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How Smartphones and Mobile Internet Have Changed Our Lives

20 years ago there weren’t any smartphones and since then a lot of things have changed. Now we can’t even remember the last time we actually didn’t use our smartphone for a whole day. Mobile smart devices and mobile internet are changing the way we do things and how we connect with other people. Let’s have a closer look at how smart devices really affect our everyday life.

Internet and mobile internet

3.2 billion people are now using the internet, 2 billion of which are in developing countries. The global mobile broadband market is highly dynamic: market penetration increased 12 times since 2007.

As we see every day, the world is evolving and changing constantly, especially in the tech department: 8 years ago, there weren’t even smart devices for us to use. Back then we didn’t even imagine using devices like smartphones or tablets. Now we can’t imagine living without them. Continue reading How Smartphones and Mobile Internet Have Changed Our Lives

Skills needed to be a Billionaire

It was in the past that the word “Millionaire” excited us. In today’s world, the only word that excites the society is “Billionaire”. Everybody wants to be a billionaire, some for the money, some for the name, some for the sake of success, and some for all 3, but how to be a billionaire? People have ideas and they have the determination & mindset to do it, but those are not the only skills needed to be a billionaire. Let us check out what elements are a must:

  1. Money Management – One of the most important skills that all the billionaires have in common is – “Money Management”. This is the most important skill because when you start out a business, you have got to know how to handle money and where to and where not to spend it. You have to make sure that you invest it in all the right places. Surely you’ll have some bad experiences along the road but those experiences are the ones that’ll make you understand the right and the wrong.
  2. Sell it right – One should know how to sell if one wants to be in business. It is integral so as to sell the idea of your company or trade to the investors that’ll be financing your dream of a company in the future and to convince your customers that your product is worth spending their hard earned money on.
  3. Born Leader– No billionaire in the history of business has achieved success all on their own, they HAD to have a team to support them in times of difficulty. Every billionaire has a team by their side that’ll help them in growing the company from the bottom up. But a team needs a leader to lead them and allocate work accordingly. Having leadership skills comes in handy when you are handling a small company or a bigger one. Making people listen to you, understand you and follow you is when you’ve attained true leadership.
  4. Count your money well– Most rich people become poor because they don’t know how to handle their accounts. Knowing what your assets and liabilities help a lot of in accounting as well as in decision-making. Knowing when you’re gaining profits or going through some loss also helps. Knowing the basics of accounting always helps in getting a rough idea of what all is going on in the company and keep a check on the unnecessary expenditure.
  5. The right investment – Becoming a billionaire is not easy, but you remain that way if you know where to invest your money so that it could multiply. All the real-time billionaires have some or the other kind of investments elsewhere that help them in maintaining the flow of money. They all have backup plans that keep them safe in times of problems.

Billionaires are not only dedicated but they also are smart. They all have some common traits like they all master in their in their trade because they know how important it is. They all work according to their schedule. They all know how to spend money but only after saving the amount that’s enough to keep them going even if they ever fall off the track. So do you think you have it in you to become a billionaire?

Are you part of the Big Data revolution?

Did you know that we perform 40,000 search queries every second (on Google alone) which is approximately equal to 1.2 trillion searches per year? In Aug 2015, over 1 billion people used Facebook in a single day. Every minute up to 300 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube alone. By 2020, we will have over 6.1 billion smartphone users globally. There’s an ocean of data flowing all around us. The data volumes are exploding, more data has been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race. So the big question is, ‘Are we putting this data to any use?’ To frame it in a different way, ‘Can we derive something meaningful out of this magnanimous amount of data around us?
Let us try to find some great derived uses out of the BIG DATA REVOLUTION.

BIG DATA in Healthcare
Until now healthcare sector had been plagued by unsuccessful attempts at utilizing the electronic data to make it cost-effective for both the industry & the customers. However, Big Data has now aided hospitals in using the data collected from a cell phone app, from millions of patients, to allow doctors to use evidence-based medicine. Isn’t that great?

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