How Instagram and Vine are changing the product placement strategy of brands?


As traditional Hollywood talent is losing its sheen, the engagement levels of digital platforms is now equal to what TV used to have. Top performers on Instagram and Vine are getting paid anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000 for six-second to 15-second long posts for product placement in their network. The impact that Instagram has achieved forContinue reading “How Instagram and Vine are changing the product placement strategy of brands?”

The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging


In an article published in the Bloomberg Businessweek, Scott Rostan has mulled over an idea that how not having an MBA degree has kept entrepreneurs of some of the startups like WhatsApp, Tumblr from guiding it towards its prime themselves, while also evaluating the decision of Snapchat’s entrepreneur Evan Spiegel of putting down the $3bnContinue reading “The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging”

Apologies issued by #Alabama #news site for #sexist comment #globalannal #Women


An Alabama news site has issued an apology after one of it’s editors passed off a particularly sexist comment saying football is confusing “Especially for women”. The controversial statement was passed by food editor David Holloway of AI.com. The said statement was written by the editor in a story called “Girls of Fall: A nightContinue reading “Apologies issued by #Alabama #news site for #sexist comment #globalannal #Women”

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports


The reigning smartphone manufacturer Samsung has been caught cheating in benchmark tests according to latest report findings. Samsung is boosting the performance benchmark scores of its recent and best system-on-chip, the Exynos 5 Octa, that has made it a favourite of the reviewers and product evaluators. “Oh hell Samsung, shame on you!” was said byContinue reading “Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports”

The countdown to Royal baby birth begins as Kate goes into labour


The day when Duchess of Cambridge will finally give birth to her first child after months of media hype is finally here. The Duchess has been taken to hospital in the early stages of labour, according to Kensington Palace. She was taken from the palace to St Mary’s, west London in Paddington in a car,Continue reading “The countdown to Royal baby birth begins as Kate goes into labour”

Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian


The London based Guardian newspaper alleges that a 29-year-old American working as a contractor for the National Security Agency is acting as its source of leaks on the U.S. government’s surveillance programs. The newspaper said that it is revealing Edward Snowden’s identity only after he himself requested it. Snowden has reportedly said  “I have noContinue reading “Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian”

Interesting environment graffiti picture shared by Indian Rock Band Tatva Kundalini


This picture of the wall graffiti was clicked by an Indie Rock Band Tatva Kundalini on their last trip to Dehradun, India. I found it interesting and so shared it here for you. Source: Tatva Kundalini  

Google Nexus 4 launches in India; Pre-order bookings start on e-commerce sites


The LG Google Nexus 4’s pre-order has opened in India. The key features of the includes a 4.7-inch WXGA (1280 x 768) True HD IPS Plus Display. There is a Photo Sphere Camera with 2100 mAh Sio+ Battery. In terms of processors it boasts of a Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor (AdrenoContinue reading “Google Nexus 4 launches in India; Pre-order bookings start on e-commerce sites”

Samsung courts Apple’s suppliers amidst increasing demand for its smartphones


Samsung’s supply chain has begun to feel the pressure as the company continues to retain leadership position in the global smartphone sales. Gartner recently announced figures according to which Android emerged as the preferred operating system, riding on the success of which Samsung holds 30.8 percent of the global marketshare for smartphone sales. Going byContinue reading “Samsung courts Apple’s suppliers amidst increasing demand for its smartphones”