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Small Businesses Unlikely to Hire for Finance Professionals

Numerous studies have found that many small businesses have a limited number of employees. And there seems to be a dearth of specialists within their ranks too. That’s especially true of finance professionals. Small Businesses and Finance Professionals New data from Indeed shows that only 22 percent of the finance jobs openings posted with the employment service were from small businesses. And ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra with 4GB RAM and 23MP camera launched in India

You will be happy to know that Sony is offering a number of attractive offers on the purchase of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra to Indian customers. The Quick Charger UCH12 worth Rs. 1,490 has been bundled in the box and buyers will even get three months subscription to Sony LIV for free. Moreover, customers can also avail Rs 1,000 ... Read More »

iPhone 8 could be called iPhone Pro; launch in September

  Rod Hall, a renowned analyst from J.P. Morgan has something to say about the iPhone. Contrary to the recent reports, he thinks that the iPhone 8 will be launched on time. So going by his claims we will get to see the device in September. However, initially, it will be available only in limited quantities. Interestingly, he believes that ... Read More »

Aqua Lions 3 is the latest sub 10k smartphone from Intex

Intex Aqua Lions 3 has a 5-inch IPS HD display along with a sleek body. It weighs 162 grams and comes in two premium shades of Champagne and Black color. The device has MT6737 quad-core processor from MediaTek which performs at 1.25GHz. Well, it looks like MT6737 is out on a spree to find a place in as many smartphones ... Read More »

The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

As summer winds down and college students ponder the return to classes, it’s time to consider what to bring to school this fall. No surprise, trendy tech gadgets often tops the list. CNBC has assembled a brief guide to the hottest choices. However, buyer (that’s you, parents) beware: If you snatch up everything on this list, it could set you ... Read More »

When it comes to kids and social media, it’s not all bad news

While we often hear about the negative impact social media has on children, the use of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is not a one-size-fits-all activity. Children use it in a wide variety of ways – some of which are adding value to their lives. There are risks associated with social media use. But it’s also important to understand ... Read More »

More than technology

Find Prospect’s full report, “The Future of Energy” here Shell Technology Ventures’s Managing Director explains what he looks for from a start-up pitch, why a great management team trumps great technology and how a worthwhile investment is a mixture of altruism and commercial curiosity.   Jon Bernstein (JB): What are the objectives of Shell Technology Ventures? Geert van de Wouw ... Read More »

Bitcoin swings as civil war looms

The value of the virtual currency Bitcoin has always been volatile. Even so, there has been particular turbulence in recent days as fears of a “civil war” among its adherents first grew and then subsided, although they have not gone away altogether. On Sunday, the value of one bitcoin dropped to about $1,863 (£1,430) before bouncing back to $2,402 on ... Read More »

Tech’s 5 biggest players now worth $3 trillion

  Tech’s most valuable players today crossed the $3 trillion aggregate market cap mark according to Google Finance data. It’s a feat that marks a new threshold for tech amidst the current boom. As “Nasdaq 5,000” was a critical moment in the dot-com rally, the $3 trillion result for the firms that we call the “Big 5” is notable. This is ... Read More »

U.S. Hails Afghans’ Strides In Education, Urges For More Work

U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Hugo Llorens said that Afghanistan has made significant strides in education sector over the past 15 years, urging more efforts to be undertaken in the sector so that no child in the country remains deprived of learning.  “Afghanistan has made tremendous strides in education over the last 15 years.  From 600,000 children enrolled in school in ... Read More »