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4 trends that will impact technology leadership hiring

Last year saw a lot of movement in the technology sector. CTOs were jumping ships, only to get on better and exciting avenues. But all is not the same in the hiring landscape. Much like technologies themselves, the demand and landscape for its leadership has undergone significant shifts. Roopa Kumar, COO of Purple Quarter, a CTO recruitment firm helps us list the trends impacting ... Read More »

Model code & political ad rules will apply to social media too

The model code of conduct and its pre-certified political advertisement rules will apply to the social media as well. Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora said all major social media platforms — Facebook, Twitter, Google, WhatsApp and Share Chat — are committed to accepting only pre-certified political advertisements, sharing expenditure on it with the Election Commission (EC) and adhering to the “silence period” that comes into effect ... Read More »

Five Transportation Technologies That Will Boom Or Bust In 2019

From right to left: Waymo autonomous vehicle concept, Airbus VTOL taxi concept, The Boring Company’s Chicago Express Loop concept, Blue Origin New Shepard rocket.Waymo, Airbus, The Boring Company, Blue Origin As we enter 2019, we wanted to take a moment to discuss some of the hottest transportation technologies and assess their prospects for the coming year. Will autonomous cars finally become ... Read More »

Sony’s PlayStation Classic will have 20 games pre-loaded, here’s the full list

Sony’s PlayStation Classic will be out on December 3, massively playing the nostalgia card. The console was unveiled last month, but only a few games were teased for it at that time. Thankfully, today Sony has come out and shared the entire list of 20 games that will come pre-loaded on the PSC. Here they are: Battle Arena Toshinden Cool ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Will Now Let You Buy Products

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram has brought a shopping feature to Stories Brands such as Adidas and Louis Vuitton will leverage the new feature Shopping experience was originally a part of Instagram Feed Months after gaining traction from over 300 million daily active users, Instagram Stories will now start selling products. The fresh development has expanded the shopping experience on Instagram as previously its feed was exclusively serving ads to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Will Be Available via Airtel Online Store, Pre-Registrations Now Open

Airtel has announced that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ via its online store, and pre-registrations are now open. The latest flagship smartphones were recently unveiled by Samsung at the Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event ahead of MWC 2018. Meanwhile, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ pre-bookings had already commenced in India via Samsung’s online and offline channels. As mentioned, the pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S9 ... Read More »

Cheques, balances, degrees: How will Budget 2018 impact higher education?

(Getty Images/iStockphoto) The union budget 2018 has big-ticket plans for higher education. It has earmarked Rs 85,000 crore. There are plans for 24 new medical colleges and hospitals, 18 schools of planning and architecture (SPA) and research fellowships. It has also introduced the Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education scheme to grant loans to higher education institutions. Is it enough ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

Honor 9 Lite India Launch Confirmed, Will Be a Flipkart-Exclusive

Honor 9 Lite, the company’s second quad-camera smartphone, will launch soon in India. The company has been teasing the smartphone for a while, but now it has confirmed that it will soon be available in a Flipkart exclusive sale. Honor 9 Lite comes with four cameras and a glass unibody design. The smartphone was launched in China in December 2017 and will now made ... Read More »

Job prospects will wipe away matric smiles‚ say education activists

An unemployed young South African pleads for money or food at a Johannesburg street corner.  Image: REUTERS With the matric results out on Thursday‚ education activists sounded a sobering warning: “Joblessness lurks as an increasingly likely post-school reality.” In an analysis of prospects for the Class of 2017‚ Equal Education said “even the educationally privileged” would struggle to find work. It ... Read More »