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How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

The world is currently in the longest business cycle since the National Bureau of Economic Research has kept records. Investors, executives, and policy makers scratch their heads in wonder as they try to make sense of this new phenomenon. The question many companies want to know is where are we in the business cycle? Are [...]

March 3, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University has been described as the preeminent scholar on a relatively new genre of scientific inquiry — Science and Technology Studies (STS). Originally from Kolkata, but now an American citizen, Professor Jasanoff described STS as a field dedicated to the study of science and technology as institutionalized forms of human activity. But her work is much more than that. In [...]

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Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

After 50 years in fashion, legendary designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has retired. The designer announced his retirement via Instagram on January 17, in which he said that his couture show during Paris Fashion Week would be his last. “I have opened all my drawers, taken back all my old collections,” he said in his goodbye note. “I have used [...]

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The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

In the past year we have seen the technology industry pushed to new extremes and communication service providers in particular are having to keep up with the speed at which this technology is developing. Planning ahead is critical. It’s crucial that you don’t jump on the latest technology trends when they are released, but invest [...]

January 24, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

Real Estate Fund First of Its Kind to be Regulated by the FMA

Real Estate Fund First of Its Kind to be Regulated by the FMA

RE Fund Europe has been noted as a leader within digital securities for months now.  Unsurprisingly, it is a European nation, Liechtenstein, in which a new tokenized real estate based fund has been launched. The development of said fund was possible through the collaboration of two companies – Token Factory and Bank Frick. Bringing to the Table In this [...]

January 22, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate Fund First of Its Kind to be Regulated by the FMA

A policy eco-system needed for ‘out of the box’ health options

A policy eco-system needed for ‘out of the box’ health options

As shown globally, fresh approaches will lead to improved outcomes for the public If there ever was a time for thinking innovatively about policy, that time is now. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present this year’s Union Budget amidst a slowing economy, lower-than expected tax revenues, and a fiscally stretched government. Lower resources for the [...]

January 18, 2020 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A policy eco-system needed for ‘out of the box’ health options

Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

In a time when social media informs and influences us on everything — from fashion to food, politics and furniture, choosing a home via Instagram no longer seems far-fetched. And real-estate developers have sensed this. Many are tying up with beauty bloggers and lifestyle influencers to promote new projects, site visits and sample flats, all [...]

January 12, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

With increasing and fast-paced shifts in customer behaviour patterns and workplace modalities, it is imperative that in the new decade we take necessary steps right away to be future-ready and future-engaged . The traditional approaches to work and workforce changes may not be enough. Here are the five trends that IHCL MD&CEO Puneet Chhatwal told Mint will [...]

January 11, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

From electric scooters to facial recognition and deepfakes, 2019 saw several new technology trends come to the fore, even if their full consequences are yet to be entirely realised. But what can we expect in 2020? As we enter a new decade, The Telegraph’s technology writers bring you their predictions for the year ahead. The smart home becomes unavoidable [...]

December 30, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

The history of technology is littered with beautifully anachronistic tags that were deployed to capture the essence of a new technology. The happy truth is, as these technologies take root and start shaping consumer behavior around themselves, the tags they spawned get confined to the trashcan of history. Today, referring to buying something on Amazon [...]

December 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

It’s not like this wasn’t among the reasons everywhere suspected when Apple suddenly announced it was buying Intel’s modem business, but now the chipmaker has filed a brief in support of the FTC in an ongoing appeal by Qualcomm of a decision made in May. That decision found in favor of the FTC’s allegations that Qualcomm’s licensing [...]

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AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

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