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Online Retail Is Threatened by Offline, Not the Other Way Around: Biyani

Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani Monday said the burgeoning online retail sector in India has a threat from physical retail models like Big Bazaar and Easyday, owing to low business share and high cost of business of the former. Biyani said although the next trend is digitisation, but physical and

Amazon India Unveils Startup Challenge on Launchpad Anniversary

Amazon India on Monday collaborated with hardware accelerator HAX and crowd-funding community Kickstarter to announce Startup C-Cube – a multi-level challenge for the startups that will commence in Bengaluru on December 5. “We are happy to bring Kickstarter and HAX to give Indian startups an opportunity to get

Banner Health Selects Health Catalyst Data Operating System to Support Outcomes Improvement Across Six States

Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Banner Health to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™) across the health system’s enterprise, in conjunction with outcomes’ improvement professional services. Regarded and recognized as a top health

How Will Microsoft’s Workstation Operating System Mandate Impact CAD Professionals?

Microsoft has added a new version to its Windows 10 lineup — one that could find value in the upper reaches of the workstation market, but could also put a damper on workstation buying decisions. The company asserts that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, launched in conjunction

The most important features in Apple’s new High Sierra operating system

If you’re over 40 you can skip this first paragraph; you lived it. Microsoft grew rich and powerful by selling an expensive operating system (OS) that ran on cheap computers that other companies made and sold. Apple bet on a free operating system that ran on expensive computers it built

Social media can be the workers’ voice – but is it loud enough?

Coming as it did the day after the governor of the Reserve Bank, Philip Lowe, told an audience of economists that average earnings for Australian workers were growing at the lowest level since the 1960s, the win by the AMWU against the company behind Streets ice-creams this week was a good

THE NEW INFORMATION WAR

DECADES BEFORE SMARTPHONES, the internet, and social media, the philosopher Marshall McLuhan, who worked on media theory, predicted a future world war fought using information. While World War I and World War II were waged using armies and mobilized economies, “World War III [will be] a guerrilla information

Twitter says it’s being blocked by Pakistan’s government

Twitter’s service was blocked by Pakistan’s government Saturday, the company said in a tweet from its policy account . “We are aware of reports that the Pakistani government has taken action to block Twitter service, as well as other social media services, and that users are having difficulty using

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update brings the Xperia XZ Premium closer to new Sony handsets The Android Oreo update includes various audio and camera improvements The update is rolling out in a phased process Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ Premium. The update was originally expected for December,

Apple, Samsung Face New iPhone Damages Trial

A US judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued an order late on Sunday, 10 months after the US Supreme Court set aside a $399 million (roughly