Utkarsh S Batra

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Google and Facebook: voracious giants with the power to create the future

The internet powerhouses are using their billions to challenge in sectors far removed from their original business models<p>The web’s biggest consumer companies make the bulk of their incomes, and have built up vast assets, from targeted advertising. It accounts for around 90% of Facebook’s revenue …

Apple's old DRM policies are about to go on trial

Once upon a time, music purchased in Apple's iTunes store was saddled with a DRM technology called "FairPlay." It did just what you'd expect: keep unauthorized computers and devices from playing music purchased on the service. It's gone from Apple's music store now (but can still be found in eBooks …

Report: Google Is Making Yet Another Messaging App

<i>The Economic Times</i> is reporting that Google is working hard to launch a messaging service similar to WhatsApp. Because what the world definitely …

Apps

Guerilla Murals by Fintan Magee | Colossal

<p>When looking at these murals by Brisbane artist Fintan Magee they seem almost impossible to contain. Literally dripping with color, his bold images …

A Coffee Maker That Looks Like It Comes From A Chemistry Lab

The Café Balāo is a coffee maker that’d look right at home in chemistry class, but it’s simple enough for anyone to use.<p>Perhaps it’s the late nights at the lab, or just the fact that the ubiquitous glassware is so well suited for double duty brewing up a cup of joe, but chemistry and coffee have …

Coffee

Beautiful quote from a TED Talk by Eric Stowe, the founder of Splash (our local partner in Nepal). Well said, Eric. #madewithover

Friday Happy Hour: Photos Posts on Fridays Get 53+% More "Likes" On Facebook

A great roundup of Facebook stats highlighted photo posts as the most engaging, with 53% more likes than the average post. So next time you have a …

Jesse Owens, 1936 - a picture from the past

First published on Sat 3 Aug 2013 03.32 EDT

How Spring Break Changed My Life

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>Chloe Coleman is an intern in NPR's multimedia department. She recently studied under Keith McManus at the Rochester Institute of Technology and interviewed him about his work.</i><p>Photography is a series of breakdowns and breakthroughs. And one of my most memorable breakthroughs was …

Good Example of How to Raise Money on Kickstarter as a Photographer

Photographer Joseph D.R. OLeary had a wonderful idea, even if it was a bit different than your typical idea. He wanted to create a photographic …

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Harper's Bazaar — Get Great Hair Photo Credit: Luisa Bianchin

NDTV Launches E-Commerce Platform Indianroots.com

<i>By Apurva Chaudhary apurva@medianama.com July 29, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Television network NDTV has launched its e-commerce platform …

Marketing Interactive

News<p>Thailand’s SCG plugs IDR324bn into expansion of Mitra 10<p>The proceeds of Rupee 324bn from the PMTHMED is aimed at accelerating growth of Mitra10, …

Vir Sanghvi

When did we start using the term ‘polo shirt’ in India’?<p>I was trying to recall when the phrase passed into the vernacular and my best guess was that …

Last day for the #mavenhavens to get into the #moenshowertime at #havenconf!

DORNBRACHT - Introducing SMART WATER (english)

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More Than Half Of 99Acres’ Revenue Is From Marketing Spends

<i>By Nikhil Pahwa ( @nixxin , +NikhilPahwa , nikhil@medianama.com ) July 26, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>More than 50% of the revenue earned by …

LinkedIn APAC Revenues At $27.8M For Q2 2013; 238.1M Members Globally

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) August 2, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Professional networking site LinkedIn has reported …