Tag Archives: technology

The Twitter Debate

@PritishNandy recently wrote why he felt Twitter was dying. His article received widespread response, both for and against, and it is this debate that prompted me to write this blog post. What Pritish Nandy wrote has been doing the rounds … Continue reading

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Why Apple should set up manufacturing facilities in India

Apple recently launched its latest iPhone. However, no sooner did the new phone hit the market, reports than emerged of the phone carrying manufacturing defects. These reports were soon followed by news of a massive strike at the Foxconn factory i… Continue reading

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Was Steve Jobs Indispensable to Apple?

Steve Jobs has passed away. While this is a moment of grief for all his fans and Apple investors, there is a concern too ??? was Steve Jobs indispensable to Apple? Can his successor carry on with the same growth momentum for Apple as Steve Jobs did?… Continue reading

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From the archives : The Apple-Microsoft deal 1997

Circa 1997. Steve Jobs is just back to Apple and trying to revive it. Here is the landmark ‘Macworld Boston 1997’ video [12:04 min] with Steve Jobs announcing the deal with Microsoft and the latter’s investment in Apple. He also describes why the … Continue reading

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Leadership change at Google, and what it means

Being a business professional myself, it interests me a lot observing leadership patterns among corporations. In my blog post Is Steve Jobs indispensable to Apple?, I had analyzed how leadership has panned out at Apple. With Larry Page taking over… Continue reading

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Tata Nano’s Comeback

Tata Nano, the world???s cheapest car ($2,200, ???1,490, ?1,186) had been experiencing a bumpy ride in the Indian domestic market, with sales plunging consistently since July 2010 and touching a bottom of barely 509 units in November 2010. However… Continue reading

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Apple, Steve Jobs and the threat of Antitrust Probe

Background : Apple has been growing from strength to strength, with the last quarter financial performance far exceeding expectations. However, success has been accompanied with controversy, with Apple being accused of adopting unfair trade practi… Continue reading

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