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Family finance: Navi Mumbai-based Santosh should align investments to achieve goals with ease

Santosh J. lives with his homemaker wife and three-month-old child in his own house, in Navi Mumbai. He has taken a home loan of Rs 15 lakh, for which he is paying an EMI of Rs 24,500. He brings in a salary of Rs 55,000 a month, and after considering all expenses, he is left with a surplus of Rs ... Read More »

HiiDii Glasses take a hands-off approach to computer use

For people who are physically challenged, or who just have their hands full, utilizing a computer can be challenging. And while there are assistive systems that are mounted on the computer itself, HiiDii Glasses instead utilizes something that the user might be wearing anyway – their specs. Developed by tech startup GWD Bio Intelligence, HiiDii Glasses can be equipped with either prescription or ... Read More »

Computer maker HP to cut thousands of jobs

SAN FRANCISCO: US computer and printer maker HP announced Thursday it will cut more than 10 percent of its global workforce to simplify operations and cut costs. The California-based company said it will trim its workforce of some 55,000 employees by up to 9,000 positions over the next three years. “We are taking bold and decisive actions as we embark ... Read More »

Amazon’s Latest Super-Cool Alexa Gadgets: Here’s All You Need To Know

There’s a pattern to the Fall in the world of technology, as predictable as when the leaves will gently tumble from the trees. After the change of seasons is heralded by the big technology showcase in Berlin, called IFA, it’s Apple’s turn to reveal its latest iPhones in early September. Then Amazon has its own shindig, followed by Google’s Pixel reveal (coming early next month). And then there could ... Read More »

Space Startup Raises $7 Million In Quest To Harness Internet Of Things

Fleet Space Technologies was among the customers on this Rocket Lab launcher that flew into space in November 2018. ROCKET LAB An Australian startup’s new round of funding will help it grow its satellite network quickly to keep up with the growing need to support devices connected to the Internet of Things, its CEO said. Fleet Space Technologies recently raised ... Read More »

How To Turn Your Android Phone Into A Computer

If you wish to turn your Android device into a fully functional computer, you can search among the lot of launcher apps on the Google Play Store. On Android, you can bring the desktop UI. There are mainly 3 main methods to do that. You can easily do it by attaching your device to a monitor or a TV with ... Read More »

Russian Startup ‘Muffin Computer’ Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days

I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I say Muffin Computer found me. What is Muffin Computer? Muffin Computer is a Russian tech startup—a fact that initially caught my eye as I was hoping to find some interesting European vendors at ... Read More »

Finance Ministry officials to meet heads of CPSEs for capital expenditure push

The government has a capital expenditure plan of Rs 3.3 lakh crore during the current financial year. To revive sagging economy, the finance ministry will hold meeting with heads of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) on Friday to impress upon them the need to expedite capital expenditure. The government has a capital expenditure plan of Rs 3.3 lakh crore during ... Read More »

Finance Ministry expects remaining four banks to be out of PCA framework this fiscal

New Delhi: The finance ministry expects the remaining four public sector lenders to be out of the RBI’s prompt corrective action (PCA) framework with the recent round of capital infusion. Currently, Indian Overseas BankNSE -0.96 % (IOB), Central Bank of India, UCO Bank and United Bank of India are under this framework which puts several restrictions on them, including on lending, management compensation ... Read More »

Why Education Entrepreneurs Need To Move With Education—Not Disrupt It

Edtech investments reached an incredibly high number in 2018, with $1.45 billion raised—the same amount that hit the market in 2015. However, raising venture capital, regardless of the industry, is not a guaranteed measure of success in any business. Various entrepreneurs are moving away from working with investors because expectations that come along with money don’t always match the entrepreneur’s ... Read More »