Vivo V23 Pro vs OnePlus 9: Specs, features, and price in India compared

The Vivo V23 Pro is the latest offering from the brand. The device is part of the Vivo V23 lineup that includes the Vivo V23 as well. Vivo has launched this device at a starting price of Rs 38,900. It’s certain that the device is not as powerful as the OnePlus 9. But it can be a considerable option if you do not have the budget for the more premium OnePlus 9. So let’s compare the two smartphones to find out the differences. But before we dive in deeper, let’s…

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Goodyear introduces TripleMax 2 range of mid-size car tyres in India

While its existing Assurance TripleMax range is known for offering a balanced mix of ride comfort and low road noise, the company has upgraded the series by introducing the TripleMax 2. Goodyear’s new line gets a boosted compound formulation of Carbon-Silicon to aid braking, and downsized rubber blocks on the tyre’s contact surface to further cut down road noise The company claims tested road noise inside the cabin to stand at 62.4dB while driving at a constant speed and at 60.1dB during coasting, both of which claim to be lower…

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If we can’t talk about racism in education, how will we address racial inequity in education?

Advancing racial equity is central to ensuring every student in North Carolina has a sound basic education, particularly given the shifting racial demographics in our state. Earlier this year, Education First facilitated a community of practice (CoP) that included leaders across the state in discussion about private funding in public education with a focus on racial equity. As we concluded our meetings in the spring, national and statewide discussions which aim to regulate how racism and antiracism are taught (e.g., regarding critical race theory) in public schools had begun to impact how we talk…

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Finance 2025: Digital transformation in finance

Preparing for the future None of us knows for certain what the future will hold, but we all have a responsibility to be thinking about what’s likely to happen, and to prepare for it. In the finance function, that means working now to get the right people and technology in place to take advantage of the inevitable disruption ahead. That’s not likely to happen without a clear vision and strategy for finance in a digital world. Now is the time to step back and make sure your roadmap to that…

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U.S. Commerce chief to make pitch for chips funding in Michigan

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo will on Monday make a pitch in Michigan for Congress to approve $52 billion to expand U.S. semiconductor manufacturing even as it continues to review data on the chips market from companies around the world. Raimondo is visiting a United Auto Workers local hall and meeting with Michigan politicians, officials from General Motors Co (GM.N), Ford Motor (F.N) and Chrysler-parent Stellantis on the chips push. Detroit’s Big Three automakers and other global automakers have been forced to cut production and even make some…

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AN INSIGHT INTO THE INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS IN THE US

What is the meaning of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)? The IRA, short for ‘individual retirement account,’ is a tax-advantaged investing tool that individuals use to reserve retirement savings funds. There are different types of IRAs. Traditional IRAs Roth IRAs SEP IRAs SIMPLE IRAs Individual taxpayers can establish either Roth or traditional IRAs, while self-employed individuals and small-business owners set up SIMPLE and SEP IRAs. An IRA must be opened only with an institution that has received Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approval to offer these accounts. The options include brokerage…

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Do CEO Duality and Ownership Concentration Impact Dividend Policy in Emerging Markets? The Moderating Effect of Crises Period

Abstract Despite developments of recent theoretical and numerous empirical studies on the policies effectively adopted by companies, the dividend distribution policy (DDP) remains largely unexplained. In this regard, the main purpose of the current study is to empirically examine the effects of both CEO duality and ownership concentration on DDP during a crisis period. Furthermore, we test, using an interaction variable, the moderating effect of the crisis period on the association between both the degree of CEO duality and the ownership concentration on the DDP by analyzing panel data on…

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Google loses appeal of $2.8 billion fine in E.U. antitrust case.

In a major ruling that bolsters the European Union’s efforts to clamp down on the world’s largest technology companies, Google lost an appeal on Wednesday to overturn a landmark antitrust ruling by European regulators against the internet giant. The decision by the Luxembourg-based General Court related to a 2017 decision by the European Commission, the bloc’s executive branch, to fine Google 2.4 billion euros (about $2.8 billion) for giving preferential treatment to its own price-comparison shopping service over rival services. The penalty was the first of three issued by Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission’s top…

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Life of a finance head in the time of COVID-19 in Wallonia

Akash Ohri moved to the Seraing municipality in Liege province of Belgium as the Financial Controller for the industry sector at industrial machinery manufacturer John Cockerill Group in July 2019. The group, having a turnover of 1.3 billion euros, has five verticals and the industry sector is one of them. For Ohri, this move from India to Belgium was a transfer within the company because of a shuffle of responsibilities. Ohri is a board member of the Indian subsidiary CMI Industry Automation and the Chinese joint venture Cockerill Engineering Beijing…

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What you need to know about your home finance in the time of Covid-19

With lockdown and its economic fallout causing untold damage to the economy, more and more South Africans are finding themselves on unpaid leave, reduced salary packages or laid-off entirely. This is places many homeowners under severe stress when it comes to keeping up with their mortgage repayments and could well be deterring new buyers from entering the market as well. Under difficult circumstances like these, it’s easy to give in to feelings of hopelessness. However, according to Leonard Kondowe, National Admin Hub Manager for Rawson Finance, there are actually some…

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