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Book review: Accountability at work

This book addresses an issue that has a huge impact on workplace performance. A lack of accountability is the cause of projects failing, demotivated, burnt out employees and unhappy customers. These cost organisations dearly. This book offers a mechanism to achieve accountability and in a way that will achieve benefits for both worker and organisation. The author is able to distil her ... Read More »

Drugs used to increase insulin signaling may be effective therapeutic strategy for autism

Drugs to increase insulin signaling may be effective for treating autism say Lancaster University researchers, who have discovered how a genetic change impacts on insulin signaling and glucose metabolism in the brain. In the human genome small sections of DNA have been found to be duplicated or deleted in some people, a phenomenon known as Copy Number Variation. Some of ... Read More »

J&K Police Summon Local Journalists for ‘Incorrect Reporting’ on Pulwama Encounter

At least four journalists have been summoned by the J&K Police in connection with an ongoing investigation into the weekend encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, in which a top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militant commander was gunned down along with his associates on January 30, Sunday. Officials said Majid Hyderi, a prominent TV commentator previously associated with one of Kashmir’s largest ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu BJP Spokesperson SG Suryah moves Delhi High Court against restriction of access to Facebook account

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tamil Nadu Spokesperson SG Suryah has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the decisions of Meta (formerly Facebook) to restrict access and demonetise his account without affording him an opportunity of being heard [SG Suryah v Union of India & ors]. The petition was listed today before Justice Kameswar Rao, who posted the matter for hearing on February ... Read More »

The National Security Policy: Where is the economic security?

Perhaps the most glaring omission from the NSP is that there is no mention of Pakistan weaning itself off the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to acquire economic independence. Instead, rather bizarrely, the NSP endorses multilateral institutions like the IMF “to have salience for Pakistan’s security”. The reality of the situation is that Pakistan cannot achieve economic security or attain a ... Read More »

OPPO Reno 7 series India launch set for February 4th: check out full specs and expected prices

The OPPO Reno 7 series is set to launch in India on February 4th. The Reno 7 lineup has already launched in China last year and is now making its way to the Indian smartphone market. The series will come with a vanilla Reno 7 and the Reno 7 Pro model, which the company has already teased on Flipkart. Now, the brand took it to Twitter to ... Read More »

New Microsoft Teams Essentials is built for small businesses

While the past 20 months have been challenging for all organizations, I don’t know any that have been hit harder than small businesses. They’ve had to adapt nearly every aspect of how they operate and work with customers, often without access to critical tools and technologies. The world isn’t going back to the “old” way of working, so small businesses ... Read More »

The 10 Best Data Science Blogs To Follow

There are countless excellent resources on data science, and it can be a little overwhelming to know where to start. This article will list some of the most useful blogs and websites for everyone—from data science experts to complete newbies. In addition to offering advice and learning resources, this list of data science blogs is also full of websites to ... Read More »

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Coinbase, Boeing, Carnival and more

oinbase — Shares of the crypto exchange fell nearly 7% on Tuesday as digital currencies came under pressure. The price of bitcoin and ethereum were each down by about 5% in midday trading. Boeing — Shares of Boeing rose 1.5% to lead the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Indonesia on Tuesday lifted a ban on Boeing’s 737 Max, two years after the aircraft’s ... Read More »

Digital payments are growing in India but many want cash

hen the government announced demonetisation in 2016, the biggest change that it expected to see was Indian consumers shifting from cash to cashless mode of payments. And it happened too. Yet, there remains a large number of people for whom cash is still the king. A survey by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) suggests that despite the increase in ... Read More »

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