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National Technology Day: Here are 5 things you should know about it

India is observing its 29th National Technology Day today. The day, which was first observed on May 11, 1999, aims to commemorate the scientific and technological achievements of Indian scientists and engineers. To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to salute all the scientists for their achievements. “On National Technology Day, our nation salutes all those ... Read More »

What recruiters are saying about the tech job market right now

Given the endless drumbeat of layoff announcements — with deep cuts by Airbnb and Uber garnering much of the industry’s attention this week — it’s reasonable to wonder: what happens to all of the talent that’s being laid off? How does the changing supply and demand balance impact pay? Is anyone safe in this market? Because the questions are top ... Read More »

This Is Hands Down The Best TED Talk Ever About Social Media

Talk about getting inspired. One of my favorite TED talks of all time, and the best one I’ve seen about social media, is from 2017 and features Dao Nguyen, the publisher of BuzzFeed, talking about going viral. Here’s the video: Starting with a story about an employee who was greeted by live goats in his office, which BuzzFeed live-streamed over ... Read More »

India Cooling Action Plan Launched: All about it

India Cooling Action Plan Launched: All about it It is yet an indeed proud moment for the country since India is one of the first countries in the world to develop a comprehensive Cooling Action plan which has a long term vision to address the cooling requirement across sectors and lists out actions which can help reduce the cooling demand. ... 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 »

US Tech Market Poised For A Strong 2018, But With Doubts About 2019

At the midpoint in 2018, the US tech market is on track to grow by 6.7% in 2018, the fastest growth since 2012. However, 2019 is looking more uncertain, and we forecast that growth in US business and government spending on tech goods, software, services, and staff will slow to 5.5%. ForresterFORRESTER Three factors are driving this strong performance for the ... Read More »

These six tech companies are worth $500 billion, and their earnings are about to sway the market

As 2017 dawned, two tech companies were worth $500 billion on their own. That number has since tripled, forming a group of half a dozen tech companies worth at least half a trillion dollars that dominate the markets as their products weave their way into every facet of consumers’ lives. All six companies — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. BABA, +0.20%  , Alphabet Inc.GOOGL, +0.41% GOOG, +0.54%  , ... Read More »

State of the State 2018: What Gov. Brown said about education

Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his eighth State of the State speech — his final one — on January 25 in Sacramento. He affirmed his belief in “local control” of K-12 schools and defended his record of expanding funding for California’s system of higher education. The following are his complete remarks on education as he delivered them: In addition to infrastructure ... Read More »

Getting Serious About Photography? Don’t Buy a DSLR

Thanks to fairly competent smartphone cameras and easy-to-use editing apps, photography has become accessible for anyone who is even slightly interested in this hobby. Everyone wants to be the next star on social media with an #Instapic. The fact that photography is going mainstream is further corroborated by the sudden surge of photography pages on Facebook. Digital Single Reflex Cameras ... Read More »

AI Revolution Will Be All About Humans, Says Siri Trailblazer

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature – digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an android. Predictions for an AI-dominated future are increasingly ... Read More »