Your favourite internet companies have all the technology in the world to keep you informed, entertained and socially active – online. But diversifying is in their DNA and everyone from Google to Instagram have decided to expand their influence beyond the internet. One chappal at a time. Here’s some of our favourite lesser known products by our favourite social networks.
While Netflix’s library currently doesn’t look very Indian, their social media team seems to have the Indian thing down pat.
Now, Microsoft is one of the largest and greatest companies in the world. But it’s not exactly what you associate with “cool”. Come on it’s the same company that made Powerpoint and Excel! However, if an email to an intern is to go by, Microsoft is trying to turn things around and get into the cool club. (A prom more like though.) A company recruiter emailed a Microsoft intern informing him about an upcoming visit…
Politicians commuting to work usually conjure images of ambassadors with a red light atop, surrounded by a convoy of more cars.
However, this MP decided to give a new spin to bike to work, by cycling all the way to the Rashtrapati Bhavan on a good ol’ bicycle.
After naked restaurants, come naked offices. The last time a whole office went naked at work, it was for an April fool gag. This time it’s thanks to a president’s slip of tongue.
It comes after President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, 61, mixed up his words during a speech on new technology.
To say that Game of Thrones is a worldwide sensation is an understatement. It’s a show huger than anything. But alas, the HBO blockbuster airs at 9pm EST, a time when Indians are in the office or are leaving for it. That hasn’t deterred us from watching the show though. We got our team right down to it, and catch them all in action. Here’s how Indians watched the show in the office. The most…
Usually, when people at companies don’t perform up to the company’s expectations, they have a word with their managers. In protracted cases of under-performance, they’re made to undergo a performance improvement plan. Worst case, they’re fired.
However, a bank in China has its way of dealing with delinquent employees.
Most people have a very transactional relationship with Google. You ask it anything under the sun, and it comes back with the information you needed. You might sit back and marvel at how it works once in a while, but for the most part, we take it for granted.
Not 86-year-old grandma May Ashworth from England.
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.
Richard Branson recently caught one of his Virgin Australia employees sleeping during work. While the cool boss laughed away the incident, internet on the other hand did what it’s known for. After being inspired by the employees of the Israeli startup that turned its sleeping CEO into a meme legend with some photoshopping, in this case, the internet took it upon itself to do the need. Here are the results.