Tag archive for ‘it’
By Loknath Das On Monday, March 5th, 2018

What is Vero and Can it Help Your Small Business?

A new social media platform has gained a lot of traction in recent weeks. Vero is a social app that doesn’t include any ads or algorithms to impact what users see from those they follow. It simply features More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Make it your new year’s resolution to sort out your finances

Maggie opened her front door one afternoon to find two bailiffs who had come to repossess her car. “But there must be a mistake,” she said. “No mistake madam, under the terms of the finance agreement we are More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Stocks Off To A Cautious Start, IT Stocks Advance

The stock market made a sedate cautious today as the benchmark Sensex rose marginally, led by buying in realty, IT and healthcare stocks. Positive Asian cues also supported the markets. The 30-share index traded More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The shipping industry needs to clean up its act. Here’s where it can start.

Just north of the U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, a group of shipping industry leaders gathered — well, where else? — on the water. An elegant river cruise ship, the Rhine Fantasy, was transformed More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

What is Google Jamboard, and Will it Help Your Small Business?

Small businesses sometimes need to brainstorm on a whiteboard. But, whiteboard brainstorming meetings don’t really work when you have remote colleagues. To overcome this and other challenges, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

News workers unionized. Days later, they were jobless. Was it payback?

A billionaire’s decision last week to shutter the news sites Gothamist and DNAInfo, just a week after employees voted to unionise, seemed to mark another low for unions in online media age. Owner Joe Ricketts More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

FBI Says It Couldn’t Access Nearly 7,000 Mobile Devices Because of Encryption

HIGHLIGHTS FBI said it could not retrieve data from about 7,000 devices The reason being given is encryption in the devices It has sparked off the debate between privacy and legislation The FBI hasn’t More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Expect lay-offs in IT companies as job market to shrink in the next two quarters: Survey

Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation, a survey found out. According More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Indian IT Export To Grow 7-8% In Current Fiscal, Says Nasscom

Hyderabad: Indian IT export is projected to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, industry body Nasscom said in its guidance today. The domestic market is expected to grow 10-11 per cent, it said. The IT-BPM industry More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Atom Bank relaunches 2.2% three-year bond: is it as good this time around?

The digital bank has upped the interest rates on its fixed term savings products as follows: 1 year Fixed Saver: 1.80% AER (up from 1.70% AER) 2 year Fixed Saver: 2.00% AER (up from 1.80% AER) 3 year Fixed Saver: More...