When you visit your physician regarding some aspect of your health, a blood test is often required. This typically involves a long needle and several blood-filled vials, which are sent to a lab for analysis. Theranos in US is now doing blood testing more quickly, conveniently, and inexpensively. Meet the creator of this revolutionary system, 30-year old Elizabeth Holmes, who dropped out of Stanford at 19 to pursue her passion and create Theranos.
Ever wonder what goes behind the making and supply of those branded clothes and accessories you love to shop for? What happens before they make it to the store? Who decides which clothes to buy, in what quantities, and who’s designed them?
The answer to all those questions is the trade show. One of the most important events for a fashion brand, retailer or an ecommerce site.
Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal are currently locked in a slugfest for a piece of the $11 billion Indian e-commerce pie. They’re offering jaw-dropping discounts, spending millions on promotions, and even taking out snarky advertisements against their competitors, all in a bid to woo the Indian consumer. But last month, Flipkart hinted that it might do something quite extreme – the company said that it could shut down its website.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a journalist in Ghana. He’s covered issues ranging from governmental corruption, to black magic quacks in remote villages. But what’s strange about him is that only a handful of people know what he looks like. And when he does make the occasional public appearance, he looks like this.