Saturday, February 16, 2019

India’s exports grow 3.74% in January; trade deficit widens to $14.73 billion

India’s exports grow 3.74% in January; trade deficit widens to $14.73 billion
India’s exports grow 3.74% in January; trade deficit widens to $14.73 billion
According to data from the commerce ministry, exports during the month increased to USD 26.36 billion, compared with USD 25.41 billion in January 2018. Exports growth remained almost flat in November and December 2018.

Source: TFE

Big concern for Twitter users! Your deleted direct messages are stored by company

Big concern for Twitter users! Your deleted direct messages are stored by company
Big concern for Twitter users! Your deleted direct messages are stored by company
Twitter lets you download all of the data associated with your account, even a suspended or deactivated account, which lets you see everything that the company is storing.

Source: TFE

Google’s Toronto ambitions swell, as Amazon scraps New York plan

Google’s Toronto ambitions swell, as Amazon scraps New York plan
Google’s Toronto ambitions swell, as Amazon scraps New York plan
The urban innovation unit of Alphabet Inc. and sister company to Google is proposing to speed up its plans to redevelop 350 derelict acres on the city’s waterfront in return for a cut of property taxes, development charges and increased land values.

Source: TFE

Corporate welfare fights: Amazon’s NYC retreat heralds new era

Corporate welfare fights: Amazon’s NYC retreat heralds new era
Corporate welfare fights: Amazon’s NYC retreat heralds new era
Stoked by Amazon’s decision to turn its search for a new office hub into a nationwide reality show, a long-simmering backlash to corporate subsidies is coming to a boil. State legislators in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois and New York are targeting subsidies to individual companies.

Source: TFE