• ENTREPRENEURS
    Is the U.S. in Danger of Losing Immigrant Entrepreneurs?

    A decision by the Trump administration to delay and possibly rescind an Obama-era rule could cause the U.S. to fall behind other countries in attracting immigrant entrepreneurs who bring investments and create jobs, experts say. The so-called International Entrepreneur Rule that the Obama administration introduced in August 2016 aimed to grant parole visas for up to five […]

  • STARTUPS
    This government hub can fix your startup troubles

    “We will be giving them a formal profile and log-in details so that their application procedures can go live on the Startup India Hub,” said Anand. NEW DELHI: In a bid to address the issue of lack of awareness of government schemes and the difficulty in applying for these benefits, the Startup India Hub, which was […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    13 Decisions New Entrepreneurs Can Easily Misjudge

    Not everything goes right when you’re trying to build your business: Markets shift, technology changes and ideas don’t always work out the way you’re expecting. These are troublesome problems all entrepreneurs have to face at some point in their careers. Some issues, though, are more avoidable. You need to know when to pull the trigger when releasing a product, making sure […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • SUCCESS
    World’s first child hand transplant a success

    No stopping him: Zion Harvey is able to draw, colour and even play baseball 18 months after surgery.   | Photo Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/AFP Brain scans show that Zion Harvey is adapting to the new limbs, developing new pathways to control movement and feel sensation The first child in the world to undergo a […]

  • STARTUPS
    8 startups that made it to Target India’s Accelerator Program 5

    Founded on the principle of giving back to the ecosystem, the Target Accelerator Program will help these eight Indian startups validate and mature their product to increase customer traction Target India on Wednesday announced the fifth batch – the largest cohort yet – of its Accelerator Program. Eight startups were selected for the four-month long-programme […]

  • QUOTES
    Jane Austen’s new £10 note and the worst quotes to use on currency

    How the new £10 note will look, complete with picture of Jane Austen, and a quote from Pride And Prejudice While it is lovely indeed to see Jane Austen on the back of the new plastic, scratches-your-fingers-when-you-get-it-out-of-your-pocket £10 note, it is a shame that the quote the Bank of England has used is so rubbish. […]

  • PODCASTS
    WHERE IS HOLLYWOOD LOOKING FOR ITS NEXT HIT? PODCASTS

    WHEN TELEVISION NETWORKS resort to adapting books that haven’t even been written yet, it’s time to start looking for new source material. Luckily, salvation might be as close as their smartphones. As the supply of books and comics ripe for adaptation dwindles, TV producers are looking to podcasts for fresh material—and finding stories with audiences as loyal […]

  • MOTIVATION
    A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation (POLL)

    A majority of Americans polled prefer to see the next Congress controlled by the Democrats to counter President Donald Trump rather than by the Republicans to support him — but without the level of anti-Trump motivation the opposition party may be banking on. Despite Trump’s historically low approval rating, opposition to him does not produce appreciably more 2018 […]