From the Editor's Desk 'Confident Cannabis' is creating a marketplace connecting dispensaries with the best weed growers. Built by four Stanford grads, the Y Combinator and StartX company wants to corner a critical data stream in the fast-growing ganja business. For now, it's the CarFax of weed. If it succeeds, Confident Cannabis could become the sticky-icky stock exchange, where growers and sellers connect. Full story here. Also, get the latest Startup News in real-time at the taggit Startups tagg here
Telecom giant Sunil Bharti Mittal named ICC Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, has been elected Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Voting by ICC’s World Council took place yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
We're A Nation Of Criminals Under 377, And That Needs To Change Now PM Modi's tweet was crisp: "Shocked at the shootout in Orlando, USA. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved families and the injured." In a way, it sends out the message that it was the loss of lives that mattered, without going into sexual orientations. I wish that same emotion applied back home: that sexual preferences do not a patriotic citizen make. More to the point, sexual preferences do not a criminal make.
How small companies are giving IT majors a run for their money? Smaller niche companies are walking away with deals that would have traditionally been bagged by IT majors like Cognizant, Infosys, TCS, Wipro and HCL. Greater domain expertise, mobile-first solutions and integrated services with cost-effective options have worked in the small companies’ favour.