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  • From CA to Entrepreneur: Sourabh Jain’s Story of Creating The EleFant

    INDIA: When Sourabh Jain of Mumbai faced challenges in finding cognitive development toys for his daughter, he assembled a team comprising an ex-principal, a psychologist, and a pediatrician. Together, they created a subscription-based model that offers affordable rentals for toys and books. The 34-year-old entrepreneur, initially a chartered accountant (CA), underwent a transformative experience when…

  • Sam Altman’s Return as OpenAI CEO

    UNITED STATES: In a surprising twist of events, Sam Altman is on the verge of reclaiming his role as the CEO of OpenAI, the non-profit research organization he co-founded in 2015. Just days after his abrupt removal on November 18, 2023, a groundswell of support from employees, investors, and the broader tech community has propelled…

  • Statista Leadership Change: Marc Berg Takes Over as CEO

    GERMANY. Hamburg: In a significant announcement, Statista reveals a leadership transition. Effective January 1, 2024, founders Dr. Friedrich Schwandt (CEO) and Hubert Jakob (COO) will transition to the positions of chairmen, while Marc Berg assumes the role of the new CEO, responsible for steering Statista’s strategic direction and day-to-day management. Marc Berg, with a robust…

  • Horner’s Zero-to-One Odds: Verstappen Won’t Aid Perez in Championship Quest

    UNITED STATES: In a candid revelation, Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner dismisses the possibility of Max Verstappen assisting Sergio Perez in securing the second spot in the Drivers’ Championship. Despite the looming challenge from Lewis Hamilton, Horner asserts that Perez, currently holding a 32-point advantage over the Mercedes driver, can clinch the coveted position on…

  • Lia Block Announces Partnership with ART Grand Prix and Williams Driver Academy

    UNITED STATES: In a groundbreaking move for the future of female representation in motorsport, Lia Block, daughter of the late Gymkhana sensation Ken Block, is set to make waves in the world of Formula 1. The budding racing star will step into the single-seater arena with the esteemed ART Grand Prix team, marking a significant stride…

  • Imagination Technologies Announces 20% Workforce Cut Amidst Business Challenges

    UNITED KINGDOM: In a strategic move to navigate a tumultuous business landscape, Imagination Technologies, the U.K.-based chip technology design maker, has revealed plans to lay off 20% of its workforce, according to confidential sources close to the matter. The company, known for supplying chip technology to tech giant Apple since a 2020 agreement, cited a challenging “business…

  • Verstappen Sceptical of Vegas Grand Prix: More for the Show than the Racing

    UNITED STATES: In the lead-up to the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, Formula 1 enthusiasts are divided over the excitement surrounding the event. While some eagerly anticipate racing under the dazzling lights of the iconic city, others, including Max Verstappen, express scepticism about the track’s layout and the potential for thrilling competition. The highly-anticipated race in…

  • Bollywood Stars Attend Arpita Khan’s Diwali Bash

    INDIA: Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma hosted a glamorous Diwali celebration in Mumbai, drawing Bollywood luminaries like Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan. The star-studded bash also saw the presence of SRK’s sister, Shehnaz Lalarukh Khan, spotted in the company of Gauri. Dressed in a striking blue Pathani set and sporting a small ponytail, Shah…

  • Chinese Chipmaker Yangtze Memory Technologies Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Micron Technology

    CHINA: In a bold move, Chinese semiconductor manufacturer Yangtze Memory Technologies Co (YMTC) has fired the latest salvo in the ongoing chip industry battle by filing a lawsuit against U.S. rival Micron Technology. The lawsuit, lodged on November 9 at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses Micron of infringing on eight…

  • Secrets Revealed: Why Mike Elliott Took a Break from F1 after Tough Years

    UNITED KINGDOM: In a surprising move last month that left Formula 1 enthusiasts speculating, Mike Elliott, the now-former Chief Technical Officer of Mercedes, resigned from his post after 11 years with the team. Toto Wolff, the team principal, recently shed light on Elliott’s departure, revealing that the seasoned engineer needed time to “consolidate” following a challenging…

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