Author Archives: Loknath Das

Market Live: Nifty Bank hits 25,000 ahead of F&O expiry, Sensex soars 290 pts

12:10 pm Buzzing: Adani Power shares fell as much as 4 percent intraday after foreign brokerage house Citi discontinued its coverage on the stock. “We are discontinuing coverage on Adani Power due to reallocation of our resources. The firm’s last recommendation for the stock is sell and our target price is Rs 23. This is our last rating on Adani Power,” the ... Read More »

Being smart on social media with communications expert Reggie Roberts

It’s not just your friends checking your social media accounts.  Did you know that many employers and colleges are now viewing your accounts? Being smart on social media may seem like a no brainer to many, but every now and then we all need a reminder of smart choices when posting, sharing, tweeting and snapping. Good Day Atlanta’s Alyse Eady interviewed Double ... Read More »

Gadgets: Easy-to-use devices analyze, watch, and retouch

The pocket-sized (4.0-by-2.0-by-0.6-inches) Alcomate Revo is a great device for accurately reading an individual’s blood-alcohol level. Since I have no experience with using portable breathalyzers, I did some research and found that often pocket breathalyzers must be sent back to manufacturers for calibration to keep them accurate. That’s not the case with the Revo because it features a pre-calibrated sensor, ... Read More »

Apple Store Is Down; New Hardware Including iPad Pro Expected to Be Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s long been rumoured to launch new iPad models Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected alongside Apple expected to send press release for launch announcement The Apple Store is down, and we know what that means. The Cupertino giant is all set to launch new products. Apple’s tradition has been to take down its online store ahead of major ... Read More »

Most of Apple’s Demands Haven’t Been Met, Says Commerce and Industry Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Apple was in talks with Karnataka govt to make iPhones in Bengaluru Apple had demanded certain concession & relaxations from the Indian govt Sitharaman has said ‘No’ to most of Apple’s demands The government on Wednesday said it has not accepted ‘most of the demands’ of iPhone maker Apple which wants to set up manufacturing unit in India. To a ... Read More »

Fischer named dean of education at St. Scholastica

Brenda Fischer Brenda Fischer has been named dean of the College of St. Scholastica’s School of Education. She replaces Jo Olsen, who retired after serving in the position for 11 years. Fischer earned a doctor of education in teaching and learning from the University of Minnesota. She previously served as chairwoman of the education school’s undergraduate programs and the Elementary ... Read More »

Social Media Will Soon Hit 2.5B Users: eMarketer

    Facebook Inc. (FB) and other social media company investors have another thing to cheer about: a potential 8% increase in the number of users that access a social network at least once a month this year.That’s according to research firm eMarketer, which is out with a new forecast that pegs the number of social media monthly active users (MAUs) at 2.46 billion individuals, or ... Read More »

Alphabet Sees Boost in Mobile Ads as It Takes Hit From Record EU Fine on Google

Google parent Alphabet on Monday saw shares slide as the market reacted to a massive fine by the European Commission and word that success in mobile, cloud and YouTube is coming with higher costs. Alphabet reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 22,532 crores), in a sharp decline from a year ago, with a $2.74 billion antitrust fine in Europe biting into earnings. The technology giant reported ... Read More »

B-Secur gets £3.5m funding for identity security technology

B-Secure’s chief executive, Alan Foreman, believes next-generation ECG authentication technology is crucial to fighting cyber attacks. A Belfast company that uses a human heartbeat pattern to securely identify an individual has attracted a major funding injection totalling £3.5 million (€3.92 million). B-Secur, which has developed patented biometric technology, sealed the early-stage funding boost from a syndicate of investors which included Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and Kernel ... Read More »

Moto G5S Plus Leak Shows Silver Colour Variant From All Sides, Tips Dual Camera Setup

HIGHLIGHTS Moto G5S Plus leaked again, clearing showing dual camera setup The Moto G5S Plus is anticipated to launch on July 25 Another recently tipped feature is LED flash up front The Moto G5S Plus, a much rumoured model that’s expected to expand the Moto G-Series of smartphones, has been leaked once again. This time, a new render image has found ... Read More »