Tag Archives: First

The art of managing the first 90 days in a new job

Success or failure during the first few months is a strong predictor of the overall success or failure in the job, says Michael Watkins, author of the bestseller The First 90 Days. The first few months in a new role or organization are critical as stakeholders scrutinize and evaluate, try to figure you out in terms of your personality, approach, leadership ... Read More »

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the precursor to dementia. ... Read More »

Asura Is the First Made in India Nintendo Switch Game

HIGHLIGHTS Asura is developed by Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio No Nintendo Switch release date has been listed yet No price has been revealed either Asura from Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio is the first Nintendo Switch game made in India. The game fuses Hindu mythology with Diablo-like combat and was an entertaining effort when it hit the PC a year ago. Now it seems ... Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite First Impressions

Huawei P20 Lite price in India is Rs. 19,999 HIGHLIGHTS The Huawei P20 Lite price in India has been set at Rs. 19,999 The smartphone has a notch at the top of its screen It also has dual rear cameras Huawei P20 Lite and P20 Pro smartphones have been launched in India by the Chinese brand, which has already made a splash with its sub-brand Honor. ... Read More »

Gionee F205 and Gionee S11 Lite First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS The Gionee F205 will go on sale in India from April 26 The Gionee S11 Lite will be available at the end of May Both phones sport 18:9 displays Gionee this week announced two new budget smartphones, the Gionee F205 and Gionee S11 Lite, in India. Launched at sub-Rs. 9,000 and sub-Rs. 15,000 price points respectively, both smartphones compete with offerings from the likes of ... Read More »

Fortnite iOS Launch Revenue Exceeds $1.5 Million in First 4 Days

In a little less than a week, third-person battle royale shooter Fortnite has skyrocketed to the top of the charts on the App Store in more than 40 countries. This is no mean feat considering that the game is invite only at the moment. What’s more is, it’s managed to earn over $1.5 million (around Rs. 9.7 crore) worldwide in its first four days. In ... Read More »

Nip and tuck: Asia may overtake Europe in cosmetic industry spending for first time in 2018

In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine cover looks, 8.6 billion euros ($10.7 billion) were spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide, the IMCAS industry body said on Thursday. This meant plastic surgeons and beauty practitioners spent about the equivalent of Costa Rica’s total annual exports on the tools of their trade. The data revealed ... Read More »

ADP Reports Overall Job Losses at Small Businesses for First Time This Year

Small businesses are seeing overall job losses for the first time this year, but the news is not all bad. September 2017 ADP Small Business Report According to the September 2017 ADP Small Business Report small businesses lost 7,000 jobs overall last month. This is the first month this year that ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) is reporting job losses rather than large job gains at ... Read More »

HTC U11 First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS The HTC U11 will be available for purchase later this month The Edge Sense feature currently has limited functionality The Snapdragon 835 SoC makes apps run smoothly After launching its HTC U11, aka the ‘squeezable’ smartphone, in Taiwan last month, HTC has now launched it in India. While internationally, HTC has introduced two memory/storage variants, i.e 4GB RAM/64GB storage ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS The Sony Xperia XZ Premium was launched earlier this week The Xperia XZ Premium price in India is Rs. 59,990 The flagship smartphone will go on sale on June 12 Sony is known for its well-built and good looking smartphones and its latest smartphone is no exception. Sony on Thursday launched its premium device Xperia XZ Premium which does ... Read More »