Business

When Robots Take Over Bad Jobs

By Rob 0
INDIANAPOLIS—James Ford worked at various printing presses for decades, eventually becoming head pressman at a bookbinding shop in Michigan. But the industry was changing, and as the work required fewer and fewer people, he searched around for his next career. He settled on truck driving. “I want to see America and get paid for it,” Read More

How the Future of Shopping Will Resemble Its Discriminatory Past

By Rob 0
Two years ago, at a retail-marketing conference called “The Internet of Things: Shopping,” a consultant took the stage and predicted that by 2028, half of Americans will have implants that communicate with retailers as they walk down stores’ aisles and inspect various items. By 2054, he added, this would be true of nearly all Americans. Read More

Sebi working on new norms to curb misuse of social media, says U. K. Sinha

By Selene 0
Mumbai: Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is working on a new set of regulations to check misuse of social and digital media platforms for “misguiding investors” with false promises of high returns, outgoing chief U. K. Sinha said on Monday. He also took on the activists raising the bogey of “curtailment of freedom Read More

Tesla slumps in pre-market trading as Goldman downgrades stock

By Selene 0
New York: Tesla Inc. fell more than 3% in pre-market trading after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. turned negative on the stock and cast doubt on chairman Elon Musk’s ability to deliver the company’s new vehicle on time. Analyst David Tamberrino downgraded the stock to sell from neutral and trimmed his six-month price target to $ Read More

Agricultural income outside India will be taxable in India

By Selene 0
I am a citizen of Canada. My brother wants to purchase land here, in his own name, to practice farming. Income from agriculture is not taxed in India. But will his income in Canada be taxed in India? He believes that his taxability will remain nil even if he makes a profit from agriculture in Read More

Gold prices rise by Rs340 on renewed demand

By Selene 0
Mumbai: Gold prices rebounded smartly by Rs340 to Rs29,645 per 10 grams on Monday following renewed demand from jewellery stockist and retailers. Meanwhile, silver surged by Rs775 to reclaim Rs44,000 level on fresh buying support from industrial units. Standard gold (99.5 purity) climbed by Rs340 to end at Rs29,645 per 10 grams from last Thursday’s Read More