Writing crop business does not make economic sense right now, says ICICI Lombard CEO

The crop insurance business is not making business sense for the largest private sector general insurer ICICI Lombard General Insurance. In the post results earnings call, Bhargav Dasgupta, MD and CEO, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, said that they have not been able to write any new crop business in H1FY20 due to the prevailing rates. “On the […]

How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella led company’s biggest turnaround in 2018

Source: Satya Nadella/Twitter Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, it seems, is determined to break free of the company’s current work culture by taking it back to its core roots when it was under its co-founder Bill Gates. The year 2018 was particularly a good year for Microsoft as the company continues to grow under the stable […]

Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter’s chief executive will testify before a US House of Representatives committee on September 5, the panel said on Friday, after some Republicans raised concerns about social media companies removing content from conservatives. The House Energy and Commerce Committee “intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s […]

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show, saying he did not break any rules. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other major tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey said. “We know that’s […]

Sony Has No Plans to Exit Smartphone Market, Says CEO Kaz Hirai

While you may have some other choices in your mind or thinking of opting for a new iPhone or a fresh Galaxy series Android smartphone, Sony is set to continue the sale of its Xperia phones in the highly competitive smartphone market. In a media interview, CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed that Sony is not considering an exit from the smartphone market […]

OnePlus 2018 Flagship With Snapdragon 845 Launching in Q2: CEO Pete Lau

The 2018 OnePlus flagship smartphone is in the news even though nothing significant about it has been leaked so far. The upcoming OnePlus (6?) smartphone was discussed by company CEO Pete Lau at CES 2018, with the smartphone’s key feature and launch window being discussed. The second flagship of the year – something we have come to […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Won’t ‘Add Anything that Affects Gameplay’: PUBG CEO

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG won’t get items that impact gameplay Only cosmetic items are planned post-release The game is coming to the Xbox One on December 12 After the Star Wars Battlefront 2 debacle surrounding pay-to-win micro-transactions, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) team has stated it won’t be doing so at all, preferring to focus on cosmetic items instead. This came to […]

Samsung Electronics CEO announces plans to step down, cites ‘unprecedented crisis’

In a shocking development, Samsung Electronics’ CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has announced that he will step down from all his current roles and responsibilities next year in March. He is currently also the CEO of Samsung Display. Kwon revealed his plans in a letter sent to company employees. “It is something I had been thinking long […]

iPhone X’s Rs. 89,000 Price Tag a ‘Value Price’, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook

In a statement that might come as a surprise to many, Apple CEO Tim Cook has described the iPhone X’s price tag of $999 (Rs. 89,000 in India) as “value price” in an interview with Good Morning America. In his interview, Cook talked about the security offered by the Face ID as well as iOS 11 and ARKit among other things but his statement about […]