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Why top social media experts say Facebook’s News Feed change is no big deal

For nearly three days after Facebook announced perhaps its biggest change ever to its News Feed, I was glued to my social media feeds like a Wall Street broker watching the stock ticker. The responses I saw there fell into two consistent groups: page owners and publishers (PANIC!) and trusted social media experts/influencers/consultants (Stay Calm and Keep on Posting!). Why are the ... Read More »

Big Read: How your social media followers can make you rich

Dr Sommer Kapitan a Senior lecturer in marketing at Auckland University of Technology talks about the influencer marketing industry and how does it compare to the US, UK markets Lighting on, adjust the object, smile, click. Uploading a photo to Instagram can be the first step in putting a product, and a brand, centre stage on social media – particularly ... Read More »

Pixel 2 at Rs. 39,999 and More as Part of Flipkart’s Mobile Big Shopping Days Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday Phones like Redmi 5A, Canvas Infinity Pro to be launched in the sale The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective ... Read More »

Sophos Says India Has Talent, Tools Yet Can’t Tackle Big Cyber-Attacks

HIGHLIGHTS Despite having talent and resources, India fails to curb some cybercrimes Sophos’ Shier shared India has well-trained, educated IT fraternity Few Indian firms were recently affected by WannaCry, Petya ransomwares India has a talented workforce and access to all the tools to safeguard its systems against data breaches, yet the country is unprepared to handle a massive cyber-attack like ... Read More »

What Indian Mobile Congress can learn from ‘Big Brother’ Barcelona

For a technology reporter, the word “mobile” evokes automatic interest. And for a tech junkie, a Mobile Congress means a platform where you get to see new gadgets, upcoming smartphone technologies, various prototypes pertaining to Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) being showcased, and so on. In its first-ever edition, the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) ... Read More »

9 big reasons not to invest in real estate

Photo: Amlan Mathur/ Buy land, they’re not making it anymore. – Mark Twain Human beings have felt the allure of land since time immemorial. Families, regions, nations and civilizations have gone to war in order to claim land or protect it. Alexander, Caesar, Ashoka, Hitler – to name just a few historical figures – held land to be synonymous with ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Samsung, Micromax, Panasonic, Infinix Offer Discounts on Budget Smartphones

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung On5, On7, and J3 Pro are all priced under Rs. 7,000 The Infinix Hot 4 Pro is going to priced at Rs. 6,499 Flipkart’s Big Billion Days smartphone sale will begin on September 21 Flipkart’s annual Big Billion Days sale will commence on September 20 and go on till September 24 in the country. The smartphone sale will ... Read More »

Could Apple’s next big thing be a car?

Apple’s senior vice-president of software engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.(AFP file photo) Is an Apple Car about to hit the road? The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company’s plans for traction ... Read More »

How Fintech is Bridging the Big Bank Gap

Big banks have always been averse to risk.  They also tend to view small and medium-sized businesses as high-risk, choosing to restrict investment, in terms of both lending and services, for the SMB market. A 2015 credit survey by the Federal Reserve found that smaller institutions were 18 percent more likely to approve a small business loan than big banks, ... Read More »

The Small Technology Giving Big Peace of Mind

Hope, fear and inspiration In 2012, Kurt Workman was a full-time chemical engineering major at Brigham Young University. Kurt’s aunt had just had twins, prematurely, so he and his wife were lending a helping hand whenever they could. They saw firsthand the constant worry Kurt’s aunt shouldered. They wanted to start a family of their own soon, but Kurt knew ... Read More »