• ENTREPRENEURS
    How Your Business Can Stay Ahead of the Game With Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence holds great promise for everything from employee productivity to marketing campaign success. With early implementations of technologies such as predictive analytics, about half of the companies in three major business regions — western Europe, Asia/Pacific and the United States — plan to adopt some form of AI within the next five years. While […]

  • NEWS
    LG Tone Active+ Bluetooth Stereo Headset Announced Ahead of IFA 2016

    HIGHLIGHTS The LG Tone Active+ is priced at roughly Rs. 12,100 LG is also showing off the LG Beetle Bluetooth wireless mouse The LG Force HBS-S80 headset will also be demoed at IFA LG has introduced new Bluetooth headsets just ahead of IFA 2016. The most important one is the Tone Active+ Bluetooth stereo headset. […]

  • STARTUPS
    The way ahead for fintech start-ups

    (From left) Leslie D’Monte, technology editor, Mint; Bala Srinivasa, partner, Kalaari Capital; Nikhil Balaraman, managing director, Orios Venture Partners; and Shailesh Lakhani, managing partner and managing director, Sequoia Capital. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Indian financial technology start-ups have a long way to go before catching the fancy of venture capital firms, which have become cautious […]

  • NEWS
    Microfinance firms step up hiring ahead of small banks launch

    In September 2015, Reserve Bank of India gave in-principle approval to 10 microfinance firms to start small finance banks. Photo: Bloomberg Mumbai: Microfinance entities, some of whom are gearing up to launch small finance banks, are on a hiring spree with plans to recruit as many as 15,000 people in the next one year, particularly […]

  • STARTUPS
    Regulators ahead of the curve for fintech sector, says Nandan Nilekani

    Nilekani says he does not invest in fintech start-ups because he does policy-related work for the government and does not want to have a conflict of interest. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Getting millions of rural Indians online, organizing sectors like pharma and logistics, and utilizing Jan Dhan Yojana, Aadhaar and mobile phones are three areas […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Google, Microsoft, Other Rivals Back Apple Ahead of iPhone Ruling

    Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp, AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies were filing legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the US government, court documents and sources familiar with the companies’ plans said. The rare […]

  • NEWS
    ‘I rejoiced when Godse book launch went ahead’

    21.1K Total Views Intolerance again I am humbled and reassured on reading this article (“Banning release of the Godse book in Goa was an act of censorship and intolerance”). It is a deeply considered repudiation of the politics of hate and intolerance. As long as we have such writers in India, it will never become […]