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Facebook wants to save the world. You’ve got work to do

For the past six months, Mark Zuckerberg has been zigzagging the US on a well-publicized, whirlwind tour to chat with people outside the insular bubble of Silicon Valley. Along the way, Facebook’s CEO met with Ford factory workers in Michigan, cattle farmers in Wisconsin and community leaders in New Orleans. But while Zuckerberg’s been attracting headlines and fueling speculation he wants ... Read More »

What’s behind the big market swing from tech to banks

The tech sector can’t lead the market forever: Strategist  Friday, 9 Jun 2017 | 2:08 PM ET | 01:44 Technology stocks are getting beaten up and banks have surged as part of a broader trend that has hit the market this year, where yesterday’s hot hands are today’s also-rans. The two sides have exchanged market leadership over the past week or ... Read More »

The expertise managers need to possess in new-age India

The world is going through what is popularly being called as the fourth industrial revolution, driven by digital technology and artificial intelligence (for representational purpose only). Photo: AFP I would like to look at the skills and expertise that the manager of the future has to possess with specific reference to the Indian context. At another level, I am also ... Read More »

Four key factors that will shape the manager of the future

Doing things as they were done in past won’t last in the rapidly changing industries. Photo:iStockphoto I believe there will be four capabilities and skills that would affect managers in the future: (1) the greater need to think and act strategically in (2) increasingly dynamic environments (3) within global markets that (4) require customer-centric solutions. Strategic Thinking Most of the ... Read More »

Twitter Users Experiencing Issues in Several Parts of the World

HIGHLIGHTS Issues are being faced in several parts of the world The service is not let users post tweets Issues are affecting websites and apps alike Twitter appears to be down. Several users, including Gadgets 360 staff, are facing issues posting tweets on the social network. The issue is affecting the Web interface, mobile website, TweetDeck, as well as the ... Read More »

iMCO Watch, the World’s First Alexa Smartwatch, Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS iMCO Watch is now available on Amazon India at Rs. 13,990 It’s available in two colour variants – Mineral Silver and Carbon Black It is powered by Amazon Alexa First unveiled in April last year, iMCO launched the Amazon Alexa-powered CoWatch globally in September. Since, the company has rebranded the smartwatch to the iMCO Watch. On Friday, the company ... Read More »

Tech stocks have massively outperformed the market—here’s why this isn’t another bubble

Adam Jeffery | CNBC FANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) apps on a smartphone. Stock market watchers keep complaining about the breadth of the rally — especially in tech. “The market’s weakness, if it has one, is the concentration of investor monies in one corner of the market: Mega-sized growth stocks, particularly technology,” said MarketWatch a few days ago. ... Read More »

India is definitely the world’s next major tech market, says Internet Trends Report

If there’s been any doubt about India being the next major target market for tech businesses, Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s latest Internet Trends Report should make that clear as day. The report, which spans 355 pages, dedicates 55 pages solely to the state of internet and mobile access in India. The first major takeaway is that the country now ... Read More »

Will Goodbody: Time social media firms stopped the rot

Facebook is recruiting an extra 3,000 moderators to scan the network for hate speech There are so many positive things about social media and messaging. It has transformed how we communicate, how we share thoughts, ideas and views, how we get our news, how we learn, how we show our emotions. It has brought together people who are physically and ... Read More »

Getting Ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse

We are just a few weeks away from the greatest astronomical show ever. The total solar eclipse that is going to occur on 21 August 2017 would be darkening the skies all across the vast continental US. Have you planned for it? If you still do not have any concrete plans in your hand, it is a good idea to ... Read More »