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The Internet Was Built To Withstand A Nuclear Bomb. It Will Survive The Coronavirus.

As people around the world quarantine en masse, the internet is being tested. Internet traffic surged by 30% by Wednesday in a locked-down Italy. It’s up 8% to 10% in South Korea and parts of the US, like Seattle, that were hit early by COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Peak usage, typically on Sunday nights, is now ... Read More »

Google’s trick will help you play Holi with your smartphone or computer, here’s how

It is not new for Google to come up with fresh ideas. The festival of colours is here and Google is here with yet another one of its creative and fun stint. Other than the Google doodle which is unique for every occasion, what you can play around with is Google’s tricks. For Holi, Google has come up with a ... Read More »

Few will be able to avail SBI’s new home finance ‘buyer guarantee’ scheme: Here’s why

Early in January, the State Bank of India (SBI) introduced a ‘Residential Builder Finance with Buyer Guarantee’ (RBBG) scheme to safeguard homebuyers financially against non-completion of projects. Those home buyers taking a loan from SBI under this scheme and meeting it eligibility conditions would be able to avail the guarantee. However, it appears that only a limited number of people will be able to ... Read More »

The Top 5 Tech Trends That Will Disrupt Education In 2020 – The EdTech Innovations Everyone Should Watch

One solid indicator that EdTech is big business is the number of billionaires the sector created. According to Deloitte, the Chinese education market should reach $715 billion by 2025 and was responsible for creating seven new billionaires. The richest was Li Yongxin, who leads Offcn Education Technology that provides online and offline training for individuals who want to take civil service exams, but ... 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 »

Local computer firm opens work space that will help raise money for youth technology camp

CINCINNATI — A local entrepreneur is using Small Business Saturday as a way to introduce a new name for her business, celebrate the grand opening of a collaborative work space and raise awareness about a nonprofit she runs to teach minority youths how to build their own computers. Technology Tailor Made, formerly known as CDM Computers, will host a free event ... Read More »

Dish will install your smart home gadgets for a flat fee

Dish is having another go at the smart home. The satellite TV provider has been offering smart technology installation services to its own customers for years, but today it launches OnTech, a service that will set up a whole range of devices for you, whether you’re an existing customer or not. OnTech technicians can help install everything from smart locks and ... Read More »

When will you next buy a mobile phone?

The days when people camped outside stores to get their hands on the latest smartphone may well be numbered, if recent sales figures are anything to go by. Despite a dazzling array of new devices on display at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: phones that fold, phones with buttons, phones with enormous batteries, expensive phones, budget phones, 5G-ready phones… they ... Read More »

These waterproof gadgets will make your Holi fun and worry free

Holi hai! With the festival of colours around the corner, we see everbidy gearing up for the festivities. However, you’ve got to make sure that there is no dampener on all the fun. Thus for the most of our beloved gadgets and gizmos the festival posts potential water damage. For that, you’ll first have to make sure that all your ... Read More »

WB Board Exam 2019: Bringing electronic gadgets will lead to registration cancellation in HS

Representational Image KOLKATA: Any examinee getting caught by bringing electronic gadgets inside the exam venue in higher secondary examinations beginning Tuesday runs the risk of losing his registration forever. Such a decision taken by the West Bengal Higher Secondary Council will mean sealing the fate of the candidate as s/he will be forbidden from appearing in HS exam any further. After allegations of question ... Read More »