Tech billionaires start foundation to bring ‘lost glory back’ for Indian electronics products and brands

Tech billionaires start foundation to bring ‘lost glory back’ for Indian electronics products and brands

Depth in manufacturing is a key requirement to gain self-reliance in the electronic industry, and a special thrust on designing locally can help achieve this, said HCL Founder Ajai Chowdhry on Wednesday in the capital. “Government should have a special thrust on designing in every PLI scheme as this will …

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Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

On a brisk Monday in Houston in early March, dozens of protesters gathered across the street from the giant Hilton hotel hosting CERAWeek, the energy industry’s hallmark annual conference. Their signs accused the corporate executives inside of betraying humanity in pursuit of financial return. STOP EXTRACTING OUR FUTURE, read one. …

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Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Where the gay rights movement emphasized biological realities (“born this way,” etc.) and bourgeois aspirations (to monogamy and marriage), today’s gender-identity advocates promote “wild claims” about the social-constructedness of sex differences and dismiss any contravening evidence as “violence.” This risks backlash, it endangers all the accommodations to transgender rights that …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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