• SUCCESS
    Want to succeed in life? You must take the leap of faith into the unknown

    Most people spend a lot of time and energy trying to avoid risk at all costs. But the most successful people know that major breakthroughs in life, business, science, technology and even politics cannot occur without taking risk. I listened recently to a podcast called “When to Jump” where Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer […]

  • QUOTES
    Power, whites and gays: Robert Mugabe in quotes

    HARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has a long history of making colourful or controversial remarks during a reign that has spanned nearly four decades. Among them: On staying in office “Some are saying ‘Mr Mugabe is old, so he should step down’… No! When my time comes, I will tell you.” 2014 “Only God […]

  • SUCCESS
    Ecological restoration success is higher for natural regeneration than for active restoration in tropical forests

    Abstract Is active restoration the best approach to achieve ecological restoration success (the return to a reference condition, that is, old-growth forest) when compared to natural regeneration in tropical forests? Our meta-analysis of 133 studies demonstrated that natural regeneration surpasses active restoration in achieving tropical forest restoration success for all three biodiversity groups (plants, birds, […]

  • NEWS
    In the News: Slack, Zoho Unveil New Features and Offerings

    If you use tools like Slack to communicate and collaborate with your team, innovative new features can make a big difference in the success of your projects. And Slack just unveiled a new feature that lets you share control of your screen with team members. But Slack isn’t the only tool out there to help […]

  • IF WE COULD FIND LIFE CRAWLING THIS DEEP IN EARTH, WE MIGHT FIND IT ON MARS

    You probably wouldn’t think a subterranean a cave where light fears to tread is any place for things to spawn, but Belgian zoologist Gaetan Borognie has been to this literal Upside Down. According to Motherboard, Borognie dared to venture 12,000 feet beneath the surface back in 2009 to search for a creature that could possibly tell […]

  • STARTUPS
    Social Capital has started investing in startups, sight unseen

    There’s little question that former Facebook executive and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya thoroughly enjoys challenging the way that startups are funded. Because he has the hot hand, so to speak, he’s able to get away with it, too. Last month, for example, Palihapitiya’s firm, Social Capital, took the unusual step of raising $600 million in an IPO […]

  • STARTUPS
    Banks back fintech start-ups, eye access to tech solutions in return

    Kotak Mahindra Bank’s chief digital officer Deepak Sharma says the bank has worked with 100 start-ups in the last 18 months. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: Banks are fast emerging as accelerators for financial technology (fintech) start-ups, offering them opportunities to build proof of concept and scale in return for their products or technology solutions. Some lenders […]

  • LIFE
    Cowe brings in fashion, lifestyle expo

    HYDERABAD: We Drive 2017 (Women Entrepreneurs Drive), the 10th year of Confederation of women Entrepreneurs India, a three-day COWE’s International Lifestyle Expo is aimed at women from all walks of life. Hyderabad’s one of the largest B2B and B2C Fashion and lifestyle expo will set the ball rolling for these Women Entrepreneurs from all over India […]