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Much to shout about voice technology

Much to shout about voice technology

Amazon’s Echo and Google Home devices are two of the most notable examples of how this technology is transforming the way we connect with machines. In fact, voice search is quickly becoming the primary search mode for consumers, with Comscore UK predicting that by the year 2020, half of all searches will be via voice. [...]

January 28, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Much to shout about voice technology

Smart technology can enhance lives

Smart technology can enhance lives

More and more we see the rising use of smart-home technology to improve the way we live. There is an increasing demand for products that both improve our homes and our health. Finding products that offer a bled can be a bit of a challenge. One way to achieve this blend of improving our health [...]

January 27, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Smart technology can enhance lives

Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Do open offices foster more collaboration, or just more frustration? Should managers encourage employees to telecommute, or is a scattered workforce less cohesive? The conventional wisdom on these issues swings like a pendulum, and for managers the only constant seems to be anxiety that they’re not getting it right. But new technology may offer some [...]

January 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

How technology is reshaping accounting

How technology is reshaping accounting

Jane Cheng, head of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Hong Kong, believes that technological advances can provide significant benefits to accounting and finance professionals if they are willing to embrace them. To continue to add value to employers and clients, Cheng says accounting professionals need an optimal combination of professional competencies that integrate technical [...]

January 18, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How technology is reshaping accounting

Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth best way to play Canadian cannabis   8 Hours Ago | 01:10 Tobacco giant Altria Group’s investment in cannabis company Cronos Group may have been a smart move for the cigarette maker, but Canopy Growth Corp. remains the best investment in the cannabis space, says CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “Even with Altria investing in Cronos, [...]

December 12, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

The project was displayed during the NAFLogistics Command’s Inter Units Research and Development Competition at the 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot (ACMD), Sam Ethnan Base, Lagos. The Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Vice Marshal Nnamdi Ekeh, who declared  the competition open, said it was introduced in 2016, aimed at promoting indigenous technology for the NAF and [...]

November 23, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Thousands of people waited in lines to chow down at food trucks and explore the wares of more than 250 small businesses and independent retailers at Detroit’s Eastern Market on Sunday. The All Things Detroit Shopping Experience and Food Truck Rally — founded by Jennyfer Crawford who specializes in branding and promotions for small businesses — featured everything from Etsy shop owners [...]

November 5, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Fountainhead College of Technology is shutting its doors Wednesday after 71 years of educating students, according to an announcement made on the Knoxville school’s website. The closure falls as a consequence of “unfair competition with free college education being offered by the state of Tennessee,” the announcement stated. The school, previously named the Tennessee Institute of [...]

October 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Surprised. That’s how I felt coming out of Oculus Connect 4 last year, where for the first time we got a glimpse of “what’s next” in VR. At the time it was called Project Santa Cruz, a standalone VR headset—meaning no wires—that nevertheless had full position- and hand-tracking capabilities. “I thought we were further away from [...]

October 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T India launch could be same day as the global launch HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T will allegedly be launched in India on October 17 This could be global unveiling of the smartphone OnePlus 6T might sport a triple rear camera setup OnePlus 6T is doing the rounds on the rumour mill quite frequently these days, with [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android Pie beta updates The confirmation was made by HMD Global CPO Juho Sarvikas There is no word yet on when the update would be released Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie software [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’