By Somali K Chakrabarti India – A Break Out Nation India, a home to 243 million internet users in 2014, is poised to rapidly improve its digital readiness and develop into a strong digital economy. The steep rise in the number of mobile phone users in India will bring into the fold many such users… Read More Internet.org – Affordable Internet for All
By Somali K Chakrabarti You are what you share. – C.W. Leadbeater The above saying has gained relevance, more than ever before, in this age of social media. Breaking the barriers of age, hierarchy, gender, status and geography, social media allows us to express our views, share ideas, bridge distances and connect with like… Read More Social Media on Mobile – Convenience or Addiction?
By Somali K Chakrabarti Tata Power claims to charge lowest tariff in Mumbai . The above article appeared in The Economic Times, on 27th Jan, 2014. Here is an excerpt: As the demand to reduce power tariff is gaining momentum in Maharashtra, private utility Tata Power today claimed that its tariff is the lowest in the metropolis.… Read More Why Tata Power may cease to have the lowest power tariff in Mumbai
By Somali K Chakrabarti The year 2014, has been an unprecedented year for India in terms of election results. In the last quarter of the year, here are some key facts about India’s economy. 1. India ranks 10th in terms of nominal GDP India’s nominal GDP has been stuck in the USD 1.8 –… Read More 10 Key Facts about India’s Economy in 2014
Business has only two functions – Marketing and innovation. This quote by Peter Drucker applies just as much to blogging (both personal and business), as it applies to any other business. The rapid evolution of social media has given a tremendous boost to blogging. With over 197 million blogs on Tumblr and users creating… Read More Blog Engage – A Helpful community to promote your blog
In 2014, South Africa came to be known as the ‘safe haven’ for investors among the Emerging Markets. A comparison of the BRICS nations with developed nations on parameters of corporate governance, as reported in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2013-14, shows us why. Good corporate governance and ethical practices by companies are considered… Read More 4 charts show why South Africa earned the reputation of ‘Safe Haven’ for investors
Akin to Darwin’s theory of ‘Survival of the Fittest’, admission into the premier public institutes in India is about ‘Survival of the Brightest’. With the scores in board examinations soaring as high as the mercury levels in most parts of the country, both students and their parents feel the heat as competition for admissions… Read More India’s MIT – Making A Mark In Higher Education
Over the last few days, there has been a lot of buzz around social media businesses fetching insanely high valuations including Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion. On one hand, the conservative traditional investors are perplexed with the high valuations of social media companies, on the other hand some traders with investments in social… Read More From Owning Profits to Owning Network: Shift in paradigm for Digital businesses
. While it is a commonly known fact that the number of people accessing internet is growing, some key facts worth noting are : More than one third of the world’s total population have internet access. The number of cell phones is expected to surpass the global population of 7 billion in 2014. Nearly 73% of… Read More So What Type Of A Social Media User Are You?