From the Editor's Desk In this piece, Jonathan Friedland of Netflix clarifies their strategy with respect to India (and the rest of the world). They are live in over 60 countries. So, while people dissect whether their current strategy will work in India or not, they are quite clearly in learning mode. It makes sense to start with the upper middle class and English content, where preferences converge around the world. They seem to be acquiring niche Indian content as well. So, wannabe Indian film-makers, all roads need not lead to Bollywood any more - Comment
India helps drive Google Play revenue in 2015: Sundar Pichai India's growing smartphone user base is contributing to Google's growth in revenues driven from apps, music and books on Google Play, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said. "Google Play, our hub for digital content, continues to see great
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Aon, Catamaran to form new insurance broking JV in India Aon has entered into an agreement with Catamaran to establish a new broking joint venture in India. Aon plc is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions. Catamaran is a leading
GroupM appoints Rohit Suri as Chief Talent Officer MUMBAI: GroupM has appointed Rohit Suri as the chief talent officer for their South Asia operations effective from 1 February. He will be based in Mumbai and report to Group M South Asia CEO CVL Srinivas and GroupM APAC chief talent officer Angela Ryan. Suri takes over from Gaurav Hirey, who is now based in Singapore with Millward Brown, another WPP company. | GroupM appoints Rohit Suri as Chief Talent Officer | Indian Television Dot Com
No need for a 5th RBI deputy governor, says Raghuram Rajan No need for a 5th RBI deputy governor, says Raghuram Rajan - "... at this point, I find less need for a fifth deputy governor... it turns out that all the other four deputy governors have stepped up to the plate and taken a bit of it each one themselves. So, it is manageable."
Motorized Doping, Explained: Your Guide To The Weirdest Sports Scandal Of The Year This weekend, Femke Van den Driessche, a 19-year-old Belgian cyclocross racer, lined up at the U-23 World Championships. She’d previously won the Euros and the Belgian championships, and she was the favorite to get herself a set of rainbow stripes. But she had a bad race, and was forced to exit with a broken chain one lap from the finish. Then all hell broke loose.