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Icahn purchase may prove turning point for Apple

Like most industries raided by the activist investor, Carl Icahn and Silicon Valley have had a tempestuous relationship. He forced his way on to the …

Bangalore-sur-Seine?

WHEN French entrepreneurs decided in March to launch a swanky new school for software developers, they thought they were on to something. But even …

Can India become a great power?

NOBODY doubts that China has joined the ranks of the great powers: the idea of a G2 with America is mooted, albeit prematurely. India is often spoken …

Geopolitics

Vans Syndicate x Carhartt Era “3M Pack”

Here comes the next collaboration between Carhartt WIP and Vans. This time they worked with Vans Syndicate and produced the Era “3M Pack”. Overall …

Why Didn't Muse Make It Into Rock Band?

"Not everyone wants to be in Rock Band."<p>“You look increasingly uncomfortable,” Harmonix’s John Drake says. His boss, Chris Rigopulos, who’s been …

My Gucci Addiction

In the past few years, I've bought eighty-one leather jackets. Dozens of boots and leather gloves. I've purchased pants that cost $5,000. I own a $22,000 coat. This winter I took a tour of Milan's Fashion Week (all expenses paid by Gucci, in appreciation of my many, many purchases), where I spent …

Short Term Thinking vs Long Term Thinking

One of the mistakes I often see in business is short term thinking vs long term thinking. It struck me over the weekend when I saw this tweet:<p>Last …

Real-Time Demo Showcases Unreal 4 Game Engine's Power

The gaming world is about to profoundly change, thanks to the Unreal 4 game engine. Epic Games showcased the advanced gaming platform, which can be …

Supercell Generates $1.3 Million Per Day, And It's About To Get A ~$100 Million Check

So investors are getting ready to shower it with capital, TechCrunch reports. According to their sources, Supercell generates about $1.3 million per day from the two games, and investors are prepared to cut checks totaling to more than $100 million. The investment would value the 2-year-old startup …

Zynga

Love this quilted blazer.

Unparalleled arrogance, full apology

<b>Update</b> (April 1st, 10pm GMT): Reacting to the repeated attacks, Tim Cook, Apple's boss, has apologised to the firm's Chinese customers. "We are aware …

Twitter's Revenue Forecast Jumps Again, This Time to Almost $1 Billion

Twitter’s advertising business is growing so fast, it’s hard to get a handle on.<p>For the second time in six months, eMarketer has revised its revenue estimates for the social messenging service sharply upward, citing rising demand for the kind of native and mobile ad inventory it offers and a …

Cleartrip claims gross revenues of around Rs 300Cr a month, eyes break-even by Q3 2013

Cleartrip Travel Services Pvt Ltd, which runs the online travel booking site Cleartrip.com, claims to be doing over 5 lakh transactions a month in …

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When Things Don’t Work Out

I have said many times that early stage VC is a lot like baseball, if you get a hit one out of every three times, you are headed to the hall of fame. …

Harare refutes Arsenal's decline

VISITING Harare last week Baobab was struck by the number of people in replica Arsenal shirts. Readers who could not care less about English football …

The doctor and the spy

THE first episode of "Doctor Who", a British science-fiction series, was broadcast the day after President Kennedy's assassination in November 1963 …