How social media could ruin your business

Whether it comes from hackers, disgruntled customers, or is simply a backlash against something you post, negative social media content can destroy trust in your brand in a matter of minutes. “Social media is the most immediate threat to your company’s reputation,” says Pete Knott, digital consultant at UK PR agency Lansons Communications. “If not […]

How India caught on the new-age board game culture of the west to create an ecosystem of cafes & communities back home

It is a weeknight. It is also game night for Akhila Phadnis. The 29-year-old board game devotee from north Bengaluru has just spent nearly one-and-a-half hours braving the city’s infamous traffic snarl to reach the eastern suburb of Kodihalli. But her enthusiasm remains unaffected, for Cheating Moth and Codenames await. Her indifference to put herself through a […]

How Can I Tell If My Internet Provider Is Throttling (Slowing) My Connection Speed?

There is a movement for Slow Food (as opposed to fast food or just not savoring your meal) and Slow Travel is proving popular. Some things are best taken slow. But no one likes slower internet, especially if you are paying for high-speed, broadband internet service. An internet speed test website is seen on a […]

iOS 13: how to install Apple’s latest iPhone software today

 iOS 13 and iPadOS have been released in public beta form for those keen to try out Apple’s latest device software. Photograph: Apple Apple has released the public beta version of its much-anticipated free iOS 13 software update for iPhones and the first edition of its new iPadOS for tablets. Those eager to try the latest features, […]

How the ‘Willy Wonka Of Design’ Reimagines Corporate Leadership

“Total bombardment” is how experience design pioneer Nelly Ben Hayoun describes her presentation style. Speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore earlier this month, that descriptor was just about the only moment where minimalism took hold. Ben Hayoun warned the audience that her speech—built on 275 slides, covering topics ranging from philosophy to film and delivered […]

From Apple to APAC: how Eight Inc is pushing experience design in Asia

Eight Inc has hired Andrew Au to its APAC team Eight Inc is adding to its leadership team in Asia Pacific, with the appointment of Andrew Au as executive director for APAC. The agency, which was born from a reputation as being ‘Apple’s secret weapon’, has spent almost a decade building its Asia office around […]

How Big Data is influencing web design and what you can learn for it

Big Data refers to huge volume of data, both structured and unstructured. The volume of data is so massive in scope that it is almost impossible to process it using traditional means. As per Cloud Tweaks, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced every single day. Again, as per predictions of experts, 40 zettabytes of […]

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 […]

How Outdoor Retail Chain Maintains Its Sharp Edge With Innovation, Expertise And Inspiration

Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports began 85 years ago in a small shop in Manchester, England and now has a chain of retail stores across the United Kingdom. From print to online plus retail fascias, embracing innovation in products, sales and marketing has been the Ellis Brigham brand signature from the social media initiative #livebreatheoutdoors to […]