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.
US car major General Motors has temporarily suspended production of the diesel variants of its small car Sail and the sedan based on it, for suspected quality issues in the engine.
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
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.
Playing with images: Both Adobe and open-source alternatives now offer free facilities that you can use to create fancy and high-quality images. Gagandeep Singh Sapra reports.
With telephone and Internet-based search company JustDial kicking off its initial public offering (IPO) on Monday, the value of its brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan’s shares, has swelled to between Rs.
3 crore and Rs.
3.4 crore from Rs.
6.27 lakh. HT
Japanese scientists have developed a 'smelling screen' that allows you to see as well as smell the coffee or food displayed on it. It works by feeding odours from vaporising gel pellets into four air streams, one in each corner of the screen.
Safe strategy: Put in funds to reap long-term gains but don’t forget to stash away enough cash to meet short and medium term needs. Lisa Pallavi Barbora
How do you catch the attention of important folks in a town flush with dollars? Flash some of your own. And with job done, put it all back in the pocket and walk on. Yashwant Raj reports.