Bitcoin hits record high above $62,000 

After crashing in 2018, the value of bitcoin rebounded and it has set records since late last year - rocketing from around $12,000 in October to more than $60,000 a month ago

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Twitter to open first Africa office to tap fast-growing market

Africa is under-tapped terrain for technology firms, with internet use per population at around 39% against a world average of 59%

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China expands crackdown on Jack Ma's empire with forced revamp of Ant Group

The overhaul, in the works for several months, includes Ant turning itself into a financial holding firm, a move expected to curb its profitability and valuation by curtailing some of its…

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Microsoft bets big on health with $19.7 billion purchase of Nuance

Once closed, the deal for Nuance would be Microsoft's second-biggest, after its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in 2016

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US President Joe Biden vows flexibility in landmark $2 trillion infrastructure bill

The massive project is a daring bid to rebuild the United States and also cement Biden's place in history as a president who restored the role of the central government in shaping the often…

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Sensex ends 155 points lower, Nifty below 14,850

As per provisional closing data, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, declined 154.89 points or 0.31% to 49,591.32. The Nifty 50 index lost 37.05 points or 0.25% to 14,836.75. 

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India Inc set to login 15-17 per cent revenue growth in Q4 FY'21: Report

The robust revenue growth rides on a low base of the year-ago quarter, besides higher government capex and higher realisations amid a commodity upcycle, among others.

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Payments banks can now hold max balance of Rs 2 lakh/customer

The extant norms allow payments banks (PBs) to hold a maximum balance of Rs 1 lakh per individual customer.

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Bitcoin can be 'Chinese financial weapon' against US, warns cryptocurrency investor Peter Thiel

Former US secretary Mike Pompeo and former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien were also present at the event

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Will the world boycott China's Winter Olympics?

Have Olympic Games been boycotted? The answer is yes. The last time this happened was in 1980. That's when the US had led a diplomatic boycott against Moscow.

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Sensex ends at 49,661, Nifty above 14,800

Banking and financial stocks outperformed on Wednesday with the Nifty Bank, Private Bank, and PSU Bank indices settling higher in the range of 1.5 per cent to 2 per cent.

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IT spending in India to reach $93 billion in 2021: Gartner

The growth in India will be lower than the global average, as worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.1 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.4 per cent from 2020.

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Supporting growth paramount for RBI now: Governor Shaktikanta Das

Announcing the first monetary policy of fiscal 2022, the Indian central bank left key policy rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the fifth time in a row, after the rash of rate cuts last fiscal.

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Cryptocurrency market value crosses $2 trillion mark for first time

Cryptocurrencies are now valued on par with big conglomerates like Apple and Saudi AramCo who’ve also hit the $2 trillion milestone in the last few years

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Tyler Perry are in Forbes billionaires list

Topping the Forbes list was Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, for the fourth time in a row

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