What do we want? Decentralised, non-siloed social media with open standards! When do we want it? Soon!

The other Wikipedia co-founder has called for a 48-hour boycott of all social media platforms to demonstrate users’ desire to regain control of their data and privacy. On 4-5 July, and for at least one day, Larry Sanger has implored people to snub social media platforms except for posts showing that they are on strike. Jimmy Wales’ … Read more

Want To Try Virtual Reality? Steam’s Summer Sale Offers Discounts On HTC Vive

For the most part, Steam’s sales are a way to get a bunch of games for less than $15, but this time the company is doing something different. Sure, there are still plenty of great deals on games such as the Final Fantasy series, Mafia III, and so on, but the company is also offering a … Read more

Fed’s Bullard to Trump: Enough with pro-growth promises, the markets want action

The 10-year Treasury yield is settling down after a postelection pop, as the market looks to President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress to deliver on economic growth promises, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told CNBC on Thursday. Appearing on “Squawk Box,” Bullard said there’s no need to dramatically increase rates right now. … Read more

3 social media lessons from Donald Trump for CEOs who want to win

Hearsay CEO on corporate social media  Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | 2:35 PM ET | 02:34 If Donald Trump goes down in flames on Election Day it won’t just be the GOP that has learned a valuable lesson as it searches for a winning public message to take with it into an uncertain future. The New … Read more

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: I love Twitter, but shareholders didn’t want to buy it

Benioff: Stockholders were very clear on Twitter deal  Friday, 21 Oct 2016 | 3:27 PM ET | 01:51 Salesforce decided not to buy Twitter because its shareholders didn’t want the deal to happen, CEO Marc Benioff told CNBC on Friday. “Our stockholders heard that we were involved in a process and they made it very clear … Read more

U.S. lawmakers want answers on Yahoo email surveillance

A bipartisan group of 48 U.S. lawmakers wants two government agencies to explain a surveillance program in which Yahoo reportedly scanned all the messages of its email users on behalf of the FBI. After recent news reports of the email scanning program, the Department of Justice and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence need … Read more

Verizon may want a $1 billion discount on Yahoo

Verizon may be getting cold feet with its acquisition of Yahoo. Reportedly, it’s asking for a $1 billion discount on the original $4.8 billion deal for the Internet company. Recent news about Yahoo’s massive data breach and its alleged secret email scanning program has diminished the company’s value in the eyes of Verizon, according to … Read more


The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak has released an admission notification, inviting applications fot interested, eligible candidates to apply for its Executive Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management for experienced executives, entrepreneurs and professionals, who desire to enhance their managerial knowledge and skills through formal management education for the academic session 2016-18. Students meeting … Read more

Want to apply for MBA? Apply before August 15 at Mother Teresa Women’s University

Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal has invited applications from eligible candidates for admissions to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and dual specialisation MBA programmes offered at Kodaikanal, Chennai and Madurai campuses for the session 2016. The interested candidates can apply latest by August 15. Educational qualification: The candidates should possess a graduation degree from a … Read more

The top features Windows 10 users want in the Anniversary Update

Windows 10: What users want If you’re still running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you probably have a good idea of what’s “wrong” with Windows 10—some of which may be the reason you haven’t upgraded yet. But time’s running out on that free upgrade offer. Microsoft has said it’s willing to make changes to the … Read more