Author Archives: Loknath Das

Navy implements interferometer-based technology EW

The Navy is implementing enhanced interferometer-based technology that can covertly assess threats and jam enemy electronic systems as part of full production of Block 2 of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) for the AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare (EW) system. Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems is conducting the final examination of options regarding the full-rate production of SEWIP ... Read More »

Tech Overthrows Financials as King of Emerging Markets

The rally in technology stocks may have more room to run after the industry overthrew financials as the main driver of emerging market shares last quarter. Firms from South Korean phone makers to China’s biggest internet company helped drive a 17 percent surge in technology shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in the first quarter, the best showing in five ... Read More »

Brexit committee warns of impact of no deal being reached

MPs have warned about the UK and the EU failing to reach a Brexit agreement, urging the government to work out how much “no deal” would cost. The Brexit committee said ministers’ claim that “no deal is better than a bad deal” was “unsubstantiated” until an economic assessment was published. But the report divided the cross-party committee, with some members ... Read More »

5 GREEN GADGETS THAT WILL MAKE SPRING CLEANING A BREEZE

It’s that time of year again. Time to roll up your sleeves and tackle all the dirt and clutter that happened while you were getting through the winter months. That’s right — it’s time to throw open the windows and get down to spring cleaning. To help you in your efforts, here are five green gadgets that will make spring cleaning ... Read More »

Ofsted considers using social media to monitor schools

Friday 31 March 2017 12.29 EDTLast modified on Friday 31 March 2017 17.00 EDT Ofsted has raised the prospect of using Facebook and Twitter posts to analyse how schools are performing. The schools watchdog said it was exploring “the possibility of using near-real-time data and information from social media and other sources to predict and prevent decline in school performance”. The organisation ... Read More »

The Education Silo

Congress and new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are focused on providing more local control over education and ensuring that states have freedom and flexibility to innovate within their education systems. But the focus on local control could keep states from recognizing or acknowledging opportunities to collaborate, pool resources and work as allies to support students. Teachers have already recognized ... Read More »

NHS confusing public by using ‘gobbledygook’

Imagine the scene. Up and down the country, local NHS leaders are crowded into meeting rooms discussing information transfers and ambulatory care, when someone jumps up and shouts “I’ve had enough of sticky toffee puddings”. Confused? You’re not the only one. The language being used by the health service is simply gobbledygook, says the Plain English Campaign (PEC). Steve Jenner, ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs just named a new head of technology in EMEA

LONDON — Goldman Sachs on Tuesday named a new head of technology for Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. Joanne Hannaford, a partner at the bank since 2014, is taking on the role from Damian Sutcliffe. The bank announced in a separate memo that Sutcliffe is retiring after 23 years at the investment ... Read More »

Wearable tech market far from worn out

Despite recent questions over whether wearable tech has had its day, one analyst has forecast that smartwatch sales will double over the next four years. Smartwatch shipments will grow from 43 million in 2017 to 86 million in 2021, according to CCS Insight, which also noted that there is “currently an air of cautious optimism” among manufacturers in this space. ... Read More »

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Tune in April 7 and find out how to provide stellar customer care with social media in our free webinar. Register Now » When I first stepped into the world of social media marketing, I thought it was as easy as putting together a list of Facebook posts and hitting publish. I was dead wrong. Good social media is evocative ... Read More »