From the Editor's Desk As founder of TradeBriefs, one of the themes I am passionate about is how the Future of News will play out. In this video, tech columnist Rich Jaroslovsky talks about how discovery is as important, if not more important than personalization. Personalization has the tendency to push you into a rabbit hole where things become less interesting, because your world view is restricted to what algorithms think you will be interested in. Discovery implies stumbling across content that I did not know I would be interested in. For media companies, achieving the right balance between personalization and discovery is key. Also, excessive personalization on social networks has created echo chambers where people are only exposed to opinions they already agree with. This could be dangerous in the long run. Is it possible that we are more polarized today, politically, racially, along religious lines, etc, because the internet and social media keep reinforcing our most ill-informed opinions? - Comment
Startup Fund: SIDBI clears Rs 600 crore under India Aspiration Fund The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has approved Rs 600 crore under the India Aspiration Fund so far, said the joint secretary and chief vigilance officer, department of industrial policy and promotion, ministry of commerce and industry, Shailendra Singh on Sunday.
Pandora's phone Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called on Friday for a boycott of Apple Inc products until the tech company agreed to help the US government unlock the cellphone of one of the killers in last year's San Bernardino, California, shooting.
Legal process outsourcing as a career Legal process outsourcing (LPO) is the practice where law firms and other organisations outsource legal work from other places or other legal support services companies. Mostly, countries like USA out
At least 10 die as caste protests escalate in India over quotas for jobs and studies Violent protests have paralysed the north Indian state of Haryana leaving at least 10 people dead, triggering a water shortage in neighbouring Delhi, and renewing a debate about caste determining access to government jobs and college places.
Curfews have been imposed and thousands of troops and paramilitary forces deployed across the state with orders to shoot on sight, after protesters burnt buildings and buses, attacked the houses of ministers and blocked highways and major rail routes.
Can I Change Jobs While My Green Card is Pending? A. I applied for my Green Card with my employer, but now I want to change jobs. Can I look for a new employer before I get my Green Card? Q. Perhaps. To change jobs while your Green Card application is pending (officially called your “Application to Adjust Status,” Form I-485), you need to meet three criteria. First, your Application to Adjust Status must be pending for 180 days or longer. Second, your Application to Adjust Status must be based on the Immigrant Worker Petition, Form I-140, which your employer submitted for you. Third, the new job must be in ...
Campaign logic: Casting the net wider A new campaign of Flipkart sets out to show that those consumers who are believed to be entrenched in tradition and shopping offline are no longer indifferent to trying out e-commerce
A prelude to sedition: The ABVP’s Campaign Against Anti-National Activities at JNU did not occur overnight Since last week, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi has been the site of protests and clashes. On 12 February 2016, the JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, was arrested under Section 124A and Section 120B of the Indian Penal Code that refer to sedition and criminal conspiracy, respectively. Kumar’s arrest was preceded by an … Continue reading A prelude to sedition: The ABVP’s Campaign Against Anti-National Activities at JNU did not occur overnight
A shame to use terms Bollywood, Tollywood: Subhash Ghai Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he despises the use of words like 'Bollywood', 'Tollywood' and 'Kollywood' for cinema in different languages in India. The veteran director thinks rather than aping Hollywood, people in India should name their regional