August 19, 2020

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This year, over 500 million people will watch an Instagram Story every day, and over one third of those videos are business-related. Not surprisingly, LinkedIn announced earlier this year that it’s testing a similar feature called LinkedIn Stories.

According to a blog post written by Pete Davies, LinkedIn’s head of Consumer Products, the company was looking for a new way for members to interact in a professional context that’s not too heavy. “(Stories) spread for a good reason: they offer a lightweight, fun way to share an update without it having to be perfect or attached to your profile forever,” Davies wrote. 

But should you use LinkedIn Stories? Sure, it’s similar to other

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most disruptive innovation of our lifetime. Its adoption has grown 60 percent in the last year, according to an April 2020 report by Narrative Science. The report’s authors say the is having a “significant and imminent impact on everything from company strategy, to operations, to job functions.”

So what are some of AI’s implications in the new normal, one in which American entrepreneurs find themselves saving cash, working from home and wearing masks everywhere they go?

Currently, for entrepreneurs, the most popular AI-powered solutions deal with predictive analytics (24 percent), (21 percent), language processing (14 percent) and and response (14 percent), according to the same Narrative Science report.

However, AI will also be adapted for seismic changes in business practices, health protocols and

used to clamour for more access to India’s debt The high-yielding bonds are now the least popular in Asia as the nation struggles to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

Overseas funds have sold $14.6 billion of Indian corporate and government bonds this year, the most among emerging-Asian nations, according to the data compiled by Bloomberg. Indonesia has also seen outflows, but almost half that of India, while South Korea and Malaysia have attracted inflows.

“Foreigners were already looking at India with caution, given the worries over higher fiscal deficit,” said Nagaraj Kulkarni, a rates strategist at Standard Chartered in Singapore, adding, “Covid-led risk aversion accelerated the outflows.”

own just about 1.5 per cent of the local debt, compared to about 30 per cent in Indonesia. Still foreigners could be an important source of demand for