Ayush Rastogi

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I played 'Minecraft' with Microsoft's HoloLens

"Try to look straight," a Microsoft employee tells me in a bright, cheery tone. I'm staring through an unusual pair of binoculars -- the kind that's normally used to test your eyesight in an optometrist's office. My gaze is locked on the piercing white light inside, but I can feel my sleep-deprived …

Salesforce cofounder explains where big old tech companies like Microsoft often go wrong

It took almost 16 years for Salesforce to get to this point, but its cofounder Parker Harris believes there's one key reason to its massive growth in a relatively short period of time: focus.<p>Unlike some of its bigger rivals like Oracle and SAP, who are virtually in every area of enterprise …

Customers

[YS Survey] India's 15 most preferred startups to work for

2015 has been a dream run for Indian startups so far. The entrepreneurial spirit is at all time high with over $3.5 billion invested across 380 …

Startups

What Makes Startups Succeed When 40 Percent Fail?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning to start your own business, or have already done so, cheers to you! You have overcome one of the chief obstacles every single entrepreneur faces: not letting fear and self-doubt prevent you from striving to realize …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook To Start Sharing Ad Revenue With Video Partners

Facebook has just made another change to its burgeoning video advertising business. Effective today, Facebook is testing out sharing video ad revenue with video partners. The move is similar to YouTube’s profit-sharing mechanism, and is aimed at the same brands that work with YouTube.<p>According to</i> …

Tesla in the UK: What to expect from the automaker - Pocket-lint

California-based Tesla is an automaker that sells luxury electric vehicles, and it started with the Tesla Roadster.<p>Founded by innovator Elon Musk, …

Daily Roundup: Tesla's Supercharger Corridor, Sprint Spark, Steam's battle for the living room and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

Facebook results smash expectations but shares fall after young teens log off

Revenues rise past $2bn after 45pc jump in people viewing Facebook via mobile phones but shares fall as it admits younger teens use site less<p>Facebook has finally cracked the problem of how to make money from mobile phone users after the company reported bumper results.<p>The social network said …

Facebook latest random company said to be eyeing BlackBerry bid

Never mind that Facebook hasn't exactly taken the world by storm with smartphones carrying its brand. And never mind that what's left of BlackBerry's user base is largely comprised of Enterprise-based users who value the platform's added layer of security -- not exactly the kind of people who would …

BlackBerry met with Facebook to discuss buyout bid? - Pocket-lint

You can now add Facebook to the ever-growing list of companies considering a buyout bid for fledging smartphone-maker BlackBerry.<p>The Wall Street …

Mobile Technology

Can privately held Dell be a cloud power?

You can take Dell off your stock watch list as of today. The server-and-PC company is now privately held after a bitterly contested battle that …

Dismantling the Sales Machine

Sales leaders have long fixated on process discipline. They have created opportunity scorecards, qualification criteria, and activity metrics—all part of a formal sales process designed to help their team members replicate the approaches of star performers. This is the world of the sales machine, …

Rakuten’s CEO on Humanizing E-Commerce

<i>Photography: Gabriela Hasbun</i><p><b>The Idea:</b> Mikitani believes that human beings need communication and connection. So instead of emphasizing efficiency and convenience, Rakuten tries to create a personalized, bazaarlike shopping experience.<p>I can still remember the first time I made an online purchase: It …

Are Multinationals Becoming Less Global?

Conventional wisdom and substantial evidence based on hard data assign to multinational companies (MNCs) a crucial role in the globalization of economic activities. Despite the fact that the number and economic relevance of MNCs have steadily grown in the last 50 years (UNCTAD estimates show that …

Can China Keep Growing At 8% Annually?

China’s economy grew by 7.8% in the third quarter, its fastest pace since the end of 2012. For most world leaders heading into a party conclave, this would be triumphant news. But, as President Xi Jinping prepares for a November gathering of his party faithful, the mood is more circumspect. …