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How Indian education companies tanked due to unsustainable business models

Debt-heavy business models slammed a variety of education companies Image: Shutterstock Shantanu Prakash was flying high in 2009. The founder and chairman of education tech firm Educomp Solutions debuted on the Forbes India Rich List that year with a net worth of $920 million. Eight years later, he’s barely worth $10 million and the company is in a shambles. Prakash, 52, is ... Read More »

Man Disguised as Car Seat Teaches Driverless Cars How to Communicate

HIGHLIGHTS The video shows a white strip of windshield lights on the van flickering Developers have taught driverless cars to stay in their lanes Study is investigating the potential need for additional exterior signals The man in the seat-cushion costume got all the attention. What appeared to be a driverless vehicle actually had a researcher sitting in the front seat, ... Read More »

How social media has become an effective tool for telcos to poach customers and is enticing job-seekers

Telcos are ready to pay big bucks to social media analysts. A tweet from Amitabh Bachchan this January addressing his telecom service provider for help had a rival chiming in offering its services. When Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the poster boy of the cashless economy, mentioned the additional data he got from his operator, a competitor jumped in with a better ... Read More »

How UXAs and Designers Come Together to Build Remarkable Projects

As the web becomes more interactive, being brought to life through a variety of mobile, touch-screen, VR, and other types of engaging devices, the User Experience (UX) of visitors is becoming an increasingly important area of focus for designers. In order to best assess the UX of any web designs, designers should work with a User Experience Analyst (UXA.) During ... Read More »

Cutting-Edge Schools Show How Education Is Everyone’s Business

If you don’t have young children in your lives, why should you care about what are the cutting edge tools in schools today? The answer is simple. It’s all about you. If you’re an employer, you need to stay on top of what kind of education your employees had before you hired them. If you are planning to have kids, you ... Read More »

How technology and automation will impact human evolution

Technology-driven automation is omnipresent and pervading our lives like never before. From robots and chatbots to virtual/augmented reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and beyond, the physical space is littered with digital influence. The impact of increased automation is already upon us and influencing our lives in all possible ways. Up till now technology adoption has never been so rapid, ... Read More »

How Social Media Is Playing An Important Role In Real Estate

To say that social media has become part of everyday life would be an understatement. From headlines of fake news stories having major social and political implications to the recent milestone that Facebook hit 2 billion monthly users (that’s over 25 per cent of the global population), social media has truly changed the way the world operates. To put these numbers into perspective, ... Read More »

How to declutter your technology

Mother board: for work-from-home mums it’s important to organise your technology. Image: Getty If you have ‘worked’ from home with young children, you’ll understand the quotations. Often not a great deal of work gets done. It’s difficult to maintain your mental focus when you’re constantly being interrupted by small humans piping up about Tiny Teddies and toilet time. But for ... Read More »

How to rank on first on Google without spending a fortune?

You are here because you want the first peek at some of the well-kept secrets of SEO. Well, the secret is – it does not matter if you have ten years’ worth experience or a $10,000 optimization budget. You need to start at the same place every other successful website has begun irrespective of their budgets and current status. How ... Read More »

How will technology impact creativity?

Marketers are increasingly embracing technology to inform their campaigns and drive better business outcomes. But with automation predicted to claim 50% of all jobs in the next 30 years, should marketers be worried? And can creativity ever be automated? The Drum, in association with real-time media agency Tug, decided to find out by asking top speakers how they see technology impacting creativity ... Read More »