• How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

    Muslim shoppers on Carnaby street in London Photograph: Alamy With Ramadan set to start next week, it’s not uncommon for supermarket chains to lay out special spreads in the lead-up to the holy month of fasting, briefly converting what was once the “world foods” aisle into a haven of two-for-one bottles of Rubicon and half-price […]

  • CLOTHING
    This Women’s Clothing Brand Is Made For Professional Women Who Hate To Shop

    ELIZABETH SEGRAN 03.31.16 6:06 AM “I’m so sick of the stereotype that all women are shopping-obsessed,” Sarah LaFleur, the 32-year-old cofounder of the workwear brand MM.LaFleur, tells Fast Company. After college, LaFleur spent several years working in management consulting and private equity, where she needed a rotation of crisp, smart work clothes. But she had […]

  • NEWS
    How CarDekho is planning to redefine car ownership business

    Anurag Jain, chief operating officer of CarDekho, says he expects the automobile portal to become a unicorn by 2017. New Delhi: Brothers Amit and Anurag Jain, founders of the automobile portal CarDekho.com, went from stall to stall at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2008, patiently collecting all the brochures they could lay their hands on. […]

  • COMPUTERS
    HP, a Silicon Valley Icon, Is Ready for Its Break-Up

    One of the nation’s most storied tech companies will split in two this weekend, another casualty of seismic shifts in the way people use technology – and big-company sluggishness in responding. Hewlett-Packard was an early pioneer of what became the model for Silicon Valley startups: Founded in 1939 by two Stanford graduates in a Palo […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Microsoft Is Training AI With Minecraft, and Soon You Can Help Too

    Some of Microsoft’s top minds have been training a computer to make it understand the concept of learning by way of playing Minecraft, and the software giant now wants your help. “We’re trying to program it to learn, as opposed to programming it to accomplish specific tasks,” Fernando Diaz, a senior researcher at the company’s […]

  • NEWS
    What is the Difference Between a Mentor and Coach?

    More often than not, mentoring and coaching are used interchangeably in the business context. That’s why at many organizations, a mentor is expected to undertake coaching responsibilities as well. But despite what most people might think, there is a big difference between a mentor and a coach. If you are wondering how these two roles differ […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    WD PiDrive Is a 314GB Hard Drive Designed for Your Raspberry Pi

    WDLabs, a part of Western Digital (WD) Corporation, on Monday announced the availability of the WD PiDrive – a uniquely crafted storage solution design for Raspberry Pi devices – on the occasion of Pi Day. The drive is currently available in a capacity of 314GB (a play on the first few decimals in the mathematical […]

  • NEWS
    Yoga : What Is Yoga?

    ••• The Yoga Way of Life! Derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Yoga is a 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge. Though many think of yoga only as a physical exercise where people twist, turn, stretch, and breathe in […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Is your business fail-proof?

    The big question is whether you have missed something so important that it will harm your business’s success potential. Photo: iStockPhoto Market research firm CB Insights conducted a post-mortem of 101 failed start-ups. They found the #1 reason start-ups failed was because there was no market need. A startling 42% of start-ups were pursuing a […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Apple’s Newest Courtroom Foe Is Patent-Savvy University

    As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with fierce competitors such as Samsung and Nokia. This week, however, a federal jury returned a verdict against Apple in a lawsuit brought by a different kind of adversary: a public university. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s licensing arm, the Wisconsin […]