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Indian Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Snub Android One Phones

NewYork Low margins (53 comments)

The CEO of another top consumer electronics retail chain said the margin offered for Android One was around 3-4% which is much less than the industry average of 9-10%. "No point wasting energy," he said. http://timesofindia.indiatimes...

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Is a Moral Compass a Hindrance Or a Help For Startups?

NewYork George Bernard Shaw (197 comments)

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." --George Bernard Shaw

about a week ago
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Microsoft Azure Outage Across the Globe

NewYork Nadella Satya (167 comments)

Should quit?

about a week ago
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Do Good Programmers Need Agents?

NewYork Different and distinct skills (215 comments)

Writing software != Selling software

Both need mutually exclusive skills.

about a week ago
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The Downside to Low Gas Prices

NewYork American middle class (554 comments)

USA can PRINT dollars to buy OPEC Oil.
Rest have to EARN dollars to buy OPEC Oil.
Since 1971 OPEC Oil is exclusively sold in US dollars.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrocurrency#Currencies_used_to_trade_oil

This will destroy American middle class due to
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income#Work_incentives_and_disincentives

about two weeks ago
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The Downside to Low Gas Prices

NewYork Downside (554 comments)

the top 1 percent own 40 percent of U.S. wealth,
the bottom 80 percent own just 7 percent of America's wealth
http://www.businessinsider.com/inequality-is-worse-than-you-think-2013-3

Since 1971 OPEC Oil is exclusively sold in US dollars.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrocurrency#Currencies_used_to_trade_oil

"The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them" --Einstein

about two weeks ago
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Your Incompetent Boss Is Making You Unhappy

NewYork Here is a trick. (204 comments)

When studying a certain subject, pretending that you'll have to teach the material you're studying helps you pay more attention.

about two weeks ago
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Your Incompetent Boss Is Making You Unhappy

NewYork Upper-class individuals behave more unethically (204 comments)

Upper-class individuals behave more unethically than lower-class individuals.
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1118373109

about two weeks ago
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Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech

NewYork Re:Charles Barkely Explains (459 comments)

Charles Barkely failed to comprehend https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front_running

about two weeks ago
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Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech

NewYork Replace Caste with Race in (459 comments)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caste_politics_in_India

about two weeks ago

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How Wall Street Uses Carried Interest as Tax Loophole

NewYork NewYork writes  |  about 2 years ago

NewYork writes "Romney skipped it because his entire Bain Capital career benefitted from it, and Obama skipped it because he’s derived a healthy portion of campaign funding from the same industry."
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What's the shelf life of a techie? Just 15 years

NewYork NewYork writes  |  about 2 years ago

NewYork writes ""The shelf life of a software engineer today is no more than that of a cricketer — about 15 years," says V R Ferose, MD of German software major SAP's India R&D Labs that has over 4,500 employees . "The 20-year-old guys provide me more value than the 35-year-olds do.""
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Goat scam

NewYork NewYork writes  |  about 2 years ago

NewYork writes "A company promising hefty returns on investments made for rearing goats has come under the scanner of market regulator Sebi, India and action may be initiated against it as early as next week.

Claiming to have large goat-rearing farms in northern parts of the country, Beetal Livestock & Farm (P) Ltd had solicited investments from the public with a promise of 2 per cent monthly returns, and doubling of money in 3-4 years."

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Is India UNCIVILIZED for your girl child?

NewYork NewYork writes  |  more than 2 years ago

NewYork writes "As per National Crime Records Bureau, every 22 minutes a rape is committed in India and out of which 30% are against minors.
The conviction rate is below 25%, police refuse to register the complaint, rapist relatives visit victim's house to show off their hegemony and Indian politicians are saying gang-rape is consensual sex."

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