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May 24, 2015
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Reviews Review: Why you must experience the Amazon Kindle Voyage

Review: Why you must experience the Amazon Kindle Voyage

Experience the amazing Amazon Kindle Voyage. It's not just another ebook reader.
Leadership Spotlight 'Strip away the wires and GE Healthcare can monitor you all the time'

'Strip away the wires and GE Healthcare can monitor you all the time'

John Flannery, President and CEO of GE Healthcare, the $18-billion unit of General Electric, tells BUSINESS TODAY that as capabilities change, markets change, currencies change, the business dynamics in India keep getting interesting.
Features How platforms will become critical for businesses

How platforms will become critical for businesses

Sangeet Paul Choudary, founder and CEO, Platform Thinking Labs, and Co-Chair, MIT Platform Strategy Group, explains to BUSINESS TODAY how platforms will become critical for businesses.
Corporate Wockhardt will have to win back FDA's confidence to revive its fortunes

Wockhardt will have to win back FDA's confidence to revive its fortunes

Industry observers feel it would take a lot of effort for Wockhardt to regain its glory and it won't be easy considering the company's business mix, strategies and product portfolio.

These business family scions are blazing their own trails

Had enough of business family scions who follow in their parents' footsteps? Business Today finds some who are doing their own thing.

Vijay Mallya's high-flying days may be over but he can still go the distance

Mallya is an influential Member of Parliament and carries goodwill with several leading politicians cutting across political boundaries.
Technology There's still time for drones to take to the sky. Here's why

There's still time for drones to take to the sky. Here's why

The earlier the Directorate General of Civil Aviation takes a call on the licensing nitty-gritty for drones, the merrier.
Focus Daiichi's India misadventure ends as it exits its investment at a huge loss.

Daiichi's India misadventure ends as it exits its investment at a huge loss.

For Daiichi, the exit from India is an opportunity lost in an industry where toplines are growing 15 per cent a year on average and margins are 15 to 20 per cent.

Supreme Court saves the web with its latest ruling

The apex court saves the Internet companies from the arduous task of monitoring online content and also preserves freedom of speech.

China's growing investments in Pakistan could be a headache for India

The investment would go into building the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. This would include a road connecting Gwadar port in Balochistan with Kashgar in Xinjiang province of China via Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

India Inc reports a healthy 12 per cent growth in revenue in Q4

For the entire fiscal 2014/15, too, an analysis of 226 companies whose results have been declared shows close to 13 per cent growth in topline (excluding oil and gas companies).

How govts are coping with economics of free wi-fi in cities

It seems the government is still trying to figure out the economics of providing the service in the entire city.
Trends Nepal earthquake: When social media gave rise to a new term

Nepal earthquake: When social media gave rise to a new term

In the old days, the process of banding together took time. Today, social media acts as an instant bridge, connecting people in a matter of seconds to provide relief when disaster strikes.
Money Small finance banks will face huge challenges. Here's why

Small finance banks will face huge challenges. Here's why

The 72 applicants for small finance bank licences are a mixed lot, indeed, a good number having had nothing to do with banking before.
News Maker Debate: Should the Indian rupee be fully convertible?

Debate: Should the Indian rupee be fully convertible?

Grant Thornton India partner Harish H.V. and Macquarie Capital India MD Gaurav Gupta debate on the proposal.

Candidate Narendra Modi vs PM Narendra Modi: Who's the winner?

The country's economy has acquired a new sheen since Modi became Prime Minister and installed Arun Jaitley in the finance ministry.
Chiaroscuro What's making news. Featuring: Land Bill, Essel Group and more

What's making news. Featuring: Land Bill, Essel Group and more

US President Barack Obama clarified that he was not opposed to China's Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, reports AFP, but that a multilateral lending institution had to have strong guidelines by which to operate, as the World Bank does.
Letters Business Today readers feedback on magazine's coverage

Business Today readers feedback on magazine's coverage

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Editors note Key highlights of Business Today May 24, 2015, issue

Key highlights of Business Today May 24, 2015, issue

All market battles of the past pale in comparison to the big fights taking place in the different e-commerce segments in India today, writes the Business Today editor.
Book Book review: Becoming Steve Jobs, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

Book review: Becoming Steve Jobs, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

'Becoming Steve Jobs' is an eminently readable and inspiring book that presents the late Steve Jobs as a real human being.

Book review: The Mindful Marketer by Lisa Nirell

'The Mindful Marketer' is an enjoyable, refreshingly different perspective on marketing as a profession.
People People in news: Hugo Barra, Rishad Premji and more

People in news: Hugo Barra, Rishad Premji and more

People in news: Ashok Trivedi, Sunil Wadhwani, Hugo Barra, Rishad Premji and more.