Further, speaking on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact, Kamath said that steps taken by the government have worked well for the Indian economy. Kamath said that new entrepreneurs have a new spirit and they can overcome the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: We must become Atmanirbhar in a cost-effective and efficient manner, says KV Kamath
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For many cities, the dropping cost of wind and solar power is helping things happen faster. In Austin, solar power is now cheaper than coal. The city had planned to get to 55% renewable energy in a decade, but now they’re four years ahead of schedule. … [Read more...] about These Are The Cities Where They’re Replacing The Most Fossil Fuels With Renewables
When Luellen invented the paper cup, which he originally named the “Health Kup,” the timing wasn’t great either. Communal metal drinking cups known as “tin dippers” were commonplace. A single “tin dipper” could be shared by hundreds of different people. If that sounds gross, it was. But scientists were only just beginning to understand how contagion was spread. As a result, when Luellen and his cofounder Hugh Moore went to market with their paper cups, the product didn’t fly off the shelves. It’s hard to sell a solution to a problem people don’t know they have. … [Read more...] about How Dixie cups became the breakout startup of the 1918 pandemic
That’s according to a New York Times piece yesterday that profiles the company’s employment and production practices in Texas. “The main takeaway from The New York Times article is that we are likely seeing the outline for Apple‘s strategy to counter President-elect Trump’s ‘putting America first’ agenda,” comments Above Avalon analyst Neil Cybart. “While Washington may apply pressure to get Apple to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., Apple will point to its Austin campus as an example of how the company is continuing to contribute to the U.S. working class.” … [Read more...] about Apple now directly employs 80,000 people in the U.S.
During this season’s premiere of The Jersey Shore, for example, viewers could tune into MTV’s app to follow real-time tweets and Facebook comments, read up on past episodes, and check out additional video footage. For other programs, users are able to connect with stars of the shows or take quizzes to compete against friends over series trivia. “We believe the more engaged our fans are with our content, the more loyal they are going to be,” Frank says,” and the more likely they are going to tune into show premieres, and talk about us and spread word-of-mouth. It really helps in terms of driving ratings, driving brand engagement, driving passion for our shows and stars.” … [Read more...] about Soaps 2.0: MTV’s New WatchWith App Enables Your “Jersey Shore” Addiction On A Second Screen