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Samsung shuts down LCD manufacturing six months ahead of schedule

Samsung Display will shut down its LCD production at the end of June, full six months ahead of the previously announced schedule. Industry insiders revealed competition has been too fierce and Samsung Group wanted to limit losses. Samsung Display will focus on manufacturing OLED and QD (quantum-dot) panels, and its employees are expected to be transferred to the QD business. Reports ... Read More »

Monkeypox does not pose a Covid-style risk despite its swift spread, top health execs say

Business and political leaders gathered in the Swiss hilltop town of Davos in May 2022 for the World Economic Forum. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images As the business and political elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the first in-person World Economic Forum since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, global health concerns once again loomed ... Read More »

Dow falls more than 600 points, S&P 500 tumbles below 4,000 to the lowest level in a year

Stocks fell sharply Monday, pushing the S&P 500 to breach the 4,000 level for the first time in more than a year as the market sell-off continued. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 653.67 points to 32,245.70, or 1.99%. The S&P 500 fell 3.2% to settle at 3,991.24, while the Nasdaq Composite lost 4.29% to 11,623.25. The S&P 500 traded ... Read More »

Pacific Undersea Cable Project Said to Sink After US Warns Against Chinese Participation

A World Bank-led project declined to award a contract to lay sensitive undersea communications cables after Pacific island governments heeded US warnings that participation of a Chinese company posed a security threat, two sources told Reuters. The former Huawei Marine Networks, now called HMN Technologies and majority owned by Shanghai-listed Hengtong Optic-Electric, submitted a bid for the $72.6 million (roughly ... Read More »

Top 10 Trending Technologies of 2020 and their Role in Shaping the Future

Introduction We see innovations in the field of IT software every now and then but there are few technologies that we saw in 2020 that have a greater potential to transform human experience the way humans interact with devices through digitization. Let’s Discuss Some Top Trends From 2020: Hyper Automation Robotic process automation is the beginning of hyper automation but ... Read More »

Sony WH-1000XM5 noise cancelling headphones launched: Here’s what’s new

Two years after the launch of the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones, Sony has now announced a successor. These are the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones. The XM5 over-the-ear headphones sport a new design and come with some new features and a hiked price. Here’s all you need to know about the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones. Sony WH-1000XM5: What’s new? The Sony WH-1000XM5 now feature two processors ... Read More »

Guest Experience Tech Goes Well Beyond Messaging

AI Conversational Guest Messaging is quickly becoming a “must have” not only for premiere hoteliers, but for all sectors. Implementing Smart Guest Messaging has been documented to increase daily engagement of in-stay guests over 500%, from the historical 5%-10% via e-mail and web to above 50% via SMS, WhatsApp, etc. This leap in hotel guest communications at some hotels will ... Read More »

Realme Narzo 50A Prime launched in India: Check price, specs, availability

Realme today launched the Realme Narzo 50A Prime in India. The phone joins the Narzo 50A series of smartphones, which includes the Realme Narzo 50, Realme Narzo 50i, and Realme Narzo 50A. The newly launched smartphone comes with several interesting features – a 50MP triple camera setup, a Unisoc T612 processor and a 5,000mAh battery. An interesting thing about the Realme ... Read More »

Missed making tax-saving investments this time?

3 Action Points to help you avoid the tax impact You will agree that it has been a chaotic year for everyone… People have lost jobs, had to undergo pay cuts, had to relocate to smaller cities & whatnot… In all this, it’s entirely understandable and human to go slightly off-track on tax matters, isn’t it? But…one fine day, as ... Read More »

Twitter will recommend third-party apps for preventing harassment

Twitter is turning to outside developers for help in preventing harassment on its platform. Under a new experiment, the company will recommend third-party moderation apps as an additional measure users can take on top of the app’s built-in tools, With the update, which was first reported by TechCrunch, Twitter will surface recommendations for a series of third-party apps when a user blocks ... Read More »