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Dec 9, 2014

Banning Uber not enough: India needs laws that keep up with technology

For Uber there is perhaps need for some honest self-reflection, but for India putting in place systems that ensure existing laws are followed, that the law keeps up with technology changes, and leveraging of technology that already exists or is speeded up from the usual lethargic Indian implementation process, is critical if we have to minimise such crime. #cabs #Delhi rape #Meru #Ola #safe #Safety #Security #Technology #Uber

Oct 29, 2014

SoftBank investment could get Snapdeal on even footing with Flipkart, Amazon

If Snapdeal gets its technology and logistics right and also manages to deliver innovation in shopping on mobile screens. #Alibaba #Funding #Investment #Nikesh Arora #Snapdeal #SoftBank

Oct 11, 2014

Review: Blackberry says the Passport is made for business, but is it?

BlackBerry now has a razor sharp focus on the enterprise and productivity and the Passport is the perfect example of the outworking of that focus. #Android #Apple #Battery #BlackBerry #Camera #Google #India #Internet #iOS #iPad #IPhone #Mac #passport #Siri #WiFi

Oct 8, 2014

Why Amazon is the biggest winner on Flipkart’s Big Billion debacle

Between Flipkart and Snapdeal, Amazon would have been the one that had the best margins thanks to its seemingly lower promotional spends. #Amazon #apology #big billion day #Binny Bansal #COmplaints #discounts #Flipkart #Sachin Binsal #Snapdeal #stocking #traffic

Sep 26, 2014

BlackBerry COO explains the radical design behind ‘BlackBerry Passport’

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard speaks to Senior Editor Ivor Soans about what's looking like BlackBerry's turnaround, the radical new BlackBerry Passport and what BlackBerry is doing to lead in the business productivity niche. #BlackBerry #COO #design #Interview #passport

Aug 8, 2014

Why Modi govt and BlackBerry may be BFFs soon

Modi himself is tremendously tech-savvy, and he would be loathe to allow the US to tap his own gadgets' possible voice and data transmissions. #Angela Merkel #Barack Obama #BBM #BJP #BlackBerry #BRICs #Edward Snowden #Germany #India #Muzzafarnagar #Narendra Modi #Nitin Gadkari #NSA #Secusmart #UK #US

Jul 31, 2014

Even with $1 bn war chest, here’s why Amazon will still beat Flipkart

Matching Amazon may be an impossible task for Flipkart on pretty much every front. Hence, the only play left for Flipkart may be to expand the market and hope for profitability #Amazon #E-Commerce #E-tailing #Flipkart #Sachin Bansal

Jul 23, 2014

Security breach: Amazon.in dishing out malware

Amazon India needs to be careful. If it sacrifices security for speed, the price it pays could be very heavy and all its mega growth plans may just remain that--mere plans on paper. #Amazon #EBay #Ecommerce #Flipkart #Google #India #Malware #Snapdeal

Jul 22, 2014

MH17 tragedy: Why flyers should not worry about ‘rogue’ missiles

But as things stand, anti-missile technology - mostly electronic jamming capabilities that jam infrared missiles - are already in use onboard aircraft like Air Force One #Boeing 777 #Buk launchers #HowThisWorks #Israel #Malaysia Airlines #MANPADs #MH17 #missile #Russia #Ukraine #World