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Nilekani: Several of today’s jobs would not exist in future

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Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani today put a primacy on reskilling and education overhaul as “a lot of jobs that exist today will not exist in future”. “We have to do something and make our education system far more innovative and creativity-based because in future, a lot of jobs...


Global smartphone shipments to cross 1B in 2013; lower prices to be key driver for future growth: IDC

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass the 1 billion unit mark in 2013, representing a 39.3 per cent growth over 2012. In addition, by 2017, total smartphone shipments are expected to approach 1.7 billion units, resulting in a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4 per cent from ...

28 November, 2013 | More »


Samsung’s marketing splurge doesn’t always bring bang-for-buck

Samsung Electronics Co is expected to spend around $14 billion – more than Iceland’s GDP – on advertising and marketing this year, but it doesn’t always get value for money. The outlay buys the South Korean technology giant publicity in TV and cinema ads, on billboards, and a...

28 November, 2013 | More »


Calling South India’s top entrepreneurs for VCCircle Bengaluru Investment Summit; Register now

South India is emerging as a global centre for business and accounts for a large chunk of India’s GDP. Bengaluru is the fastest growing city in this region, with huge opportunities in infrastructure, healthcare, technology, real estate, education and cosmopolitan lifestyle while Kerala is coming u...

8 May, 2013 | More »


IT in India: Reforms and improving economy spark brighter outlook

Combine new business friendly government policies with increasing domestic demand from consumers and businesses alike and 2013 is shaping up to be a good year for the $100 billion IT Services industry in India. It couldn’t come at a better time. India’s economy experienced its worst performance ...

4 March, 2013 | More »


GoogleMaps, here’s how you can help India’s GDP

Anyone who has lived in India knows that we waste a ton of time in giving and taking directions. I have often tried to quantify the time and whichever number I come up with, one thing is clear: the time wasted in the “last mile” directions is enormous. Just today I had someone coming to [&hellip...

27 February, 2013 | More »

Digital drag forecast on media growth

Consumers’ reluctance to pay as much for digital media as they do for physical products, such as news, books and music, will drag on the global media and entertainment industry’s growth over the next five years, according to a new industry forecast. The media and entertainment industry is likely...

13 June, 2012 | More »

Internet Contributed 5% To India GDP Growth In Last 5 Yrs: McKinsey Report

The nascent Internet sector has contributed five per cent to the growth of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the last five years, according to a McKinsey report released at the e-G8 Forum held in Paris on May 24-25, 2011. Public expenditures on the Internet were at 5 per cent of the tota...

26 May, 2011 | More »