• PODCASTS
    This Week’s Best Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarter

    Wear headphones in the office without getting scowls, hear about the northernmost land action in the civil war and learn how to sound smart when speaking in public in this, the inaugural edition of Lifehacker’s Thinking Cap. Title gif by Nick Criscuolo. Welcome to Lifehacker’s Thinking Cap, a new series where we round up interesting, […]

  • STARTUPS
    This Chennai Startup Wants to Bring Local Kabadiwallas Online

    A research report on solid waste management in India conducted by Columbia University in 2012 found that more than 91 percent of the municipal solid waste collected in India is dumped in open landfills. According to the report, 10 percent of the country’s waste is disposed through garbage fires, and a prominent example of this […]

  • STARTUPS
    This Crowdfunding Competition Produced an Al-Dente Kitchen, Cost-Effective Bikes and an Online Personal Shopping Cart

    Here at Venture for America, we recruit and train aspiring millennial entrepreneurs who want to learn how to build businesses. Our goals are to help create 100,000 new U.S. jobs and revitalize American communities. I started VFA in large part because the national entrepreneurship stats among young people are starkly negative — fewer 18 to 30 year olds are starting businesses […]

  • NEWS
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Launch, Android N Beta, and More News From This Week

    Since we last met, a lot has happened in the world of personal technology. From Apple’s ongoing battle with the FBI, to the new legal tug-and-war on call drop penalties, it has been an exciting week for tech enthusiasts in India and across the world. Possibly the biggest news of the week was the launch […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    2016 Pinterest Trends – What’s Next This Year?

    Does Pinterest still matter? Once it was the dominant visual social media network. But now Instagram and a host of trendier platforms, like Periscope and Snapchat, have solidly dethroned Pinterest’s claim as the visual network du jour. But don’t count it out of your social media strategy just yet. Pinterest, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, remains an important space for businesses to “nurture, maintain […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Top Business Movies for Entrepreneurs this Holiday Season

    One of the newest business movies for entrepreneurs, “Joy” premiered in theaters on Christmas Day. The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro, details the life of entrepreneur Joy Mangano, inventor of the Miracle Mop. The movie tells Mangano’s story as a struggling single mom who builds a business empire with her knack for products that eventually […]

  • STARTUPS
    Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

    Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumiasmartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, […]

  • STARTUPS
    Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

    Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumiasmartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, […]

  • NEWS
    This Is the Biggest Threat to Apple’s Business Around the World

    When is selling an iPhone not the same as selling an iPhone? Easy: when you’re selling it in a country whose currency is declining in value. So how many is that? Well, in the last 18 months, it’s been pretty much all of them other than the United States. Indeed, the dollar has shot up […]

  • NEWS
    The Freedom 251, Apple’s Encryption Woes, and Other Headlines This Week

    This week, technology news in India very quickly got taken over by the “cheapest smartphone in the world”, the Ringing Bells Freedom 251. If you managed to miss the noise about this one we would be very surprised, but here’s a quick 5-point guide to catch you up. The company sent out an early unit […]