Internet.org initiative attempts to break social & economic barriers
Sanshey Biswas

On 9 October 2014, Mark Zuckerberg addressed the first Internet.org summit held in New Delhi. Internet.org launched in August last year, a partnership between Facebook, Opera and OEMs (phone manufactu...

Indian trio at Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo
Sanshey Biswas

In a recent press conference in New Delhi, Morten Karlsen Sørby (CEO, Uninor) announced the winners of the Internet for All Challenge held across the...

Arabian Nights gave you the magic carpet, India brings you magic shoes
Sanshey Biswas

Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, addressed the increasing obsession with the glass slabs that consume most of our attention at last year's TED Talks...

What you’ve got and what to do
Sanshey Biswas

Mapmygenome, founded in 2012 at Hyderabad, has tied up with the online retailer, Snapdeal, to offer their expertise in molecular diagnostic online. U...

Keep your gadget wishlists handy, IFA Berlin is back with new toys
Sanshey Biswas

IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) Berlin is a calendar event for the tech-curious. The devices announced and on show there launch before the holida...

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George Soros buys stake in Facebook

NEW YORK: George Soros has spent more than $10m (£6.3m) acquiring a stake in Facebook, signalling a rare vote of confidence in the social-networking site after its troubled flotation in May. He purchased 341,000 of the social network's shares in the second quarter. But the share price of Facebook, which was co-founded by its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has dropped by more than a third since Mr Soros bought the stake. Indeed, the company's value has nearly halved since it floated at $38 three months ago, driven by investors questioning its long- term prospects. Honda launches robot lawn

Herd mentality: Meet the Flockers
Rishi Alwani


Developer & Publisher: Team17 Platform & Price: PC (Rs 1,200 [$19.99 via Steam]), PS4 (Rs 2...

Sanshey Biswas
Ramp up security with Ziacom’s new CCTV kit

Zicom CCTV Surveillance Kit Price: Rs 14,300 If you live in an area that leaves you worried about your home or office's safety, you need t...

The continuing Ebola crisis

I wrote about the Ebola outbreak in these pages in the second week of August. At that time approximately 1,600 people had been affected by t...

Ultimate fitness device
Sanshey Biswas

Fitness trackers suffer because they offer few incentives to get up off that couch. All the motivation you have to keep moving is the fear of it zappi...

Forgotten interviews you don’t want to miss

'Lost' or neglected interviews with celebrities are always prime candidates to go viral on the Internet. This may happen...

Unlimited space, no fuss
Sanshey Biswas

Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft's OneDrive are the leading providers of cloud storage. All of these services let you...

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