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Losing the Signal by Jacquie McNish • BlackBerry • telecommunication • Canada

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company ● technology ● strategy

Recommendation 4 / 5

Losing the signal is a story of Blackberry showing the nature of the technology industry. It depicts the company’s rise and fall which happened in a very short period of time. It was one of the fastest technology races from 1999 when the first BlackBerry was introduced until 2013 when its business collapsed. In this period the company went from zero to 20 billion dollars to today’s one billion. One of the most important facts, worth mentioning is that BlackBerry is a Canadian company which …

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The Everything Store by Brad Stone • e-commerce • Amazon • Jeff Bezos

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Book cover of The Everything Store by Brad Stone - e-commerce

economy ● macroeconomics ● inequality

Recommendation 4 / 5

The Billionaire Raj talks about The economy of India and its development path from 1991 to around 2010. I think it’s important to say that from 1947, when India won its independence from Britain, until 1991 it had been a closed, central planning economy. The whole business had been built on a closed and strictly limited system of licences, permits and tariffs. Then, in 1991, India has ended the central planning system and re-opened itself to the world. This is the period of early industrialisation…

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The Billionaire Raj by James Crabtree • economy of India • social inequality • oligarchy

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The Billionaire Raj by James Crabtree - economy of India

economy ● macroeconomics ● inequality

Recommendation 4 / 5

The Billionaire Raj talks about The economy of India and its development path from 1991 to around 2010. I think it’s important to say that from 1947, when India won its independence from Britain, until 1991 it had been a closed, central planning economy. The whole business had been built on a closed and strictly limited system of licences, permits and tariffs. Then, in 1991, India has ended the central planning system and re-opened itself to the world. This is the period of early industrialisation…