Tag Archives: It

The Worst Type of Marketing (And How To Avoid it)

CREDIT: Getty Images  This speaks to me on so many levels that I had to share it with you. It comes courtesy of an internet marketer I’ve bought software from in the past. His latest product is one that produces “fake” Facebook Live viewers, likes, and so on: I blocked out the bottom portion of the ad (complete with the ... Read More »

Sony’s move to focus on flagship Xperia phones could be good for it

Sony Mobile just announced on its Investor’s Day celebration that it is trying to streamline its product portfolio by eliminating ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. Currently the company produces three separate lines of smartphones –  mid-range handsets like the Xperia XA1 Ultra and Xperia XA1, ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Not Be as Fast as Rivals When It Comes to LTE Speeds: Here’s Why

Verizon, AT&T and the rest of the US wireless industry have a big boast for this year’s crop of smartphones: thanks to network upgrades, devices will be able to download as much as a gigabit of data in a single second – speeds 100 times faster than before. But that won’t be the case for Apple’s newest iPhones, devices to ... Read More »

Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. Anyone logical would ... Read More »

IT layoffs: Amid fears of job losses, FITE takes up the fight

Infosys Technologies employees move through the headquarters during a break in Bangalore. Fears abound that thousands of techies are likely to lose their job, as automation and stricter job permits hit the Indian IT sector.(AP) For weeks now, news about IT layoffs is making headlines, while industry body Nasscom is trying to allay fears with data and figures to suggest ... Read More »

Twitter thinks Trump should hold Q&As on, shockingly, Twitter

by Roger ChengMay 12, 2017 9:16 AM PDT @RogerWCheng Screenshot by Roger Cheng/CNET Will President Donald Trump hold all of his future briefings via Twitter? Twitter Chief Operating and Financial Officer Anthony Noto doesn’t think that’s such a bad idea. After Trump on Friday tweeted the idea of canceling future press briefings and handing out written responses instead, Noto responded ... Read More »

Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. Anyone logical would ... Read More »

India owes £5 million to London government but refuses to pay it

For the first time, dues owed by the Indian high commission as part of London’s congestion charge – mandatory for all vehicles moving in a zone marked “C” – have crossed £5 million. It is one of a list of foreign mission defaulters topped by the United States embassy. A spokesman for Transport for London (TfL) – the local government body responsible ... Read More »

World Asthma Day: 9 Simple Measures to Manage Asthma & Keep it Under Control

                  Asthma is a chronic ailment in which your body tends to produce more mucus that obstructs the nasal passage and airways and thus, making it difficult to breathe. Although there is no absolute cure for asthma, certain lifestyle changes and habits can help in managing it and keeping it under control. ... Read More »

Coca-Cola to axe 1,200 jobs as it shifts to new cluster model

Marketing jobs could be at risk as part of Coca-Cola’s plans to axe 1,200 jobs. The cuts are part of wider plans to restructure the business around five “strategic clusters” as it looks to transform into a consumer-centric total beverage company. Speaking on an investor call this afternoon (25 April) following Coca-Cola’s quarterly results announcement, incoming CEO James Quincey said ... Read More »