Piyush Makhija

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14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

On complacency: "A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last."<p>On innovation: "I think frugality drives innovation, …

India’s Ambitious Bid to Become a Solar Power - MIT Technology Review

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, made headlines last fall by announcing his ambition to install 100 gigawatts of solar power capacity—over 30 …

Renewable Energy

The Billion Dollar Startup Club - WSJ.com

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Venture Capital

Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions

On its top ten acquisitions alone, it has spent more than $24.5 billion dollars.<p>That's a lot of money, but Google has learned how to make the most of those purchases. Time Magazine recently wrote that the company had "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because its so good at …

Dufl, A Service That Packs And Ships Your Suitcase, Is A Traveler’s Dream

The absolute worst part of traveling, whether it’s for business or for pleasure, is packing and unpacking a suitcase. The work it takes to pack a bag is negligible, but having a clean inventory of clothes each time you pack takes far more planning.<p>Dufl, a service that launches today, is looking to …

Beacons to Revolutionize Search in 2020

Columnist Dan Cristo makes a prediction that 2020 will be "The Year of the Beacon" and with that, will come a revolutionary new way for consumers to …

Predictions

Elon Musk's Tesla PR Strategy Is Straight From the Steve Jobs Playbook

The Tesla founder is putting Steve Jobs's PR strategy to good use for the next big thing to come out of the Gigafactory.<p>Is Elon Musk the next Steve Jobs?<p>Judging by the Tesla founder's Twitter feed, Musk is clearly trying to replicate the masterful way Jobs stoked the public's anticipation for Apple …

Tesla

The LinkedIn hack that turned a penny into $100,000

But back in 2011, he was the cofounder of Vungle, a new London-based video advertising startup looking for seed funding. And when they heard about a new startup accelerator program called Angelpad that was offering $100,000 to young startups, they knew they wanted in.<p>The problem was that Angelpad …

Angry Birds