Nitin Unni

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The best way to answer 'Why are you leaving your job?' without making your interviewer worry

There are many reasons why you might have left your last job, and not all of them are rosy. Perhaps you worked for a toxic boss, or you met obstacles on your way up the ladder. Or, maybe you were just plain bored with your work.<p>When an interviewer asks why you want to leave your current job, he or …

Self-awareness

Here’s What VCs Look For The First Time They Meet A Founder

A first pitch meeting is like a blind date: a little awkward, high stress, and all about landing a second one.<p>For startup founders, the whole point of a first pitch meeting with venture capitalists is to secure a second one. But realistically, what are your chances of that happening? (Actually, by …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution

Use this 7-step template to make it happen. Dr. Marshall Goldsmith did it.<p>Best selling author and executive coach,Dr. Marshall Goldsmith just announced his pay-it-forward project, 100 Coaches, where one hundred leaders agreed to teach others what they know. <i>For free</i>.<p>Goldsmith came up with the idea …

Scientists develop graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things

Researchers at The University of Manchester have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet …

Jeff Bezos: Ask Yourself 1 Question to Make Truly Important Decisions (and Avoid Lifelong Regrets)

The Amazon founder asked himself one question before he quit a good job and started an Internet bookstore.<p>Regret is a funny thing.<p>When we think about something major we want to do -- start a business, change careers, move, etc. -- we think about how much we'll regret making that decision if it …

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly lucky. Those both may play some role in their success, but using …

2017 Roundup Of Internet Of Things Forecasts

• The global IoT market will grow from $157B in 2016 to $457B by 2020, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 28.5%.<br>• Discrete Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, and Utilities will lead all industries in IoT spending by 2020, averaging $40B each.<br>• Bain predicts B2B IoT segments will …

Internet of Things

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Blockchain to Revolutionize IoT Security - iHLS

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)<p>The interconnected smart devices, known as IoT (the Internet of Things), have been an effective tool …

Blockchain

Why do people keep giving Magic Leap money?

Magic Leap, an augmented reality company that has never shipped or even shown a product, has just gotten a $502 million investment on top of its nearly $1.4 billion in existing funding. The round is led by Singapore holding company Temasek, and includes major existing investors like Google, …

A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs

It sometimes appears that the traditional rules of business are being upended by today’s mega-trends of multisided platforms, big data, machine learning and AI, crowdsourcing, the internet of things (IoT), and more. These trends have transformed the world of business immeasurably. But they have …

Business Strategy

Smartron to launch Qualcomm’s IoT platform for smart homes in India

Indian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Smartron on Friday announced that it will soon roll out ‘Qualcomm Mesh Networking Platform’ for Internet …

The growing list of applications and use cases of blockchain technology in business & life

Below, BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has outlined those applications across finance, business, government, and other industries.<p>Blockchain Use Cases in Banking & Finance<p>Blockchain technology is simple to understand at its roots. Basically, the tech exists as a shared …

Blockchain

A new website lets you design custom maps of anywhere in the world — and the results are undeniably cool

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Grafomap<p>I've lived in my current apartment for six months, and I still have yet to find wall art my partner and I both like enough to hang …

Maps

GV: Alphabet's VC arm is pouring its billions into health startups

• <b>GV is the venture capital arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, and used to be called Google Ventures.</b>• <b><br>The investment firm has backed over 50 healthcare and life science startups looking to reduce human suffering and help people live longer.</b>• <b><br>The size of GV's cheques range from $100,000 to hundreds</b> …

Venture Capital

Equifax hit with at least 23 class-action lawsuits over massive cyberbreach

Equifax faces at least 23 proposed class-action lawsuits since its disclosure that personal identifying information for 143 million U.S. consumers may have been compromised by a massive cyberbreach.<p>And additional cases are likely to come.<p>Federal court records show the lawsuits were filed through …

Class Action

25 Innovative IoT Companies and Products You Need to Know

The internet of things has an huge future but don't underestimate how much it is changing the world right now.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve and expand in terms of the number of companies, products, and applications that illustrate just how beneficial it is becoming to connect our …

There are 4 primary communication personalities —and knowing yours can help you improve your relationships

More than two million people have taken a DISC assessment to better understand their communication style.<p>In fact, organizations that I work with often request DISC profiles for high-potential employees and high-performance teams to help them identify and maximize their strengths.<p>Research shows that …

Emotional Intelligence

This chart shows where robots are going to replace humans on Wall Street

The robots are coming for Wall Street's jobs, and McKinsey & Co has an idea of exactly what jobs they are coming for.<p>The consultancy has published a report, titled Cognitive Technologies in Capital Markets, examining the areas of corporate and investment banking that are ripe for automation via …

The Future

With hundreds of choices, how can you pick an IoT platform?

For those involved in the IoT space, it feels as if not a day goes past without the launch of yet another IoT platform, promising a seamless conduit between connected devices and user applications.<p>Talk to any platform vendor and they’ll all earnest declare that their platform is the best, providing …

Google and Facebook still use the 3-word question that saved a $225 billion company in the 1970s

Min Basadur was working as a creative manager at Procter & Gamble in the mid-1970s when he got a call from a team in product development.<p>"We need some help," Basadur remembers the team leader telling him. "We feel like a bunch of failures."<p>For six months, the team had been struggling to come up …

Advertising

Microsoft's new app guides you through indoor spaces without GPS

GPS is great for finding your way around, except for when you’re indoors, where walls and ceilings make it difficult for satellite signals to accurately pinpoint your location. Thankfully, Microsoft has been thinking about a better way to help you navigate large malls, hospitals, office buildings …

Maps

Research: Writing a Business Plan Makes Your Startup More Likely to Succeed

When asked about an opponent’s plan for their impending fight, former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson once said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”<p>It is a school of thought now fashionable in entrepreneurship circles. Advocates of “learning by doing” approaches such as …

This Vertical Farm Wants To Be An Agriculture Company, Not A Tech Company

FreshBox Farms is going big by focusing on harvests, not proprietary growing systems.<p>As the indoor farming industry has taken off in the last several years–over the next 10 years, indoor farming is expected to account for 50% of leafy green production, and grow to a $42 billion industry–it’s become …

IoT Devices Plagued by Lesser-Known Security Hole

Internet of Things devices are security-challenged enough, but they're also being massively exposed on the public Internet - this time via MQTT …

Information Security

Microsoft 365 bundles Office and Windows together for businesses

Microsoft is announcing Microsoft 365 today, a new way for businesses to purchase Office and Windows together. While the software giant has sold Office 365 and Windows 10 to businesses in many different ways, Microsoft 365 Enterprise combines Office 365 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, and …

Satya Nadella

Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February

Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills — the voice-powered apps that run on devices like the Echo speaker, Echo Dot, newer Echo Show and others. The figure is up from the 10,000 skills Amazon officially announced back in February, which had then represented a 3x increase from …

How to write event-driven IoT microservices that don’t break

“Asynchrony” is a scary word. It means taking events as they come, managing somehow to avoid being overtaken by them.Event-driven asynchrony is the …

Microservices

Printrbot Teases Infinite Build Volume Printer

[Brook Drumm] of Printrbot is teasing a new 3D printer. This is no ordinary 3D printer; this is an infinite build volume 3D printer, the Next Big …