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Crytpocurrencies: Will Bitcoin’s meteoric rise change the way people invest?

Whenever I talked about investing in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin with friends, most of them would not take me seriously. Their immediate defence: “these are too risky”. Warren Buffett, the most successful investor of all time has the following words of wisdom on risk. “Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.” Today, fixed deposits give you a return of 6-7 per cent/annum. ... Read More »

A Dashboard Gadget That Will Totally Change How You Drive

It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle between Ohio, where it got its license plate, and Fort Lauderdale, where it was now parked. It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T will be exclusive to Amazon India

Once again OnePlus has partnered with Amazon to offer the OnePlus 5T in India. The etail giant will have exclusivity when the new phone launches on November 16 (the launch event will start at 9:30pm IST). The international unveiling is on the same date and the launch is a few days later – November 21. You can sign up for to receive a ... Read More »

Apple says stores will have iPhone X units, but not for everyone

The iPhone X pre-orders open this Friday, October 27, at 12:01 AM PDT, but if you want to walk into an Apple store and buy the phone you’ll get your chance on Friday, November 3 starting at 8:00 AM, local time. Despite serious concerns over availability, Apple says that its stores will have stock but customers are encouraged to arrive early. Keep ... Read More »

Prayers won’t eradicate Boko Haram, education will, says Nigerian bishop

Bishop Matthew Kukah of Nigeria is warning that Boko Haram will continue to recruit young people so long as efforts aren’t made to educate the youth. He said the rise of the Islamic terrorist organization is one of the consequences of “having over 15 million kids walking the streets with no education. Just feasting on drugs…these are the consequences for ... Read More »

Will The The Next Generation Of Computers Celebrate Humanity Or Strip It Away?

The original CTO Design Challenge team before volunteers joined, plus at far left judges Ty Carlson, Larry Smarr, and Mark Anderson (l to r). I went into this week’s Future in Review (FiRe) conference worried that today’s bias towards big data and data-driven decisions would ultimately make the world a less humane place. The good news is, I may be wrong. FiRe has a recent ... Read More »

UP Board exam will be held under CCTV surveillance in 2018: Deputy Chief Minister

Every year, Uttar Pradesh (UP) board examination authorities witness cases of mass cheating. In order to curb this, Yogi Adityanath-led UP govt is mulling significant changes to the state’s education system. Exams under CCTV surveillance: In a major change, the government would conduct examinations under the watch of CCTV cameras, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said in a recent PTI report. Further, ... Read More »

Honda CBR 150R, CBR 250R will be replaced by newer, more exciting products

The CBR150R and CBR250R have been the company’s flagship products in the sub-2lakh price range for some years now. However, with the recent shift to BS4 norms, the two CBRs went out of production as they remained in BS3 spec. Instead of simply updated both to BS4 spec, we hear that Honda has chosen to replace them with fresher and ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale Will Be Held Again Next Week: Dates, Deal Previews

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon recently ended its 4-day sale on September 24 There will be offers on products across all major brands There will be additional cashback for Citibank card users Amazon recently shared that the four-day Great Indian Festival Sale, which was organised earlier this month, was its biggest shopping event since it entered the Indian market four years ago. Taking inspiration from this success, ... Read More »