Author Archives: Loknath Das

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »

WhatsApp: Here’s a List of New Features Introduced and Spotted in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS In 2017, WhatsApp introduced many features in beta and stable versions Most notable is the new Status feature WhatsApp has also been testing the new Recall feature for months now WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in the world, used by over 1.2 billion people worldwide and 200 million in India alone. Despite its success, the Facebook-owned company has not become ... Read More »

Tencent Turns to WeChat, Games, and Deals for Global Strategy

China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters. Tencent has made a “breakthrough” in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia for local transactions, and plans a launch early next year, senior vice president S.Y. Lau said ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »

Singapore Tourism Board launches technology road map to help hotels transform

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced a framework to help hotels adopt technology and transform their operations in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Called the Smart Hotel Technology Roadmap, it will identify next-generation system capabilities such as facial recognition at check-in and e-payment wallets to help hotels become “smarter”, the STB said in a news release on Thursday ... Read More »

The Gifts of Technology, Diversity, and Global Connections

In the jungle of offices at Rackspace on the South of Market tech hub, Shahin Shadfar sits at a desk cluttered with tech parts and points to his latest creation, an app called Zurf which is the latest in a string of successes for the San Francisco transplant. While Shadfar has gained a reputation for an innovative entrepreneur in Houston ... Read More »

Budget focus on skills and technology aims to bolster UK productivity

The government’s latest attempt to tackle Britain’s poor productivity record focused on extra funding for artificial intelligence, skills and technology, as the chancellor introduced measures to boost economic growth. Philip Hammond said there would be an expansion in the national productivity investment fund which he launched last year. The fund would rise from £23bn to £31bn to help kickstart improvements in efficiency ... Read More »

Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks, Top Picks

Tech gadgets can make great gifts for business partners, clients, and tech savvy team members. And with plenty of new innovations being released each year, there are lots of new gadgets to choose from for the people on your 2015 holiday gift list. For the really tech savvy geeks on your holiday shopping list, check out the list of gadget ... Read More »

10 Must-Have Gadgets and Gear to Thrive in Your Home Office

Designed with small business owners and entrepreneurs in mind, Canon MAXIFY printers feature advanced inkjet technology to keep your business running smoothly. No matter the demand, the extensive line of small office business printers provides high-quality, cost-effective document printing, suitable for a wide range of professional needs. Please tune into Canon’s Facebook Live event on Tuesday, Nov. 14 for expert advice from ... Read More »

The Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks

If you’re looking for some unique gifts for the people on your holiday gift list, you might consider purchasing some new tech gadgets. There are plenty of different items available with varying price tags and functionality. Here are some gadget gifts to consider for any tech geeks on your gift list. Gadget Gifts for Geeks in 2016 Pocket VR For those who ... Read More »