Ronald Lochan

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Why You Can’t Invest in Flipkart Yet

India’s largest e-commerce company is still private, so here are some alternative ideas until a Flipkart IPO.<p>Indian online retailer Flipkart has …

eCommerce

Nvidia Is Set To Take A Significant Growth Hit

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) has dominated the high-end GPU and GPGPU markets for much of the last decade. The Company’s traditional rival, Advance Micro …

The Shale Party Is Going To End Badly

The point of this article is two-fold. I would like to comment on the poor economics of the shale oil producers, and I would also like to point out …

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Giving young blood to older animals raises tantalizing possibilities for people

By David Brown<p>Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries.<p>The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated in strange, draculoid experiments first done 150 years ago. Two genetically compatible …

Medical Research

Vodafone, Idea in $23 billion deal to create new Indian telecom leader

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Britain’s Vodafone Group (VOD.L) and Idea Cellular (IDEA.NS) agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations in a $23 billion deal, creating the country’s biggest telecoms business after the entry of a new rival sparked a brutal price war.<p>The combined entity would have almost …

U.S. insurers get inside cars, mouths, grocery carts in profit search

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twice a day, Scott Ozawa’s Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush tells his dental insurer if he brushed for a full two minutes. In return, the 41-year-old software engineer gets free brush heads and the employer which bought his insurance gets premium discounts.<p>Scott Ozawa brushes his …

Customers

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list

Australia Objects to Selling 1% of Its Land to Chinese Company

The Australian government said Friday it might block the sale of a large property comprising about 1% of the country’s land to a Chinese …

Warren Buffett: Here's How I Would Solve the Trade Problem

<i>Warren Buffett wrote this article, originally titled “America’s Growing Trade Deficit Is Selling The Nation Out From Under Us. Here’s A Way To Fix</i> …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

World Health Organization

55 tips and tricks to make you productive like a boss on Windows 10

Windows 10 includes many great features that let you get your work done faster, but it's not just about the features. Another advantage of the …

Here are the best charts about the markets and economy we saw in 2015

Looking back, there were a lot of huge stories in the markets and the economy.<p>The Federal Reserve ended the era of zero interest rate policy. China's spectacular stock market went boom and bust. Oil gained and then hit multi-year lows. US stocks had a roller coaster ride and is on track to end …

Markets

Yahoo Just Made $68 Million In 2 Days

On Friday, the company nabbed another windfall when its spinout, Hortonworks, became a public company.<p>Yahoo retained a 17%-plus stake (7,572,174 shares), according to forms filed with the SEC.<p>The stock is trading at about $25 on Monday, well above the initial $16 IPO price, and is worth $189 …

Venture Capital

A scientist unlocks one of the mysteries of Arctic ice melt

On a bright day in early May, Chris Polashenski tromps across the ice north of Alaska — 100 miles from the nearest land — to sink half-a-dozen plastic pipes into the ice.<p>Other researchers are spread out around the <i>Healy</i>, a Coast Guard icebreaker. Some have begun drilling through the ice or sawing up …