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You’ll spend a DECADE of your life on gadgets and share nearly 100,000 posts, study suggests

THE AVERAGE Brit will spend the equivalent of a decade of their lives using smartphones, tablets and laptops – and share a staggering 92,053 social media posts, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study discovered the true extent to which every element of our lives is conducted while holding, or staring at a high-tech device. 2 Social ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

More people want to quit social media than smoking in 2017, study claims

More people want to quit social media than smoking in 2017 (Photo: Getty) 6SHARES 1 Get Daily updates directly to your inbox + Subscribe More people want to quit social media than smoking in 2017, according to new research. Over 1,500 people were asked about their plans for the New Year, with one in ten planning to quit social media, ... Read More »

How Many Hashtags Should You Use in a Tweet? A New Study Reveals This and More

Have you ever wondered how you can effectively use hashtags (#) for social media to increase the reach of your business’ social media posts? Well, a new study conducted by TrackMaven, an integrated marketing analytics software firm, looked into the issue and revealed some useful social media hashtag best practices on Twitter and more. Best Hashtag Strategies for Social Media ... Read More »

Keyless Systems of Older VW Group Cars Can Be Hacked: Study

Tens of millions of vehicles sold by Volkswagen AG over the past 20 years are vulnerable to theft because keyless entry systems can be hacked using cheap technical devices, according to European researchers. Computer security experts at the University of Birmingham have published a paper outlining how they were able to clone VW remote keyless entry controls by eavesdropping nearby ... Read More »

Paid Advertising in Social Media Increases, Study Finds

Content marketing is finally catching on with businesses, says the new B2C Content Marketing 2016: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America study (PDF). Conducted by the Content Marketing Institute, the study found that marketers made impressive progress over 2015 with documenting their content marketing strategy. It also revealed that a large number of marketers (64 percent) find paid advertising methods effective ... Read More »

Study: Consumers May Doubt the Quality of Green Products

Some entrepreneurs might assume that with environmental concerns top of mind, consumers will always respond positively to green products when available. Not so, a recent study finds. Consumers don’t want companies to focus on being green if it means their products will suffer in some other way. And according to research from the Yale School of Management, there’s a universal ... Read More »

Nearly Half of Smartphone Gamers Are Women: Facebook Study

Smartphones are the most used gaming device for people globally – and across 12 countries, 47 percent of all smartphone players are now women, a Facebook study has revealed, adding that gaming on mobile devices is increasingly becoming popular among women. Facebook’s data analysis and storytelling team FacebookIQ commissioned market research company TNS to survey people ages 18-plus spanning 12 ... Read More »

Your Blood Can Predict 10-Year Risk For Heart Disease: Study

There have been several attempts during the last years to improve the risk prediction calculators by adding new bio markers. (File Photo) LONDON:  Scientists have developed a new way to calculate a person’s 10-year risk for heart disease by analysing their blood, a method which has greater precision than identifying traditional risk factors alone. When someone visits their general practitioner, ... Read More »

GreenWeb Framework geared toward growing electricity-green net: study

Researchers from the college of Texas at Austin, have advanced a new, open-source laptop programming framework “GreenWeb” that allows humans to shop greater battery power while browsing on celldevices. advanced through electrical and pc engineering professor Vijay Janapa Reddi and graduate pupil Yuhao Zhu, GreenWeb is a fixed of net programming language extensions that permit web builders to have extraflexibility ... Read More »