Author Archives: Loknath Das

Suddenly, you’re a technology company. Now what?

Traditionally, organizations in the industrial sector and the technology sector looked for different strengths, skills and strategies from their marketing communications and PR teams. Now, however, with connectivity and digitization on the rise, industrial brands are increasingly asking themselves how to prepare for a future in which their products are judged as much by their intelligence and ability to share ... Read More »

China Mobile Ltd. Wants More Broadband Customers

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. What happened with China Mobile this quarter? The world’s largest mobile phone network (about triple the size of the two largest American carriers combined) saw profits sliding in the face of higher total sales. The value of U.S. dollars against the Chinese yuan also increased 7% year over year, limiting China Mobile’s dollar-value revenue growth while ... Read More »

Here’s the latest entrant in the Internet of Things in healthcare market

The Breg Flex sensor device and mobile app for remote virtual rehabilitation Physical therapy is a big part of orthopedic care, and as the era of bundled payments take hold, albeit with a pause here and there, virtual rehab is poised to take off. Traditional widget makers are sensing an opportunity in this trend. Take Breg, the sports medicine manufacturer and ... Read More »

Letting States Decide Health Coverage Could Make It Harder To Buy

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, says the latest version of the GOP bill would let states decide on required benefits. A last-minute attempt by conservative Republicans to dump standards for health benefits in plans sold to individuals would probably lower the average person’s upfront insurance costs, such as premiums and deductibles, say analysts on both ... Read More »

What Is A Reasonable Budget For A Gaming PC?

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg What do you think is a reasonable budget for a gaming PC?originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Technology Enthusiast, on Quora: Gaming PCs can be financial bottomless pits. That said, there are three price points that ... Read More »

ICC news March 20, 2017 ‘New ICC finance model arbitrary, not agreeable’

Rahul Johri (left) has spelt out the BCCI’s objections to the new financial model in an email to the ICC © SLC The ICC’s new constitution will “convert” the nature of the world governing body and “adversely affect” the autonomy of its members, according to the BCCI, one of the strongest opponents of the proposed document. In a comprehensive communication ... Read More »

SIX OF THE BEST: SKINCARE GADGETS

Clean up your act with these gadgets designed to help you on the road to clearer skin. LUMIE CLEAR ACNE TREATMENT LIGHT, £119, BOOTS Savefrom boots.comLumie Clear Acne Treatment Light -BootsEvening ExpressSix of the best: Skincare gadgets Although the initial outlay is quite a whack to the wallet, if you’re in the habit of having regular light treatments to soothe ... Read More »

Idiots’ guide to technology

  Richard Shotton, of Zenith Optimedia, showed me an article in The New Yorker. It told how the Russians hacked the Nato computer network in Kabul. The Pentagon believed this network was impenetrable. They’d made sure there was no way in could be attacked. It had the most sophisticated electronic gateways, the kind of technological barriers I don’t even know ... Read More »

Reality Check: Is education spending at a record level?

The claim: The government is spending record amounts on education in England. Reality Check verdict: The absolute amount of money in the pot for schools in England is at record levels but once you factor in rising pupil numbers, inflation and running costs, schools will have to cut approximately 8% from budgets by 2020. Theresa May said at Prime Minister’s ... Read More »

Why Your Blog Must Have Visually Appealing Graphics

Do you read any blogs on a regular basis? Blogs can be invaluable resources to grow your business skills by gleaning the hottest trends and research in your industry. They can also be entertaining or just a big waste of time. Think about the blogs you follow on a regular basis. What initially attracted you to read them? Was it ... Read More »