Author Archives: Loknath Das

Is Your Internet Fast Enough for Google Stadia? If Not, There’s Still Hope

The video game streaming revolution is coming, and Google Stadia is helping to lead the charge—but do you have enough bandwidth to play along when it launches on Tuesday? Here are the minimum requirements for running Stadia, and how you can get your internet connection in shape ahead of time. What you’re going to need Serving up all the goodness of Google Stadia is ... Read More »

Apple gives up on insisting the iPad Pro is a computer replacement

 For years the company showcased the iPad Pro as not just a computer, but the computer. The only computer you will ever need. Cupertino based Apple Inc was very serious about the iPad Pro. Apple perhaps put more effort into branding the iPad Pro as a replacement for computers than they put in the iPhone 11. For years the company ... Read More »

How to create public Facebook event on your computer: Step by step guide

Here is the step by step guide to create a public Facebook event on your computer | Picture for Representation Facebook is considered today as a highly effective way for digital advertisements and marketing because of its reach. Creating a public Facebook event not only helps to increase people engagement but also, provides a great opportunity to connect with consumers. ... Read More »

Profiles In Innovation: Leading At The Edge Of Education

Innovation requires adding method to creativity, and innovation in the education sector particularly demands this. In our last piece we discussed the massive complexities of the sector including the fact that innovation takes place in 132,000 separate localities and that it necessitates changes in the interrelated parts that make up the core design of schools. In this piece we would like ... Read More »

Sebi taps finance ministry over new tag for foreign-owned MFs

Mumbai: The markets regulator has written to the finance ministry over its recent circular tagging foreign-controlled mutual funds as investment vehicles, two people familiar with the matter said. The regulator’s intervention comes amid fears that the new rules could force several equity asset managers to freeze investment activity and even sell their holdings. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) made its representation ... Read More »

Hero Corp could buy 10-15% stake in Max Financial Services Ltd

NEW DELHI: Sunil Kant Munjal’s Hero Corp is set to buy a significant minority stake from Analjit Singh in Max Financial Services LtdNSE -1.35 %, said two people familiar with the development. The listed Max Financial houses Max Life Insurance, the largest non-bank private life insurer in the country. Singh, who has pledged more than 90% of the promoter stake in Max Financial, ... Read More »

The Organelle is a music computer that can do almost anything

Not long ago, “portable” was basically a synonym for “toy” when it came to keyboards and synthesizers. Sure, a classic Casio like the VL-1 is not without its charms. But it’s not exactly a serious musical instrument. That’s changed a lot in recent years, partially due to miniaturization and clever engineering but mostly thanks to the relentless march forward of computing power. ... Read More »

SAT quashes Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and Accessories, officials

New Delhi: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Thursday set aside markets regulator Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and AccessoriesNSE -1.68 % and its officials from securities market in a matter related to alleged misstatement of financials of the firm. Rajesh Bhatia, Geeta Bhatia, Giridharilal S Bhatia and Hiten Trivedi are the officials from whom the ban is lifted. “However, we uphold the direction relating to ... Read More »

The biggest myths about the next billion internet users

A Kenyan farmer stands proudly, looking at his crops while talking on his mobile. A group of Bangladeshi women cluster around a phone to get some health information. Children in an Indian slum look absorbed as they navigate their way through an educational gaming app. These are some typical images that the media use to portray the way mobile technologies ... Read More »

The Vanishing Computer

Ever since financial analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote recently that he believed Apple would bring their first set of AR glasses to market in 2020, a lot of people in the Mac community have been wondering whether this rumor is true, and, if so, what would they look like. It is no secret that Apple has bet big on Augmented Reality. ... Read More »