If you decide to share your home with others in the coming months, remember that being outside is by far the safest. But if you must be inside, shorten the length of time your guests stay, wear masks, and socially distance at all times. In addition to these precautions, keeping airflow high by opening windows as wide as possible, driving more air into your home with exhaust fans, and using air cleaner and filters can help further reduce the chance of spreading the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about If you have to be indoors with others, here’s how to make the air cleaner
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Fear of any public criticism causes corporate paralysis for any meaningful action Everything that companies say today is subject to scrutiny, but the inclination to say nothing—rather than risk saying something objectionable—is not a strategy. Every corporate stance may bring criticism, but companies need to rethink the way they view criticism by acknowledging that smoke is not always fire when it comes to reputational impact, and accepting that some criticism is worth weathering in the short term to fight for what is right and gain reputational value in the long term. … [Read more...] about 10 lessons from CEOs on how to manage corporate reputation in a new era of activism
Commenting on the partnership, Sunil Taldar, CEO and Director - DTH Business, Bharti Airtel, said: "The TV screen is evolving beyond entertainment to becoming a hub for interactive education and learning that can be delivered in a safe and affordable manner, especially in these unprecedented times." … [Read more...] about Airtel Digital TV, Vedantu team up to offer students ‘affordable’ access to quality education
Standing up against the Four Pushing back against this growth is difficult—there is little that individuals or even companies can do when firms become this powerful. This is the role of government. But big tech has public opinion on their side, hundreds of lobbyists, and they move faster than regulators can keep up. Laws written by the light of coal power don’t work against digitized monopolies. Traditional antitrust principles focus on consumer harm through the prism of prices. Low prices are good, high prices are bad. It’s not a framework well suited to companies that don’t charge consumers, like Google or Facebook, or that relentlessly lower prices, like Amazon (and Apple with Apple TV+), but that nonetheless limit competition and cause consumer harm in other ways besides high prices. Nor does the current mainstream antitrust framework account for the ability of these firms to consolidate markets and outcompete competitors through their unique access to … [Read more...] about Big Tech was already dominant. Has coronavirus made it unstoppable?
Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) are highly cautious in responding to the recent proposals from an RBI-working group on the conversion of large NBFCs into banks. One of the recommendations of the RBI working group was that well-run large NBFCs, with an asset size of Rs50,000 crore and above, including those which are owned by a corporate house, may be considered for conversion into banks. … [Read more...] about NBFCs cautious on RBI working group proposals on banking entry