Apple CEO Tim Cook had returned disappointed after his India visit last month, when days after his whirlwind trip it had emerged that Apple wouldn’t be allowed to set up its iconic Apple Stores in India. India’s FDI regulations mandated that 30% of components must be locally sourced if a company wants to sell through its own retail stores, and Apple products, which manufactured primarily in China, didn’t meet this criterion. All that is set to change…
In an increasingly competitive job market, getting noticed is the first hard step towards employment. While most people bank on the content in their resume, and a fair bit of luck to get that coveted job, some make the resume itself the focal selling point.
20 year old Sumukh Mehta is one such enterprising graduate. After graduating from the College Of Management Studies, Jain University, Bangalore, Mehta was on a hunt and wanted to be hired in the media field. He hit upon the genius idea of applying to fashion magazine GQ by making his resume in the style of the magazine itself.
Festivals and special days are becoming an opportunity for Indian brands to not only showcase their quirky, innovate side but also integrate their product into the campaign. While many companies, especially startups, post a message or do an ad, some go all out and pull off elaborate campaigns to celebrate the occasion day. Fathers’ Day celebrated on June 19th, has also become a festival that warrants those campaigns.
We did a round up of the best of Fathers’ day campaigns this year.
the public reaction was immediate – while many bemoaned the loss of one of India’s brightest minds from its shores, a small minority didn’t seem all that displeased at his departure.
Fresh off its Linkedin acquisition announcement, Microsoft has announced that it is partnering with a cannabis industry-focused software company called KIND Financial. The company provides “seed to sale” services for cannabis growers, allowing them to track inventory, navigate laws and handle transactions all through Kind’s software systems.
In the fast, hurried metropolis of Bangalore, time can be the most precious resource one has. This cafe has literally set the store by it. At the Dialogues cafe in Koramangla, Bangalore, you don’t pay for the food you eat – you just pay for the time you spend there.
On a busy workday, against the cloudy skies, we decided to give it a try and instead of ordering the lunch in, walked up to the cafe.
Parkar Consulting group has created a workplace of, by and for the employees. More specifically, HR and work policies at Parkar are formulated by their own staff based on collective recommendations. In a deviation from the monotone colours of most Technology Consulting workspaces, Parkar’s vibrant office space radiates the work ethos, values and preferences of a young workforce.
If you’ve just turned on the internet, in what could be the biggest tech news of the year, Microsoft has acquired professional networking portal Linkedin for an estimated $27 billion.
The internet as usual has a lot to say about the deal. And it’s hilarious.
Yahoo has announced that it would be phasing out the messenger on August 5th, in favour of a newly designed chat-app which would pretty much do what Yahoo messenger did, and more. It would allow users to chat, exchange photos, GIFs, “like” things, and make groups – features that Facebook and Whatsapp currently provide. However, the new Yahoo app would also come with an “Unsend” option for those hurriedly sent angry texts or autocorrect disasters.
The need for good quality content be it website description, blogposts or PR releases, has never been greater. And tackling this largely cluttered and largely unorganized industry is ContentMart, India’s first marketplace for content. It serves as a platform that connects verified copywriters and clients from India and worldwide.