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When movies go social

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Do you remember the last time you watched a movie at a film theatre? More importantly, do you remember what brought you there -- out of the airconditioned comfort of your home, living room with comfy couch and unlimited supply of food and drinks from the refrigerator? Was it the buzz on Twitter and Instagram…
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How secure is my data?

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Early this year, India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India, found itself mired in controversy when financial information of its customers was leaked through an unprotected server. The exposed data contained partial account numbers, balances, transaction details and much more. Last year, there were several data breaches in India’s biometric Aadhar database putting millions…
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GAFA and the algorithms of privacy and Internet fame

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In 1968, a gent who is best remembered for the iconic print poster of Marilyn Monroe, had stated "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes. “Andy Warhol’s words are now at the core of the privacy debate sparked off yet again as celeb follows yet another celeb in trying out an app…
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Fashion in the time of Social Media

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The fashion industry has witnessed a revolution after the emergence of social media. When I was a teenager, convincing my parents to get the beautiful dress that the mannequin in the shop window wore was nothing less than an achievement; I was completely unaware of what was chic or what was trending in the world…
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Budget 2019: Does your mother know?

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Budget 2019: Does your mother know? As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes us through her proposals to propel India into a USD 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024 from the current USD 2.7 trillion, with a number of game-changing ideas, I am reminded of another Budget in 2014, when Digiqom changed the digital game. The key question we…