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The Internet Comes To Fruition 17 Years After The Bubble Burst

In the last half of the 1990’s investors fell in love with internet stocks. Companies with no earnings were accorded billion dollar valuations because of their potential to change the way business is conducted. After years of failing to live up to that potential, investors lost patience and the internet bubble burst in 2000. Fast forward 17 years and the ... Read More »

Samsung will make 7nm A12 chipsets for next year’s iPhone

The Investor has come across a new report that says that Samsung has just secured a deal with Apple. As per the deal, the South Korean giant would build the 7nm A12 chips for next year’s iPhone. This definitely is a good news for the company since it lost the deal for the Snapdragon 845 to TSMC. Interestingly, TSMC is ... Read More »

NASA’s Langley Research Center Turns 100 Years Old

HIGHLIGHTS Langley engineers devised technologies for safer, faster air travel In 1958, Langley’s governing organisation, NACA, became NASA In 1976, Langley led the first successful US mission to Mars NASA’s Langley Research Center – a facility that changed the way how aeroplanes fly today and space is explored – has completed 100 years, the space agency said in a statement ... Read More »

Google Earth to Let Users Post Stories, Photos in Coming Years

Alphabet Inc wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its Google Earth platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the Amazon rainforest. The “Voyager” tool allows Internet surfers to take interactive tours of exotic destinations on Google Earth led by the likes of primatologist ... Read More »

Infant deaths are back to haunt Adivasi block in Kerala, three years after a major crisis

Parvathy struggled to control her grief while talking about the death of her four-day-old daughter on May 10. “I lost my baby. What else do you want to know?” she asked this reporter, sitting on the verandah of her home in Guddayoor village, Agali panchayat, in Kerala’s Palakkad district. “My husband Rajan and I were told that the baby died ... Read More »

How 25 Years of SEO Has Changed the World

25 years ago, there was no search engine optimization. Now, it pretty much rules the world! So how did we go from some students having a hobby in a backroom, trying to create websites that were easy to find, to all businesses requiring the assistance of a search engine optimization company? Let’s take a walk down memory lane! Let There ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India HIGHLIGHTS 3.1 billion images, 700 million GIFs, and 610 million videos were sent WhatsApp recently rolled out the ability to share GIF images WhatsApp has more than 160 million monthly active users in India On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp ... Read More »

Mariah New Year’s meltdown tops social media

Mariah Carey‘s New Year’s Eve snafu had people talking on social media last week. ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” generated 3.80 million social interactions across Facebook and Twitter, according to Nielsen, easily No. 1 among entertainment series and specials for the week ended Jan. 1. That was roughly 3.5 million interactions more than USA’s “WWE ... Read More »

Expenditure on studying abroad declines for first time in 4 years

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. While a majority of IIT graduates were looking to study abroad a decade back, this proportion has now come down to less than 20%, says IIT-Ropar director SK Das. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: The number of Indian students going abroad for higher studies in the last fiscal may have fallen for the first time ... Read More »

After 20 Years, Haryana To Hold Student Elections

The students’s unions in colleges and universities will be held as per the recommendations of the Lyngdoh Committee. CHANDIGARH:  After a gap of over 20 years, the Haryana government has decided to get student unions elections conducted in colleges and universities in the state. Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Thursday that a four-member committee has been set ... Read More »