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Toyota and Suzuki in tie-up to sell electric vehicles in India

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp have agreed to cooperate in selling electric vehicles in India from around 2020, they said on Friday, aiming to give each other a leg up in emerging markets and low-emission technology.<p>The announcement comes after the Japanese companies …

Autos

Nissan executives taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese auto maker plan to return part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker's plants in Japan.<p>Saikawa did not say how big the pay cuts would be or who else would take …

Exports

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

Emotion must be part of a new wave of strategy tools

• <b>Management and strategy tools are ignoring vital part of decision-making</b>• <b><br>A new wave of tools needed to include emotion for strategic</b> …

Management

10 Reasons Not To Grow Your Startup

There’s an unquestioned assumption in startup-land:<p>Grow or die<p>It seems you don’t even qualify as a startup unless you aspire to grow as big and as …

It's Not Easy to Develop Mobile Apps

The glowing promise of a mobile-first enterprise is not always so bright.<p>Mobile app developers report in a new Appcelerator-IDC survey released today …

Mobile

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5 ways mobile can help brands boost customer loyalty

iStock In today's device-driven age of texts, tweets, and Snapchats, it's hard to grab consumers' attention. So brands looking to build customer loyalty should consider one of the most popular marketing trends: mobile.<p>Mobile strategies may include push notifications about in-store sales and mobile …

Customer Experience

3 Big Data Use Cases for Manufacturing Analytics

In anticipation of his upcoming conference...<p>In anticipation of his upcoming conference...<p>Originally published by Scientific American Predictive...<p>In …

Let’s analyze Ashley Madison sexual data to understand big data

Why you’re reading this article<p>Harvard Business Review calls it a “management revolution”. McKinsey released a whopping 156 page report touting it as …

Big Data

MIT researchers develop ingestible sensor to measure vital signs

Stethoscopes listen to your body. These acoustic devices have been around since the 19th century and are still the norm for auscultating or examining the internal sounds of your body. But a team of researchers at MIT have developed an ingestible sensor that could measure your vital signs from the …

Microsoft and Volvo's new HoloLens showroom is fascinating and frustrating

You could buy a car in mixed reality, but should you?<p>Cars have a long history with augmented and virtual reality. Designers rely on immersive systems, from CAVE rooms to augmented reality headsets, to visualize their work. Drivers have been using heads-up displays for decades, even if they’re …

Augmented Reality

This tiny disc turns analog watches into smartwatches

Watch enthusiasts may not want to exchange their timeless timepieces for short-lived smartwatches, but a new product can help give their analog pieces some of smartwatches' best tricks. The product, called Chronos, is a thin disc that sticks to the bottom of a watch and can vibrate and light up to …

Wearable Tech

Housing.com to fire another 200 employees this November

Housing.com will lay off another 200 employees in November to meet cost targets set by shareholders.<p>The strong move comes three months after thereal …

Facebook will soon be following this small Indian chip-making company’s growth plans

Pruthvi, a tiny chip designed inBengaluru, is the key to connect India’s rural population to the internet .<p>The postage stamp-size of the chip was …

How smart cities will help us meet the Global Goals

Since 2007, more people live in cities than in rural areas, and by 2050, two out of three people will live in cities, with 90% of that growth in Asia …

Buenos Aires

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world ofadvertisingtoday.<p><b>1. New data suggests Google's Amazon nightmare could get even worse.</b> …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

The 3 Major Industries AI and Big Data Will Reshape This Decade

We live in an age of disruption — and that’s a good thing.<p>Industries will be transformed. Major companies will fall.<p>Old systems will collapse as …

Emerging Technology

5 Surefire Signs You're on the Path to Success

Second-guessing your decisions? These signs tell you success is imminent.<p>Decisions, decisions.<p>We make hundreds of them each day, many subconsciously, without even realizing. But when it comes to our dreams and aspirations as entrepreneurs, we tend to put a great deal of thought into making the …

Self-improvement

8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

Small Business

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What Every Startup Needs to Know Before Launch | Inc.com

Many would-be entrepreneurs aim to bring the next great idea to the market, but those dreams rarely come to fruition without the know-how to navigate the entrepreneurial system.<p>As a former venture capitalist, Warren Packard, now founder and CEO of Thuuz Sports, knows this firsthand. He and his …

Business Strategy

Get More Done: 5 Ways to Master Your To-Do List

The Zapier Monthly: To-Do List Edition | Vol. II, Issue 7<p>Every month, we teach you how to use Zapier to solve a problem or reach a goal. For July, we …

Project Management

Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill

<b>The Development Angle</b><p>The RDBMS has been the go-to storage platform for nearly three decades. They have been supported by IT organizations, which made …

How a Single Browser Plug-In Could Make You More Productive

The free Strict Workflow plug-in for Chrome gives you a new way to work that increases productivity and encourages self-discipline.<p>PCMag reviews …

Excess capacity starts to worry Indian car makers

<b>New Delhi:</b> The head of India’s automobile lobby group is a worried man.<p>In several interactions with reporters over the past one year, Vikram …