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Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

Global Tech Market Will Grow By 4% In 2018, Reaching $3 Trillion

By Andrew Bartels, Vice President and Principal Analyst Forrester published its mid-year global tech market outlook for 2017 and 2018. In constant currencies, we project that global purchases of technology software, hardware, and services by businesses and governments will grow by 3.4% in 2017, and by 4% in 2018. Software and tech consulting services spending will see the strongest growth, with ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to Go on Sale Again in India Today, via Flipkart and Mi.com

HIGHLIGHTS This is a preview sale of Mi MIX 2, with general availability next month Mi MIX 2 is Xiaomi’s first premium smartphone for India in a while It sports a 5.99-inch bezel-less display, powered by Snapdragon 835 Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the bezel-less display smartphone that is also the company’s first premium offering in the country in a while, ... Read More »

New education policy in December, says Union minister Satya Pal Singh

Mr. Singh said the biggest challenge facing the education system and government was figuring out how to “decolonise” the Indian mind A new education policy to “correct” the education system, which follows a “colonial” mindset, will be brought out in December, Union minister Satya Pal Singh said on Monday. He said threadbare discussions were held on the new education policy, which is ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2017) Price in India Slashed

Samsung India has quietly slashed price of its premium Galaxy S8+ smartphone in the country. The South Korean company has also reduced price of the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2017) mid-range smartphones in India. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is now available at a reduced price of Rs. 58,900 with a flat Rs. 6,000 price cut. The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) are now retailing at Rs. 17,990 ... Read More »

Moto G5S Midnight Blue Variant Launched in India; Introductory Offer Slashes Price by Rs. 2,000

A new variant of Moto G5S, the popular affordable Moto smartphone, has been launched in India. The new Moto G5S variant comes in Midnight Blue colour , while the hardware and software remains the same as the original’s. Though the new version of the Moto phone is priced at Rs. 14,999, it will be available at Rs. 12,999 till October 21 as part ... Read More »

Education in the Age of Outrage

Jim Wilson/The New York Times As an openly bisexual woman who did not have a single female professor throughout my college and postgraduate education in any subject, and who faced harassment and abuse, as well as downright sabotage in graduate school, I am sympathetic to efforts on campuses to give voice and equal power to groups that have been historically ... Read More »

Honor 9i With Four Cameras, 5.9-Inch FullView Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 9i priced at Rs. 17,999 It will be an online exclusive smartphone It packs four cameras Huawei-owned brand Honor has launched the Honor 9ismartphone with a bezel-less 5.9-inch display and four cameras in the Indian market. The Honor 9i price in India is Rs. 17,999, and the new smartphone will be available in the country starting October 14, exclusively ... Read More »

Room to Read: Bringing in change through education

New Delhi: A team of 600 people spread across nine states. One vision that binds them together—bringing quality to education. Room to Read, a non-profit for children’s literacy and girls’ education with a presence across Asia and Africa, believes that to bring change in the world, it is important to educate children. The organization says the quality of education imparted in ... Read More »

Imagination Technologies Sale to Canyon Bridge in the Clear as Rival Fund Ruled Out

HIGHLIGHTS Imagination said the sale could now go ahead without a shareholder vote The unnamed third-party is no longer involved in the sale process Canyon Bridge was announced to buy Imagination Tech for GBP 550 million Imagination Technologies, the British chip designer selling itself to a China-backed buyout fund, said on Wednesday another potential buyer had ruled itself out, removing ... Read More »