Author Archives: Loknath Das

Adapting products to meet teachers’ changing needs

As we build our products, it’s essential to listen to user feedback. That’s how we help make them useful for the people using them — and more inclusive, too. Our Google for Education team has a long history of directly involving schools in user research studies to better understand what they need. This connection to educators and students has made ... Read More »


College of Education Professor Bárbara C. Cruz, Ed.D., was selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the Spring 2020 semester. Dr. Cruz, a professor of social science education in the Department of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Alicante, Spain in January to teach and conduct research at the Universidad de Alicante. Her research project, “The Art of Teaching: Innovations in Social Studies Teacher ... Read More »

Bottleneck Calculator: Everything You Need To Know About It (2022)

What is a bottleneck calculator? If this question rings you, you have landed on the exact place. All your queries related to this topic will be answered in this article! This guide will teach you about the bottleneck calculator, how it works, and why it is important for businesses. What is a Bottleneck Calculator? A bottleneck calculator is a tool that ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band 7 Pro may be unveiled in July with the Xiaomi 12 Ultra

Xiaomi announced the Mi Band 7 last week and among the upgrades is a larger display with 25% more viewable area, according to the company. The display also has an Always On mode. One rumored upgrade that didn’t arrive was built-in GPS. The related Redmi Smart Band Pro already had the AOD mode, an even larger display and it does have GPS. Should ... Read More »

Carl Icahn loses proxy fight with McDonald’s over animal welfare

Activist investor Carl Icahn lost his proxy fight with McDonald’s on Thursday, signaling that shareholders weren’t swayed by his animal-welfare concerns. Preliminary counts of votes during the company’s annual shareholder meeting showed that Icahn’s board nominees only received votes from about 1% of outstanding shares, McDonald’s said. “Moving forward, McDonald’s Board and Leadership Team remain focused on continuing to take actions that ... Read More »

UK economy ‘one of the most vulnerable’ in the world right now due to mortgage trends, strategist says

There’s an economic idiosyncrasy in the U.K. that makes it “one of the most vulnerable countries in the world right now,” according to an investment strategist. Mike Harris, the founder of Cribstone Strategic Macro, argues that a major problem for Britain is that its mortgage market is “heavily short-term.” While in the U.S. and in other parts of Europe citizens ... Read More »

Jio, Google Join Hands in Cloud Partnership in Boost to 5G Plans

Alphabet’s Google is forging a cloud partnership with Reliance Jio, helping the country’s biggest wireless carrier with tech solutions for its enterprise and consumer offerings as it plans to launch 5G services. The tie-up lends Jio the expertise of a global tech giant as it expands digital services to small and medium businesses as well as hundreds of millions of ... Read More »

Top 5 Technology Trends to Look Forward to in 2021

Introduction No one could have foreseen the events unfolded in 2020, there has been a seismic shift in every block that our world is made of. Changes have occurred at an unprecedented rate and in the quest of bringing back the life we knew before the pandemic struck, these changes are bound to happen at an even faster pace in ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency Shiba Inu and Black Forest to create NFTs for FIFA World Cup

Cryptocurrency Shiba Inu and Block forest have collaborated to create a series of non-fungible-tokens (NFT) for FIFA World Cup 2022. Block Forest is a decentralised platform that works on Binance smart chain. This comes days after NFT World Cup launched five NFTs, which showcased different NFT flags for different countries. The listed NFTs were live for 72 hours. People could ... Read More »

8 Essential KPIs for Measuring Hotel Chatbot Effectiveness

Chatbots are integral to any great ecommerce strategy. In the hotel business, bookings and customer support requests often take place over asynchronous communication channels like email. This can be slow and frustrating for both customers and your business. But chatbots are taking the hospitality world by storm and revamping the overall guest experience. Integrating chatbots into your business strategy can be hugely ... Read More »