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From globalization to digital isolation?The Brazilian President is clearly not happy! After cancelling her US visit post Snowden's revelations about the NSA's hacking of government communications in Brazil, and calling them crooks at her General Assembly speech last week, she has also gone a step further. [quote]Brazil plans... 1 year 10 months
What's the next big tax-haven?Swiss banks are a tax-haven no more! Thanks to the tax deal reached between Switzerland and the United States to punish Swiss banks that helped wealthy Americans hide money from United States tax authorities in offshore accounts. I found an infographic about emerging tax-havens in the world and... 1 year 10 months
Data Scientist: "Sexiest" Job of the...According to an article published in the Harvard Business Review last year, Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. That's right, the guy that writes computer codes to find new insights in data (putting it simply). Of course, this is only if you define a "sexy job" as one that is... 1 year 10 months
Which bus are you on?Business opportunities are like buses; there's always another one coming ~ Richard Branson. Agree with it or not, it is interesting to note the businesses pursued by some of the most popular entrepreneurs of today- Richard Branson selling christmas trees and Mark Cuban who began his career... 1 year 11 months
Ecuador and Oil drilling... reviewing a new...What would you say to a neighbor who is suddenly demanding that you or the city pay him to stop littering in the neighborhood, afterall it is to the locality’s advantage that he refrain from doing so? Can we demand remuneration for ‘refraining’ from activities that are perceived as bad for the... 1 year 11 months
Bezos, tech industry and the future of the...Technology went to Washington this week with the purchase of the Washington Post by Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Why did Jeff Bezos buy the Washington Post? has been a widely pervasive question in social media this week and I thought to bring the discussion to WSO today. So here’s my first... 1 year 11 months
Forex Crisis, QE, Bitcoin and a single global...I came across an interesting infographic recently that I wanted to share here. Starting with a history of currency crises over the last two decades and ending with an analysis of a global currency future.... Here's the link to the infographic if you are not able to view the image http://... 2 years 2 weeks
Apple and High-fashion?There’s no one more qualified to integrate technology and fashion than the quintessential designer of the tech industry. The news of Apple having hired the CEO of Yves Saint Laurent- Paul Deneve, has been all pervasive this week, with rumors and speculations abounding in social media – will he... 2 years 3 weeks
The so called ‘Paid’ InternshipHow much would you pay for a 1-week internship with a Hedge fund- An internship position secured through bidding for an opportunity to work with your dream employer? This may sound strange to some, but if you have heard of Charitybuzz, you would not be so surprised. The Internship’ trend may... 2 years 1 month
Would Aereo go the way of Tivo?Tivo began as a disrupter in the Television industry landscape. It was a game changer and an amazing one at that. Suddenly, you could record complete seasons of TV shows, pause your show and fast forward through ads. A whole world of options opened up that brought Television under the viewer’s... 2 years 3 months

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Sony in the '80's was the Apple of today. Very...[quote=]Sony in the '80's was the Apple of today. Very innovative and consumer friendly tech products. You don't hear too many people touting Sony today...I suspect Apple will lose both market share and pricing power. It's almost inevitable. It's very difficult to stay 'cool', especially with... 2 years 6 months
StryfeDSP: Mass media reporting does a...[quote=StryfeDSP] Mass media reporting does a fantastic job of making people freak out about companies performances and stock prices. At this first sign of trouble all of the speculators are jumping ship. The long term investors who stick around will still be the ones who profit in the long run.... 2 years 6 months
DontMakeMeShortYou: "Record sales and revenue...[quote=DontMakeMeShortYou]"Record sales and revenue numbers" 1) You realize sales=revenue, right? 2) Record doesn't mean shit. Companies should be recording record sales numbers every year, otherwise it means they're in decline. If you grow revenue 1% year-over-year, you've achieved record... 2 years 6 months
This is interesting This is interesting 2 years 7 months
True about tablets. I wonder if payment...True about tablets. I wonder if payment mechanisms will be based on facial recognition next 2 years 7 months
Certainly Malala or the Mars Curiosity Rover.......Certainly Malala or the Mars Curiosity Rover.... Have you seen the twitter feeds??!! 2 years 8 months
How abt Ecco @ Midtown How abt Ecco @ Midtown 2 years 8 months