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Why Intelligent Disruption in Advertising Will Be the Most Important Trend of 2018

Intelligent disruption will change the way the ad industry functions. Getty Images As we begin another year, is there a phrase or thought that the advertising industry can focus its attention on as we enter 2018? I submit to you two words: intelligent and disruption. According to Merriam-Webster, disrupt is, “to break apart, to throw into disorder, to interrupt the ... Read More »

Saudi’s $19 Billion Stimulus Will Prioritize Housing and Small Business

Saudi Arabia on Thursday unveiled a 72 billion-riyal ($19.2 billion) program to bolster private-sector growth, with money to support housing construction as well as fee waivers for small businesses, Commerce and Investment Minister Majid Al-Qasabi said. The package, part of a four-year, 200 billion-riyal stimulus program announced last year, contains 17 separate initiatives the government hopes will result in direct and ... Read More »

Informal sector will be main job creator in future. So equip workers today

Hardly a day goes by without another article, conference, or research initiative devoted to the future of work. The robots are coming, or they’re not coming as fast as we think; when they do come, they’ll put everyone out of work, or they’ll create as many jobs as they destroy. Thus the conversation goes. But what if, instead of trying ... Read More »

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Will Distribute Indie Sequel ’48 Meters Down’

48 Meters Down, the sequel to 47 Meters Down will be distributed globally by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios. ESMP will push out the  suspense thriller from The Fyzz Facility worldwide. The indie 47 Meters Down, which starred Mandy Moore and Claire Holt, was a shark thriller that grossed over $44.3M domestically and over $10M in foreign territories for a worldwide grab of $54.8M on ... Read More »

‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off a Trilogy of Horror Movies

20th Century Fox offered one hell of a Friday the 13th treat last week when they debuted the first trailer for the secretive X-Men movie The New Mutants. The film, directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars), had been teased as being a YA-tinged horror film of sorts, and indeed that’s exactly what was revealed in that trailer: a very grounded, creepy haunted house film ... Read More »

Unmanned, these police booths will still do the job

Residents collected money to have this booth at Anna Enclave in Injambakkam Photo: M. Karunakaran   | Photo Credit: M_Karunakaran;M_Karunakaran – CCTV cameras will come up at these facilities, thanks to initiatives taken by residents as well as the police Every time K. Karthik passes through Raju Street, a road off Rajiv Gandhi Salai that leads to Kannagi Nagar, the image ... Read More »

Apple is releasing new iPhone software today: Here’s how to find out if your apps will still work

Later today, Apple will release iOS 11, the latest iteration of the software on its iPhones and iPads. Here’s a quick rundown on what’s new, and what to look out for as you update: What’s new New control center. Apple completely redesigned the control center in iOS 11, which is now customizable. You can change to add and remove toggles and ... Read More »

Bassheads will love VAVA’s $26 wired ‘gaming’ earphones

Even though we’ve had Bluetooth wireless technology for years now, I’m still a sucker for wired earphones simply because there’s no battery to worry about charging up. What’s more, most of my wired sets sound far and away better than my wireless earphones. That’s why I was happy to try out VAVA’s new ‘gaming’ earphones. The Fremont-based company, which also makes speakers and other products, is ... Read More »

Star Sports mega deal: How buying IPL media rights will change sports broadcasting?

Last month, Jawahar Goel, a television industry old-timer and chairman, MD of India’s satellite TV distribution platform Dish TV sent out a letter to the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Competition Commission of India and the Board of  Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wherein he warned them of Star India’s emerging sports telecast monopoly in India ... Read More »

5 moves that will flatten your abs, no crunches required

There’s nothing worse than getting majorly bored with your workout. In fact, research from the University of Florida shows that those who spice up their sweat sessions frequently stick to their routines better than those who never add any variety. And when it comes to crunches, well, it’s very easy to get bored. Time to switch things up! These core moves are ... Read More »