• LIFE
    Life on Earth may have arisen from ponds, not oceans: Study

    Life on Earth may have arisen in ponds, not oceans: Study Contrary to the popular belief, recent study by MIT has proved that primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth’s first life forms, rather than large oceans. Researchers report that shallow bodies of water, on the order of 10 centimetres […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    The 8 Most Expensive Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

    Entrepreneurs are always looking for ways to cut costs and maximize value. They may think of legal services as an unnecessary expense and try to get away with using DIY forms on the internet rather than seeking the advice and expertise of a qualified attorney. This strategy could prove to be very expensive down the […]

  • PODCASTS
    You can now listen to Apple Podcasts directly on the web

    Apple this week updated the web interface for Podcasts to make it cleaner, more streamlined, and easier to navigate. Users can also now play episodes directly from the website, which is a huge, appreciated change from forcing people to load iTunes to listen. Episodes now get their own landing page, too, which provides show notes […]

  • PODCASTS
    Apple finally lets users listen to podcasts directly on the web

    Apple is giving its podcast web pages a much needed update. The Cupertino-based company is rolling out newly designed web pages for all shows available via Apple Podcasts. One of the most notable changes? Users will finally be able to listen to podcast episodes directly, right on the Apple Podcast web pages for each show.   A […]

  • STARTUPS
    [Weekly funding roundup] Startups raise over $200M, Nykaa and Blackbuck become soonicorns with valuations shy of $1B

    In the first week of April, startups raised $210.23 million across 23 deals. Of this, $79.37 million was swept up by B2B logistics startup Blackbuck, making it a ‘soonicorn’ with a valuation close to $850 million -$900 million. Online beauty platform Nykaa too attained ‘soonicorn’ status by raising Rs 100 crore ($14 million) from Singapore-based TPG Growth IV SF, at […]

  • MOTIVATION
    How To Sustain Your Motivation

    The word “motivation” is, of course, derived from the word “motive,” which means a need, want or actualizing force. Another way to describe it is the behavioral process of being sparked into action in order to accomplish your goals and better your life. The hard part about motivation is not knowing exactly what it is. The trick is to understand […]

  • STARTUPS
    Two startups use new-age tech to  help connect artists with enthusiasts

    We profile two tech startups that are using technology to solve very different problems. Bounce:urban mobility solutions As a technology-focused startup, Bounce is a smart dock-less urban mobility solutions player. “By combining both hardware and software to address real-time issues and leveraging new-age technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]