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How To Craft A More Fulfilling Vacation Using Insight From Business And Investing

Been there, done that. You’ve visited the tropics, the mountains, the lake. You’ve sailed on a cruise and made the pilgrimage to Disney, perhaps each twice or more. Most were fun, restful—maybe even restorative or memorable. But something was lacking. Something was missing. As you dream up your next vacation, it’s hard to find something sufficiently tempting, beyond… Read More »

Here’s how to set up your computer to work productively from home

Personally, I love working from home because it means I get to avoid the London Underground during rush hour (aka hell on earth) and it allows me to do my job at my own pace. Having said this, being a remote worker can get a little monotonous and I find myself struggling to remain focused and productive. With this… Read More »

Microsoft is using Android’s share and ‘open with’ menus to advertise its other apps

Microsoft has done a lot on Android in recent years, and last week many were excited when the company launched its Your Phone Companion app for mirroring notifications on a Windows 10 PC. However, that’s had an unfortunate side effect that sees Microsoft inserting ads in Android’s share menus for its various other apps. Through some sneaky methods on… Read More »

Forget about taxman, focus on business: CBDT to startups

New Delhi: The country’s startup community should not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, CBDT chief P.C. Modi said on Saturday. All “legacy issues” related to startups will be resolved through a consultative process and under the strict supervision of senior officers of the tax authority. In her maiden… Read More »

How to program greater diversity among Mississippi’s computer science grads

Makenzie, Mariah and Makayla are triplets who, by the age of 13, have created websites, programmed a handheld Raspberry Picomputer and given orders to a small, white robot called Sphero. The three black girls from Columbus, Mississippi are part of a Mississippi State University program called Bulldog Bytes — an initiative that aims to give girls and teachers hands-on experience with… Read More »

Manulife in tie-up with Mahindra  arm,  to  invest $35 million in AMC business

MUMBAI: Mumbai: Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services Ltd, through its subsidiary Mahindra Asset Management Co. Pvt. Ltd, has entered into a joint venture with global finance services group Manulife, which will invest $35 million in the asset management business. The 51:49 joint venture aims to expand the depth and breadth of fund offerings and retail fund penetration in India, Mahindra… Read More »

Global business confidence dips to multi-year low: Worrisome but hardly shocking

The global economy continues to lose steam with the rate of expansion easing to a near three-year low in May. The JP Morgan Global Composite Output Index, published by IHS Markit, fell from 52.1 in April to 51.2 in May. Output growth at service providers was the weakest since August 2016, while the trend in manufacturing production was near… Read More »

Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »

7 Online Business Ideas To Try in 2019

Having an online business is quite possibly one of the greatest ways to make a living. Being able to create an income with just a computer and a phone is a freedom like none other. It’s a ton of work, don’t get me wrong, but you get to forgo a commute, office politics, showers… You’ll certainly put in… Read More »

Ex-Facebook privacy chief: Breaking up the social network won’t lead to better data protection

Former Facebook executive Chris Kelly told CNBC’s “Squawk Box ” on Friday that the social media giant is on the right track when it comes to addressing users’ privacy and data concerns. “You have to have scale in order to address these problems,” Kelly said of the company’s large scale. Facebook can now “invest heavily in AI and machine learning.” Kelly,… Read More »