Anurag Khatri

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Motorola wants you to assemble your next smartphone out of Lego-like parts

Finally, something truly new in smartphones.<p>For the past year, Motorola has been working on a secret project, called Ara, to allow people to customize the hardware of their Android phones just as thoroughly as they customize their software. The physical design is straightforward: A metal skeleton, …

This tearjerker wedding ad is a huge deal in India—it’s the bride’s second marriage

A beaming bride in a dreamy, pastel-tinged advertisement for ornate gold jewelery is certainly nothing new in India. Make her an Indian bride who was previously married, and you’ve also made history—not to mention a social-media sensation in a country where tradition usually dictates that widowed …

Why Most Startups Don't 'Get' Press

"I can't tell you how many times we've met with early-stage companies, and they start by telling us their big vision. They say, 'This is what we're …

"Will Raghunomics save India?" As India faces a devaluing rupee and US$ 170 billion in short-term debt that will have to be repaid if it cannot be rolled over, Bhaskar Chakravorti examines the options for Raghuram Rajan, the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/games-rbi-can-play/1170995/ What are India's options? Photo: Reuters/Ajay Verma

Games RBI can play - Indian Express

<i>How the new governor could help save the economy from the economists.</i><p>We're just past the summer of the squabbling septuagenarians. Amartya Sen and …

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Argos and eBay join forces for click-and-collect service

Argos has teamed up with online marketplace eBay to launch a new "click-and-collect" service in the latest move to capitalise on the rapid growth in internet shopping.<p>The six-month trial, to start later this year, will allow shoppers to order from at least 50 eBay merchants – which are still to be …

Singapore Named Best 'Value For Money' City For Foreign Business

Singapore has been named the "best-value city for foreign business" by Bloomberg this week, after a new report revealed the Southeast Asian city-state offers businesses the best property-rental value compared to other major business hubs around the world.<p>The report, put together by global real …

The price of beer at Oktoberfest completely defies economic logic

Beer is what economists call an elastic good; the more it costs, the less of it people buy. But at Oktoberfest, Germany’s debaucherous annual beer festival in Munich, the rule doesn’t exactly hold. In fact, it gets flipped on its head.<p>When this year’s beer festival kicks off on Saturday, more than …

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Afghan mines among world's most dangerous | Pakistan

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan -</b> When residents near the Abkhorak mine in northern Afghanistan heard of the coal mine's collapse, they immediately rushed to free the 57 miners trapped beneath the debris.<p>Lacking the necessary equipment - shovels, pick-axes and masks - they began to dig through the rubble and …

What Does It Feel Like To Be The CEO Of A Startup That Fails?

It feels as if you have just lost your child. You try to look back at it and can’t refrain from feeling sad about it, about the amount of passion you have invested that didn’t bear fruits, about the grand dreams that were trampled in a snap of a moment, about the convincing promises you made to …

Business Trends 2013: The Role of ESG in the Future of the Responsible Enterprise

<i>By Dinah Koehler</i> <b>and</b> <i>Chris Park</i><p><i>Part I of the Business Trends series</i><p>Earlier this year, Deloitte published its inaugural Business Trends 2013 report, a …

Finally, the Indian government agrees to leave the central bank alone

In India, the central bank is widely considered one of the country’s best-run institutions, balancing the financial interests of both rich industrialists and the 826 million citizens living on less than $2 a day. Considering the political pressures it faces, it’s a wonder the bank functions at all. …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …