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Tech fever reaches Asian debt market

Tencent Holdings, the Chinese internet and messaging giant, is said to be targeting proceeds of around US$5bn, according to several sources. HONG KONG: At least three of China’s leading technologycompanies are preparing to sell US dollar bonds, taking advantage of strong earnings and surging appetite for the sector to lock in low funding costs. Tencent Holdings, the Chinese internet and messaging giant, is said to ... Read More »

Cloud Tech Has Small Accounting Businesses Optimistic about the Future

The cloud is transforming the accounting industry and the role of the CPA and right now, they’re feeling pretty optimistic about their future. Right Networks Cloud Impact Survey A survey from Right Networks found that well over half of the 364 small accounting businesses and other accounting pros polled were optimistic, in some way, about the economy. While more than half were “cautiously ... Read More »

Amazon Creates Alexa Workshops for Small Tech Entrepreneurs

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Galvanize, a 21st-century school for entrepreneurs, engineers, and data scientists, are going to be holding Alexa Skills development workshops to teach developers, designers, and technology buffs how to build skills for Amazon Alexa, the operating system for the company’s smart speaker Echo. Amazon’s Echo has 70.6 percent of the emerging voice-controlled speaker market compared to Google’s 23.8 percent, this according ... Read More »

Tech firms driving business travel out of India

Airlines from India have increased frequencies over the past decade to the US to tap growing traffic. Air India flies non stop to Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington and will launch flights to Los Angeles at the end of the year. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Indian IT companies may be facing American headwinds, but business travel from India to the ... Read More »

5 Cheap Tech Stocks To Buy For 50%+ Dividend Growth

It’s usually the last place dividend fans look for big yields and surging payout growth—but it should be one of the first. I’m talking about the technology sector. And before you dismiss me as crazy, check out this chart. The Home of Payout Growth What you’re seeing here is the dividend-growth rate of the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) ... Read More »

Market Live: Sensex, Nifty extend gains from opening session, HCL Tech down 2%

Moneycontrol News 11:30 am Buzzing Stock: Shares of JHS Svendgaard Labs were higher by 5 percent intraday as investors cheered the conversion of warrants. The company on Tuesday converted 4,40,000 Warrants allotted on January 5, 2016 and January 8, 2016, into equivalent number of Equity Shares of face value of Rs. 10/- each, at an Issue Price of Rs. 11./- ... Read More »

3 Tech Stocks to Buy in March

Stock indexes are rallying into the new month, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still a few good deals available for long-term investors. We asked three Motley Fool contributors for their favorite picks in this pricey market, and they offered LG Display (NYSE:LPL), Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), and Pandora (NYSE:P). Read on to find out why these stocks could make compelling buys right ... Read More »

VW’s Audi steps up collaboration with Chinese tech groups

Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury car unit Audi has agreed to deepen collaboration with Chinese internet technology groups to offer more digital services in the world’s largest car market. Audi and FAW-Volkswagen, VW’s joint venture with FAW Car Co Ltd (000800.SZ), have signed letters of intent with Alibaba (BABA.N), Baidu (BIDU.O) and Tencent (0700.HK), Audi said on Sunday. Financial terms were not ... Read More »

UK independent tech firm to buy part of Hewlett Packard

One of Britain’s largest independent technology firms is to announce a multibillion-pound deal to buy part of Hewlett Packard’s software business. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will spin off and merge its non-core software assets with Britain’s Micro Focus International in a deal worth $8.8bn (£6.6bn), the companies said on Wednesday. The move is part of HPE chief executive Meg Whitman’s ... Read More »

Amazon tops list of the best paying tech firms for graduates

Amazon has beaten tech rivals Google, Apple and Microsoft to be named best paying tech firm for junior employees in the UK. An entry level position recruit at Amazon can expect to receive a £75,000 salary with a £15,000 bonus, according to a research from Emolument.com, a salary benchmarking site. Apple junior employees typically get a salary of £72,000 with ... Read More »