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Why Apple failed in India — and how it can start innovating again

Why Apple failed in India — and how it can start innovating again

Apple’s iPhone sales in India are expected to have fallen dramatically this year to 2 million, from 3 million phones last year. Reuters reports that at the peak shopping season, in Diwali, Apple stores were deserted. This occurred in the world’s fastest-growing...
How To Help Victims Of “Deadliest” Fire

How To Help Victims Of “Deadliest” Fire

Wildfires are tearing through neighborhoods and causing widespread destruction. Lives have been uprooted and changed forever. Sikh Temple Yuba City is helping the Butte County Sheriff’s office and has donated supplies to handle this catastrophe. India...
SEF Dandia 2018 Enthralls the Bay Area like Never Before

SEF Dandia 2018 Enthralls the Bay Area like Never Before

The 2018 Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) Dandia season began with a resounding opening featuring the legendary Dandia Queen Falguni Pathak on October 5 and 6 and ended with a successful show featuring acclaimed singers Preetysha and Sameer on October 20. These events...
Celebrate And Save This Diwali

Celebrate And Save This Diwali

Ashrita Prasaad, district manager at U.S. Bank, celebrates Diwali with her family and her community – but starts saving for the holiday years in advance. The five-day Hindu festival of lights is an auspicious time for big life moments and even bigger purchases,...
East Bay cities embrace diversity as Asian populations soar

East Bay cities embrace diversity as Asian populations soar

For anyone seeking proof that there has been a dramatic demographic shift in the Tri Valley, just look at the race for San Ramon City Council: Four of the six candidates are of South Asian descent. The race offers a clear example of what residents here have been...
Indian Americans Not Shy About Testing Political Waters in Mid Terms

Indian Americans Not Shy About Testing Political Waters in Mid Terms

Indian Americans have set the stage for a potentially record-breaking year in U.S. politics as nearly 100 of them are on ballots accross the nation in next week’s mid-term elections. And many are first-timers. There’s even a race for Congress pitting two Indian...