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We need to focus on the ‘why’ of technology in a ‘why not?’ world

Technology has become a part of every aspect of our lives, even in the places we least expect. The grocery store has a mobile app. The local bank has a chatbot. Strollers in the mall have touchscreens. The checkout counter is DIY. The parking lot has a security robot. Are any of these things bad? No. But how many of them are necessary? ... Read More »

Types of crowdfunding and why it is beneficial for real estate sector

Crowdfunding is a method of raising capital through collective effort of friends, family, customers and individual investors. This approach taps into the collective efforts of large pool of individuals primarily online via social media and crowdfunding platforms. Apart from raising capital, crowdfunding is also a way to create awareness among the masses and support for a project from the people ... Read More »

Viewpoint: Why Modi’s currency gamble was ‘epic failure’

India’s attempt to flush out undeclared wealth did not work, central bank figures show. The move, known as “demonetisation”, was a flagship policy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Economic analyst Vivek Kaul looks at what went wrong. The devil, as they say, is in the detail. On page 195 of this year’s Reserve Bank of India (RBI) annual report lies the answer ... Read More »

Why AI Visionary Andrew Ng Teaches Humans to Teach Computers

Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email spam filters and touch-screen keyboards that make typing easier by predicting what you might want to say next. As a way to get machines to learn without supervision, he has trained them to recognise cats in YouTube videos without ... Read More »

Why Is the iPad Pro a ‘Computer’? Because Apple’s Courting the Business Market

HIGHLIGHTS Ming Chi-Kuo says there will be three new iPad models in 2017 There is growth in the “detachables” category Microsoft released a commercial calling Apple’s “computer” claim into question Apple, it seems, would like to see more tablets in briefcases next year. A new report from MacRumors cites noted Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who says there will be three new iPad ... Read More »

Twitter Reveals Why It Hides Its Daily Active User Figures

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter revealed that the percentage change in DAUs is important It believes revealing its DAU growth will lead to an unfair comparison Twitter has added zero users since first quarter Responding to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as to why Twitter is hiding its daily active user (DAU) growth, the company said “the absolute number of DAUs is less important ... Read More »

Why You Must Consider Buying Microsoft Surface Studio

Microsoft’s latest take on a desktop computer is truly impressive. The new Microsoft Surface Studio is designed for creative process with top-of-the-line features and specifications. You will be in awe when you get a hold of it and try using it for the first time. The Microsoft Surface Studio boasts a 28” PixelSense display, allowing you to perform things on ... Read More »

Separating Your Personal and Business Finances: Why and How

New business owners may seek to keep things simple and co-mingle their business and personal finances. This is a BIG mistake. Here’s why, and what you can to do to appropriately separate your financial activities. Why and How to Separate Your Personal and Business Finances Why Keep Finances Separate? There are important financial, legal and tax reasons to separate your ... Read More »

Trash talk: Why you shouldn’t throw your gadgets in the garbage

Black smoke rises from a pile of burning metal wire, releasing a strong, sharp and chemical smell that makes one’s eyes water. former landfill in Manila that officially closed down two decades ago. But the looming mountain of trash has remained an attractive source of livelihood among scavengers who sell the scrap metal exposed by the slow-burning fire for almost ... Read More »

Why Hidden ‘Darknets’ Are More Resilient to Attacks Than the Internet

Darknets — the often seamy counterparts of the internet that are accessible only through special programs that help to ensure privacy and anonymity — may be far more resilient to attack than the internet, a new study finds. Darknets are computer networks of hidden services. The most popular darknet, and the one that most people think of, is the Tor ... Read More »