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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Tech entrepreneurship events in Bangalore

31-Oct-08

The San-Francisco bay area of the US is popularly known as ‘Silicon Valley’. Its wealth generation story is well known, where it created umpteen numbers of billionaires over the past three decades. Companies started from the valley literally rewritten the technology entrepreneurship, thereby creating history. The amount of contributions by valley based technology entrepreneurs to […]

India Layoffs

16-Oct-08

The famous dialogue “welcome to the real world!” from the Movie Matrix hit my head yesterday. I was watching all major news channels covering news about Jet Airways laying off 800 employees on a single day. Clearly the global financial crisis has hit India, starting with Aviation Industry. Going forward I see it affecting multiple […]

BOOK REVIEW : Games Indians Play (Guest post by Sai Madhav)

10-Oct-08

This is a guest post by my friend Sai Madhav. I have been trying to pull him into blogging Title: Games Indians Play review Author: Raghunathan Vocabulary of the book: Very good I initially thought the book is about consumers–traders who try to maximize their rewards/returns in this pragmatic world. However, I realized soon, that […]

iPhone – Not India phone?

09-Oct-08

It’s been a month since Apple’s much hyped iPhone launched in India. In midst of huge expectations the product hit the market on Aug 22, with Airtel and Vodafone taking up the distributorship in India. In order to boost up the initial sales, both service provides kept their shop open throughout the night. More importantly […]

Consistently inconsistent – Auto rickshaw meters in Bangalore

09-Oct-08

Inside Bangalore city, autos were supposed to be the best mode of transport in a cost-effective way. Compared to other metros like Chennai, Bangalore had a well regulated meter system in place, which was hassle free. Especially for IT employees, autos used to be used to be viable alternative to commute to workplace, back and […]

Book review: A search in secret India

09-Oct-08

Author: Paul Brunton Price: 450 INR Understanding spiritual history of India is not all that easy. It traces back more than 3500 years in time and most of the contemporary interpretations exist in deteriorated form. The current state of affair is so pathetic — sometimes makes one feel spirituality is worthless. At the same time, […]