Author Archives: Loknath Das

Why social media keeps failing us

Was there a time when people regarded social media in a wholly positive light? It’s hard to remember. The honeymoon’s been over for a while. We still recognize the benefits of social media — after all, the majority of Americans use platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on a daily basis — but when we talk about these companies, it’s ... Read More »

Sprint outs iPhone 7 BOGO deal if you don’t mind leasing

Earlier today we told you all about T-Mobile’s Buy One, Get One free (BOGO) deals for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the LG G6, and now Sprint has launched its counter-offer for the magenta carrier. The Now Network forgoes Android devices and jumps straight to the iPhone. It’s offering you a free (after bill credits) iPhone 7 if you lease ... Read More »

Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

A conservative group took credit for a barrage of anti-net neutrality comments posted on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s website this week, but it denied generating fake activism. The Center for Individual Freedom said it did not use a bot to generate comments after news reports raised questions about the legitimacy of the posts. Between Monday and early Wednesday afternoon, the ... Read More »

Xander finance invests 130 crore in Adarsh developers ‘residential project’

Xander Finance, the non-banking finance arm of Xander Group, had invested Rs 130 crore in Adarsh Developers’ residential project in Bengaluru.”We have already funded more than half of the total commitment of Rs 130 crore provided to Adarsh. This facility is for project development for their villa projects in and around south-east Bengaluru,” said Amar Merani, the CEO of Xander ... Read More »

Blogging for Seniors: Resident Consultant Finds Technology Not Just for the Young

  Though technology may be dominated by younger generations, Cindy Mund knows the internet and social media have power with senior citizens. Mund, a resident consultant for Stillwaters Estates, has found a large following in a blog she writes for the senior living community in Centralia. When she started the blog seven years ago, she had a list of about ... Read More »

Take the Test: Determine Your Small Business Health Score

This is a good time of year to assess the health of your company. Review these 10 elements and determine your small business health score to find out where you stand. What is Your Small Business Health Score? 1) Cash Flow Having a cash flow positive company is critical for success. This means the business has more cash at the ... Read More »

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom either. That’s the conundrum that ... Read More »

Tips to Help Control Your Small Business Finances

There’s no way to get around some of the challenges that come with being a small business owner. But the proper tools and support can help you navigate the world of debits and credits more smoothly.  Here are a few financial challenges you may face and some small business finance tips for managing them. Small Business Finance Tips Cash Management ... Read More »

Huawei nova 2 to be announced on May 26

The month started interestingly for Huawei fans after a TENAA listing leaked the nova 2. Now a poster about the official launch of the device appeared, confirming that the new nova will arrive on May 26, just eight months after the initial Huawei nova launch. The new device might appear in Plus version as well since the poster says “Huawei ... Read More »

How to use your Windows 10 PC as a mobile hotspot

There’s nothing handier than turning one of your devices into a mobile hotspot so that all your gadgets can get on the internet when a router isn’t available. Usually when it comes down to sharing an internet connection, it’s your phone or tablet that does the heavy lifting. But there are times when your PC could end up being the ... Read More »