iPhone sales continue to slide, but Apple beats expectations
'India is now one of our fastest growing markets ... we're looking forward to opening more retail stores in India down the road, and we see huge potential," Apple chief executive Tim Cook told analysts in a third-quarter earnings call
US chipmaker Analog Devices to buy Linear Technology for about $14.8 bn
The acquisition of Linear will enable Analog to diversify into new categories and also emerge as a stronger rival to Texas Instruments, the largest analog chip maker
Magsaysay Awards for anti-scavenging activist Bezwada Wilson, Carnatic singer Krishna
Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, an active campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were today chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016
Hillary creates history as first woman presidential candidate
After Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party, husband and former President Bill Clinton made a powerful speech that erased much of the negativity created by Bernie Sanders supporters
Bitcoin is not money, can't be 'laundered', rules US judge
In a case that the judge herself described as 'fascinating', a circuit court threw out a case built by Miami police against a bitcoin trader, ruling that the virtual currency is not money and therefore technically can't be used for 'money-laundering'
India-US team finds huge gas hydrate deposits in KG Basin
The petroleum ministry and the US Geological Survey made the discovery of large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrate that has the potential to be producible
Solar Impulse lands after completing round-the-world trip
The team, which flew 43,041 kilometres since starting the trip in March 2015 on the solar-powered Solar Impulse, predicts electric airplanes will transport 50 passengers on short- to medium-haul flights within a decade
New movie screen allows viewing without 3D glasses
A new movie screen that allows for glasses-free 3-D prototype display enables viewers to watch a 3-D movie from any seat in a theater
Union Budget: 2016-17
Economic Survey : 2015-16

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