Mastercard to invest $1 billion to develop India as global tech node

This investment will help foster innovation and increase Mastercard’s speed-to-market capabilities and value-added services Global card payments major Mastercard, on Monday, said it will invest $1 billion in India over the next five years, with plans to make the country a global technology node for its platforms. The company has already invested $1 billion in […]

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1 in 25 Children In England Have Been Classified As ‘Severely Obese’

In England, obesity rates have risen among children and it is concerning health officials. Children between the ages of 10-11 years old have been classified as severely overweight. Defining Childhood Obesity According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity is measured by using the body mass index (BMI) tool. BMI is determined by dividing a person’s […]

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AT&T’s big $1 billion tax bill investment was announced 6 weeks ago

AT&T on Wednesday announced plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States after the passage of the Republican tax bill. President Trump read the announcement at a ceremony at the White House celebrating the tax bill on Wednesday afternoon. “That’s pretty good,” he said. It was also pretty good when AT&T made essentially the […]

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New Curved Phone Over $1,000 Announced by Samsung

Samsung has thrown the smartphone buying public a curve. Cost conscious entrepreneurs won’t be picking this phone, costing over $1,000 and not available outside South Korea. But perhaps it will teach us all something about innovation. The aptly named new Samsung Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch display with 1080 pixel resolution, the same as the recently […]

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IRDA allows insurers to invest in additional tier 1 bonds

Photo: Mint Mumbai: The insurance regulator allowed insurers on Wednesday to invest in so-called additional tier 1 (AT1) bonds sold by banks, but the stiff terms set by the regulator mean many banks won’t be able to make the grade. AT1 bonds are perpetual bonds with debt-like and equity-like features issued by banks to augment […]

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