Ruling against Amazon may prove broader blow to its business model

Los Angeles: A federal court ruling that Amazon.com Inc. can be held liable for a dog collar sold on its website that partly blinded a woman could complicate the online merchant’s business if it is applied broadly. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in Philadelphia, overturned a judge’s decision that Amazon was shielded under the Communications Decency Act, […]

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Facebook Bravely Limits Nonsense Health ‘Cures’ and Misinformation to Just Some People

Facebook’s track record for tackling misinformation on its platform is, well, you might say not exactly great. It’s not just limited to dumb or misleading political memes either—it also includes seriously dangerous health misinformation and alleged “cures.” Realizing the error of its ways and their potential for harm, Facebook has finally decided to delete this information altogether so it can no […]

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How to maximise a company’s investment in the learning and development space

Getting things done. These three words sound simple but is the mantra for leaders all around the globe. But creating robust and effective business strategies has become exceedingly challenging in today’s VUCA world – Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. Any successful company depends primarily on its employees to take forth its vision. The undisputed role […]

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Godrej family: Still a management lesson in family-business units?

The Godrej family has been one of the most-cited business case study of successful close-knit family businesses that has functioned without glitches for over a century. The 122-year-old conglomerate has been unfazed by any controversies surrounding traditional family-run units. Roles had been clearly defined and the third generation had their board positions across companies. Even […]

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Google launches a new portal for small businesses

To celebrate International Small Business Day, Google  today launched a new website that will suggest its products that seem like the best fit for a specific business. The Google for Small Business portal was announced today at the Grow with Google Learning Center in New York City, where the company offers a variety of workshops and classes. During a break […]

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Moneycontrol Top 5 Business News of the Day

Here is a wrap of the major business news of the day. RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns six months ahead of term end  Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the scheduled end of his term. He is set to return to the New York University Stern […]

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Crisis in special educational needs drives parents to court

Court appeals against Send decisions rose to 6,374 in 2018-19, almost double the number recorded three years earlier. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer A funding shortfall for children with special educational needs has led to a surge in court appeals, as families turn to legal action to secure extra help from cash-strapped councils. With a 26% […]

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Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth

Scientists hope a new type of medication could boost healthy growth in children born with dwarfism. Sam Short, nine, from south London has been on the treatment for three years as part of an international trial. It is experimental but experts hope the drug can stop some of the medical complications linked to stunted growth. […]

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