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Seed companies say Monsanto spreading falsehoods on patent rights 22.9.2016 ET: Agriculture
Officials of the patent office have clarified in a meeting that while genes and biotechnology processes can be patented, seeds and transgenic plants cannot be patented.
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dna Tech Reads: From an Tesla's Hyperloop in India to the iPhone 7 teardown 18.9.2016 DNA: Mumbai
1. NASA's Cassini to make final, closest observations of Saturn Beginning on November 30, Cassini's orbit will send the spacecraft just past the outer edge of the main rings. Read more here . 2. Indian-origin scientist Ramesh Raskar bags Lemelson-MIT Prize worth 500,000 dollars Ramesh Raskar currently has more than 75 patents to his name and has written over 120 reviewed publications. Read more here . 3. Tesla’s Hyperloop may just see a pilot happening at the Mumbai-Pune Expressway Nitin Gadkari, said he held a meeting with Musk and senior officials from Tesla suggesting that they explore Hyperloop opportunities in India. Read more here . 4. Hubble telescope captures best view of comet 332P disintegrating The resulting debris is now scattered along a 4,828-km-long trail. Read more here . 5. iPhone 7 teardown reveals battery capacity: Report Chipworks shared some interesting details on the iPhone 7 teardown process. Read more here ...
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I had 15 clients calling me in a day asking if they could get on to Pokemon Go: Ansible's Travis Johnson 14.9.2016 ET: Brand Equity
Johnson feels their work can help in getting young people to participate in the political processes of the country.
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HP to acquire Samsung's printer business for $1.05 billion 13.9.2016 DNA: Wide Angle
IT major HP today said it will acquire Samsung Electronics' printer business in a deal valued at USD 1.05 billion, a move that will allow the US-based company further consolidate its position in the USD 55 billion A3 copier industry. The acquisition will bring an intellectual property portfolio of more than 6,500 printing patents and a workforce of about 6,000 employees globally, including nearly 1,300 researchers and engineers. Samsung has key engineering centre in South Korea with operations in the US, India, China, Japan, Russia, Canada, Brazil and other countries. HP, created as part of the breakup of Hewlett-Packard Co. last year, sells personal computers. However, it gets a significant chunk of its profit from supplying ink and toner for the printers it sells. However, HP's printing division revenue fell 14 per cent in the latest quarter, while overall sales was down about 4 per cent to USD 11.9 billion. In India, HP is estimated to have close to 2,000 employees in the printer division, including ...
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India's embrace of mediocrity 8.9.2016 Rediff: Columns
Indians thrive in ordinariness -- from academia and science to business and military power. Sports is just an apt metaphor, says Shekhar Gupta.
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NPCI is attempting to get a patent for its UPI technology 7.9.2016 ET: Policy
Unified Payments is a seamless payments mechanism that allows bank customers to send and receive money via a smartphone in real time.
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Sony to create new category of in-home lifestyle products exclusively for India 6.9.2016 ET: Electronics
Hibi said Sony is studying possibility of setting up its own factory in India, an option that’s may become viable with the planned implementation of GST.
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Grape farmers demand central assistance to import disease free varieties 31.8.2016 ET: Agriculture
EU has proposed to reduce the minimum residue level of chlormequat chloride, the growth regulator used on grapes, from 0.05 parts per million to 0.01 per cent.
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Arvind Panagariya sees good monsoon and reforms pushing growth to 8% this year 30.8.2016 ET: Indicators
"I feel we should cross 8 per cent because nothing I see takes away from what we had last year," Panagariya said.
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India to be amongst top five global pharma innovation hubs by 2020: Assocham 29.8.2016 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 29 (ANI): To push India into top five pharmaceutical innovation hubs by 2020 and establish global presence by launching one out of every five to 10 drugs discovered in India at global
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A look at India's 15-place jump in Global Innovation Index 25.8.2016 ET: Indicators
This holistic approach to innovation was particularly relevant to India, although Dutta had a global perspective in mind when he conceived the idea.
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Swamy attacks CEA Arvind Subramanian again 21.8.2016 TOI: Home
Swamy had in late June trained his guns on Arvind Subramanian and demanded his sacking for allegedly taking anti-India stance when he was an IMF economist at Washington prior to joining the Finance Ministry. Arun Jaitley had debunked Swamy's call saying "Government has full confidence in CEA."
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Central database on encumbrances coming soon 19.8.2016 ET: Policy
Banks, financial institutions, asset reconstruction companies and debenture trustees will get priority over any other arrears including taxation dues of central or state governments.
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Global Innovation Index: India moves up to 66th rank this year 17.8.2016 ET: Indicators
The report said India was starting to excel in ICT and creative goods exports, setting a good example of how policy was improving the innovation environment.
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Orkut, once India's social media darling, is back 15.8.2016 ET: Infotech
When Google finally shut it down in September 2014, the internet saw nostalgic tributes. For many, Orkut was their introduction to social networking.
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​ Pfizer plans to bring more global drugs to India 15.8.2016 ET: Pharma
Although the company sells most of its top 20 global products in India, it is looking to bring in a couple of drugs, the patents of which have expired, to the domestic market.
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Expanding markets, launching new products for growth: Wockhardt 14.8.2016 ET: Pharma
In the last 10 years, global research in antibiotics has declined and the number of patents filed globally has gone down by 60 per cent.
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Workhardt to expand markets, launch new products for growth 14.8.2016 DNA: Top News
Pharma major Wockhardt Ltd has said it is increasing investments in R&D, looking at expanding markets and launching new products to accelerate growth. "We have always believed that R&D is the key to the future. Naturally, we continue to increase our industry- leading investment in R&D as a percentage of total sales every year," Wockhardt Chairman and group CEO Habil Khorakiwala said at the company's annual general meeting (AGM). In the April - June quarter, Wockhardt's net profit plunged 83% to Rs 16 crore on the back of a dip in sales and increased expenditure, the company said.  "In FY16, our R&D spend of Rs 669 crore at 15% of total sales is almost 30% higher than our investment in R&D of Rs 515 crore at 11.5% of total sales in FY 15," he said. The company has various drugs at different stages of development, he said, adding: "We expect that in the next 3 to 5 years, we will have launched some of these drugs in Indian and global markets. Collectively, we are serving diverse patients with unmet needs ...
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LeEco CEO Jia Yueting becomes chairman of major smartphone maker Coolpad 9.8.2016 Sify Finance
Internet and technology conglomerate LeEco announced that its Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting has become the Chairman of the Board and the Nominating Committee of the
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MSF and Pfizer battle over patent application for life-saving pneumonia vaccine 29.7.2016 ET: Pharma
MSF filed declarations at the Delhi patent office to point out that Pfizer's 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) was obvious and predictable.
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