Forget Start-Up Companies: Peter Thiel Invests in Start-Up Countries.

Forget Start-Up Companies: Peter Thiel Invests in Start-Up Countries.

By Vrushti Mawani - Aug 20, 2011

The venture capitalist with the knack of identifying and investing in “the next big thing”, the founder of PayPal and the guy who helped Facebook expand beyond Harvard, Peter T

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The Economics Behind Borders Shutdown: A Virtual Age Triumph?

The Economics Behind Borders Shutdown: A Virtual Age Triumph?

By Aubrey Chang - Jul 19, 2011

What started 40 years ago as an 800-square-foot bookstore in Ann Arbor, soon grew to become one of the world’s largest bookstore chains. Confirmation has now come through that th

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The multi million-dollar super-sparkly iPhone 4 by Stuart Hughes

The multi million-dollar super-sparkly iPhone 4 by Stuart Hughes

By Vrushti Mawani - Jul 02, 2011

Who would you expect to be responsible for reinventing the iPhone into this million-dollar super-sparkly avatar, by Stuart Hughes ? This iphone 4 diamond rose edition by Hughes, wi

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LinkedIn, Groupon no match. Facebook Plans IPO at $100bn Valuation

LinkedIn, Groupon no match. Facebook Plans IPO at $100bn Valuation

By Vrushti Mawani - Jun 14, 2011

If Facebook does actually offer its shares through its IPO at a valuation of more than $100billion, this would make the super-popular social-networking website one of the world’s

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iPhone-maker Foxconn considers $12 Billion Brazil expansion move

iPhone-maker Foxconn considers $12 Billion Brazil expansion move

By Richard Meryn - Apr 13, 2011

The Taipei-based Taiwanese company, Foxconn, popularly known for being Apple’s iPhone and iPad maker, is considering spending around $12 billion over five to six years towards ex

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Wind Energy for Oahu: First Wind's turbines in Kahuku operational

Wind Energy for Oahu: First Wind's turbines in Kahuku operational

By Carrie Ann - Mar 25, 2011

A $140million wind energy project, set up by Boston-based First Wind, promises to generate 2 to 5% of the annual electricity consumed on Oahu, powering around 7,700 homes. Hawaii

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Korean steel-makers climb, ship-builders smile post Japan quake

Korean steel-makers climb, ship-builders smile post Japan quake

By Tom Parker - Mar 24, 2011

Hard to accept that while one nation grapples with the world’s costliest natural disaster, another one is filled with hopes of unforeseen growth? Well, such are the economics inv

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ipad2: worth the month-long wait? TAB-so-lutely.

ipad2: worth the month-long wait? TAB-so-lutely.

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 15, 2011

Wait in a long queue for hours and hours on launch day for Apple’s newest “magical” baby (Apple has oft displayed its modesty by calling all of its devices “magical”), an

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Peel Potential: Banana Peels make Excellent Water Purifying System

Peel Potential: Banana Peels make Excellent Water Purifying System

By Richard Meryn - Mar 11, 2011

Finally, the peel gets acknowledged instead of being tossed aside! Gustavo Castro and his colleagues from Instituto de Biociencias de Botucatu, Brazil, have developed a water puri

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