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The Invisible Hand of the Market Revealed!

I am not a great artist. Don’t get me wrong, I can draw a lot of things fairly well and I can compose a scene clearly, but I wouldn’t consider myself a great draftsman like Arno, Watterson, or my late friend, Richard Thompson. So when I had to draw a realistic hand for this cartoon, I kind of cheated. I ... Read More »

Ways of turning big data into marketing gold

(c)iStock/gmutlu Wherever we turn in the 21st century, all industries are jumping on the idea of big data; and marketing is no different. Businesses from start ups to blue chips are investing in big data. The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening up new horizons for many, for instance by allowing your connected fridge to suggest new products. Beyond this, ... Read More »

Why Cloud may shower billions on only a few tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO: Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1-trillion global market for business computers and software. That is because Amazon Web Services, his big-business computing division, is starting to affect more than just the world of computer servers, data storage and networking at the core of computing. Increasingly, it ... Read More »

Decoding The ‘New Normal’ Of 2016: Social Media, Empathy And Warfare

GETTY IMAGES As the year comes to a close, there are very few things worth celebrating as far as global politics go. This was the year where some very strange things became the “norm”, in part thanks to the very short attention span of the public living in an era of hyper-information fuelled by broadband internet and mobile devices, along ... Read More »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

HIGHLIGHTS The new Android 7.1.1 will be available via OTA It will be rolling out to compatible devices over the next few weeks Android 7.1.1 brings new emojis, GIF support, and more After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible devices. The ... Read More »

Microsoft, Qualcomm Partner to Bring Windows 10 Desktop Apps to ARM Chipsets

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 coming to ARM on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered devices First PCs running Windows 10 for ARM will launch “as early as next year” Microsoft it will enable a new era of truly mobile Windows 10 devices Microsoft and Qualcomm on Wednesday announced that Windows 10 will get support for ARM chipsets, specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs. The first of these ... Read More »

It’s Time to Ban the Selfie

It’s Time to Ban the Selfie Apparently, everyone loves the selfie. More and more people around the world are participating in this craze, and it’s led to the word being officially defined and included in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Smartphones such as the Asus ZenFone Selfie (Review | Pictures) are being designed to take advantage of this craze, and selfie sticks ... Read More »

Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 2 Review

Delhi-based Amkette has a number of Android-focussed devices, such as the Evo TV which is an Android set-top box; it’s also launched the Evo TV MC, which is cheaper and puts the focus mostly on media playback. In August, the company also launched the Evo Gamepad Pro, a controller for Android devices that can be used for gaming, or to ... Read More »

Apple Is Sued Over Unresponsive iPhone 6 Touchscreens

Apple Is Sued Over Unresponsive iPhone 6 Touchscreens HIGHLIGHTS Design defect causes the phones’ touchscreens to become unresponsive Apple has long been aware of the defect but has refused to fix it Apple accused of fraud and violating California consumer protection laws Apple has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design ... Read More »

Five Annoying Habits That Make You Look Like a Technology Douche

 Five Annoying Habits That Make You Look Like a Technology Douche HIGHLIGHTS Technology is helping humans connect more than ever It has side-effects like forgetting common courtesy in certain situations Offenders need to be reminded of their wrongdoings The technology of today does a marvellous job of keeping people connected. Remote working is a great example of how the world ... Read More »