Author Archives: Loknath Das

A farmer’s life: working the land with modern technology

My grandfather learned to use the Keurig coffee maker in the shop office — and that’s about as much technology as he needs to know. Growing up as a millennial, however, I have been surrounded by technology all my life, in every day life. One thing we do have in common is our passion for farming. A passion that’s lasted ... Read More »

How to Use Boolean Search for Social Media Monitoring (and Why You Want to)

Social media monitoring is fast becoming a requirement for modern brands who looking to support their customers on social media platforms, keep an eye on competitors, and/or find relevant influencers. But it can also be a daunting task – with so much discussion happening online, you can easily get swamped by irrelevant mentions, which not only waste your time but ... Read More »

Deputies: Man solicited teenage girl through social media apps

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – A Florida man is facing charges in Leon County, accused of sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl. 47-year-old Richard Confer, of St. Augustine, was taken into custody on Thursday following an investigation by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office. LCSO says in December 2018, the victim told her mother that Confer, who is related to ... Read More »

Over 60% cases at state women’s panel on social media harassment

Bengaluru: Over 60% of complaints lodged at the Karnataka State Women’s Commission are about harassment of women via social media, according to the commission’s chairperson Nagalakshmi Bai. This trend may not be confined to Karnataka, she said. Bai made the statement while speaking to textile workers at a factory in Mysuru recently. She said the commission had to rely on ... Read More »

Questions and answers as social media companies face illegal content crackdown

A proposed crackdown on social media companies is expected to be announced, to force them to remove illegal content and protect vulnerable users. With mounting anger against tech giants, we take a look at the debate. – Why are social media firms being criticised? Disturbing images of self-harm can be found on social media, whether broadcasted into users’ feeds by those ... Read More »

Smart Tech Market Grows by 65% YTD

Leading technology distributor for enterprise, business, and consumer products, Exertis, recently shared a report showing insights into the Smart Technology market. With a background in distributing retail, mobile, and B2B innovations from emerging brands throughout the UK, Exertis is one of the leading authorities when it comes to Smart Tech products. The company benefits from a wide range of products ... Read More »

TOI Gadgets Now Awards; Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20 launch; RComm files for bankruptcy and other top tech news of the week

1 / 9 TOI Gadgets Now Awards; Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20 launch; RComm files for bankruptcy and other top tech news of the week This has been an exciting week in the world of technology news and for us, this has been a special week as well. Team Gadgets Now hosted its first technology awards dubbed as the Times ... Read More »

14 Social Media Trends That Every Marketer Should Know About In 2019

Social media is no longer just a trendy marketing tactic—it’s a crucial one. Today’s consumers turn to social media to find brands they can trust, looking for user testimonials, examples of exceptional customer service and more. To meet these evolving demands, your company must maintain an engaging social media presence that offers customers the brand experience they expect. We asked ... Read More »

Five technology trends to embrace in 2019: Cyber security and beyond

Technology has never moved faster. As it evolves, and new ideas come to fruition, technological change will continue to have an impact on our everyday lives whether it’s at work or at home. 2018 demonstrated that businesses and their customers won’t get the most out of technology unless they feel it’s safe, secure and efficient.  We saw the introduction of ... Read More »

Technology cuts two ways

The explosion of an experimental nuclear bomb in New Mexico in 1945 made it blindingly clear that the Industrial Age was over. This event showed with terrifying clarity that scientific knowledge, mathematical skill, and engineering prowess can be used for unthinkable levels of destruction. The combined wonder and terror of this culmination of the Manhattan Project prompted its leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer, to remark: ... Read More »