Tag Archives: Small

5 Small Business Marketing Lessons from NPR’s Car Talk

This week the hosts of NPR’s most popular non-news show “Car Talk”  Tom and Ray Magliozzi announced in a post on their site “Time to Get Even Lazier”  that they would “stop and smell the cappuccino.”  Car Talk has been on the airwaves for over 35 years of which 25 years has been on NPR.  The Wall Street Journal said that Car Talk had an ... Read More »

Auto show Its goodbye small and hello big in New York

The auto industry has always had a knack for rolling out new models at just the wrong time. Some fear that’s about to happen again. When gas prices spiked past $4 a gallon in 2008, automakers realized they lacked smaller, more efficient cars like hybrids that embraced gas-saving technologies. In the past few years, automakers bet that midsize and compact sedans ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Shipment Goal at 60 Million Units, Small Batch to Be Released Early: Reports

South Korean consume electronics giant Samsung is hoping to make a comeback with its 2017 flagship, the Galaxy S8, and the smartphone is expected to sport a lot of innovative features. To make up for last year’s Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has set ambitious goals for itself and is looking to ship as many as 60 million units of ... Read More »

RBI Lowers Merchant Discount Rate For Small Debit Card Transactions

Mumbai: To encourage digital transactions, the Reserve Bank today decided to slash MDR charges on payments made through debit cards and do away with levies on small transactions through mobile phones and Internet from January 1 to March 31. The Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) for debit card payments, including for payments made to government, will be capped at 0.25 per ... Read More »

Demonetisation To Impact Small Firms, Rural Demand: Tata Steel

  New Delhi: The government’s move to demonetise currency will impact the secondary steel sector as most of the business conducted by these mini mills and rolling factories is cash-based, which in turn would help the large producers, Tata Steel said. Counted among the top 10 steel makers globally, the Mumbai-based firm said that demonetising will also temporarily impact steel ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Small Battery Flaw Blamed

Samsung Electronics Co. blamed a minor battery manufacturing flaw for prompting a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and is seeking more time to investigate the cause behind its deepest crisis in years. The South Korean company outlined the preliminary findings in a report to the country’s technology standards agency that hasn’t previously been released. Initial conclusions indicate ... Read More »

ZTE Small Fresh 4 Smartphone With 5.2-Inch Display Launched

ZTE has unveiled its new Small Fresh 4 smartphone in China. Priced at CNY 1,090 (approximately Rs. 11,000), the new ZTE Small Fresh 4 will go on sale in China later this month. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch full-HD display and sports 2.5D curved glass on the front. It is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6753) processor paired with ... Read More »

With the iPhone SE, Apple Hopes Small Is Big Again

Apple Inc on Monday launched its least expensive iPhone, the $399 (roughly Rs. 27,000) iPhone SE (Pictures), filling a hole in its product lineup with a small-screen model that targets new customers in emerging markets and fans of smaller phones as the company tries to reverse falling phone sales. The low-key launch, held at the technology company’s Cupertino, California campus ... Read More »

Apple Is Reportedly Thinking Small for Its Next iPhone, iPad

With all the headlines about Apple and the FBI in the past couple of weeks, it may be hard to remember that it’s nearly time for the company to launch new products again. Apple reportedly will hold an event on March 21 to show off updated versions of the iPhone and iPad. And rumor has it that Apple’s going to ... Read More »