Apple Tops Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies List

Apple has topped Fortune’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies. In the list of top 332 companies, compiled by the US-based multinational business magazine, Apple has topped the tech industry (Computers and Communication) sector rankings as well. Apple has beaten Amazon, Microsoft, Google parent firm Alphabet, as well as Netflix. Fortune says that this is … Read more

Apple Tops Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies List

Apple has topped Fortune’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies. In the list of top 332 companies, compiled by the US-based multinational business magazine, Apple has topped the tech industry (Computers and Communication) sector rankings as well. Apple has beaten Amazon, Microsoft, Google parent firm Alphabet, as well as Netflix. Fortune says that this is … Read more

Asus ROG 3, ZenFone 7 Users Are Having Trouble Playing HD Videos on Netflix

ROG Phone 3 and ZenFone 7 series smartphone users have complained about not being able to play HD videos on Netflix on Asus forums. Some of the affected users claim that their devices have lost the Widevine L1 status that allows devices to stream videos in HD from OTT platforms such as Netflix. As per … Read more

No clarity on what happens in case of disputes in newly introduced equalisation levy: Dhruva Advisors

What happens when there would be a dispute over the newly introduced equalisation levy? That seems to be a question several tax experts seem to be asking as digital giants take different stands on how they want to deal with the levy that is applicable on their revenues from India. “Provisions pertaining to equalisation levy … Read more

Everybody vs. the App Store: Why Companies Are Taking Issue With Apple’s Growing Revenue Engine

A host of companies, including Facebook Inc., Spotify Technology SA and “Fortnite” maker Epic Games Inc., are challenging the way Apple Inc. AAPL 3.75% runs its App Store. The App Store generates at least $15 billion in annual sales for the tech giant, according to analysts’ estimates. Critics say Apple takes too big a cut … Read more

Airtel, Voda Idea fall 5% each after Jio rolls out new postpaid plans

Kolkata: Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) shares fell sharply in Wednesday’s trade, a day after Reliance Jio rolled out postpaid tariff plans, making a concerted bid for the higher paying subscribers of India’s older operators. Bharti Airtel shares were down nearly 4.5% at Rs 448.95 while Vi’s stock was trading nearly 5.3% lower at … Read more

Bill Nygren on how to spot outperformers over long term

In a heavy asset business, GAAP accounting does a reasonably good job but when you start having important assets that you cannot touch and feel, GAAP accounting does not do so well, says Partner and CIO-U.S. Equities, The Oakmark Funds. You have been a value investor for a very long time and manage about $50 … Read more

Vocal for local: What tech giants are doing to woo users in India

According to reports, it plans to spend around $420 million for producing and licensing content in India by the end of this year. By Shriya Roy In an attempt to woo one of the world’s largest tech consuming user base, streaming giant Netflix has introduced its Hindi interface version. This is Netflix’s latest effort to … Read more

It’s a (m)ad world: The world is evolving, ads must too

The first phase of the launch of the ad campaign in February had to be put on hold after several complaints were filed with the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) about the usage of the colour red. By Reya Mehrotra The recent Black Lives Matter movement brought back racism into sharp focus around the … Read more