Tag Archives: It

New technology making it harder to get free drinks at casinos

LAS VEGAS, Nevada– It’s already getting harder to get free drinks while gambling in Las Vegas, thanks to some new technology. That soon could become commonplace, spreading from the strip to local casinos. Arden Progressive Systems & Games wants to implement their new technology in casinos across the country, including here in the Quad Cities. It’s a green light, red ... Read More »

Driver’s daughter overcomes all obstacles to make it to Delhi University

She secured a seat in BA (Hons) in Political Science at Miranda. Beating all odds, driver’s daughter makes it to Delhi University The University of Delhi began the undergraduate programme classes for the academic session 2017 on July 20. Despite all odds, Neha Gautam saved every  penny to get into the dream college of DU. She secured a seat in ... Read More »

Google Rolls Out Panic Detection Mode In Android 7.1 Nougat To Protect Users From Malware: How Does It Work?

Google quietly added a new panic detection mode in Android 7.1 Nougat, a feature that will help protect users against malware. Hacking incidents have been on the rise recently, as malware such as CopyCat, which infected over 14 million Android devices last year, and Xavier, which was found in more than 800 Google Play Store apps, recently made the headlines. While user awareness ... Read More »

ING bank says it will not finance major Canadian pipeline projects

Dutch lender ING Groep NV has said it would not finance any of Canada’s major pipeline projects, including TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL and Energy East and Enbridge Inc’s Line 3, after pressure from activists. The move came after ING earlier this month publicly disavowed Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd’s Trans Mountain expansion project, but did not name any other Canadian projects. ... Read More »

Education Aid Eludes Countries That Need It Most

According to a new policy paper released by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, while total development aid has risen 24 percent, aid for education has been on the decline for six years — falling 4 percent since 2010. Marcus Butt/Ikon Images/Getty Images In the West African country of Burkina Faso, nearly 50 percent of children do not attend school. The ... Read More »

Ludhiana teachers asked not to wear jeans as it provocates and distracts students

An order has been forwarded to all the DEOs and principals in Ludhiana to make sure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The instructions were issued after receiving numerous complaints from parents of students about teachers. Representative Image         An order has been forwarded to all the district education officers (DEOs) and principals in Ludhiana by ... Read More »

Blockchain technology is the coolest thing in Indian finance right now but nobody really gets it

It’s tough to keep up with technology. And India’s finance sector knows it too well. Blockchain technology, based on concepts that underpin cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, is fast gaining pace in Asia’s third-largest economy but business executives still aren’t sure if they understand it. In 2016, some 32 blockchain firms were founded in India, according to audit and consultancy firm PwC. ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Hill Duffel Bag – Living with it

I was recently out on a motorcycling trip where the organisers had arranged for a support vehicle for our luggage, among which was my Royal Enfield Hill duffel bag. Having collected my bag at the end of the day, I noticed that the buckle of the duffel bag was broken. This was surprising, as the buckle seemed robust and it ... Read More »

Syrian IT expert extends web lifeline to fellow migrants

Migrants navigating a new language, unfamiliar cultural conventions and Germany’s multitude of rules and regulations are finding help online in their adoptive country courtesy of one of their own. The website arabalmanya.com—which translates to “Arabs in Germany”—was founded a year ago by Syrian IT expert Talal Mando. The site contains a range of information, including news about Germany, feature stories ... Read More »

Xiaomi will livestream its first ever CES event, watch it here

Xiaomi’s conquest west continues and in just a few hours we’ll witness the first ever CES event from the young company. Tantalizingly, the CES page on Mi.com promises a “2017 CES Mi Product Launch.” The event starts at 7PM GMT and it will be broadcast live on YouTube. Here’s the thing though, the new product may prove to be a ... Read More »