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The Downfall of Byju’s: 4 Key Lessons from an Ed-Tech Giant’s Journey

Byju’s, once a shining beacon in India’s ed-tech landscape, known for its innovative approach to education for school children and civil service aspirants, has hit a rough patch. The company recently decided to shut down all offices except its headquarters in Bengaluru, asking employees to work from home indefinitely due to an ongoing financial crunch. This decision might come as a shocker to its customers, yet employees, already facing delayed or partial salaries, saw the writing on the wall. The question arises: How did such a leading brand teeter on the brink of bankruptcy? 

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4 Successful F&B Startups Backed by Shark Tank India Season One

Within India’s bustling entrepreneurial scene, where creativity knows no bounds, several food and beverage (F&B) startups are making waves. Today, we bring to you five F&B pioneers backed by Shark Tank India—the Indian iteration of the globally renowned reality TV show Shark Tank. 

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The Future of Medicine: 5 Latest Health Technologies Reshaping Patient Care

In recent years, we’ve witnessed the global health tech landscape surge forward with remarkable advancements, including the expansion of telemedicine, the proliferation of smart wearables and breakthroughs in tech-enabled mental health therapies. As we navigate through these developments, certain innovations stand out for their potential to reshape healthcare: cloud computing is on the verge of freeing doctors from the confines of traditional desk-bound duties; artificial intelligence (AI) is making significant strides in cancer research; and 3D bioprinting is revolutionizing the creation of prosthetics and organ fabrication with human tissues. 

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5 Eco-Friendly Construction Technologies That Are Shaping Our Future Cities

Cities are akin to living, breathing entities, continuously evolving to accommodate the surging global population. At the heart of this growth lies the construction industry, a key player in urban development and a significant contributor to environmental concerns, accounting for 23% of air pollution, 40% of drinking water pollution and 50% of landfill waste. 

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How Does MrBeast Make So Much Money?

Jimmy Donaldson, better known to the world as MrBeast, is essentially the Midas of YouTube. Everything he touches turns to viral gold—or more accurately, into the kind of views that make his bank account a subject of envy. Boasting 243 million subscribers on YouTube as of March 2024, MrBeast stands as the platform’s most-subscribed individual creator. His unique blend of high-stakes entertainment and heartwarming philanthropic acts has propelled him to unparalleled success—and an estimated net worth of US$500 million.

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3 Innovative Startups Transforming Food Waste into Eco-Friendly Products

In a world where we’re facing big environmental challenges and trying hard to make the most of what we have, there’s a huge problem staring us in the face: food waste. Imagine this—for every three bites of food you take, one was wasted somewhere along the way. That’s right, about a third of all food meant for us never gets eaten, ending up in the trash instead. That’s a lot of wasted resources—like water, land and energy—not to mention the extra greenhouse gases it adds to our planet. 

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Top 3 Legal Battles Threatening Elon Musk’s Empire

Elon Musk, the visionary behind Tesla and SpaceX, hardly needs an introduction. His ambitious ventures often catapult him into the spotlight, not just for groundbreaking innovations but also for a series of high-profile legal disputes.

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Exploring Top Language Learning Apps of 2024 (Other Than Duolingo!)

As we usher in the new year, many of us are armed with resolutions, and often, topping our bucket list is the ambition to learn a new language. Yet, here’s the twist in the tale—our journey of mastering a foreign tongue is often fraught with lost tracks and dwindling motivation. What if I told you there’s a smoother path? The solution lies in your pocket: simply download a language-learning app. These digital tutors not only nudge you to keep up with your daily lessons but also offer the flexibility to master a new dialect on the go, anytime, anywhere.

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Are There More Layoffs Coming in 2024?

Even as we kick off the new year, the horrors of the year past are not behind us. In 2023, major tech companies undertook big layoffs—in January last year, Google reduced its headcount by 6% (it also recently hinted at a fresh round of layoffs this year); in December 2023, Spotify laid off 17% of its staff and more companies gave out pink slips. This trend has been ongoing for a couple of years since the pandemic shook global markets.

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink Debuts Brain Chip Implant: A Bold Future with Ethical Questions

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is back in the spotlight with a major update: they’ve put a brain chip, called the Link, into a human for the first time. This small device has set its sights on monumental goals, such as helping people who’ve lost their limb functionality. Musk’s big dream doesn’t stop there—he wants the chip to boost our brains, improve our memory and eventually blend the human mind with artificial intelligence (AI).

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4 Companies Reusing Coffee Husk for Eco-Friendly Innovations

A daily cup of coffee is more than just a morning ritual—it’s a powerhouse of energy and health benefits. Beyond keeping you alert, coffee supports brain health, maintains liver function and may even lower the risk of depression. However, the journey of coffee from plantation to mug involves an energy-intensive process that produces significant waste, particularly coffee husks.

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What Are the Negative Impacts of AI on the Film Industry?

The arrival of artificial intelligence (AI) in filmmaking is changing the game, introducing endless possibilities into an industry known for its creativity. Hollywood, known for its glitz and glamour, is already on board, using AI to pick out potential hits through script analysis and predictive analytics. This allows filmmakers to make data-informed decisions on which scripts might win the audience’s hearts.

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How Elmo’s Viral Tweet Sparked a Global Conversation on Mental Health

When Elmo asked, “How is everybody doing?” on January 29, 2024, little did we know that this simple check-in from a beloved Sesame Street character would capture the heart of the internet. Garnering over 209 million views and 60,000 retweets, Elmo’s tweet struck a chord, resonating deeply with netizens. It even prompted responses from celebrities like Rachel Zegler, Dionne Warwick, Chance the Rapper and…

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