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The expertise managers need to possess in new-age India

The world is going through what is popularly being called as the fourth industrial revolution, driven by digital technology and artificial intelligence (for representational purpose only). Photo: AFP I would like to look at the skills and expertise that the manager of the future has to possess with specific reference to the Indian context. At another level, I am also ... Read More »

Apple to Reportedly Use Micro-LED in 2017’s Apple Watch 3 and Later iPhone Models

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has been working with LuxVue to develop new micro-LED screens Apple was granted patents related to LuxVue and micro-LED The company is also looking to invest in Toshiba’s chip business Apple’s plans to replace OLED with micro-LED in 2017 Apple Watch 3 and iPhones has raised concerns in Samsung as Apple’s expected use of Samsung OLED screens for ... Read More »

Facebook Wins Dismissal of US Lawsuits Linked to Terrorism

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion (roughly Rs. 19,450 crores) damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of Hamas attacks, saying the ... Read More »

Facebook Signs Deal With ESL to Live Stream E-Sports

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook to bring over 5,550 hours of e-sports events, original content It also recently announced a tie-up with Major League Baseball Twitter also partnered with ESL, Dreamhack to live stream tournaments Taking on Twitter and Amazon-owned Twitch when it comes to live-streaming sport events, Facebook has now announced a partnership with global e-sports company ESL to bring over 5,550 ... Read More »

Russian Rocket Returns to Service With Launch of US Satellite

HIGHLIGHTS The Proton rocket carried a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21 The Proton-M was successfully launched at 6:45am (0345 GMT/ 9:15am IST) Echostar-21 will provide telecommunications services in Europe Russia on Thursday sent into space a Proton rocket carrying a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21, the first launch in a year after an engine glitch sparked a probe into manufacturing flaws. “The ... Read More »

SoftBank to Buy Robotics Firms Boston Dynamics, Schaft From Alphabet

HIGHLIGHTS SoftBank will buy Boston Dynamics and Schaft from Alphabet It did not disclose the terms of the transactions Boston Dynamics was acquired by Google in 2013 Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday that a unit of the company will buy two firms that build walking robots from Alphabet Inc, which would add to the group’s growing artificial intelligence ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature the yet-to-be-announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 SoC, which is said to be the successor of the Snapdragon 835 that was first seen in the ... Read More »

After London Attack, Facebook to ‘Aggressively Remove Terrorist Content’

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a “hostile environment” for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from Internet firms. Three attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby on Saturday night in Britain’s third major ... Read More »

Nasdaq tumbles on tech selloff while Dow climbs to record close

The Dow closed at a record on Friday even as the Nasdaq skidded nearly 2% as the technology sector abruptly fell in afternoon trade. The Nasdaq’s retreat comes on the heels of an early record and marked the biggest one-day decline for the Nasdaq since May 17, when it tumbled more than 2.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.42% ... Read More »

NEET 2017: CBSE asks court to vacate stay on results

The CBSE has rejected the contention that NEET 2017 question papers in vernacular languages such as Gujarati were easier compared to English. Photo: Hindustan Times Madurai: The CBSE on Tuesday denied in the Madras High Court that vernacular question papers for NEET 2017 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses were easier than the papers in English. In its counter ... Read More »