Astros employee was caught without a credential in the

Nick Bosa to focus on draft, not return to Ohio State

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa will not try to return to his team after rehabbing from a core muscle injury, the school announced on Tuesday. It’s a smart business decision from Bosa, who is widely projected as the top prospect in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Scribd and The New York Times announce a joint $12.99 subscription

If you want to subscribe to both Scribd and The New York Times, you can now do it for a combined price of $12.99 per month — particularly impressive when you consider that a standard NYT digital subscription costs $15.99 on its own. You sign up and pay thro

Samsung acquires network analytics startup Zhilabs to help its transition to 5G

Samsung Electronics is betting that acquiring Zhilabs, a real-time networks analytics startup based in Barcelona, will ease its transition from 4G to 5G technologies. Financial details of the deal, which was announced today, have not been disclosed. Zhilabs w

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This is how the Modi govt is planning to meet the fiscal deficit target

Modi govt has asked state-run companies to raise Rs 200 bn through share buybacks

Costing plays a critical role in making a successful product: Piyush Goyal

Goyal, who holds coal and railways portfolios, said accountants can better understand the difference between success and failure and one needs to have an eye on costing to make a successful product.

Satyam scam: Sebi passes modified order with respect to 3 individuals

In July 2014, the regulator passed an order against various entities, including the three officials, in the nearly Rs 9,000 crore Satyam scam.

Q2 preview: Mphasis likely to report 37% YoY jump in PAT

Motilal Oswal, which has a neutral rating on Mphasis, sees its revenue rising by 20.3 percent YoY to Rs 1,929 crore
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