Why The Presidential Elections Of 2016 Were Also Social Media 101

If the election of Donald Trump was a revolution, then it was un-televised. It was posted, tweeted and live-streamed. To give you an estimate of the extent,  a survey of US adults shows that 44% reported having learned about the presidential election from social media.   Presidential campaigns are no different from brand campaigns really, …

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Around the Globe: Data in DNA, The Times of Facebook and more

It’s been quite a week for the tech fraternity. Most companies released their quarterly earnings, and we had a couple of interesting conferences lined as well (eg. Collision Conf in New Orleans). We had a full plate. Let’s review some of the major updates of this week: Snapchat: User `Stories’ Fuel 10 Billion Daily Video …

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#AroundTheGlobe: Snapchat, Instagram and Windows

So the connected generation has 2 high points (or is it one high and one low) to discuss this weekend!   Snapchat has added video notes, audio notes, auto-play of stories, and awesome range of stickers … it is no more Snapchat now as rightly mentioned by Techcrunch… it is Snapphone now! Instagram (uh oh, …

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Business Beyond Boundaries and more at the CII Annual Meeting

Eastern India has been historically hailed to be very strongly ingrained with the country’s economic adventures.  In fact as mentioned by economic historian Angus Maddison in his book, The World Economy: A Millennial  Perspective, India  had  the  world’s  largest  economy  till  the  early  17th  century  and  Eastern  India contributed 15% of the world GDP. But …

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#AroundTheGlobe: Week of Google and Couch Potatoes!

When it comes to tech, too much keeps happening around us at a ‘breakneck’ speed. #AroundTheGlobe is a space where we do a quick recap of the tech developments that caught our eye during the last 7 days. Here we go… RIP Google Chrome App Launcher Chrome is getting streamlined and simplified and that calls …

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