This App Claims to Turn Your Phone into a Tiny Scanner but Does it Measure Up?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns Android and iOS devices into portable document scanners. It scans everything as images or PDFs. The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns your phone into a scanner and saves documents as... Read more

ProsperWorks Offers CRM That Works with Gmail – But How Well?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary ProsperWorks gathers all the data that you need to increase sales, simplifies it and presents it to you in an easy to digest form that will help you make quick and beneficial businesses decisions. ProsperWorks is... Read more

Investing in digital gold is easy, but should you?

Imagine being able to buy physical gold for as low an investment amount as ₹1 from the comfort of your home, without worrying about its purity, safety and storage. These are some of the advantages that are being marketed to investors of digital... Read more

The primary goal of investing is not to invest but to sell: View

The other day, while reading a book by the ‘undercover economist’ Tim Harford, I came across an example taken from poker of how people react to profits or losses. The author spent months studying poker, which, unlike most other card... Read more

Everyone still relies on a stock’s P-E ratio to invest, but a study shows it’s bunk

Evaluating the price-earnings ratio is a deeply ingrained practice for investors. But it isn’t a metric that delivers positive results, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a quant study last month. Nearly 80% of investors surveyed by the bank... Read more

Amazon ran a sting to root out counterfeit textbooks, but some small sellers say they were unfairly targeted

Paul Souders | Hulton Archive | Getty Images Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in 1997 Amazon upended the book industry more than two decades ago by bringing sales onto the web. Now, during the heart of the holiday shopping... Read more

S&P leaves Italy rating unchanged but lowers outlook to negative

Standard & Poor’s on Friday left Italy’s sovereign debt rating unchanged but lowered its outlook to negative from stable, saying that the new government’s policy plans were weighing on the country’s growth and debt prospects. S&P left the rating at... Read more

Africa faces challenges but is on the path to greater resilience: CEO

Even though countries in Africa have been hit by external headwinds, the continent is well on the path to becoming more resilient with infrastructure projects and sound government policies in place, said the president and CEO of a development finance institution on... Read more

Amazon was under intense political pressure to raise pay – but there’s another obvious reason it’s giving workers more money

When announcing plans to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour for all of Amazon’s employees in the US, chief executive Jeff Bezos portrayed the move as a sort of moral reckoning. “We listened to our critics, thought hard about what we... Read more

America’s chemicals industry is booming. But politics may get in its way

It is America’s largest export sector, but it will suffer in a trade war “THIS is what $3bn looks like.” So beams a manager at Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPC), a petrochemical company jointly owned by Chevron and Phillips 66, both... Read more