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Federal Reserve is preparing investors to think about 2017 hikes, former Fed advisor says

Wall Street is already expecting a Federal Reserve rate hike in December, and now the central bank is indicating it wants investors to turn their focus to next year, former Dallas Fed advisor Danielle DiMartino Booth told CNBC on Wednesday. “They are shifting the goal post for, I think, the investing public to begin to concentrate on what kind of ... Read More »

Period myths you need to forget about

Sangeeta Soni| TNN | Nov 16, 2016, 05.11 PM IST Period myths you need to forget about All women have to suffer the agony of menstruation but much more incessant is the dark cloud of cultural nuances that hammer us down. As soon as the pitiable and othered ‘Mahine ke vo din’ arrive, we have our mommies telling us what ... Read More »

Everything you need to know about Windows 10 recovery drives

How to make one, and what you can do with it. COMMENTS Josh Norem PCWorld Nov 14, 2016 3:00 AM You never know when you’ll need a Windows recovery drive, so the time to make one is now—and it’s very easy to do. A recovery drive is similar to the media you’d receive if you bought a pre-built system. Back ... Read More »

Google Photos begins creating animations from videos, gets smarter about fixing sideways pictures

Google is flexing more of its AI muscles in Google Photos, promising to do much of the work for you when it comes to fixing images, finding memories, or making cute animations you’ll want to share with friends and family. In the latest Google Photos update, the app will begin to ping you about pictures that are sideways but need ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai was shot today: Here’s all you need to know about the women’s education activist

Four years ago, on this day Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner has since then come a long way in advocating Human Rights, specially education for women. Here are few things about Malala that you should know: 1. Born in 1997 in Pakistan, Malala became an activist for women’s education ... Read More »

Here’s what you should know, and do, about the Yahoo breach

Yahoo’s announcement that state-sponsored hackers have stolen the details of at least 500 million accounts shocks both through scale—it’s the largest data breach ever—and the potential security implications for users. That’s because Yahoo, unlike MySpace, LinkedIn and other online services that suffered large breaches in recent years, is an email provider; and email accounts are central to users’ online lives. ... Read More »

2 kids hold ‘Press Conference’ to speak about carrying heavy schoolbags

Even after CBSE, state governments or High Court giving orders to private and government schools, students still have to drag huge loads of books to school every day. Both junior and senior students are victims of this process. After getting grudgingly tired of the school-bag load, the two school kids studying in class 7 in Vidya Niketan School, Nagpur recently ... Read More »

CBSE to bring about changes in existing bye-laws, recruit teachers for KVs, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

While making  few changes in the existing affiliation bye-laws, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently announced that it will soon be conducting a recruitment drive for teachers to be placed in various Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. At the sidelines of the CBSE conference on ‘Examination Reform for Inclusive Education’, CBSE chairperson RK Chaturvedi informed reporters about ... Read More »

Microsoft’s giving you just 10 days now, not 31, to change your mind about Windows 10

Microsoft has hidden a new downgrade policy within the Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Once you’ve installed it, you’ll only have 10 days to downgrade to an earlier version or build, rather than the 31 days provided before. Historically, Microsoft had given users a full month to roll back any updates, including upgrades to Windows 10. Supersite for Windows reported this week, ... Read More »

The most interesting thing about Philips’ new health gadgets is their FDA status

Forget about fashion aesthetics and the squishy parameters of “fitness goals.” Today Philips enters the U.S. connected health market with five new gadgets, and while the devices aren’t particularly innovative—or even pretty—they do have one feature that less trend-conscious consumers may care about: recognition from the FDA. The suite include a health watch ($250), a body analysis scale ($100), an ... Read More »