Hyderabad (One) Plus

Chinese smartphone player OnePlus unveiled its first Research and Development facility in India in Hyderabad on Monday. Coming close on the heels of Amazon setting up its largest campus outside of the US in the city, this is a big thumbs up for Hyderabad. This facility will also make Hyderabad stand out from the crowd … Continue reading Hyderabad (One) Plus

VG Siddhartha chose death over life, the easier of the two difficult options

Since early Tuesday morning, when news of VG Siddhartha having taken that walk on the Netravati river bridge broke, I have been thinking what would have been his state of mind at that point in time. It must have been the most lonely few steps he must have taken in his 59 years. His mind … Continue reading VG Siddhartha chose death over life, the easier of the two difficult options

In a letter, VG Siddhartha calls himself a failure

A letter written on VG Siddhartha's letterhead sounds like a goodbye note. Or worse, a suicide note. It brings back memories of Satyam Computers founder Ramalinga Raju's letter in January 2009. Addressed to the Board of Directors and Coffee Day family, Siddhartha says he ``failed to create the right profitable business model'' despite his best … Continue reading In a letter, VG Siddhartha calls himself a failure