Amazon won’t reveal how many Alexas it has sold–at least one estimate says about 10 million–but in a sense, it’s an irrelevant stat to the balance sheet. Amazon only needs to worry that, if and when people order toilet paper or Domino’s pizza with their voices, Amazon has a product ready to take the order. Likewise, the Chromebook has started eating into dwindling iPad and Mac sales for all sorts of reasons, but chiefly, that schools can buy students a fully functional laptop for less than the price of an iPad, and Macbooks are all more than $1,000. And Google gets to raise the next generation of internet users on Chrome, Search, Google Docs, and other services core to the intimacy of Google’s ultimate ad play. … [Read more...] about Why Does Apple Think It Can Get Away With Selling Overpriced Stuff?
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Besides being inappropriate, these personal questions can derail you from your professional pitch. You can get caught up in “well, I’m not sure,” or “my partner and I are just starting out, we don’t know if we want children,” and before you know it, you’re sharing more than you like. If you feel any topic raised is out of line, return to the points that will help you get the job. … [Read more...] about 7 mistakes that can derail a promising job interview
"First, this mandatory insurance that was brought into play in September 2018, should be rolled back. Second, imposing anti-lock braking system (ABS) on 150 CC or 200 CC scooters or motorcycles was complete overkill and I would urge the government to consider recalibrating this to at least for 250 CC plus two-wheelers. Third, at a time when goods and services tax (GST) for electric vehicles (EVs) has been correctly lowered to 5 percent, we should consider lowering GST for petrol or diesel vehicles from 28 to 18 percent." … [Read more...] about Rajiv Bajaj’s Budget 2020 wishlist: Rollback of mandatory insurance, lower GST on petrol, diesel vehicles
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10:30 a.m. I arrive at my office, [where we’re shooting]. I’m in the makeup chair for about an hour. I’m checking emails and social media, and I’m vlogging. But a lot of my energy does go into connecting with the people on set. It’s all about building connections, and I also want them to feel welcome since they’re at my office. I like working with the photographers and editors to see how I can be more helpful. With makeup artists, we’ll talk about astrology and their interests. I like to know their backstory—how they got to where they’re at. When you connect with people on set, they feel more invested in making sure you look really good. And who knows? If I really like them, I might want to work with them in the future. … [Read more...] about YouTube beauty star Michelle Phan wakes up without an alarm