Author Archives: Loknath Das

Beware of Faketoken: This mobile trojan can leave you penniless

[Representational Image] Close up of someone talking on a smart phone with binary code and electronic numbers composited on the image, and a watching eye.(Credit: Getty Images) In the past ten years, phones have increasingly become an indispensable part of our life. Thanks to millions of applications, people can get several things done such as hail a cab, transfer money, ... Read More »

Internet suspended in Telangana’s Bhainsa town due to communal clashes

Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in Telangana’s Bhainsa town on Monday after communal between two groups comprising Hindus and Muslims were reported late on Sunday night. The incident, which witnessed some vehicles being burnt, has also led to the police curtailing internet service to stop the spreading of rumours and to contain the issue. The clashes have also taken place just 10 days ... Read More »

How to create Google photo book using computer

Here is how you can create a Google photo book on computer | Representational image Google Photos is a photo-sharing and storage service operated by Google, it allows its users to store photos and sync them with their Google Account. So whenever in need you can easily access them at any time at anywhere, the only thing you need is ... Read More »

Machine learning shapes microwaves for a computer’s eyes

Engineers from Duke University and the Institut de Physique de Nice in France have developed a new method to identify objects using microwaves that improves accuracy while reducing the associated computing time and power requirements. The system could provide a boost to object identification and speed in fields where both are critical, such as autonomous vehicles, security screening and motion ... Read More »

Sounds Of Silence: Education In The 2020 Race

We are just days away from the next Democratic presidential debate on January 14 when the five candidates who made the most recent cut—former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Senators Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren— will gather in Des Moines, Iowa to make their arguments for the final time before the polls open in February. ... Read More »

In finance, the fittest and best governed will survive: Uday Kotak

Asia’s richest banker Uday Kotak believes robust corporate governance and integrity would help the Kotak Group cement its credentials as a banking powerhouse in the current decade, even as he anticipates consolidation in India’s financial and corporate landscape. “It is a great opportunity for Kotak to grow in an environment which is consolidating,” the billionaire Kotak, who is the chief executive of Kotak ... Read More »

How to set up vacation reply on Gmail using computer: Know steps

These are some steps which can help you to set up your vacation reply on Gmail using a computer | Picture for Representation Sometimes we don’t use our Gmail account, especially when, we are on a vacation or don’t have access to the internet. Then, how to notify people that you won’t be able to get back to them? Gmail ... Read More »

Finance Ministry tightens purse strings for January-March quarter

The finance ministry has cut the amount various ministries and department can spend in the last quarter to a maximum of 25% of their budget estimate for the entire financial year, citing fiscal situation. The earlier limit for the last quarter spending was 33%. Also, within the 25% cap on spending for January-March, only a maximum of 10% of the total budget ... Read More »

Family finance: Prabhakaran should stagger primary financial goals to achieve them with ease

Pradeep Prabhakaran is a software engineer who stays with his homemaker wife and a six-month-old child in a rented house in Hyderabad. He brings in a monthly income of Rs 74,000 and after considering expenses and investment, is left with a surplus of Rs 8,709. His portfolio of Rs 28 lakh includes equity worth Rs 12.69 lakh in the form ... Read More »

Advantage captives as global finance companies move core tech work in-house

PUNE: Global financial services providers are moving more core technology development work inhouse, making India captive centres increasingly important in their business plans. More than 78 global banking and financial services companies, including Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Standard Chartered, have set up captive units here that employ a combined 250,000 people, according to industry consultancy Zinnov. Earlier this month, former SAP ... Read More »