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Human Development Index: A snapshot

From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard Last year I wrote on HDI, which is an index incorporating ten indicators under the broad criteria of education, health and living standard. New data
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Want to Spark Innovation? Start by Changing How You Listen

With millions of messages bombarding us every day, the ability to listen is becoming a lost art. As leaders, we need to be able to hear what can move our businesses forward. After all, none of us is as smart...
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Tim Cook reportedly behind Apple's lame, sanitized television production plans

Apple has all the money in the world, but as the disastrous Planet of the Apps proved, money is no substitute for good taste.  The 2017 reality show from the makers of your favorite $1,449 phone pitted app developers against each other for the
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Amazon investigates suspected data leaks by bribed employees

Amazon is investigating whether employees are being bribed to leak company data to sellers, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Employees have been allegedly handing over confidential information like search optimisation data to
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Facebook denies report that it’s coming for your financial data

Facebook has been getting cozy with your banks, but that might not be as alarming as it sounds. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook has been courting banks to enter into data-sharing agreements. Google and Amazon have
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Instagram could challenge YouTube with videos up to an hour long

For its next act, Instagram could take on another major rival: YouTube.  The photo-sharing app is readying a feature that would let users post videos that last up to an hour long, according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal. Currently
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New iPhones with OLED screens may not be cheaper than $1,000

We all want the iPhone X to be cheaper, but that might not happen anytime soon because of LG. According to the Wall Street Journal, LG Display is reportedly struggling to produce OLED displays for Apple to use in future iPhones. Dividing OLED
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Gobbledygook and GST rules

From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard The Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Kerala, has ruled that the goods and services tax (GST) need not be paid on ‘merchanting trade’. A decision by
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Indian currency manipulation

From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard The US Treasury recently placed India on the watchlist on the issue of currency manipulation. Two of its three tests make no sense, but there are grounds for