Bengaluru silk reelers alien to new technology

Not aware of Silk Samagra Scheme, they say The Silk Samagra Scheme implemented by the Central Silk Board (CSB), which focuses on improving the quality and productivity of domestic silk hasn’t benefited the silk reelers of Bengaluru. Subhash Nayak, director of post-cocoon production at the Central Silk Board on the occasion of National Technology Day, […]

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Growing cyber threats worry youngsters

Say awareness  various threats is required An increase in cyber terrorism in the country has left Bengaluru’s youngsters worried. India is among the top five nations in Asia that have received cyber security threats.  Cyber terrorism refers to mainly the use of the Internet and information technology to spread fear in society. According to a […]

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Fitness trackers catch people’s attention

Lockdowns and closure of gyms led 24-year-old Mayank Gupta to use Fitbit watches and trackers to track his calorie burns and better understand his sleep quality. Fitbit watches and trackers are devices that keep   track of activities like steps and distance covered, calories burned, heart rate, sleep quality and duration, and breathing rate, etc. “As […]

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Freelance designers use pirated Adobe apps due to high cost

Open-source alternatives popular too Graphic designers in Bengaluru and Mumbai prefer to use pirated or open-source alternatives to Adobe applications  to paying for them. According to the India Design Report by the Confederation of Indian Industry, Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai have the largest number of designers in the country, with these three cities having approximately […]

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WFH blurs distinction between professional and personal lives

Maintaining the balance has been tough for moms Anoop Rao, who works for a US-based bank, starts his work at 5:30 pm. His mind is clear, not clouded with the unpleasant honking of cars. He grabs a cup of coffee and secures a quiet corner in his apartment. He doesn’t have to make his way […]

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Big data cos make up 21% of Bengaluru’s tech startups

Need for efficiency is the reason behind their growth Of all the technology startups in Bengaluru, artificial intelligence (AI) and security- oriented firms make up 21 percent, making big data the largest product sold. Big data, according to Oracle India’s website, refers to “complex data sets… that can be used to address business problems one […]

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Poor infra hits virtual court proceedings

By Abhishek Saini Bengaluru: Lack of proper infrastructure, application software, and trained personnel in the Court of Small Causes and the City Civil Court is hampering the implementation of virtual court proceedings in Bengaluru. “I just had to show one document. Now, I’m waiting for the lawyer to get the work done. All this would […]

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Final round of UEFA e-Euro on July 9, 10

The final round of the Union of European Football Associations e-Euro 2021 will be held on July 9 and 10 in London, Europe’s football confederation announced on its website on Tuesday. The tournament, in which all 55 UEFA members are participating, is being organized across three stages: Qualifying Round, Playoff Round and Finals.  In the […]

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