As my loyal readers have long know, I’m rarely, if ever, wrong when it comes to good taste! Over the last few months, I’ve frequently mentioned that Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi is an unstoppable force. Guess what? I was right (again). Xiaomi Mi 3 A short while ago Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun disclosed that the [...]
So much ink was spilled on big budget Tamil movie Kochadaiiyaan (Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone) by fawning scribes and reviewers about how the motion-capture film heralded an epochal moment in Indian movie history. Yet there’s nary a report on how much the Rs 150-crore film lost given its ho-hum response at the box office. I wouldn’t [...]
Top Secret NSA Slide (Source: No Place to Hide) The true measure of a person’s worth isn’t what they say they believe in, but what they will do in the defense of those beliefs. If you’re not acting on your beliefs, then they probably aren’t real. – NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in No Place to [...]
Not a day passes that I don’t hear of Mera Bharat Mahaan getting shafted by someone or the other. I just completed Glenn Greenwald’s No Place to Hide, the new book on Edward Snowden and the massive spying apparatus built by the U.S. spy outfit National Security Agency (NSA) in my adopted homeland Amreeka and [...]
Google Executive Sundar Pichai Launching Android One Google tightened its grip on Apple’s cojones in emerging markets like India with the launch of the new Android One “turnkey solution” initiative for smartphone manufacturers. Over the last couple of years, Google has extended the sway of its Android mobile platform through various partnerships pushing Apple’s marketshare [...]
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