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Big Tech made the social media mess. It has to fix it

After virtually every mass shooting, every high-profile hate crime over the past decade, the story played out much the same: All the warning signs were on full display on social media. As if on cue, reports circulated of social media abuse moments after the world learned the names of alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert ... Read More »

Family Finance: Why Dave has to stagger some goals for now

Bharuch-based Daves will have to wait for a rise in income to be able to invest for all the crucial goals Hardik Dave stays in Bharuch, Gujarat, with his homemaker wife and three-year-old child. He brings in a monthly salary of Rs 86,500 and stays in rented accommodation. After considering household expenses of Rs 38,700, child’s education expense of Rs ... Read More »

Bigbasket Says It Has Raised $300 Million in a Round Led by China’s Alibaba

HIGHLIGHTS Bigbasket has raised $300 million from China’s Alibaba It plans to focus on the 30 cities it is in, rather than adding more The company plans to hire more blue collar workers Grocery delivery company Bigbasket confirmed on Friday that it has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,900 crore) in a round led by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. This is ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Says It Has Not Launched a JioCoin Cryptocurrency App

HIGHLIGHTS No such apps offered by the company or affiliates, company said People should refrain from dealing with any such app: Jio Jio said it was an attempt by unscrupulous persons to misguide public Jio, the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator, on Wednesday denied having launched any JioCoin cryptocurrency application, and advised people to refrain from dealing with any such apps. “Reliance Jio has ... Read More »

Aadhaar Data Fully Safe, No Breach Has Occurred: UIDAI

HIGHLIGHTS UIDAI was refuting a recent report by The Tribune newspaper The report claimed access to Aadhaar details can be bought for Rs. 500 UIDAI said that there has been no Aadhaar data breach Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday denied breach or leak of Aadhaar data after a newspaper reported it bought unrestricted access to the details of over one ... Read More »

The Iron Paradise: Dwayne Johnson’s travelling gym has 18,000 kg equipment

You probably already know that it takes years of rock hard commitment and discipline to build a body like that of Dwayne Johnson. But what you wouldn’t know is the extremes to which this hulk, the world’s highest paid actor, goes to ensure he never misses out on his daily workout: He carries his gym, all 18,000 kilos of equipment, ... Read More »

BlackBerry Patent Licensing Director Victor Schubert Says He Has Left the Company

A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd’s patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company’s intellectual property. Victor Schubert, who was a licensing director for BlackBerry, told Reuters in a brief LinkedIn message that he was no longer with the company. He did not say when he left ... Read More »

‘I got my Year 1 class blogging – and it has transformed their writing skills’

This primary teacher explains how getting children to contribute to a class blog has had a significant impact on literacy scores “Has Doreen been on yet?” That’s the shout that starts most of my Year 1 classes each day. The call is followed by children running into the class to see if they have any more flag hits or comments on our ... Read More »

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work

After years of near-silence, Apple is slowly starting to make a bit of noise about its work on artificial intelligence. Last December the iPhone maker shared its first public research paperon the topic; this June it announced new tools to speed up machine learning on the iPhone; and today it started blogging. Sort of. The company’s new website, titled “Apple Machine Learning ... Read More »

Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of a 1TB SSD

The best thing you can do to improve the performance of an old PC is to swap out that spinning hard drive for an SSD. Just a few years ago that meant you’d trade speed for capacity, but that’s quickly changing. Today, Amazon’s got a deal on an SSD with a 1TB capacity. The SanDisk Ultra II 1TB 2.5-inch SATA ... Read More »