The Signal

The Signal
The Signal is a daily, curated newsletter that helps you understand the latest developments in technology, business, finance, economy, and policy. It is a four-to-five minute read and arrives in your email inbox at 8 am every day.
Created 04 Aug 2021
  • The art market is changing colour
    18 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Good Morning! Our story today shows how blockchain technology is revolutionizing the business of art and collectibles by making it easy to trace provenance. Some artists and galleries are even looking...
  • MPL is king
    17 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Good morning! The US Soccer Federation declared that it would be paying its men’s and women’s teams the same pay and contracts. Earlier this year, the Irish Football Association, too, had decided that...
  • Toxic Insta hides the fact
    16 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Good morning! One of the most popular directors of our time, Christopher Nolan, has left Warner Brothers. If you go back to January, Nolan had slammed WB and called HBO Max the worst platform out ther...
  • Biden's gift to Indians
    15 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Good morning! A deal that has been long in the offing was confirmed yesterday. Intuit announced that it was acquiring email delivery platform MailChimp for over $12 billion. Something interesting abou...
  • Shades of ads
    14 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Good morning! Purplle is cashing in on the craze to get into Nykaa. A story published in MoneyControl claims that the company is planning to raise around $75 million at a valuation of $500 million. On...
  • Epic fight ends in a draw, sort of
    13 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Good morning! Bezosism. That’s what The Wall Street Journal is calling Amazon’s management system. It says the system is surveillance, measurement, psychological tricks and other tech-charged methods ...
  • India cannot afford a stock market crash
    11 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 6 2
    Good morning! This is the first edition of The Intersection. This is slightly different from our usual programming. Here we write an original story on the intersection of business, technology, economy...
  • Twitter is pivoting
    10 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    Good morning! Substack is changing things up. From interesting writers with big ambitions, it will now be inviting comic book creators on the platform. It will also not be holding on to the rights, so...
  • Orwellian Australia
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Good morning! Kim Kardashian has broken something again. This time it’s the UK financial regulator’s patience. Of the countless influencers peddling cryptocurrencies as if they were candies on Hallowe...
  • Swipe for love and an apartment
    08 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Good morning! “Omar’s comin’”. That was the phrase that made Michael K Williams popular. The actor who starred in The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, and Lovecraft Country was found dead in his apartment Mond...
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