Exclusive By Me Yesterday: Facebook Messenger Hires Anand Chandrasekaran

The story begins: NEW DELHI— Facebook Inc. is hiring a high-profile technology executive with expertise in Silicon Valley and India to help develop strategies for its Messenger app, an increasingly important platform for the social-media company. Anand Chandrasekaran, a former senior executive at Yahoo Inc., will assume a global leadership role working on strategies and […]

Image of the Day: Amazingly Hardcore Hacker Stock Photo

So, I posted this image on Twitter recently and it’s proven to be a big hit.  Why?  People — and I guess I am one — seem to love stock photos of “hackers,” particularly ridiculous ones. And this one, which I noticed in an Indian newspaper the other day,  fits the bill.   Rather than simply putting […]

Delhi Snapshot: Goat Eating a Paratha

Came across this fellow here in Delhi yesterday. He (or she) was eating a paratha.  Given his/her interesting colouring, neck adornment, and hoof bling, I was wondering if it might be an auspicious goat, kept and fed by people nearby in the neighborhood.  So I asked some guys hanging out nearby. They kept repeating a […]