Report on Small Business newsletter: A marijuana marketplace, food factory odors and federal tax changes

With legalization coming, Toronto startup aims to blaze a trail in cannabis With recreational marijuana legal in eight U.S. states and legalization only a year away in Canada, a Toronto-based startup has its sights set on dominating the global cannabis media market and becoming the central marketplace for buying weed […]

Samsung’s Making a Bixby-Based Speaker to Rival Amazon Echo: Report

Samsung is said to be working on a smart speaker powered by Bixby, and with the launch, would take on Google (with the Home), Amazon (with the numerous Echo speakers), and Apple (with the recently unveiled HomePod). Separately, while Samsung was not able to meet its Spring timeline for BixbyVoice’s US release, it seems like the reason for the delay has now […]

FBI Can Easily Spy on Journalists Working in the US, Report Claims

FBI Can Easily Spy on Journalists Working in the US, Report Claims HIGHLIGHTS FBI needs two officials’ approval for surveillance Journalists’ phone records can be easily obtained The bureau can also target journalists’ sources Journalists working in the United States of America received yet another chilling reminder of the powers […]

Samsung, Apple, Tecno topped list of mobile brands with highest SOV in Q2 of 2016 – Report

Latest report released by Teksight edge Limited showing online mentions of mobile phone brands released for May and August 2016 has revealed that Samsung, Apple and Tecno topped the list of mobile brands with the highest Share Of Voice, SOV, in the second quarter of 2016 while Nokia, Injoo and […]

Civil services exam: Centre refuses to share Baswan committee’s report on revamp

Baswan committee submitted its report to the government on 11 August, 2016. Photo:Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Centre has refused to share a report of Baswan committee, that has suggested changes in civil services exam pattern. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had constituted the expert committee under the […]

Many Small Businesses Aren’t Marketing to Millennials, Says Manta Report

Small business owners are missing out on a potentially big piece of the action by not marketing to millennials, a key consumer demographic, according to a recently released survey. Only 15 percent of small businesses across all industries are marketing to millennials, the survey resultsreveal. As a result “the vast majority are missing […]