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New tech frontiers: We’re just in the dawn of the edge computing age, says Michael Dell, chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies

Everything in the world is becoming intelligent and is now connected with 5G and low latency networks. The plot of any enterprise is to use all of that to create competitive advantage and create success
Michael Dell

Dazzling effect: White light emitters for LED by IIT Madras team

The innovation has been patented by the IIT Madras researchers and granted the SERB-Technology Translation award

IIT madras

Govt plans to invest Rs 100 cr per district to upgrade healthcare infra

Union minister of health & family welfare (MoHFW) Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday this was a part of the government's Rs 64,180-crore PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PMABHIM) to up

The government would also set up two mobile hospitals using containers that can be instantly moved to disaster or emergency sites by railway or flight.

Equity investing: What’s the margin of safety on your investment?

The size of the margin of safety depends largely on investors’ preferences and the type of investing strategy that they choose

ESIC scheme adds 13.22 lakh new members in August

According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the total “number of newly registered employees & paying contribution during the month” with the ESIC in August was 13,22,530,

According to the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Monday, between September 2017 and August 2021, around 5.56 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme.

Pandemic boost: Number of licences for drug manufacturing units, medical stores soars in Gujarat

Going by official data of the previous three years, Gujarat FDCA issued 532 new licences for the manufacturing of allopathy medicines during 2020-21.

“Generally, we used to issue 350 to 450 new licences before the pandemic,” Dr Hemant Koshia, Gujarat FDCA commissioner, said.

Countingwell for Schools: Maths learning app launches a blended learning solution for schools

Countingwell said the solution is being made available free of cost to all schools.

Shah added that a major consequence of online classes has been accumulation of a serious learning deficit amongst schoolchildren, particularly in a subject like mathematics.

Reinstating relevance of B-schools: Restore academic reputation; remove existing dichotomies

The industry needs not just managers but also innovators and problem-solvers—those who can analyse data and use technology to make accurate decisions and predictions.

The NIRF also drives institutions’ focus towards research. On the contrary, in a country like India, academics (reputation) are assumed to be given in rankings and accreditations.

Great Learning Academy’s user base grows 5X in a year

Software developers, full stack engineers, business development executives, data analysts are seeing demand

Great Learning has also entered the job assessment market. Nair said: “Access to quality job opportunities for students from smaller cities has been traditionally limited. Campus placements in colleges in these cities were negatively impacted during the pandemic, making it difficult for students to land jobs. CareerBoost is our attempt to help students, freshers and early-stage professionals from across the country showcase their talent and land high-quality jobs.”

Edtech: China’s loss could well turn out to be India’s gain, says Nikhil Mahajan, co-founder & ED Finance, CL Educate

Five pillars that will allow us to compete efficiently in the edtech space are ‘market segments’, ‘product offerings’, ‘place’, ‘cost’ and ‘cutting-edge technology deployment’.

Nikhil Mahajan, Co-Founder & ED Finance, CL Educate

NoiseFit Core: High-tech watch with a low price tag

This sleek and lightweight smartwatch comes with a battery life of seven days

It is available at an introductory price of Rs 2,999.

Digital Healthcare: Saving lives in a time of crisis

The HP government’s flagship telemedicine programme with Apollo Telehealth successfully saves the lives of a mother and her newborn child at a 12,000 feet Himalayan village in the Spiti Valley. Apol

A mother and her newborn child get a new lease of life at a remote village in Himachal Pradesh, thanks to telemedicine

Always at hand: The rise and rise of wearables

Going by the stats, wearables are poised to supersede mobile phones by 2030

Abhilash Panda Portrait

iPhone 13 Pro: The gold standard in smartphones

Cutting-edge features, great looks, professional-level camera and an unparalleled user experience, redefined. Essentially, every feature has gone pro

The build quality is simply superb, the phone retails for Rs 1,49,900 and needless to say, it sets new standards in all aspects—design, display, camera technology or battery life.

Candes Technology: Building smart homes for a smart India

This tech-savvy venture aims to convert Indian homes into smart homes with smart but affordable electronic appliances

Candes co-founders Sandeep Aggarwal (L) and Vipin Aggarwal

Attero Recycling: From e-waste to e-wealth

Attero aims to extract elements from e-waste and set new standards for socially responsible e-waste recycling

Nitin Gupta, CEO & Co-Founder, Attero Recycling

Trending Now: A curation of some exciting lifestyle launches for the festive season

The collection comprises diverse and beautiful designs inspired by Indian motif, with Indian aesthetics as focus. Miniature paintings from northwestern India with subdued tones and flowers provide the

Two years in the making, the Bosporus collection is a voyage of discovery and introduces an all-new vocabulary of motifs, colours, and design where East meets West.

Mythological villains: 7 most popular villains of Indian mythology

Every villain, even though he commits ghastly sins, has several shades in his or her character. Indian mythology has several such examples in which the act of a character led them to earn the title of

Amid the festive season, we bring you Indian mythology’s most popular villains.

Mile Sur Mera Tumhara 2.0: New version of the nostalgic unity song

The originals will always remain embedded in our hearts as golden memories, but the revival of songs enables the new generation to associate with faces of today.

The new versions of unity songs intend to capture the soul of the original and reinforce the core values of a secular, diverse India

Between sips: Here are a few things you should indulge in this Diwali and beyond

From sober gin and tonic water to fish sandwich and CBD oil, there’s a lot on offer

The Scotch whisky industry (through the Distiller’s Charity) is contributing generously towards a cause.

The lockdown canvas: Artists study human behavioural changes triggered by pandemic to find new dimensions in their art

According to Indian writer-filmmaker Paromita Vohra, societies have responded in different ways in the aftermath of the health emergency.

Societies across the world have responded in different ways in the aftermath of the health emergency

The madness of Musk | Book Review — Power Play: Elon Musk, Tesla and the Bet of the Century by Tim Higgins

An interesting attempt to uncover the story behind Elon Musk the man and his business ventures

Under Elon Musk’s command, Tesla has become the highest-valued car manufacturer in the world (AP Photo)

Shaving the truth | Book Review — The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War by Craig Whitlock

An attempt to explain what went wrong and how three consecutive US presidents covered facts on the US operations in Afghanistan

The unalloyed story of the US war in Afghanistan is recounted with journalistic rigour and the diligence of a committed researcher in the book (AP Photo)

Tech care, kids: Here’s why there’s a rise in healthcare startups dedicated to youngsters

Amid projections over a rise in infections among children during an anticipated third wave of Covid-19 in India, healthcare startups dedicated to the younger age groups are seeing a rise

Even though there is no substantial data to back widespread fears that children will be hit more severely, concerns over their safety remain.
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