Digitisation aiding growth in online shopping: Ajay Macaden, Nielsen
Digitisation aiding growth in online shopping: Ajay Macaden, Nielsen

Moneycontrol NewsDigitisation and convenience of online shopping have been picking up pace rapidly across India on the back of increasing penetration of internet and smartphones, said Ajay Macaden, Executive Director, Nielsen.”Consumers have evolved now for omni-channel even for specific categories like milk and bakery. Increased internet and smartphone penetration has led to multiple shopping channels and change…

tours announced: Teenage Fanclub, Kim Petras, Smerz, Ladytron, Graham Van Pelt, more
tours announced: Teenage Fanclub, Kim Petras, Smerz, Ladytron, Graham Van Pelt, more

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The Complete Bible For Earning British Airways Tier Points…
The Complete Bible For Earning British Airways Tier Points…

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Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Says Blockchain “Natural Tech For Banks And Trading” – Ethereum World News
Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Says Blockchain “Natural Tech For Banks And Trading” – Ethereum World News

Jerry Yang, the Taiwanese-American co-founder of Yahoo, says, despite crypto hype having yet to turn into reality, that blockchain and finance are a natural fit, according to comments first reported by Finews Asia. Yang was speaking at the Nikkei Innovation Asia Forum held in Singapore on Thursday, where he took part in a discussion entitled Rising…

Audit NZ report damns Wintec spending practices
Audit NZ report damns Wintec spending practices

A report into spending on overseas trips by executives at a Waikato polytech has slammed the tertiary provider.  The Audit New Zealand report found that Wintec was unable to provide an account on how they spent public money.  The report comes after a three-year Stuff investigation into spending by the tertiary provider, during which chief executive Mark Flowers would not…

These Are the Cheapest Days to Fly in 2019
These Are the Cheapest Days to Fly in 2019

Travel Bon voyage—on a budget! Ditty_about_summer/Shutterstock High airfare prices might be holding you back from taking your dream vacation. If your travel dates are flexible, though, booking on a specific day can save you a lot of money and keep you within your budget. When doing your research, make sure you don’t fall for these…

Gen Re’s NOW App Uses Facial Analytics to Let Consumers Buy Insurance in Minutes
Gen Re’s NOW App Uses Facial Analytics to Let Consumers Buy Insurance in Minutes

COLOGNE, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gen Re’s NOW app uses facial analytics technology to offer a quicker, easier – and fun – way to purchase Life, Hospital Cash or Accidental Death insurance. The prototype was just launched. The buying process begins by uploading a selfie from your smartphone. Powered by Lapetus Solutions’ JANUS facial analytics technology, the app…

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts
International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark would be reached in 2020, yet the remarkable growth of international arrivals in recent years has brought it two years ahead. International tourist arrivals up…

How an Airline Is Casting a Shadow on India’s Coming Elections
How an Airline Is Casting a Shadow on India’s Coming Elections

How an Airline Is Casting a Shadow on India’s Elections(Bloomberg) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode to power five years ago on his business friendly credentials and the promise of generating millions of jobs. Now an airline is on the verge of collapse, bringing Modi’s image under attack just months before national elections.Struggling in…

“India Syndrome,” and the strange side of Americans’ obsession with Hindu spirituality
“India Syndrome,” and the strange side of Americans’ obsession with Hindu spirituality

A bookish, bespectacled man in his forties with a fedora on his head walked onto a neon-lit stage decorated with fluorescent tapestries of Ganesha, Shiva, Vishnu, Lakshmi, and Kali and started rapping.The staccato rhythm of the lyrics was punctuated by his propulsive body language: “Ganesh is so fresh chillin on his throne / surrounded by…