Rajiv Rao

Rajiv is a journalist and filmmaker based out of New Delhi who is interested in how new technologies, innovation, and disruptive business forces are shaking things up in India. He was most recently a features editor at Business Standard newspaper, and started his career as a reporter with Fortune Magazine in New York in the '90s. He also has worked for UNICEF in southern Sudan. Rajiv is a graduate of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, New York, and also studied at Columbia's Graduate School of Film where he focused on Directing and Screenwriting.

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India's best budget smartphones

India's best budget smartphones

The Android wars have just begun, and Google's new Android Ones will soon go head-to-head against the dominant models in the marketplace. Which means it's a great time to see what devices are the best of the budget breed in India currently, and what the new Ones will have to do to wrest customers away from them.

published September 15, 2014 by

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Xiaomi gets love and hate in India

Xiaomi gets love and hate in India

The Chinese company has attracted a lot of attention and ire for its strategy of selling its hugely desired phones in small increments in India, leaving hundreds and thousands of buyers angry and disillusioned. Is there a method to this madness?

published September 11, 2014 by

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India claws back BPO business from arch-rival Philippines

India claws back BPO business from arch-rival Philippines

India has watched a large exodus of BPO business to the Philippines, thanks to the country's more employable youth who are equipped with fluent English and perfect American accents. Now, however, companies are beginning to migrate back due to a greater need for integrated tech services.

published August 25, 2014 by

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Asia pumps up Facebook

Asia pumps up Facebook

With growth flatlining in Europe and North America, there's a new urgency to focus on how to get more revenue from growing regions like Asia

published July 29, 2014 by

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