Author Archives: Loknath Das

As Caucus Day Nears, Iowa Voters Guided By Big Health Care Changes

Glenn Hurst gives Jeannette Massen a checkup at the Northcrest Living Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. As they prepare to caucus, voters weigh which candidate to support and what health care should look like in the future. Walker Pickering for NPR Glenn Hurst didn’t grow up dreaming of becoming a doctor. But eventually, he made his way into health care, ... Read More »

WHO declares coronavirus as Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday declared the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) as the outbreak continues to spread outside Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the virus. The decision was taken in the second consecutive meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus under the International Health ... Read More »

India’s mobile handset exports more than double; overtake last year’s exports in just 8 months

A special incentive scheme for the manufacture of mobile handsets and components may be unveiled in the upcoming budget.  Mobile handset exports from India have more than doubled in the first eight months of the current fiscal year. This is on top of a 132 per cent growth rate in the last fiscal as well. The overall exports of mobile ... Read More »

Business Blogging: 5 Things To Avoid

Blogging can have a significant positive effect on your business or career if done well. Many people concentrate on what to do, but not what to avoid which is equally important. Here are 5 common errors to avoid with business blogs. 1) No Blog Focus In a personal blog you can ramble about whatever you’d like: sports, the weather, your ... Read More »

From cloud gaming to virtual reality, trends gamers should watch out for

Gaming is now a huge global phenomenon that is challenging the traditional entertainment industry like never before. Nearly three-fourths of the entertainment market today is made up of online and mobile gaming platforms. Online gaming, as a segment, is estimated to become a $1.1 billion opportunity by 2021, according to Google-KPMG. This growth is coming on the back of relentless ... Read More »

Why Reducing The Refugee Cap Is Bad Finance

In late September, the government announced that it would slash the number of refugees allowed in the U.S. to 18,000 — a dramatic and historic low for the country since the modern resettlement program’s creation in 1980. In 2016, the refugee cap was at 85,000, which means this current cap was a reduction of a whopping 78% in a short period of ... Read More »

Galaxy Z Flip has only one official leather cover and it costs $100

A few weeks ago we brought you news about Samsung developed a genuine leather cover for the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip. This will be the only case design offered by the OEM for the upcoming clamshell smartphone, and it will be available only in black or white, according to a fresher report from Mobile Fun. This may or may not be indicative of the ... Read More »

ByteDance Is Planning A Foray Into Hardcore Mobile Gaming, To Take On Tencent

ByteDance, the company that owns popular short-video platform TikTok is apparently readying a major push into mobile gaming and the company has giants in the space — Tencent, in its crosshairs. As per a report by Bloomberg, ByteDance has quickly built a full-fledged gaming division, from ground up, to lead its entry into gaming and hardcore mobile gaming at that, according to ... Read More »

TFT: Teamfight Tactics Mobile release window narrowed

In the TFT roadmap for 2020, Riot Games confirmed that Teamfight Tactics Mobile will be releasing in at some point in March. Last year saw the release of Teamfight Tactics, an auto battler spinoff of League of Legends. The game mode became a smash hit, resulting in Riot Games focusing more of their effort on it. As part of their plans to ... Read More »

HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING VIDEO GAMING ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS

Big data is becoming a fundamental analysis tool across all industries, with the world of gaming seen using the power of big data across all platforms in 2020 and beyond. As almost all forms of digital gaming have online elements to them, be it the game being hosted on online servers or customers connecting to the internet via their consoles ... Read More »