(Above): A man looks at a Google Earth map on a screen as Google Earth unveils the revamped version of the application, April 18, 2017, at an event at New York’s Whitney Museum of Art. Google launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

This year, the “TiEcon” identity will evolve to “TiE Inflect 2018.” A very fitting name for a conference that magnanimously focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Ram Reddy, president of TiE Silicon Valley, has a vision to change the outlook on TiE and bring TiE more into the mainstream in the next 25 years.

Bringing extensive coverage of the largest entrepreneurship conference for the last few years, Siliconeer youth editor Vansh A. Gupta sat down with TiE president Ram Reddy and exclusively brings behind-the-scenes actions, and a preview of this year’s TiEcon, TiE Inflect 2018.

Allegations, counter-allegations and swipes over data theft are hogging headlines and determining the course of national, political and social debate in India, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.

With the United States witnessing shooting-related massacres, and the nation divided left and right, it is time to face and address the issue of gun control. Where one side says, ‘to get a bad guy with a gun, you need a good guy with a gun’ and the other side argues ‘banning guns completely will solve the issue once and for all,’ the question arises – who is right, writes Siliconeer youth editor Vansh A. Gupta.

Though there may be varied opinions about the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the one legacy where there is likely to be agreement is pushing forward India’s renewable energy agenda. Over the past couple of years, India has done quite well to emerge as a global leader in creation of renewable capacity, writes Siddharth Srivastava.

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles is devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture by showcasing films and promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian diaspora. During it’s 16th festival, more than 25 films from the Indian filmmaking community across the globe will be showcased, complete with red carpet galas and a closing awards ceremony.