September 17, 2008

Kiruba Shankar: Indian CEOs Take Up Twittering

Twitter is a micro-blogging tool that forces you to be concise. Unlike blogging where you are free to write however long you want, Twitter only allows 140 characters. That’s around 25 words. Two sentences. Many […]
September 4, 2008

Google aims for Microsoft’s heart with the new browser

At first, it was hard to believe the latest news about a brand new browser from Google. I was easily tempted to file it under ‘Fun rumors’. Afterall, Google is notorious for launching many ‘fun’ […]
August 28, 2008

Kiruba Shankar: Five reasons why iPhone sales haven’t skyrocketed

About three months ago, I made a firm decision that I would definitely buy an iPhone. I’d wanted one ever since its launch a year ago and the news of iPhone 3G launch at $199 […]
August 21, 2008

Personalised books: The future of publishing

Recently, I had the chance to travel to Japan to speak and participate in an international conference. Ever heard of Sapporo? Quite honestly, I hadn’t. It’s Japan’s 5th largest city in the northern island of […]
July 17, 2008

Netbooks – the latest low-cost, ultra-mobile laptops

Quite a few years ago, I met this CEO who had this unbelievably small laptop. After ogling at it for a while, I enquired its price. With a tinge of pride, he said its an […]
June 12, 2008

Kiruba Shankar: The Business of iPhone 3G

The new 3G iPhone is the talk of the town. But to us Indians, we will have to wait till “later this year” before we can legally own one. There’s more to the iPhone 3G […]
May 29, 2008

Kiruba Shankar:Search box replaces URL in ads

“A recent visit to the Japanese consulate helped me in designing my latest business card. It has nothing but just the Google logo and my name in the search box.   Let me walk you […]
May 23, 2008

Protect your company from Cybersquatters

Quick. What is the official website address of Amitabh Bachchan? You are wrong if you thought it is www. You are again wrong if you thought it is www. or .net. All these […]
May 9, 2008

What actually is Web 2.0 and why should you care?

Yesterday was the start of the Web Innovation Summit in Mumbai and the first panel, for which I was the moderator, focused on ‘What is Web 2.0′. At first glance, it would look like its […]
April 18, 2008

Corporate blogging and why CEOs don`t get it

Quick, tell me the names of five Indian CEOs who blog? I’ll wait. No, really. I’ll wait. Take your time. Give up? I’m not surprised. Don’t be too hard on yourself. I asked this question […]