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Refresh for the RACGP’s social media guide

A range of general practice teams, consumers and medico-legal organisations were consulted to assist with the update of the guide. Social media in general practice provides recommendations on the professional and safe use of social media in general practice settings – which, the guide states, is ‘paramount’. The updated guide is aimed at practices that are new to social media, but ... Read More »

Precarious pivot point looms for connected-car technology

Toyota has supported the University of Michigan’s work to test dedicated short-range communications technology illustrated in this rendering. BRYAN, Texas — Federal, state and local transportation agencies have spent decades preparing for the arrival of a connected-vehicle communications technology that could potentially thwart crashes and save lives. But when transportation leaders met last week at the Texas A&M Transportation Technology ... Read More »

Microgrants: Education Philanthropy For The Everyman

A $300 gift for books can make a huge difference for a low-income student struggling to stay in school. GETTY We all know the satisfaction of affordable luxuries. A tall latte to go. Some chilled luscious shrimp artfully arranged atop your salad. A donated bus ticket that gets a poor student to college. Okay, you weren’t expecting that last one, and it’s ... Read More »

Funding for pupils with special educational needs drops 17%

 Kevin Courtney of the National Education Union says support for children with special educational needs and disabilities is ‘woefully inadequate’. Photograph: Gary Calton/The Observer The government has been accused of failing children with special educational needs after a report found funding for pupils had been cut by 17% across England since 2015. The report by the thinktank IPPR North also ... Read More »

HR Technology Is Changing The Traditional Workplace For Better Productivity

Technology has already created vast strides in changing the face of the modern HR department over the past few decades. HR technology has cleared the decks of the traditional work to make way for a more streamlined HR department. Human resources professionals are now better able to focus on front-burner and face-to-face tasks. Instead of shuffling through stacks of paperwork ... Read More »

The Problem For Small-Town Banks: Technology Has Redefined Community

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA – Mar 9, 2019: The exterior of the Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU) Wilsonville branch.GETTY OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK In The Problem for Small-Town Banks: People Want High-Tech Services, the Wall Street Journal told the tale of one small upstate New York bank: After the National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC) bought Bank of America’s only branch ... Read More »

Hi-tech market in Madikeri is of no use for traders

The hi-tech market building at Mahadevapete in Madikeri. Even after several months of the inauguration of the hi-tech market at Madikeri, it has not benefited the traders. In spite of a huge building right in front of them, the merchants are forced to sell their produce beside the road. The work on the market has moved at a snail’s pace ... 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 »

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 »

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 »