Ahead of its official release, imported iPads are selling like hot cakes in Singapore
28 April 2010
Coming soon to your computer screen
If talks between Hollywood studios and YouTube don’t break down, film buffs would have less reason to make a trip to the pirated video sellers.
3 Sep 2009
Your DNA? Thanks but no thanks
So far DNA tests have been accepted as the last words in forensic evidence to establish identities. Not any more.
19 Aug 2009
Is it fair to let people exploit immigrant IT workers?
9 July 2009
Tweet your politics
Twitter has enabled cyber civil unrest in Iran but is it free of the danger of being misused?
22 June 2009
What women want?
Promotions, job security or work-life balance? What is it that matters to the female workers?
2 June 2009
Will Singapore drive tech innovation in Asia?
Singapore seems to be emerging as the next hotspot of tech innovation in the region.
18 May 2009
Outsourcing and its discontents
President Barack Obama’s new tax plan aims to discourage outsourcing. Will it?
8 May 2009
Social networking and the Indian elections
How Web-savvy are the Indian politicians and how some of them are using Web 2.0 tools such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to connect with the electorate.
15 April 2009
Come, let’s tweet
We are on Twitter now!
6 April 2009
In a war for survival
Management guru Ram Charan talks about the new rules for getting the right things done in difficult times in his new book.
24 March 2009
When ‘growth’ is not good
In a world of finite resources, the greed for infinite growth has got us into today’s global financial crisis. It’s time we asked some tough questions about the nature of the financial systems that control our lives.
13 March 2009
Baby or briefcase?
Yesterday (8 March) we celebrated the International Women’s Day. It made me reflect on the issue of women at the top in general and women in IT in specific.
9 March 2009
Making sense of ‘packaged’ terrorism
It’s not the acts of terrorism that matter most in the post-9/11 world, it’s what we are told to think about the acts of terror.
19 Feb 2009
The venture misadventure
In the process of engineering a financial recovery, there are two issues that are not being paid enough attention.
17 February 2009
The big escape
Looking at the way the financial crisis is being (mis)handled by world leaders, there does not seem to be any escape from misery in sight. This is the first part of a series of blog posts on this theme.
4 Feb 2009
The curious case of B. Ramalinga Raju
Satyam’s disgraced founder may not be a nice man to know. But trying to understand his rise and fall might throw some light on how business is conducted in a new, shining India.
22 Jan 2009
How to talk about books you haven’t read
Where there is a will, there is a way—as far as talking about books one hasn’t read is concerned.
19 Jan 2009
The art of war
In the Israel-Gaza conflict, the Israeli side has embraced the new media to relay its viewpoint with great success.
8 Jan 2009
Welcome to ‘Prison Earth’!
Is our quest for more security at the cost of our privacy?
16 Dec 2008
A pyrrhic victory
Will online media’s triumph over the print turn out to be a pyrrhic victory in the long run?
10 Dec 2008
Terror and technology
Technology connecting lives in the November 26 terror attacks in Mumbai.
28 Nov 2008
Web 2.0-savvy Barack Obama’s presidential campaign is inspiring politicians all over the world.
14 Nov 2008
Deducted at source
If Obama is against outsourcing, why were Bangalore techies rooting for him?
7 Nov 2008
When “The West Wing” meets the “Man of the Year”
Or how Barack Obama can still lose the election?
4 Nov 2008
The Indian Renaissance
Why did India take so long to rise from a deep slumber?
23 Oct 2009
The return of the native: India’s reverse brain drain
Unfortunately, like all exits cannot be clean and all exiles cannot be painless, all returns too cannot be rosy.
13 Oct 2008
A dark cloud looms over India’s economic transition
Technology, industry and politics often play hide and seek to the amusement of none—Tata’s struggles in Singur, India is a case in point.
29 Sep 2008
Are we on the road to perdition?
If you ask me in terms of imagery, this financial crisis is akin to the 9/11
19 Sep 2008
Understanding the femme factor in Asian I.T.
There is a behind-the-scenes secret I want to share with you, that emerged when I was researching my CIO Asia September 2008 story on women in Asian IT.
12 Sep 2008
The success secret behind Wall-E
Andrew Stanton’s Wall.E will always remain a special film for me.
8 Sep 2008
Why this iPhone fever?
Why did people go crazy after the iPhone? Why did it generate so much public hysteria?
29 August 2008
‘Boss, give me face’
It turns out that this phrase carries a great weight in the Chinese business circles.
25 August 2008