Rakesh Dhillon

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Yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali is in a four-front battle with India’s consumer goods giants

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Last week, Patanjali Ayurved, a company promoted by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, took a big bite of the share held by American multinational, Colgate-Palmolive, in the Indian toothpaste market. Patanjali’s share of the toothpaste pie stood at 4.5% and is poised to grow into …

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The 2016 global economy explained in 7 charts

Emerging market corporate debt has rocketed in the past few years and is risky bet in 2016.<p>International trade will continue its decline.<p>US wages …

GEORGE SOROS: It's like the 2008 financial crisis all over again

AP Images<p>Markets are approaching a meltdown similar to the global financial crisis in 2008, George Soros, one of the world's most successful …

The Chinese scientist behind the world's biggest cloning factory believes he can replicate humans

Boyalife Group and its partners are building the giant plant in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, where it is due to go into production within the next seven months and aims for an output of one million cloned cows a year by 2020.<p>But cattle are only the beginning of chief executive Xu …

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Scientists Use Stem Cells From Rats To Create First Contracting Muscle

Pushing the field of regenerative medicine one step further, researchers led by Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, professor of regenerative medicine at …

Amazon and Jeremy Clarkson hint at the future of delivery drones

Former <i>Top Gear</i> co-host Jeremy Clarkson isn't just working on a new motoring show for Amazon... he's helping the internet giant pitch its vision for delivery drones, too. Amazon has unveiled a splashy new Prime Air ad where Clarkson shows off a new, more powerful drone design (with promises of a …

Bill Gates will invest as much as $2 billion in new clean energy partnership

On Monday, Bill Gates will announce one of the largest clean-energy partnerships in history, according to a new report in ClimateWire. The partnership will be focused on researching and deploying new sources of carbon-free energy, funded by billions of dollars from Gates and other philanthropists. …

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How One Cloud Enterprise Startup Decided To Sell To Microsoft

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tomio Geron is head of content at startup</i> <i>Exitround</i><i>. This is part of a series of posts on the tech M&A market.</i><p>When Ursheet Parikh sold his company StorSimple in 2012 to Microsoft, it was one of the largest deals in the cloud infrastructure sector to date. But that wasn’t the only thing …

Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

San Francisco Giants (and most of MLB) adopt Apple's iBeacon for an enhanced ballpark experience

"It's kind of a no-brainer." That's what the San Francisco Giants' Chief Information Officer, Bill Schlough, said when asked why the team is implementing Apple's iBeacon technology this season.<p>For the uninitiated, iBeacon is a small Apple device that communicates with iPhones through Bluetooth to …

A Lot To Like About The New HTC One

Now that I’ve had a few days to play with the new HTC One, I can see what all the fuss is about. It’s probably the most stylish phone I’ve used. Its brushed metal unibody case is a delight to hold. Sure, with its 5-inch screen and case dimensions of 5.74 by 2.75 by .37 inches , it’s a bit big as …