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A computer virus has thrown Philadelphia’s court system into chaos

Since May 21st, a virus has shut down Philadelphia’s online court system, bringing network access to a standstill. The problems started unexpectedly: suddenly, no one could seem to access the system to file documents. “It wasn’t working,” says Rachel Gallegos, a senior staff attorney with the civil legal aid organization Community Legal Services. “I thought it was my… Read More »

Why You Should Build A Brand, Not Just A Business

Once upon a time, starting a business seemed like an obscure and unachievable mission reserved only for courageous souls. But now that the barrier to entry for creating an online business has significantly lowered and opportunities for entrepreneurship continue to rise around the globe (thanks, Internet!), more people than ever before are jumping ship from their 9-5 jobs to start their own… Read More »

Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

5 Mind Hacks You Need to Know Before Starting a Business

Starting a new business is both an exciting and daunting experience. The typical entrepreneur is racing toward the goal of being successful, but the truth is,he or she will likely struggle to get there. If you consider yourself an entrepreneur, you need to understand your customers’ psychological profile, as well as how you can manage, even manipulate, your own… Read More »

Happi Mobiles eyes a turnover of ₹500 crore

All the stores will come up in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Happi Mobiles, a mobile phone retail company, is planning to expand the chain to 150-200 stores by the year-end from its present strength of 50. It is also looking to hire 900 more employees, to take its headcount to 1,500. The number of employees representing various mobile… Read More »

Ties with China: Striking a balance between business and politics

Even as New Delhi has said it won’t act in haste following Beijing’s decision to block India’s bid to seek global terrorist tag for Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar, there have been calls for boycott of Chinese goods by various groups in India. Social media too was abuzz with similar appeals last week. On Tuesday, small traders in various cities burned Made-in-China… Read More »

China has a business-like approach to terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, November 2, 2018. The moment China sees that the cost of supporting Pakistan exceeds the short-term benefits, it will drop the latter like a hot potato(REUTERS) In what can be seen as a small victory for India, the United… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

Leaked Galaxy S10 protective glass confirms a smaller camera punch-hole

The Samsung Galaxy A8s gained a lot of traction for the last couple of days since its release due to its Infinity-O display, but some were disappointed to see the hole is rather large. Well, a recent leak about the Galaxy S10 suggests the camera hole will be a lot smaller. A famous Samsung leakster posted a photo… Read More »

Tips for building a global business from the founder of billion-dollar start-up Klook

Building a business is no easy feat, much less establishing one with global appeal — but it helps to aim high. That’s exactly what Eric Gnock Fah did when he quit his finance job in 2014 to launch travel booking app, Klook. “I just wanted to start something that I could relate to and that was globally relevant,”… Read More »