Author Archives: Loknath

Connecticut lawmakers push to protect Internet privacy

HARTFORD – Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s move to end federal privacy protection for Internet users, a group of Connecticut lawmakers hope to pass a state law restoring the protections. “President Trump and the Republicans in Congress are perpetrating this gross and outrageous invasion of peoples’ privacy,” said stae Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk. “The Republican rollback of FCC ... Read More »

How to fly with your gadgets

Main image credit: British Airways Inflight entertainment is dead. Or is it? It’s long been presumed that tablets and laptops were making seat-back screens on long-haul flights increasingly pointless, but new restrictions announced by the US and UK make flying with gadgets increasingly complex. For leisure travellers, it’s mostly about keeping a tablet or smartphone charged, and propped up for ... Read More »

Internet of Things is set to change our lives

From the way we book our flights and movies, the time we spend on flights watching movies using the inflight LAN or ordering food in the cinema using our mobile apps; from checking restaurant reviews & making reservations to track water consumption & steps walked, smartphones have truly revolutionized our lives. Not just mobile applications, smartphones have cleared the path ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 to Sport Surface Power Connector, Kaby Lake SoCs: Thurrot

HIGHLIGHTS Thurrot indicates Microsoft will not make move to USB Type-C Paul Thurrot says the tablet will come with Kaby Lake processors The tablet is expected to launch later this year The first bits of information about Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro 5 tablet have now been leaked as technology podcaster and published author Paul Thurrot has hinted that the device ... Read More »

Stafford House unveils University Pathways program

CEG bought Omnicon School of Languages last year adding the first two Canadian centres to its portfolio after the group bought Intrax English Programs with three locations in the US in 2015. In 2013, it acquired the Boston Academy of English. Stafford House’s University Pathways program is a consolidation of its higher education preparation products available at its six North American centres. ... Read More »

Is Meghan Markle prepping for royal move by shutting down lifestyle website?

Meghan Markle is moving onto some next chapter of her life. Could that next chapter have something to do with Prince Harry and moving into a palace? The “Suits” actress and serious girlfriend of the British prince took some steps in that move Friday by announcing that she is shutting down her lifestyle website, The Tig. In a statement, the Los ... Read More »

Linklaters finance practice under scrutiny with partner exits expected amid profitability push

Linklaters is set to see a number of partner exits from its finance practice, amid a profitability drive at the firm. One ex-partner said that a process to reduce the amount of equity in the finance group began before Christmas, and is expected to lead to exits by the end of the current financial year. It is understood that, following ... Read More »

Survey confirms immigration fears turning students away from US HE

Anecdotal reports that several months of policy changes in the US, contentious rhetoric around immigration and attempts to freeze entry for foreign nationals from target countries are turning off prospective international students have been confirmed in a survey of nearly 300 international recruitment professionals at higher education institutions. The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’s Trending Topics Survey, ... Read More »

Exeter Christmas market company ditched in favour of ‘new direction’

Exeter Cathedral has announced that there will be some big changes to this year’s Christmas market. The events team at Exeter Cathedral is set to take over the running of the city’s popular Christmas market this year. And it will bring live music, more local traders and a change of layout. The festive village which will have a new layout, ... Read More »

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STAMFORD — Taxpayers who wonder how their money is spent would be interested in a discussion among officials crafting the next city budget. It was about Indians vs. (bureau) chiefs, good managers vs. bad. Board of Finance members last week were asked to consider a request from Office of Operations Director Ernie Orgera to fund a position – chief of ... Read More »