Telecom

SC extends deadline by 3 months for completing probe in Aircel-Maxis deal case

The Supreme Court Thursday extended by three months the deadline given to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to complete the probe in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said the probe should be completed in three months. Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the ED, said the

IT

Facebook likely to launch ‘Portal’ video chat device

Facebook is reportedly set to announce its own video chat device called Portal next week, taking on Amazon’s smart home devices. Portal will take on Amazon’s Echo Show and will be available in two variants, Cheddar reported on Friday. A larger variant could be priced at around $400, while a smaller variant could go for

BPO

Indian tech CEO held in US for gaming H1-B process to help 200 foreigners

An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a multi-year visa-fraud scheme involving forged and fraudulent documents to get visas such as H1B for over 200 foreign workers. Pradyumna Kumar Samal, 49, was taken into custody as he arrived from an international

Broadcasting

Flipkart eyes stake in Star’s Hotstar

Walmart Inc’s Flipkart unit is in talks to buy a stake in Star India’s video streaming service Hotstar, the Mint daily reported on Monday, stepping up the e-commerce firm’s battle with Amazon.com Inc by expanding into video content. Flipkart’s reported talks with Hotstar come at a time when there is high demand in the country

Top