The large-scale entry of tech companies and smartphone and auto manufacturers is changing the landscape of the global semiconductor industry, posing threats to giants like Intel and Qualcomm. But this self-reliance drive won’t stop new chipmaking startups from thriving, and their partnerships with professional chip suppliers will continue.
Big Tech had a rough year in 2021, as the regulatory grip tightened, and whistle-blowers spilled the beans. Issues related to privacy, fake news, and hate speech made headlines. With more regulation in the works, Big Tech will have to learn to play by the new rules. But will that make this year any less turbulent than the previous one?
Ambient computing — the technology that brings together software, hardware, and human-machine interaction to create a user-responsive environment — is slowly becoming part of our daily lives. While some of these changes may not be evident, several tech startups have mushroomed to make the most of this trend as the demand for smart devices continues to grow.
Sila has developed silicon-based particles that can replace the graphite in anodes and hold more lithium ions that carry current in a battery. This could provide smaller gadgets and electric vehicles with far greater range. Unlike instances of promising lab results that often fail to translate to commercial success, the company is delivering its product to the market.
Film-exhibition companies like PVR and Inox heaved a sigh of relief in the last two months of 2021 with movies like Sooryavanshi and Spider-Man churning good numbers and bringing the crowd back to halls. However, the joy was short-lived. With the third wave hitting the business in December, they are once again staring at short-term uncertainty. Will things change soon?
Year 2021 saw the rise of retail investors. They invested heavily and were rewarded handsomely by the markets. Will 2022 bring better returns? ET Prime picked up some trends from the year gone by, which are likely to continue this year. Based on that we have compiled a list of 25 stocks that may perform well. T&C apply.
Amid volatile markets and degrading performance of listed insurance stocks, the government took a brave step by planning to list LIC. However, the mammoth IPO, tentatively pegged at INR50,000 crore, has a galore of challenges to overcome. Will it pass the litmus test and give desired returns to retail investors? The much-awaited DRHP may bring more clarity.
“We are delighted with the overwhelming response that Carens has received from customers, within the first 24 hours of starting the pre-bookings. It is the highest first-day booking we have received for any of our products in India," Kia India Managing Director and CEO Tae-Jin Park said in a statement.
TPG-backed Landmark Cars is India's biggest seller of premium vehicles of automakers Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Honda and Fiat Chrysler. It may be amongst the first automotive dealership companies in India to float an IPO. It is also the first automotive dealership company to receive private equity investment.
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