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The Art and Science of Music

There is an art and a science to composing sound designed to promote a product or company.

The Race to Build a Smarter Cellphone Charger

Battery power has not kept pace with the advances in smartphone and tablet technology and the billion-plus apps that can be used with them.

Things Are Heating Up

What's new in the internet of things.

Nuturing Innovation Does Geography Matter

Why does Geography feel less critical to innovation these days.

Financial Inclusion in India

The all-India Inclusix score is 40.1 which mean that about 40% of the country has access to formal banking services.

Socially Apart

Both the public and private sectors have underestimated the human imperative to behave socially.

Using Pop Culture to Challenge Gender Inequality

Violence against women and girls is “the single largest human rights pandemic on this planet.”

A New Approach to Fighting Child Malnutrition in India

The Indian government has been trying to address this problem through its Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program.

Amazon Revs Up in India

While Amazon has been compelled to adopt differen a business model in India to comply with foreign direct investment (FDI) regulations the ramp-up of its operations in the country has been the fastest globally.

Modi's Business Agenda

The economy will be at the top of the prime minister’s new agenda. Modi inherits a nation where GDP growth has slowed to 4.5% (2012-2013).

Internet of Things

Whether the concept excites you or scares you, the Internet of Things has the potential to change the way people make choices and go about their daily lives.

Scaling the Sharing Economy: New York to Topeka & Beyond

The shared economy, perhaps best known for crowdpowered marketplaces such as travel accommodation site Airbnb and transportation-focused Lyft, blossomed as the recession set in.

Opportunities and Pitfalls for NRI Entrepreneurs

India has been “very accepting” of non-Indians arriving from the U.S. or elsewhere, armed with skills and good ideas for doing business.

Leveraging Entreprenurship For Health Care Delivery

70% of the health care infrastructure in India (doctors, beds, nurses, etc.) is concentrated in urban areas where 30% of the population lives.

Cheaters Win

Why Systems to prevent deception don’t work

Retail Chains Open Up India's Dental Market

The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.

Peer To Peer Lending Ready For TakeOff

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending bypasses banks by connecting borrowers with lenders through online platforms for mostly small loans.

Can Technology Save the News

Could this new band of news media owners shape a technology-led business model that will be profitable and protect the integrity of impartial, ideology-free journalism? Ultimately, according to Wharton experts, the ball will rest with the consumer.

Malcolm Gladwell On The Advantages Of Disadvantages

He starts the book by dissecting the classic tale of David and Goliath, challenging our beliefs about what the story tells us regarding underdogs and giants, and ultimately, our fundamental assumptions about power.

From Martians to Japanese Eye-lickers: Media Mania Is Nothing New

This confusion over new media is not a recent phenomenon.

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