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Is technology killing us?

Looking back 50 years ago, the average lifestyle of the typical American was completely different. To second this, in only a change of two generations, the life of our parents would be more homogenous to our grandparents than to us — the millennials and the Gen Z. The way we interact and see our culture is questionable, leaving us with ... Read More »

How e-learning is transforming our education system with a tech-driven approach

Technology has today become an integral part of our daily life. It assists us in everything – from shopping, banking, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven portfolio management to learning a new language via an easy-to-use smartphone application. The merits that technology has been transferring to us are simply innumerable. But how effective can it really be in the field of education? ... Read More »

Social media addiction is not natural or normal – but is it really a disease?

 ‘Could anyone stand to live without a smartphone, in 2019, and to go without social media?’ Photograph: Richard Baker/Corbis via Getty Images Is social media addictive? The issue is complex, and probably generational. It’s obvious that what social media does to us, especially those of us who are heavy users, is not natural, or normal. It’s not normal to submit ... Read More »

Is Mogu a Hidden Gem in China’s Crowded Tech Market?

Chinese online fashion company Mogu (NYSE:MOGU), which went public last December, recently posted its first quarterly report as a public company. Mogu’s revenue rose 20% annually to 367.2 million RMB ($53.4 million) during the third quarter, which marked a significant acceleration from its 2% sales growth in the first six months of the year. Mogu’s operating loss narrowed year-over-year from 202.5 million RMB ... 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 »

Tech View: Spinning top on Nifty chart shows market is indecisive

NEW DELHI: The Nifty50 on Monday could not capitalise on the gap-up start and ended up forming a small bearish candle on the daily chart that resembled an indecisive ‘Spinning Top’. Analysts said lack of strength was visible in the market, bu t the positive bias may continue as long as the index stays above the 10,741 level. During the ... Read More »

CES Countdown: ‘Technology is enabling us to bring the future forward

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — There were some pretty cool electronics Sunday, Jan. 6, with everything from artificial intelligence, home and cyber security to skin care technology. CES brings the best of the tech industry into one place, and people travel from and far to get the first look. More than 4,000 technology companies, manufacturers and developers are preparing to show off ... Read More »

Redmi 6A gets a big price cut and is now the best cheap phone to buy in India

The Redmi 5A was one of the most popular smartphones when it was in the market. Now when that smartphone has been discontinued, its legacy is being taken forward by the Redmi 6A, which Xiaomi launched in India in August this year. The Redmi 6A was launched at a price of Rs 5,999, which also happened to be the price ... Read More »

How Technology Is Expanding The Insurtech Landscape

relentless pursue of customer success. GettyGetty The insurance sector has a longstanding reputation for being resistant to change. Who can blame those who work in this industry? Avoiding risk is in their DNA. Surprisingly, in my experience as a Silicon Valley insurtech serial entrepreneur, this characterization may no longer be valid. Since 2010, we have partnered with insurers to add ... Read More »

Bose Frames Is a Pair of Sunglasses With ‘Audio Augmented Reality Platform’

Audio giant Bose on Tuesday announced the launch of a new product called Frames. Frames is claimed to be the world’s first audio augmented reality platform embedded into a pair of premium sunglasses. Using features like micro-acoustics and voice controls, Bose says Frames is the tiniest, thinnest, and most lightweight audio system it has ever unveiled. This pair of sunglasses ... Read More »