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From farm to home, M&M Financial is doubling down on digital sales

A diversity can often open up new avenues. For Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services, it might have just opened up new revenue streams. In the first half of 2019-20, the liquidity crisis hovering over the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) in India reached the doorsteps of M&M Financial. The NBFC arm of automobile major M&M Group — which focuses on vehicles, equipment, and ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

The New Fire HD 10 Is Amazon’s First Gadget with USB-C

To date, every Kindle Amazon has ever made featured a micro USB port. The same goes for all of Amazon’s Fire tablets. But all that is about to change with the new Fire HD 10 tablet, Amazon’s first homegrown gadget with USB-C. The new Fire HD 10 is an update to Amazon’s previous 10-inch tablet, and comes with a slightly faster eight-core ... Read More »

A dip in GDP is part of growth process: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today shrugged off questions on the GDP growth declining to 5 per cent in the first quarter, saying the ups and down are part of the growth process and the government is responding to the current economic challenges to revive demand and consumption in the country. Speaking at a press conference in Chennai, Sitharaman said a dip in the ... Read More »

The computer-human relationship is evolving

The way in which people interact with computers is undergoing a dramatic shift, and this will have huge effect on the way we work. Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, wasn’t far off the mark in predicting a future where an omnipresent machine (in this case, HAL) could assume the role of “colleague” or “crew member”, capable of speech ... Read More »

How to check which version of Windows your computer is running

Do you know which version of Windows you’re running? Most of the time, there’s little reason to care. But sometimes you need to know. Some programs and computer hardware will only work with a specific version of Windows, for example. You might also need to know if it’s time to upgrade. Microsoft generally supports each version of its operating system for about ten years, ... Read More »

Data presented in Budget is 100 per cent above board: Finance Minister

NEW DELHI: Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers are authentic and projections based on realistic estimates. “The data which is given in the Budget is 100 per cent above board…there need not be any speculation on the figures which have ... Read More »

New form of computer memory is 1,000 times faster

A new type of computer memory could speed up certain kinds of data operation by 1,000 times while also being easier to code for than traditional memory. The amount of data generated each year is on an exponential incline. The developers of the new form of memory, Blueshift Memory, believe their new technology will better cope with the increasing demands. ... Read More »