Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicDigital technologies

Topic: digital technologies

Shopping, studying and working: How we will spend an hour a day in the metaverse in 2026

About 30% of the world’s organisations will have metaverse products and services by 2026, too, says technology research specialist Gartner.

Pandemic showed we can’t hide anywhere, geopolitics will be technology-led: Mohandas Pai

Experts like Pai & Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw say at Global Tech Summit that Bengaluru is on par with Tokyo, Boston, Silicon Valley etc. Call for coalition of tech-intensive cities.

Govts can think big and act fast on urgent issues. But it won’t work until they start small

The failure of governments to find multilateral solutions to global problems means that significant challenges are being neglected.

Digital technology can help us address five key sources of health inequity. Here’s how

Health inequity does not have a single cause. It's the amalgamation of structural and procedural dimensions that benefits some and marginalises others.

India ranked lowest for digital competitiveness in the last three years, report shows

The top three Digital Risers in the G20 have been China followed by Saudi Arabia and Brazil; India, Japan and Germany came last.

Techbar tells you 5 ways to keep up with technology

Technology has changed human lives in an extraordinary manner, especially in 2020, YouTuber and reviewer Sanchit Shokeen lists out five ways you can keep up with latest technology.

There’s a shortage of 4 million cybersecurity workers. South Africa is trying to fix that

Encryption and cybersecurity are among the key skills in demand as businesses speed up the adoption of new technologies.

‘Pragmarketism’ — new book offers insights on how to win the many kinds of desi consumers

Trupti & Arvind Bhandari's book, published by HarperCollins India, is due to be released on 22 September on SoftCover, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

50 nations promised cash to fight Covid. Few, like India and Bangladesh, are doing it right

India’s trinity of Jan Dhan, Aadhaar, and mobile communications — or JAM — can work wonders if it is used extensively to reform citizen–state engagement.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.