Author Archives: Loknath Das

Japan To Survey 200 Million Gadgets For Cyber Security Ahead Of Olympics

Japan will check potential vulnerabilities in items like routers, webcams and web-connected home devices. TOKYO, JAPAN:  Japan is preparing a national sweep of some 200 million network-connected gadgets for cyber-security lapses ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, an official said on Tuesday. The government-backed National Institute of Information and Communications Technology will start the survey from February to check ... Read More »

‘Distorted’ private tech market valuations to see correction in next six to nine months, says Alibaba’s Joe Tsai

“Entrepreneurs [in China] had it too easy raising gigantic billion-dollar rounds of capital and multibillions in valuation,” said Tsai, in a dialogue session at a Thomson Reuters Breakingviews Predictions 2019 event on Friday. “[A correction] will happen and it’s healthy.” Tsai’s remarks have come as technology stock prices around the world took a hammering in a sell-off that started in ... Read More »

Last Day of Amazon Great Indian Sale: 15 gadgets available at 70% discount or more

1 / 16 Last Day of Amazon Great Indian Sale: 15 gadgets available at 70% discount or more Today is the last day of Amazon’s Great Indian sale. The four-day sale started on January 20. This may be your last chance to get best discounts from Amazon from various categories including electronics, smartphones, mobile accessories, laptops and more. Here is a list of 15 ... Read More »

Today’s Biggest News Headlines

Top News Headlines: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered the political arena, India beat New Zealand in the 1st ODI and India was ranked in ‘Bloomberg Innovation Index’ of 60 economies for the first time. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra finally took the political plunge on Wednesday and took up an official role in the Congress party.   |  Photo Credit: Times Now New Delhi: Wonder ... Read More »

BNSF technology safety

BISMARCK, N.D. – Burlington Northern Santa Fe is reaching out to the Bismarck-Mandan communities to share important information about railway safety. Because BNSF has consumer goods transported throughout North Dakota on a daily basis, they held a showcase at the Capitol in Bismarck to expand on their technology advancements in safety transportation. Amy McBeth from BNSF Community Affairs says they want ... Read More »

How smart technology gets you to continue paying long after point of sale

The Honda Dream Drive, a voice-activated, in-car system is shown during the annual technology tradeshow CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Car makers are increasingly trying to make money from data collected from smart, connected features in users’ vehicles. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) A common criticism of virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant is that they are always on, always ... Read More »

#10YearChallenge; Turkey puts spotlight on the headscarf

Turkish social media users joining the hugely viral #10YearChallenge have sparked a debate about the practice of wearing the Islamic headscarf. Turkish women who took off their headscarves adopted this trend to talk about the reasons behind their decision. The topic has long been a controversial subject. Wearing headscarves in public institutions was banned for years and students were not ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh education-mafia: Computer application diploma exams conducted in fields, video leaked

Massive cheating during exam of diploma in computer application (DCA) Exam was captured in camera. The exams are being conducted in an open area near the croplands In a leaked video, the exams are being conducted in an open area near the croplands  |  Photo Credit: Times Now Bhopal: In a shocking case reported from Morena, Madhya Pradesh, cheating during an exam ... Read More »

Asia tech bosses fear a US-China cold war splitting global market

SINGAPORE — The global economy faces “very serious disruption” from the escalating US-China trade war, business leaders have warned, as the U.S. renews allegations of trade theft against Huawei Technologies and lawmakers move to ban chip sales to key Chinese companies. The business leaders’ warnings came as Beijing condemned as “hysteria” a draft bill presented in the U.S. Congress to ... Read More »

PayPal and two other tech stocks to buy amid sector breakout

Software stocks are leading the tech sector, and broader market, in a strong start to 2019. The XSW S&P software and services ETF has surged 7 percent in the past two weeks, better than the 3 percent gain on the XLK tech ETFand 4 percent advance on the S&P 500. Ari Wald, head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer, says it makes sense to ... Read More »