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Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI: There would be “revolutionary changes” in education sector with the use of technology and the Internet in the future, BJP general secretary Ram Madhavsaid today, and asked whether teachers were ready to face the challenge. “Ten years from now, you will be seeing a totally different education in the world. There won’t be classrooms any more. You need [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HIGHLIGHTS The latest official teaser confirms a squeeze feature A hands-on video gives a glimpse of new development Two new U-series handsets are apparently in the pipeline HTC has teased the squeeze feature of its upcoming U-series smartphone ahead of its [formal launch on Thursday. A hands-on video has also emerged online to give a glimpse of [...]

November 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a triumph of technology—it may represent an important tool to support team-based care for complex patients—but it forces us to consider a host of new questions about the limits of technology in health care [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Kids and Technology Part Two

Kids and Technology Part Two

Many times the tech can help children learn.    Our special series on kids and technology continues with ways parents can help their children succeed. “One of the reason we push technology so hard is because it’s so important in today’s world,” says Bekah Coleman, a Curator of Education at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Kids and Technology Part Two

The Study of Technology

The Study of Technology

To the Editor: Re “The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech,” by Cathy O’Neil (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Nov. 14): Ms. O’Neil is right to argue that the study of the effect and ethics of digital technology is urgent, important and deserving of more attention. But we disagree when she suggests that academics have been ignoring these [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The Study of Technology

Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India

Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India’s Nokia Week will run until November 17 Special discounts are available for Prime members using Amazon Pay Customers buying Nokia 6 and 8 are getting maximum cashback of Rs. 2,500 Amazon India on Monday launched Nokia Week campaign in India with cashback offers on the Nokia 6and Nokia 8 smartphones. The offers will be available until November [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 India launch live stream is scheduled to start at 2:30pm IST At the Moto X4 India launch event, the company announced key details such as the variants, price, release date, launch offers, and other availability details of the handset. The smartphone comes in two variants, with the Moto X4 price in India for the 3GB [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 largely restricts Google Assistant on Bluetooth headphones Google acknowledges the issue and confirms its fix Pixel 2 XL reported to have unresponsive edges A stable experience is what Google needs nowadays to counter the iPhone X. However, following the massive criticism over the blue-tint display and some premature screen burn-in issues on the Pixel 2 XL, Google’s Pixel 2 is [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

Earlier this year I went to an event in Austin, Texas, billed as a sneak preview of the evolution of our species. The #Bdyhax Conference, which took place in a downtown exhibition complex, promised a front-row insight into the coming “singularity” – that nirvana foretold by science fiction in which biology and technology would fuse and [...]

October 29, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Arifa, Afreen, and Shabana, class VIII students of Milan HS School in Banekutchi of Nalbari district, tied a plastic cover over a leaf of a small plant. The next day, observing the water droplets that had formed inside the cover, they learnt about the process of photosynthesis. Back in their classrooms, they found out from [...]

October 29, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Microsoft has unveiled an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based automated threat investigation system that is aimed at improving the security of devices. “We are taking enterprise security to a new level through automated investigation and response capabilities as a part of Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP),” Vineet Durani, Director, Windows and Surface Business, Microsoft India, [...]

September 21, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance

Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance

IMAGINE, if you will, that it’s 2037 in Greater Brisbane. As we reflect on the past 20 years, it’s hard at times to imagine how we managed to dodge some bullets and capitalise on the wave of change that has swept the globe. Brisbane’s positioning as a world city with its enviable climate and lifestyle [...]

August 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance