Technology

Target H1B Visas

Trump has described H-1Bs as a “cheap labor program” subject to “widespread, rampant” abuse.

How Whatsapp is Giving Freedom to Housewives

A year ago, when 28-year-old Soma Chatterjee Maiti started using the mobile messaging app WhatsApp, she did not know that one day the platform

What if Computers Become Smarter Than Humans

The main driver of exponential change in the world is Artificial Intelligence

India’s Educational Challenge

Leveraging technology to meet India’s technology challenge.

Can App-only Succeed

Where the user knows what to buy and where to click, like in groceries or calling a cab, the app will precede the desktop. But where the buyer wants to browse before buying, websites get preferred.

How Facebook Lost Face in India

Zuckerberg’s dream of being a pivotal part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India program has received a severe setback.

The Problem With Dr Google

Although there is nothing wrong in checking your symptoms or trying to find more about your illness on the internet, they say that one should know where to stop.

Grocery Shopping Goes Online

In the past year or so, India has seen a virtual mushrooming of online grocery portals, with some even promising free delivery on the same day.

How Data Analytics Is Shaping What You Watch

There are sometimes things analytics cannot measure effectively, at least at not given the current state of the art.

What's App Doc

Social media can play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between doctor and patients.

The Mobile Wars

The move to more personalized services could also provide an opening for other entrants into the market.

China’s 80 to 1 Advantage

India’s e-commerce sales in 2014 were $5.3 billion— 80 times smaller than China’s $426.26 billion and 58 times smaller than the United States’ $305.6 billion.

Collective Consciousness

According to eMarketer, India is set to become Twitter’s largest market after the U.S. with a projected 40 million users by 2018, up from 17 million this year.

The Next Tech Take-Off

Unlike digital natives who were born into technology, digital immigrants experienced tech only as professional adults.

Virtual Reality: Real At Last?

Virtual reality has a way to go to be an integral part of daily life.

Leadership in the Digital Age

Technological advancement has created a ripple effect that is transforming the market.

The Art and Science of Music

There is an art and a science to composing sound designed to promote a product or company.

The Race to Build a Smarter Cellphone Charger

Battery power has not kept pace with the advances in smartphone and tablet technology and the billion-plus apps that can be used with them.

Things Are Heating Up

What's new in the internet of things.

Nuturing Innovation Does Geography Matter

Why does Geography feel less critical to innovation these days.

Snapchat And The Liability Conundrum

Snapchat’s case illustrates the complexities of assigning liability on the Internet when apps, networks and servers are increasingly interconnected.

Socially Apart

Both the public and private sectors have underestimated the human imperative to behave socially.

Net Detox

Is the Bangalore clinic only the first volley in the drive to help harassed parents get their young net-junkies back on track?

Internet of Things

Whether the concept excites you or scares you, the Internet of Things has the potential to change the way people make choices and go about their daily lives.

Can Technology Save the News

Could this new band of news media owners shape a technology-led business model that will be profitable and protect the integrity of impartial, ideology-free journalism? Ultimately, according to Wharton experts, the ball will rest with the consumer.

Who Owns the Future

Lanier’s concern, at its simplest, is that that we are building a digital future in which a small number of companies and individuals garner great wealth, while the economy as a whole starts to shrink, taking with it jobs, the middle classes and what he terms “economic dignity.”

Is Technology Killing Intimacy

Touch or eye-to-eye bonding can never be replaced by silly, coded, corny, cryptic SMS —condensed tight and weirdly worded.

Signal & The Noise

The consumer insights that come from analytics give a competitive advantage to firms that use them strategically.

Restaurant Sites Target Scale

“Indians are a lazy bunch,” laughs Goyal. “So we wanted to create something very close to their physical world. While menupages.com has menus in [a] standardized format, we scanned the actual menu cards and then put them up.”

Angry Brides Thrash Dowry-Seekers Online

While women in India have come a long way, there still exist some age old taboos which hinder their status in society. Angry Brides is a fun game which reminds us that together we can stand-up against this inhuman practice.

Snapping a Deal

When you have nothing to show — no product, no customers, nothing — you have to do something.You have to sell your dream.

Playing with Light

The implications of the faster-than-light neutrinos experiment are both exhilarating and chilling.

Attero Recycling: Mining the Wastes

In 2007, when Nitin Gupta, an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and engineering degree holder from IIT-Delhi came to India from the US ending his association with some technology start-ups, what he had with him was an idea.

Finance Ministry For Special Purpose Vehicle SPV Model To Build Rural Broadband Network

The finance ministry has asked the telecom department not to entrust state-owned BSNL with the Rs 20,000-crore project to build a national broadband network to take high-speed internet to the hinterlands.

Websense Unveils Cloud Service in India

The US-based enterprise infotech security company Websense has introduced its cloud-based solution for domestic companies in India. It will offer cloud-based security-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to Indian companies, facilitating locally hosted security solutions necessary for data compliance.

Is the Universe Infinite?

The history — and knowledge — of the universe carved by humans, based on the information we received, is a small part of the big picture: a universe of our own creation, one that is plagued by dark forces and our ignorance.

Mind Over Matter

Did matter create consciousness or consciousness matter?

What in the World!

Are we the dreams of Gods, or Gods the dream of men?

The End Of Everything

Our universe will end without a doubt and no underground bunker will be safe. But relax, the end time is billions or even trillions of years away.

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