How JNU and HCU were ranked as the best universities in the country (and why it may not matter much)

    Image credit: PTI They might have been called dens of anti-nationalists and good for nothing. But on Monday, the government added another label to Jawaharlal Nehru University and Hyderabad Central University: The best educational institutions in the country. In its first-ever nationwide ranking of educational institutions and other universities, JNU and HCU came in at the […]

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    Stand on Mars Without Leaving the Office: How Nasa Is Using Microsoft’s HoloLens

    At its global unveil, Microsoft demonstrated how the HoloLens – its augmented reality headset – could significantly improve our gaming and design experience. But, of course, the application of its well-praised HoloLens isn’t limited to just these spheres. Later in the same year, Nasa partnered with Microsoft to form a joint venture called “Sidekick” to […]

    How to Disable Windows 10 Automatic Updates

    Microsoft has made it mandatory for Windows 10 users to update their computer. The company has set the new operating system to automatically receive new updates by default. Windows 10 Pro users have an option to delay the updates they receive, but if you are on Windows 10 Home, there isn’t much you can do […]

  • How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

    Muslim shoppers on Carnaby street in London Photograph: Alamy With Ramadan set to start next week, it’s not uncommon for supermarket chains to lay out special spreads in the lead-up to the holy month of fasting, briefly converting what was once the “world foods” aisle into a haven of two-for-one bottles of Rubicon and half-price […]

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    How CarDekho is planning to redefine car ownership business

    Anurag Jain, chief operating officer of CarDekho, says he expects the automobile portal to become a unicorn by 2017. New Delhi: Brothers Amit and Anurag Jain, founders of the automobile portal CarDekho.com, went from stall to stall at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2008, patiently collecting all the brochures they could lay their hands on. […]

    How to Experience Virtual Reality Without an Expensive Headset

    Hollywood studios, news outlets and consumer brands are all dabbling with virtual reality. Many everyday folks will soon join them using 360-degree cameras coming soon from Samsung and LG. But headsets to view VR video can cost more than $1,000 once you include a high-end personal computer with fast-enough graphics. And while smartphone makers are […]

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    Project Loon: How Google plans to use balloons to connect India

    obal search giant Google’s Project Loon to provideinternet across geographies comes across as an intriguing idea, especially as it is to be done using floating balloons. The idea caused more curiosity in India when GoogleChief Executive Sundar Pichai said in a press meet on Wednesday that his company was bringing balloon-powered internet to India.   […]

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    Apple vs the FBI: How the Case Could Play Out

    Apple is getting ready for a busy week. On Monday, the company is holding an event at its Silicon Valley headquarters to unveil smaller versions of its iPhone and iPad Pro. Then on Tuesday, Apple will face off against the US government at a hearing in federal court in Riverside, California, over whether it must […]

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    How to Improve Inventory Tracking: 5 Solutions for Small Businesses

    Being mobile is an absolute essential for small business entrepreneurs who need the flexibility to run their businesses from just about anywhere. This flexibility can come easily if your business deals with virtual services, like consulting. But if your company provides a physical sales product, you can’t escape the need to track inventory. Enterprise-level inventory tracking […]