The Evolution of Social Media: How Did It Begin, and Where Could It Go Next?

The evolution of social media has been fueled by the human impulse to communicate and by advances in digital technology. It is a story about establishing and nurturing personal connections at scale. According to Merriam-Webster, social media is defined as “forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create … Read more

Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Go on Sale in India Today: Price, Where to Buy, Specifications, and More

Redmi Y1 goes on sale in India a second time on Wednesday, two weeks after it was unveiled in the country. The new Redmi Y1, along with the Redmi Y1 Lite, will be available for purchase from both Amazon India and Mi.com; the quantities are likely to be limited, so fans will have to be quick if they want to … Read more

With per capita income at Rs 1 lakh, Indians splurging; here’s where to make money

When Titan surprised this month coming out unscathed from the impact of demonetisation and posting solid topline growth for December quarter, it confirmed that India’s discretionary spending story thrived through a tough phase of cash squeeze in the domestic economy. Some other data points also confirm this. The much-talked-about Aamir Khan movie ‘Dangal’ crossed the … Read more

Another place where Russia is winning since the US election: Its stock market

Since Election Day, stocks have been roaring in — Russia. Russian stocks are up 16 percent since Nov. 8, based on the performance of the RSX Van Eck Vectors Russia ETF, while the other emerging markets are down 6 percent collectively, as measured by the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF EEM. ADVERTISING inRead invented by … Read more

Billionaire Peltz’s fund is buying ‘quite a bit of stock’ — but he isn’t saying where

8 SHARES Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nelson Peltz Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz has opened a new position in a stock, and he says he has more to buy. But he’s not tipping his hand. “We’ve started buying about two weeks ago,” he said Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” Peltz … Read more

Where are the yachts? The bling? Wall Street is getting cheap

Chris Goodney | Bloomberg | Getty Images Superyachts sit moored during the Superyacht Miami boat show at Island Gardens Deep Harbour in Biscayne Bay, Miami, Florida. Spending on big-ticket items used to be a badge of honor on Wall Street. A response to the question, “How was your weekend?” would typically be: “I bought a … Read more

New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

If you’ve been wondering how to find Pikachu, Scyther, Electabuzz, or any other rare Pokémon, you probably wanted to use the hot new thing: crowdsourced Pokémon Go maps taught players how to find Pokémon in Pokémon Go. The problem?  Pokémon Go developer Niantic has said it will actively block “tracker” apps from accessing its data to … Read more

New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

to find rare Pokémon in Pokémon Go. Gotta Catch Em All is probably the best Pokemon Go map out there, though it’s restricted to Boston for the moment. Credit: Mark Hachman 63COMMENTS Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Aug 5, 2016 2:31 PM If you’ve been wondering how to find Pikachu, Scyther, Electabuzz, or … Read more

recreation of Drones is an aerial conflict league where drones fight to the dying

taking walks into a drone-combating pit is much like strolling right into a boxing ring. The audiencelooks on as pilots on either aspect make remaining-minute preparations, swapping out propellers and tucking in free cables earlier than the round begins. With a clean flick of the joysticks, the drones zoom into the air. They sway from … Read more

Five things earnings have taught us about where tech’s headed

irst-area profits season wrapped up remaining week for the biggest technology groups, and we’vediscovered a few things. Mark Mahaney and Amit Daryanani, tech analysts at RBC Capital Markets in San Francisco, sat down Friday morning with 10 newshounds to discuss the large issues from income reviews and to make predictions for what’s to come back. … Read more