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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds a pair of the touch controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets on stage during the Facebook F8 conference in San Francisco, California. Photo: Reuters

Facebook's quarterly profit surges 186% to $2 billion

Social media giant sees nearly 60% jump in total revenues at $6.4 billion, mostly from online advertising

Related: India a significant area for continued user growth: Facebook

Despite Yahoo! deal, Verizon still an ad laggard to Google, Facebook

Pokemon Go used twice as much as Facebook

OPINION 

COLUMNISTS

Beyond liberalisation

Nitin Desai

The real challenge facing the Indian economy now is the restructuring of public institutions and regulatory systems

Central bank independence

A V Rajwade

What does India need more: growth and jobs, or low inflation?

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Failures in defence

No respite from indigenisation delays, maintenance woes

Risky options

India not yet ready for options trading in commodities

MARKETS

PEOPLE

POLL

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Most corporate tax breaks may be phased out in FY18

Tough to use tax rulings to your advantage

HC or tribunal verdicts aren't the final word in disputes, but you can use them to persuade the assessing officer

Technology

Inside Chennai's world of 3D illusions

Is 'glasses-free' 3D coming soon to a theater near you?

TV sets use a series of slits in front of screen that allow each eye to see a different set of pixels, creating a simulated sense of depth

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