47 La. firms make Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies list

BATON ROUGE AREA: No. 274, PPMG, construction, 1,594 percent to $5.6 million; No. 275, MasteryPrep, education, 1,585 percent to $5.7 million; No. 1,414, Facilities Maintenance Management, construction, 287 percent to $11.4 million; No. 2,386, First Financial of Baton Rouge, business products and services, 152 percent to $2.4 million; No. 3,130, Southern Marsh Collection, retail, 105 percent to $22.1 […]

Brands need superpower to balance consumer and advertising sentiment in post-lockdown world

While watching Avengers Endgame last year, who would have believed that some of it might actually come true! Remember the scene where Captain America (Steve Rogers) talks to his other superhero counterparts through a holographic meeting? Doesn’t it resemble the official meetings happening over video conferences these days? In the movie, as the world comes […]

Princess Charlotte growing up to be like her mother Kate Middleton

2. The clothing effect There’s no denying that the Duchess has a profound influence when it comes to fashion – often dubbed, the ‘Kate effect’. And it seems her daughter is following in her footsteps, emerging as a little style icon in her own right. Following the unveiling of her second birthday portrait, the John […]

MS Dhoni told me he would continue till he is beating the team’s fastest sprinter: Sanjay Manjrekar

“People like Tendulkar, Dhoni, these are champion cricketers. Once they are on public stage, you will never see Dhoni ever on a public stage, like a cricket field, looking slightly unfit or unable to sprint or run…,” he said on Star Sports show Cricket Connected.

World becoming a computer, privacy is a human right: Nadella

Addressing several thousand software developers including several from India, Nadella if one thinks about the sheer computing power that is getting distributed and how the computing power is being used to collect data, and create the rich experiences throughout our life it is pretty stunning. “That’s the opportunity,” Nadella told the developers.

The realities of fighting poverty – World Bank President

Our Board is right in the building, you know, and all of the conflicts that exist in the world are present on that Board. But one of the great things about having a Board that lives with us is that the people who are on the Board get to know each other, and what happens […]

Brazil passes 100,000 Covid-19 deaths, as cases top 3 million

And the website Inumeráveis, created to honor Covid-19 victims with individual tributes, is based on the premise that “there are those who do not like to be numbered; people deserve to exist in prose.” All the posts are prepared by volunteer journalists who use a questionnaire answered by friends and family at the time of […]

Are Indian automakers ditching EV in want of clear policy?

electric vehicle will appear if it faces a“bare it all mirror” today.The status is obviously anything but defined or clear, even after two-years of a strong statement from Nitin Gadkari (Union Minister of Transport and Highways) that almost triggered an urgency to adopt electric mobility. The status where the industry sits today, we have at […]

What’s ahead for Tales? After a shake-up at Tales of the Cocktail, a show of support and calls for change

A post, and an outpouringThe imbroglio emerged on Mardi Gras morning in February. Before riding in the Zulu parade, Ann Tuennerman posted a Facebook Live video of her wearing Zulu’s traditional costume, which includes blackface makeup. While the costume and Zulu’s role as the city’s premier African-American krewe are widely understood in New Orleans, the […]

Trump Officials Clashed in Oval Office Over Fate of TikTok Before 45-Day Ultimatum, Report Says

President Trump also issued an executive order, set to come into force in less than 45 days, that will ban US companies and entities from “any transactions” with TikTok, ByteDance and Tencent, a Chinese tech company which owns the messaging app WeChat. China’s foreign ministry said that it strongly opposed Trump’s orders.