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Facebook Lite for Android Review: Made for India

While phone makers are now launching 4G handsets and companies like Airtel and Reliance working towards bringing the networks in India, you might think that there’s no need for apps that minimise data use. The fact of the matter though is that even in a metro like Delhi, 3G access depends greatly on which part of the city you’re in ... Read More »

Facebook Said to Have Received Nod to Set up Indonesia Unit

Facebook Inc has received an in-principle approval to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia, said a senior government source from the Southeast Asian nation, home to the social networking giant’s fourth-largest user base. Indonesia has been pushing multinational technology firms to be locally incorporated, arguing that companies such as Alphabet Inc’s Google set up small business entities to provide ... Read More »

Snapchat to Get Original Time Warner Shows

HIGHLIGHTS Time Warner and Snap have agreed to develop original shows for Snapchat The companies did not disclose the financial terms Time Warner said it expects to air 3 shows per day by the end of 2017 Time Warner and Snap said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the ... Read More »

Amazon Sale Offers Deals on iPhone 7, OnePlus 3T, iPhone 6, and More

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 3T gets a No Cost EMI option and an exchange offer iPhone 7 all variants are available at a discounted rate Budget phone deals on Coolpad Note 5 Lite, Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro Amazon India is now hosting a smartphone sale on its website with offers on brands like Motorola, OnePlus, Apple, Samsung, and others. The three-day Amazon ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Crosses 5.25 Lakh Registrations in China, TV Ad Outs Phone Ahead of Launch

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 revealed ahead of global Tuesday launch The smartphone crossed 5.25 lakh registrations OnePlus 5 set to launch in India on Thursday OnePlus 5, the Chinese company’s next flagship smartphone, set to launch on Tuesday is already receiving tremendous response from the consumers. The smartphone crossed 5.25 lakh registrations in China ahead of Tuesday global launch. Additionally, OnePlus ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Price in India Leaked Yet Again Ahead of Launch

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is set to launch in India on June 22 The smartphone will come in two RAM/storage variants The price of the smartphone is tipped to start at Rs. 32,999 The OnePlus 5 launch is set for Tuesday, and the company has been dropping hints about the smartphone to keep the buzz around the handset going. The upcoming ... Read More »

Technology, disruption and the evolution of managers

With the changes in technology, the nature of business and management is changing rapidly. Several functions are getting automated and hence the need for people is declining. At the same time thanks to digitalization, more and more activities are getting recorded and tracked and huge amounts of data are getting generated. In some industries, existing business models are getting disrupted ... Read More »

Joseph K. Hart: Dealing with generational gap is one of the main challenges for managers around the world

Mumbai: Joseph K. Hart was appointed as chief executive officer and president of the 102-year-old Dale Cargenie Training in 2015. Present over 90 countries, the institute runs leadership training, professional development, performance improvement, leadership training, and employee engagement programmes across the globe. In an interview during his first visit to India, Hart said he believes the country is one the ... Read More »

Shalini Pillay: Strong sense of purpose vital in a job candidate

Mumbai : The ideal job candidate would be “someone who is an effective communicator, confident yet self-aware, results oriented, a good team player, mentally agile and open to learning”, according to Shalini Pillay, head of people, performance and culture at KPMG in India. Edited excerpts from an interview: While scouting for newer talents from the various campuses, what is it ... Read More »

New Volkswagen Polo: 5 Things You Should Know

HIGHLIGHTS This will be the sixth generation model of the Volkswagen Polo The new-gen Polo will come to India next year It will be built on Volkswagen’s MQB platform The New Volkswagen Polo will be unveiled to the world on 16th June, 2017. This will be the sixth generation Polo and will be coming to India next year as well. ... Read More »