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India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

The Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019, run by UK-based Varkey Foundation, recognises the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in low income and emerging world countries.(Getty Images) India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged a $25,000 tech prize along with two other winners from Tanzania and Egypt. The Next [...]

April 10, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

It’s traditionally thought that smaller advisory firms are able to embrace new technology quicker than larger firms. With fewer advisers to train or accounts to migrate, the small boat can turn quicker than the large ship. But large firms appear to have finally turned the corner with technology, and it may be boosting their bottom [...]

March 23, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

3 Interesting Ways Technology Is Shaping The Entertainment Industry

3 Interesting Ways Technology Is Shaping The Entertainment Industry

Television. It came on the scene for most U.S. households in the 1950’s and it completely disrupted the entertainment industry. Big boxes with small screens brought family entertainment to a new level. Kids could watch cowboy shows and Mickey Mouse Club. Adults could watch soap operas and the nightly news. People could stay at home [...]

March 22, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on 3 Interesting Ways Technology Is Shaping The Entertainment Industry

5 ways to properly secure new technology

5 ways to properly secure new technology

Data breaches are not unique to the University of Washington Medicine (UW). In 2018, US companies experienced 12,449 data breaches, a 424% increase over 2017. In UW Medicine’s case, the breach was due to an internal human error that occurred when data was moved from one server to another. “We have seen a large number of [...]

March 19, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on 5 ways to properly secure new technology

Have We Mastered Technology, or Has It Mastered Us?

Have We Mastered Technology, or Has It Mastered Us?

Anchorage, Alaska is home to a health care organization that qualifies as something of a medical miracle. The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is tiny compared to giant hospitals in the Lower 48. But the scale of its challenges is truly vast. It serves a geographical area larger than the state of Texas, including both Alaska’s biggest city and [...]

March 18, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Have We Mastered Technology, or Has It Mastered Us?

How to live more with less technology

How to live more with less technology

For a computer scientist and best-selling author, Cal Newport keeps a low profile on the internet. “You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram,” says the bio on the flap of his recent book, Digital Minimalism: On Living Better With Less Technology. This “outsider status”, as Newport calls it, hasn’t stopped him from giving [...]

March 17, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How to live more with less technology

Empowering education through speech technology

Empowering education through speech technology

  Representational Image Speech recognition based apps can help in bridging learning gaps in India, writes Shruti Niraj Rural student often face problems in reading, and understanding simple text books in Hindi and English. To overcome this challenge, Google has come up with an app called Bolo, which aims at helping primary school children read and [...]

March 12, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Empowering education through speech technology

AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

MUMBAI: Malaysian budget airlines groupAirAsia Thursday announced the launch of a new technology centre in Bengaluru to help it design and create custom-built solutions for the group’s airline and digital businesses. The move is a part of the global initiatives that the company is exploring to drive its digital transformation, a release said. India is a [...]

March 1, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

How Technology Is Changing The Real Estate Market

How Technology Is Changing The Real Estate Market

How will technology change residential real estate over the next ten years? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Andrew Collins, CEO and Co-founder at Bungalow, on Quora: Residential real estate, particularly the rental sector, has been notably slow to experience the same radical [...]

February 27, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on How Technology Is Changing The Real Estate Market

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

If I asked you to predict how technology would change your industry 5-10 years from now, what would you say? When it comes to predicting trends, there are a few ways to go about it — and whether you’re surveying thousands of thought-leaders or simply asking a colleague based on their domain expertise — there’s no wrong way [...]

February 26, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim had only a moment to swerve to avoid hitting a car that had stalled out in the middle of I-690 earlier this week, but he couldn’t avoid the other car’s driver, who had exited his vehicle and was trying to cross the freeway. The [...]

February 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live and work, data is becoming a hot commodity. The challenge lies not in obtaining the data, but how to use it to its maximum potential to add real value to [...]

February 22, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology