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Steve Jobs built Apple with this advice from his dad: ‘Nobody will see it but…'

Steve Jobs's biographer said that he made sure everything at Apple was of the highest quality.

Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson about his father, “He loved doing things right.”(Reuters)
Published on Jun 17, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Bill Gates says this sport is making him ‘fitter’ by the day

Nikhil Kamath asked Bill Gates' fitness secret saying, “You look fitter than I remember seeing you the last time.”

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates also played tennis with Roger Federer and shared that the experience made him feel very nervous. (Reuters)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 11:00 AM IST

Bill Gates' praise for Microsoft's Satya Nadella: 'Doing a great job as the CEO'

Bill Gates said, “I've had a fabulous relationship with India starting with the Microsoft experience where we hired some very smart IT graduates.”

Microsoft Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella speaks during the Microsoft Build opening keynote at the Seattle Convention Center Summit Building in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 08:48 AM IST

Will AI take away software engineers' jobs? Bill Gates says not in next 20 years

Bill Gates said that the need for software engineers and their skills will never reduce because of AI.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that AI is very useful in areas like education and health for which it can prove to be a boon.
Published on Jun 14, 2024 08:40 PM IST

Nikhil Kamath asks Bill Gates: Capitalism or socialism. Latter's pick is…

Bill Gates said that sometimes the governments and markets are not innovative enough or step in to solve issues.

Bill Gates and Nikhil Kamath share a longstanding philanthropic association. The latter has pledged to donate 50 per cent of his wealth to 'The Giving Pledge,' founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 08:39 PM IST

Apple sued by female employees: Company pays women less, men given more bonuses

The female employees said that during performance reviews, Apple gives higher scores to men which results in lower bonuses and pay for the women.

Apple logo is seen in this illustration. Apple was sued by two female employees who claimed discrimination in pay and bonuses. (Reuters)
Published on Jun 14, 2024 09:20 AM IST

Elon Musk's shout out to Donald Trump in Tesla meet: ‘He calls me for no reason'

Elon Musk said Donald Trump is “very nice when he calls" and that he has told the former US president that EVs are good for the future.

Elon Musk said that Donald Trump calls him often and is a “huge fan” of the futuristic Cybertruck. (AP)
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 08:15 AM IST

Satya Nadella doesn't like the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’: ‘Wish we said…'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, "I don't like anthropomorphizing AI. I sort of believe it's a tool."

Microsoft Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella speaks during the Microsoft Build opening keynote at the Seattle Convention Center Summit Building in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 08:49 AM IST

Tim Cook feels that people will use iPhone less because of this reason

Apple announced that it will integrate AI into its systems using a number of AI features that will be available on Apple devices with its latest software.

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, US.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 13, 2024 05:30 PM IST

OpenAI not being paid by Apple for ChatGPT integration into iOS: Report

For the integration, neither Apple nor OpenAI will exchange any money as the focus is more on exposure and integration of ChatGPT into Apple's ecosystem.

Apple logo is seen in this illustration. Apple is not paying OpenAI for this collaboration, Bloomberg reported.(Reuters)
Published on Jun 13, 2024 02:04 PM IST

Sam Altman tells employees: OpenAI to earn $3.4 billion, revenue has doubled

OpenAI will also generate about $200 million by offering access to its AI models through Microsoft Azure.

Sam Altman, chief executive officer of OpenAI, during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, US.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 10:24 PM IST

GitHub's Thomas Dohmke shares pic from Bengaluru's Brigade Road with a promise

Quoting Mahatma Gandhi, Thomas Dohmke said that he was more optimistic than ever of how human progress can be accelerated with the use of technology.

Thomas Dohmke, CEO of Microsoft-owned GitHub, shared a photo from his India trip.
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 10:48 AM IST

Elon Musk joked about spanking SpaceX coworkers, evaluated 'women's bra size'

Elon Musk personally ordered their terminations of SpaceX employees who had written an open letter to the company's management about their concerns.

Elon Musk appears at an event in London.(AP)
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 01:35 PM IST

Ixigo IPO allotment finalised: Step-by-step guide on how to check status

Ixigo IPO opened for subscription on June 10. The issue had a price band of ₹83 to ₹93 per share and closed on June 12.

Ixigo IPO allotment: In the IPO, investors could apply for a minimum of 161 shares and its multiples thereafter.
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 12:47 PM IST

Twitter layoffs: Elon Musk asked employees to justify roles, rate colleagues

Within months of buying Twitter for $44 billion in 2022, Elon Musk had fired half the staff.

Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX and Tesla and owner of X looks on during a conference.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 12:43 PM IST

Warren Buffett just lost $4.5 billion because of this stock market decision

Warren Buffett sold nearly 13% of his overall Apple stock which accounted for 16 million shares in Q1 of 2024.

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett attends the Berkshire Hathaway Inc annual shareholders' meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, US.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 07:52 AM IST

Jensen Huang has this rule for meetings, just like Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs

Jensen Huang said that he communicates with his executives throughout the day to stay on the same page.

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang present NVIDIA Blackwell platform at an event ahead of the COMPUTEX forum, in Taipei, Taiwan.(Reuters)
Published on Jun 13, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Nikhil Kamath's latest podcast guest is a much ‘fitter’ Bill Gates

The Zerodha co-founder asks Bill Gates in a trailer of the podcast, “Is there any hack that you would like to recommend to young entrepreneurs?”

Bill Gates and Nikhil Kamath share a longstanding philanthropic association. The latter has pledged to donate 50 per cent of his wealth to 'The Giving Pledge,' founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 10:00 AM IST

US Federal Reserve keeps key lending rate unchanged, one cut possible in 2024

US Fed meeting outcome: This comes as inflation in the United States eased in May for a second straight month.

US Fed meeting outcome: The US Federal Reserve building is seen in Washington, DC. (AP )
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 07:35 AM IST

Pakistan unable to achieve GDP target but its donkey population is rising fast

Pakistan's economy missed economic growth target, donkey population rises to 60 lakh in FY24: Economic Survey

A vegetable vendor waits for customers at a market in Islamabad. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 12, 2024 09:06 PM IST

How Chandrababu Naidu's grandson Devansh became 1.7 crore richer at age 9

Stock of Heritage Foods, the dairy firm promoted by Chandrababu Naidu's family, hit record highs following election results.

Chandrababu Naidu's 9-year-old grandson's wealth surged by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.7 crore in 12 days.
Updated on Jun 12, 2024 03:18 PM IST

Jensen Huang says he 'doesn't fire' employees, rather ‘keeps torturing them…’

Jensen Huang said that he “would rather improve you than give up on you” if you were an employee in his company.

Jensen Huang, co-founder and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp, during a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jun 12, 2024 09:00 PM IST

Elon Musk had sex with a SpaceX employee, asked a woman to have his babies

Elon Musk created a culture at his companies which made women employees uncomfortable, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Tesla and SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk is seen. (Reuters)
Updated on Jun 13, 2024 09:05 AM IST

Zomato more confident about Blinkit's success. Proof: 300 crore fresh capital

Zomato acquired Blinkit in August 2022 and has focussed more and more as the quick commerce division grows in India.

Blinkit and Zomato logos are seen in this illustration. Blinkit is currently the number one player in quick delivery space followed by Swiggy Instamart and Zepto.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 11, 2024 01:10 PM IST

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on Apple-ChatGPT integration: ‘Very happy'

Sam Altman reflected on Apple-OpenAI partnership and said, “Very happy to be partnering with Apple."

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman speaks during the Microsoft Build conference at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington.(AFP)
Published on Jun 11, 2024 09:28 AM IST

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates millions for this cause

MacKenzie Scott's latest donation was widely appreciated on social media as she granted $2 million to the Birthing Beautiful Communities

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, in Beverly Hills, California.
Updated on Jun 12, 2024 02:18 PM IST

Public speaking used to make Warren Buffett ‘physically ill’. Then this happened

When he graduated from Columbia Business School in 1951, Warren Buffett decided that he will overcome his fear of public speaking.

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett speaks during an interview.(AP)
Published on Jun 11, 2024 08:56 AM IST

How Shark Tank judge Mark Cuban made 300 of his employees millionaires

Mark Cuban revealed that anytime he sells a business, he always keeps some of the proceeds which he can later divide it among the company’s employees.

Software firm MicroSolutions was Mark Cuban's first company which he sold to CompuServe in 1990 for $6 million.
Updated on Jun 11, 2024 08:43 AM IST

Nvidia's Jensen Huang doesn't think your job can make you happy: ‘Not true’

Jensen Huang has advice for people seeking happiness in their jobs as he said that some people think “best jobs are the ones that bring you happiness.”

Jensen Huang, co-founder and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the Dell Technologies World conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, US.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 11, 2024 08:20 AM IST

Bill Gates calls this book a ‘must read’: Blueprint for a ‘humane way of living’

Bill Gates wrote on the book, “More than a guide to better conversations, it’s a blueprint for a more connected and humane way of living."

Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during the 2024 CERAWeek by S&P Global conference in Houston, Texas.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 11, 2024 07:56 AM IST
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