Author Archives: Loknath Das

Facebook issues statement after murder suspect shares video of shooting in Cleveland

Facebook has issued a statement after a video showing a fatal shooting was uploaded onto the social media network by the alleged murderer. Cleveland Police say that Steve Stephens broadcast the killing of an unidentified elderly man on Facebook on Sunday evening and is the target of a manhunt as of this writing. [Update: The victim has been identified as ... Read More »

London hotel sector reports strong gains in March

London’s hotel sector reported strong growth in March, with occupancy up 5.7% and the average daily rate (ADR) up 8%. Based on daily data supplied by STR, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +2.8% Demand: +8.7% Occupancy: +5.7% to 80.5% Average daily rate (ADR): +8.0% to GBP140.65 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +14.2% to GBP113.27 STR analysts attribute ... Read More »

HOW TO ACTIVATE YOUTUBE’S HIDDEN DARK MODE

Google has added a new feature to YouTube that dramatically transforms the look of the site. Dark Mode swaps YouTube’s classic white-and-red theme for black, and also tweaks the user interface. Activating Dark Mode requires a little bit of fiddling, but the entire process takes less than a minute. It’s currently only available on the website, and not the app. ... Read More »

Effective Parenting In A Blended Family

A blended family includes children from a previous marriage of one spouse or both, and being a parent or step parent in these circumstances presents its own unique challenges and rewards. While you don’t necessarily have to rewrite your parenting rules in blended family, it is important to quickly establish a clear role for the new step parents. If, for ... Read More »

Harry Styles showcases his new solo direction on US television

Harry Styles showcased his new music on the US TV show Saturday Night Live 16 April 2017 10:15AM Harry Styles poked fun at his new solo career as he impersonated Mick Jagger on Saturday Night Live. The One Direction star mimicked the Rolling Stone frontman for a sketch on the US comedy show, where he also showcased some of his ... Read More »

How CMOs Select The Marketing Tools They Use

The world of marketing has become incredibly complex. On top of it, the number and type of marketing tools CMOs have to choose from has exploded. It’s simply not easy to understand where to turn to identify and pick the best tool to solve specific problems. To better understand the tools that leading CMOs use at work and where they ... Read More »

Innovation Research Tour Might Be for You

Getting a business off the ground takes gumption, smarts and, unfortunately, some money. Getting loans and seeking out investors are perfectly viable options, but you’ll also be psyched to know that the government is offering seed funding you can grab, too. The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced plans this week for its Small Business Innovation National Road Tour, which has ... Read More »

Digital marketing calendar Old wine in a new bottle

In today’s digital world, we often come across clients who feel their marketing strategy is in place but the execution is ‘just not happening’. More often than not, their sentiments are echoed by the various agencies working on the brand as well. In our opinion, in spite of hard work, the results are sub-optimal because there is no over-riding digital ... Read More »

United and Pepsi Affairs Force Brands to Respect Social Media

When Jason Marker, the new chief executive of the company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, met with several of his marketing executives this week, one of his first requests was for screens to be installed in the company’s headquarters to display real-time social media conversations about its brands. It is the sort of setup that already exists at the ... Read More »

How to Keep Shady Apps From Screwing Up Your Computer

Image: Gizmodo Not all applications and browser add-ons come in peace. So you need to know a few warning signs to look out for if you want to make sure that only legit software makes it onto your machine. Here’s how to avoid bad actors and weed out any shady apps that have already taken root. Desktop applications Image: Screenshot ... Read More »