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Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

In a time when social media informs and influences us on everything — from fashion to food, politics and furniture, choosing a home via Instagram no longer seems far-fetched. And real-estate developers have sensed this. Many are tying up with beauty bloggers and lifestyle influencers to promote new projects, site visits and sample flats, all [...]

January 12, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

With increasing and fast-paced shifts in customer behaviour patterns and workplace modalities, it is imperative that in the new decade we take necessary steps right away to be future-ready and future-engaged . The traditional approaches to work and workforce changes may not be enough. Here are the five trends that IHCL MD&CEO Puneet Chhatwal told Mint will [...]

January 11, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

From electric scooters to facial recognition and deepfakes, 2019 saw several new technology trends come to the fore, even if their full consequences are yet to be entirely realised. But what can we expect in 2020? As we enter a new decade, The Telegraph’s technology writers bring you their predictions for the year ahead. The smart home becomes unavoidable [...]

December 30, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

The history of technology is littered with beautifully anachronistic tags that were deployed to capture the essence of a new technology. The happy truth is, as these technologies take root and start shaping consumer behavior around themselves, the tags they spawned get confined to the trashcan of history. Today, referring to buying something on Amazon [...]

December 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

It’s not like this wasn’t among the reasons everywhere suspected when Apple suddenly announced it was buying Intel’s modem business, but now the chipmaker has filed a brief in support of the FTC in an ongoing appeal by Qualcomm of a decision made in May. That decision found in favor of the FTC’s allegations that Qualcomm’s licensing [...]

November 30, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology was codified into law just last year, under the state’s previous governor, Bruce Rauner. And while current Gov. J.B. Pritzker supports the department, CIO Ron Guerrier still has much to do. At the NASCIO Annual Conference last week in Nashville, Tenn., Guerrier underlined the five pillars he’s established within the department that he spoke [...]

October 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

TUPE in the commercial real estate sector

TUPE in the commercial real estate sector

Join us for our latest TUPE Club webinar, focussing on the key considerations on TUPE in the commercial real estate sector. During the webinar we’ll talk about: The basics of TUPE How and when TUPE matters in the commercial real estate sector, with a focus on: Buying / selling property Grant, termination or assignment of [...]

October 25, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on TUPE in the commercial real estate sector

Yes Bank, DHFL, Titan, Indiabulls Real Estate Among the Key Stocks in Focus Today

Yes Bank, DHFL, Titan, Indiabulls Real Estate Among the Key Stocks in Focus Today

Indian stocks were trading with mild gains in early noon session amid high volatility on Wednesday, i.e. October 9. At 11:25 am, the S&P BSE Sensex inched up 40.30 points, or 0.1%, to 37,572.28, while the Nifty 50 index was up 15.35 points, or 0.14%, to 11,141.75. Yes Bank, DHFL, Titan, Indiabulls Real Estate,Tata Motors [...]

October 21, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Yes Bank, DHFL, Titan, Indiabulls Real Estate Among the Key Stocks in Focus Today

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia. That’s how politics is practiced in a fragmented country with a long history of violence, and without a stable, credible centralized authority. In [...]

September 25, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

SAN FRANCISCO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zephyr Real Estate’s civic-minded agents once again step up to give back to their community. Last Saturday. Andrew Roth, Greg Ulin and Holly Welch helped organize the annual Greenbrae Picnic in the Park. The lead sponsors of the event were the Greenbrae Property Owners Association and Zephyr Real Estate. Open to [...]

September 22, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to gain national attention, Wisconsin, health officials [...]

August 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health