Tag: Technology

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  • Scouting for jobs

    Scouting for jobs

    Some years ago, the writer introduced a father to the son of an owner-auditor for his daughter. But the father declined because auditing was after all a business and therefore risky. About a year later was received an invitation for the same girl’s wedding to a youngster who happened to be working for the same …

    November 7, 2018
  • People plus machines

    People plus machines

    Contrary to prevalent fears of obliteration as a species, Artificial Intelligence will only make humans smarter.

    October 31, 2018
  • Growing by leaps and bounds

    Growing by leaps and bounds

    Business firms are offering chances to the newer recruits to work in a multinational company and learn faster.

    September 28, 2018
  • World Tourism Day: The digital transformation of travel

    World Tourism Day: The digital transformation of travel

    Seventy-one percent of Indian travellers use smartphones to research destinations, to understand the best ways to reach venues, things they can do there, and the best deals available.

    September 27, 2018
  • Google still allows third-party apps to read your Gmail: Report

    Google still allows third-party apps to read your Gmail: Report

    Gmail has nearly 1.4 billion users globally -- more users than the next 25 largest email providers combined.

    September 21, 2018
  • Transformation or restructuring?

    Transformation or restructuring?

    A recent conference at Army HQs discussed the restructuring of the force. Few have termed it as a transformation exercise. Transformation would only flow from a realignment of objectives, roles and tasks, none of which appears to have been announced till date. None is likely to be announced as neither the defence ministry nor the …

    September 18, 2018
  • Turning to technology

    Turning to technology

    With mental health problems on the rise, more medications are finding their way into rivers and estuaries. Here's how the antidepressants polluting our waters could change animal behaviour.

    August 22, 2018
  • Kerala floods: Here’s how Twitter can save you from fake news

    Kerala floods: Here’s how Twitter can save you from fake news

    One just needs to use hashtags such as #KeralaFloods, #KeralaFloods2018 to find information regarding relief operations, such as locations of relief centres.

    August 11, 2018
  • LAVA launches affordable smartphone

    LAVA launches affordable smartphone

    The device runs Android Oreo 8.1, powered by 1.5GHz Quad Core Processor and fuelled by 3000mAh battery.

    July 23, 2018
  • Microsoft partners with Rajasthan government on digital literacy

    Microsoft partners with Rajasthan government on digital literacy

    Microsoft India said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rajasthan government to improve the integration of technology in teaching and skilling of students and educators in government colleges.

    July 9, 2018
  • Coding is as important as reading

    Coding is as important as reading

    Schools must move away from theoretical computer classes, and ask their students to use technology hands-on, writes Sampad Ghosh, a student of Class XI at The Levelfield School, Suri.

    June 29, 2018
  • Enterprise mobility – a compact space for anytime, anywhere business

    Enterprise mobility – a compact space for anytime, anywhere business

    In the age of technological disruptions, while leveraging pervasive enterprise mobility and banishing all kinds of disconnect, you’ll witness improved outcomes and various advantages

    June 27, 2018
  • Archaic mindsets

    Archaic mindsets

    Legitimate is the demand/desire of the Indian military leadership for their forces to boast cutting edge technology ~ even though in a developing county the exorbitant expending of taxpayer’s money on that technology does raise the “guns versus butter” debate. What is certainly not legitimate, and a debilitating mismatch, is the uniformed leadership’s archaic mindset …

    June 20, 2018
  • Offering employment opportunities

    Offering employment opportunities

    The current food industry has undergone a major technological transformation to improve preservation, flavour and decrease toxins.

    June 15, 2018
  • ‘We believe in collective growth’

    ‘We believe in collective growth’

    Balaji Rajagopalan, executive director — technology, channels & international distributor operations, Xerox India, speaks about his experience and the future of the company.

    May 20, 2018
  • Life Certificates in Digital India

    Life Certificates in Digital India

    There are more than a dozen pensioners among my dear ones whose yearly anxiety begins from about the time of Durga Puja. Yes, November approaching, they’ll have to submit life certificates to their banks, in order to keep their livelihood uninterrupted. This is perfectly legitimate as the authorities need to ascertain that the pensioner is …

    April 19, 2018
  • Smartphone overuse akin to substance abuse

    Smartphone overuse akin to substance abuse

    Do you find it hard to ignore new emails, texts and images even while spending time with family and friends?

    April 12, 2018