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IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

The history of technology is littered with beautifully anachronistic tags that were deployed to capture the essence of a new technology. The happy truth is, as these technologies take root and start shaping consumer behavior around themselves, the tags they spawned get confined to the trashcan of history. Today, referring to buying something on Amazon [...]

December 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Travel show host and blogger Sarah Funk in Fort Lauderdale, one of the best places to go in 2019.Photo courtesy of Sarah Funk/Instagram @sarahfunky Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Why not resolve to see more of the United States? I tapped into 14 of the most plugged-in travel experts and influencers to find out the [...]

December 19, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

The key to making a fortune in real estate, says Barbara Corcoran, who sold her real estate empire, The Corcoran Group, for an astounding $66 million in 2001, “is to always buy in the up-and-coming areas.” You’ll get in at a lower price and, if you make a smart bet, you’ll see “tremendous appreciation,” she [...]

December 16, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Contrary to the general perception that real estate has been going through a bad phase for the past few years, according to Knight Frank Global House Price Index Q2 2017, prices in the residential real estate market in India appreciated 10.5% in 12 months or 70% (absolute) in 5 years ending June 2017. According to the [...]

September 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc will produce BMW’s new 5-series plug-in hybrid at its Austrian factory, the company said on Monday, part of a strategy to produce electric cars on a contract basis for global automakers. The BMW 530 plug-in hybrid will be manufactured beginning this summer at Magna’s plant in Graz, Austria, where [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infosys will also halt H-1B applications for employees with less than 4yrs of experience, says a report.    While the White House has drafted an executive order that envisages changes to the way the H-1B program is administered, none have come into effect so far. With the application process kicking off next month, companies are [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Trump reportedly accuses Australian PM of seeking to export next ‘Boston bombers’

Trump reportedly accuses Australian PM of seeking to export next ‘Boston bombers’

President Trump reportedly had a fiery conversation over the weekend with Australia’s prime minister over a refugee deal agreed upon under the Obama administration. Trump reportedly blasted the agreement as “the worst deal ever” and accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of seeking to export “the next Boston bombers.” The call went so badly, Trump told [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump reportedly accuses Australian PM of seeking to export next ‘Boston bombers’

Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years

Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years

The CEO of the largest German lender has underlined the dramatic shifts that the banking industry faces over the next five years with technology due to play a “key” role in this period of change. “We are placing our bets on technology,” John Cryan, the chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, said Tuesday at a [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years

Next mascot of ‘Incredible India’ is… Narendra Modi

Next mascot of ‘Incredible India’ is… Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the mascot of the “Incredible India” campaign with the Tourism Ministry finally deciding to do away with plans to rope in any Bollywood stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, for the role which was lying vacant after the ouster of Aamir Khan earlier this year. No Bollywood actor will [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Next mascot of ‘Incredible India’ is… Narendra Modi

BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

BAE Systems said Friday the first steel will be cut on the U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer. Once contract negotiations are finalized, the Type 26 program is expected to deliver a new generation of warships to the Royal Navy while securing hundreds of jobs in Scotland and beyond for decades to come, [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

“The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning,” writes Wired co-founder and Silicon Valley guru Kevin Kelly in his new book The Inevitable. Kelly argues that adding machine intelligence to everyday objects — a process he calls “cognifying” — “would be hundreds of times more disruptive to our lives than the transformations gained [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20