There was a time when I used to get emails from Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, the banned Pakistan-based terrorist outfit. I was at that time in Reuters, and global news agencies are used to such communication. The address was firstname.lastname@example.org — located in the servers of Hotmail, founded by Sabeer Bhatia, son of an Indian army officer. N.Madhavan writes.
Online videos are bringing consumers specific and instant solutions to many needs and wants. As consumers respond positively, people with specific skills are taking up the opportunity quickly. Himani Chandna Gurtoo reports.
The rupee at 58 per $ has hit many people hard.
What do smart recruiters do when young Indians who are potential employees hang out on Facebook? Well, they go catch them right there, and save money in the process.
It is not science fiction anymore. You can make assemble one at home. Gagandeep Singh Sapra reports.
Why did you buy that particular premium-priced smartphone brand? How did you select that specific model? Will you change your smartphone after 12 months? Smartphones seem the natural choice for consumers, going forward. Anita Sharan
writes. Getting smart on the go
Imagine buying a pair of denims on equated monthly installment (EMI)?
As fear and caution sweet working women across India with travelling jobs, the nation's hospitality industry and associated businesses like taxi services have woken up to the security needs of women, with special measures to make their guests and customers feel safer. Mahua Venkatesh
and Anupama Airy
report. Making travel safer for women
The Internet is exploding, with articles, blogs and even e-books. The pictures are getting sharper and brighter. And videos are mushrooming. Gagandeep Singh Sapra
writes. Tech queries
| Technology tip for this week
As Ratan Tata strode the halls of the Geneva Motor Show in March, joking with journalists and chatting with auto industry leaders, his successor at the helm of India's biggest business group, Cyrus Mistry, stood silently on the sidelines.
Increasingly, big city consumers are adding to their footwear ranges as full ensembles – apparel and matching accessories – gain traction. Pooja Biraia reports.
Over the past few months, American workers have been suffering from a major case of spring fever. Many of them, for the first time in years, are thinking about testing the waters of the slowly improving economy. They are looking for better jobs than those they’ve been clinging to throughout the recession.
It’s time to file your income tax returns (ITR). What you need is a good checklist. Here is one.
With the Sensex showing signs of nervousness and volatility after crossing 20,000, many experts feel that putting money in equities may not offer returns that are commensurate with the risk involved. Manu P Toms
reports. Money talk
Government is said to be open to a reconciliation with British telecom giant Vodafone on its six-year old tax dispute. Explainer by Gaurav Choudhury.