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Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

The 2013 e6 from Chinese manufacturer BYD has been modified to help develop navigation systems and other equipment created in the province that would be crucial components in the potentially massive world of self-driving vehicles. “In the next few years, the types of products that go into autonomous systems, the market looks like about $100 [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

How Technology Will Affect Hardware Companies This Year

How Technology Will Affect Hardware Companies This Year

Thanks to technology, today’s consumers and businesses no longer see streamlined communication as a luxury. And that trend will grow, with each generation of new devices expected to further improve on human-computer interaction. Related: These 10 Tools for Remote Workers Will Make Office Life a Permanent Thing of the Past For hardware companies, keeping up with [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on How Technology Will Affect Hardware Companies This Year

Technology companies across Silicon Valley resist Donald Trump’s immigration ban

Technology companies across Silicon Valley resist Donald Trump’s immigration ban

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order. In an industry that has long depended on immigrants and celebrated their contributions – as well as championing liberal causes such [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Technology companies across Silicon Valley resist Donald Trump’s immigration ban

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

The chief financial officers (CFOs) at Britain’s biggest companies are more worried than their European counterparts about how Brexit will affect their firms’ bottom lines, according to a new survey by Deloitte. 65% of British CFOs say Brexit negotiations will be “bad for business,” compared with just 37% of European CFOs surveyed. Deloitte, one of [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

Soda Companies Fund 96 Health Groups In the U.S.

Soda Companies Fund 96 Health Groups In the U.S.

Medical organizations, health foundations and government groups recently accepted money from Coca-Cola or Pepsi Despite the fact that America has a severe obesity problem, fueled in part by the overconsumption of sugar, several prominent public health groups (including some that are government-run) have accepted money from soda companies in recent years. In a new study [...]

October 11, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Soda Companies Fund 96 Health Groups In the U.S.

US SERVICES COMPANIES REPORT FASTEST GROWTH IN NEARLY YEAR

US SERVICES COMPANIES REPORT FASTEST GROWTH IN NEARLY YEAR

– U.S. services companies grew last month at the fastest pace in nearly a year, potential good news for the U.S. economy. The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday that its services index jumped to 57.1 in September, the highest point since October, from August’s 51.4, the lowest since 2010. It was the biggest monthly [...]

October 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on US SERVICES COMPANIES REPORT FASTEST GROWTH IN NEARLY YEAR

London companies to bear brunt of business rates overhaul

London companies to bear brunt of business rates overhaul

An overhaul of the business rates system is to dramatically increase the tax paid by businesses in central London and cut the bills for struggling northern towns. Shops on Regent Street in London face an 87% increase in their business rates bill next year, while northern towns such as Bolton and Blackpool will enjoy a [...]

October 2, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on London companies to bear brunt of business rates overhaul

UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

Britain’s services sector enjoyed a record rise last month, as companies shrugged off the initial shock of the vote to leave the EU, according to a survey of business activity that adds to signs the economy has escaped recession in the immediate aftermath of the referendum. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (pdf) for August rose [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

How,Long,Have,America’s,Companies,Been,In,Business?,[Infographic]

How,Long,Have,America’s,Companies,Been,In,Business?,[Infographic]

Although our names form an integral part of our identity, we do not get to choose them. Young Indian parents are waking up to the weight of this decision. They are putting a lot of effort into research so that they can choose a pleasant, meaningful, and unique name for their child. Ratnakar Poduri, Co-founder [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on How,Long,Have,America’s,Companies,Been,In,Business?,[Infographic]

RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

RSK Labs is developing the first smart contracts platform secured by Bitcoin, codenamed RootStock. Today, 24 of the most influential Bitcoin companies have expressed their support by participating in an innovative hybrid security model, which incorporates a private Federation. The Federation will provide services that are “indispensable to use Smart Contracts in practical scenarios,” according [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

Education favourite CSR activity among Indian companies

Education favourite CSR activity among Indian companies

Education favourite CSR activity among Indian companies In 2014-15, nearly Rs 8,029 crore was spent by Indian companies towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. An amendment to the Companies Act in 2014, made it mandatory for companies to put aside 2% of their average net profit of the three preceding financial years, for social causes. [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Education favourite CSR activity among Indian companies

U.S. policymakers, companies see a Brexit hurting investment, profits

U.S. policymakers, companies see a Brexit hurting investment, profits

A vote by Britons to leave the European Union on Thursday may not drag the United States into recession, but its effects on U.S. monetary policy, trade and corporate profits are causing concern in Washington D.C. and boardrooms alike. Market volatility in the immediate aftermath of such an unprecedented decision would likely drive down the [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on U.S. policymakers, companies see a Brexit hurting investment, profits