It’s All In Your Head: The One-Way Intimacy Of Podcast Listening

    Earbud Nation: Your favorite podcast hosts can seem like open books — but to them, you’re a blank slate. smartboy10/Getty Images I fell in love this week. Happens more often than you might think. But the fact that it’s happened before, and will happen again, doesn’t mean this latest infatuation is any less passionate, abiding, […]

    Here’s how Trello sets its remote workers up for success

    Recently, major companies like IBM, Aetna and Bank of America have called their remote employees back in the office to improve collaboration and productivity. But one CEO who has vowed to keep his remote policy and prove its effectiveness is Trello’s Michael Pryor. He tells CNBC Make It that his New York City-based company implemented a remote policy in 2012 after […]

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    Will PUBG on Android Surpass Its PC, Xbox One Versions?

    Games editor Rishi Alwani and friend of the show Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay Parab to talk about Xenoblade Chronicles 2, a game that should ship with a thick manual, which just released on the Nintendo Switch. Apart from that, we discuss God of War 4, PUBG, PS4 Pro, Horizon Zero Dawn, Mega Man, and Monster […]

    Apple Has Ruined Its Podcasts App

    Photo illustration by Slate. Image by Apple. I’m not a knee-jerk tech-tweak hater. You know the type: Ugggh, Twitter replaced the favorite button with the like! Twitter is ruined! It was the like button, guys, not the neo-Nazis. But I am able to recognize when an app or interface declines for reasons that go beyond a change I’m just not […]

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    Online Grocery Startup Bigbasket Raises $5 Mn From Helion Ventures; Grofers Fills Its Bucket With $14.7 Mn

    Bengaluru-based online grocery startup Bigbasket has raised $5 Mn (INR 32.65 Cr) from Helion Ventures Partners. This comes at a time when rival Grofers India has pumped in $14.7 Mn (INR 96 Cr) from its Singapore-based parent company Grofers International. As per the RoC filings by Supermarket Grocery and Supplies, which runs Bigbasket, the investment took place on […]

    Oracle bets on 15 Indian startups for its cloud accelerator programme

    Besides providing mentoring and advice, the programme elements include free credits on Oracle Cloud, access to Oracle’s technology, co-working spaces, and access to Oracle customers, partners and investors. Oracle India recently announced a new batch of startups under its Startup Cloud Accelerator Programme in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. The third batch of cohort has five […]

    It’s Raining Money For AgriTech Startups: EM3 Agri And Crofarm Raise Funding

    In a country with 157.35 Mn hectares of agricultural land, about 250 oddagritech startups are working to support a cultivating population of over 118.9 Mn. With the aim of improving the efficiency and output of the farming process, these startups are together shouldering the ambitious task of revolutionising the agriculture industry in India. Two agritech startups i.e. EM3 Agri […]


    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 […]

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    How Mad Catz used up its last life

    The company, founded in 1989, was one of the go-to brands for third party controllers and other accessories. They weren’t always the best; but they were cheap and generally offered value for money. They were also behind some top quality fighting game sticks, as well as some popular PC accessories like the RAT range of […]