May 24 News Roundup | CSK reach their 10th IPL final, India's PC market declines & more
From Chennai Super Kings reaching their 10th IPL final and dip in India's PC market to new Australian consulate in Bengaluru, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 24 news roundup.
IPL 2023: Chennai Super Kings beat Gujarat Titans to enter their 10th IPL final
We have the first finalist of IPL 2023 with Chennai Super Kings defeating the Gujarat Titans by 15 runs in Qualifier 1 on Tuesday. Dhoni's CSK will now play their 10th IPL final on Sunday, May 28 where they will compete for their 5th IPL title.
India's PC market plummets 30% in Q1 2023; Premium laptops worst hit
The Indian PC market has witnessed a 30% decline in the first quarter of 2023 on an over-year-over basis. Demand on desktops were still witnessed a positive surge but the shipments of premium laptops saw the worst slump, going down by a whopping 40% in the quarter.
Netflix clampdown on password sharing; Extra members will have to pay $8/month
Netflix has sped up its clampdown on password sharing, starting from the United States. From now on, any member using a Netflix account outside the household will have to pay $7.99 more each month. The streaming giant is likely to come up with such measures for other countries, as well.
Rupee rises 15 paise; Closes at 82.70 against US dollar
Backed by inflow of foreign capital, the Indian rupee gained 15 paise on Wednesday to close at 82.70 against US dollar. According to Forex traders, a strong greenback coupled with other rival overseas currencies are said to have stopped the rupee from gaining further.
Australia to establish consulate in Bengaluru, says PM Albanese
Australian Prime Minister has announced the intention to open a new consulate in Bengaluru. This comes after Indian PM Narendra Modi had announced plans to build a new Indian consulate in Brisbane, as the two nations look to further enhance their bilateral ties.
On day 1 of notes exchange, people rush to petrol pumps with their Rs 2000 currency notes
As citizens rushed to exchange their ₹2000 notes, petrol pumps have also emerged as the spot where a considerable number of tenderers rushed to. Operators at several petrol pumps across the country said that people paid with ₹2000 notes even for transactions of ₹100-₹200.
India "absolutely" a likely location for new Tesla factory: Elon Musk
As the company looks to expand its global reach, the next Tesla factory might come up in India. Tesla CEO Elon Musk replied with a firm 'absolutely' when asked where could the next location for a Tesla factory be, which will be decided before the end of this year.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.