• MOTIVATION
    January window won’t be used as motivation, says Joe Dunne

    Joe Dunne said that he won’t be using the January transfer window as motivation for his players. The U’s head coach has spoken in the past about the need to add to his squad, especially after similar mistakes kept popping up throughout defeats in the early part of the season. And while conceding that competition […]

  • STARTUPS
    Furniture business startups almost double in January

    January saw a successive month-on-month double-digit growth of UK furniture retail and manufacturing companies registered. According to Government data compiled by Cabinet Maker, 226 new companies were incorporated between 1st and 31st January 2017, with the manufacturing sector registering over 100. January’s overall figure represents an increase of 60.2% on last December’s 141 new startups, […]

  • STARTUPS
    Amazon Web Services Says Over 1,000 Databases Moved to Cloud Since January 1

    Amazon.com’s cloud business, Amazon Web Services, said that more than 1,000 databases have been moved to the AWS cloud by customers since the beginning of the year. The AWS Data Migration Service, which allows migration of databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL from on-premises data centres to AWS, is now available […]

  • STARTUPS
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to offer start-up tips at IIT-B on 19 January

    At IIT-Bombay, Travis Kalanick will speak to entrepreneur hopefuls on how to build a business, drawing parallels from his own entrepreneurial journey, and “what it takes to build the world’s fastest-growing start-up”. Photo: AFP Mumbai: Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and chief executive officer of taxi-hailing service Uber Inc., the most valuable start-up, will be in […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Myntra generates biggest monthly sales in January

    Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan. Online fashion retailer Myntra.com said that it generated annualized gross sales of $800 million this month, a 70% jump from last January, as the firm splurged on advertising to promote its end-of-season fashion sale. Volumes in January were boosted by Myntra’s private brands, increased contribution of international brands such as Marks […]