Author Archives: Loknath Das

Brentwood approves 5-year technology plan

Brentwood school officials have ratified a five-year technology plan that follows the district’s mission to establish and develop lifelong digital learners. The plan started July 1 and will run until June 30, 2022. “It will enhance our technology and promote global awareness,” Superintendent Amy Burch said at a July 10 school board meeting. Burch said former coordinator of instructional technology ... Read More »

The 7-Point Smart Solopreneuer Social Media Checklist

In a world where (according to an Adweek study), over 90 percent of businesses say social media is crucial to their overall marketing strategies, solopreneurs arguably have the most to gain and lose via social networks. Sure, those platforms often have a reputation for being total time-sinks or wastelands of marketing ROI. But savvy solopreneurs understand how to use platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to ... Read More »

Slumping U.S. tech-market has high growth expectation for second half of 201

Technology shares surrendered their leadership in the U.S. stock market over the past month, but the fast-expanding group may soon resume its outperformance and manoeuvre back into pole position. Approaching earnings reports for the technology sector, for which profits are expected to outpace the overall S&P 500 for the 11th consecutive quarter, could lure back investors who have been concerned ... Read More »

Third-Party Developers May Gain Access To Your Alexa Audio Recordings

Amazon is trying to decide whether it should let third-party developers access transcripts of Alexa audio recordings made by Alexa-powered devices, a new report from The Information says. Amazon To Give Developers Alexa Transcripts The point of granting that kind of access is for Amazon to entice developers to focus on making apps for Alexa, giving them access to precious ... Read More »

Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

The downward trend continues for the worldwide PC market in the second quarter of 2017. According to the latest data from Gartner, global PC shipments totaled 61.1 million for the said period, representing a 4.3 percent decline from the same quarter last year. Worldwide PC Shipments Spiral Downward The figure also represents the lowest single quarter of PC shipments since 2007. On ... Read More »

The Amazon Echo 2 Will Look And Sound Better: Be Afraid, Google Home And Apple HomePod

Amazon is reportedly working on the Amazon Echo 2, an updated version of its original smart speaker that catapulted the devices into the mainstream. The Amazon Echo line of devices is largely seen as the market leader in the smart speaker industry. The planned update for the original Amazon Echo will allow it to further widen the gap from competitors ... Read More »

In 3 months, internet banned 10 times in Kashmir

Representational Pic At a time when frequent internet bans have become a regular trend here, Kashmir has witnessed suspension of both mobile and broadband internet services 10 times between April, 2017 and July 13. This year interestingly from January to April, there were no Internet suspensions. Internet was also suspended once in Jammu recently as a precautionary measure following the ... Read More »

Top 12 weirdest, craziest and wackiest tech gadgets of 2017

From virtual reality shoes to smart hair brushes, find the perfect tech gadget which complements your weird, crazy and wacky self. Get your life in gear or throw yourself out, using these 12 top, high tech, and totally insane gadgets. Hushme: Does your friend keep talking on the phone continuously while trying to work? This mask resembles the Bane mask ... Read More »

Donnie Wahlberg brags about his good deeds on social media

Donnie Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip on an $82 bill at a Waffle House in North Carolina, and he wants to make sure his fans know about it. The 47-year-old “Blue Bloods” actor posted a selfie with the restaurant staff and a screenshot of the check on social media late Wednesday night. “My mom waited tables, and my dad tended bars– ... Read More »

Tencent’s Honor of Kings to Launch in US, EU Amid Regulatory Chill in China

Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honor of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the plans said, amid a backlash in China over its addictive features. The game has roughly 55 million daily active users and analysts estimate its monthly revenue is more than CNY 1 billion ($147.09 million), ... Read More »