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Three Scenarios for India's Future

Amidst much pessimism, I am an India optimist. I hear and see change happening that gives me hope for India’s future.<p>Others hear contention and see …

India: Inclusion, Governance and Enterprise Strategy

<i>This is the second part of a four-part Globalist Paper on India’s future. Return to part one.</i><p>According to <b>the three scenarios developed by India’s</b> …

India: Learning to Collaborate, Learning to Implement

<i>This is part three of a four-part Globalist Paper on India’s future. Return to part two.</i><p>The first requirement for faster action for change in any …

India says it wants to be a great power. It didn’t act like one this week.

By Max Fisher<p>In the week since New York police arrested and strip-searched an Indian deputy consul Devyani Khobragade for allegedly lying on her maid's visa application, the Indian government has responded with an escalating and strangely petty series of reprisals. It's not the most consequential …

SlingPlayer app arrives for Windows 8, costs $15 after free trial runs out

If you happen to own a Slingbox media streamer <i>and</i> a Windows 8.1/RT device, it's your lucky day. After announcing last month that a SlingPlayer app for Windows was on the way, it's now in the Windows Store, ready for download. Like the iOS and Android versions, which have been out for quite some …

Daily Roundup: Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet review, 3D printed speakers, Windows Phone 8.1 and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

Daily Roundup: Samsung's sound lab, the gadgets of 2013, HFR movies and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

Samsung Galaxy Gear notification update reaches the US three weeks late

Remember how Samsung promised American Galaxy Gear owners an update that significantly improves third-party notification support? That update is at last rolling out -- three weeks behind schedule. Early stateside adopters can now read the basic content of Facebook Messenger conversations, Gmail …

Microsoft's Project Siena lets you create Windows apps with ease

If you think creating an app is something only whizkid developers and those with programming skills can do, think again. Microsoft has recently unveiled Project Siena, a Metro-style app that lets anyone create their own Windows 8.1 program with regular PowerPoint and Excel knowhow. As it's a Metro …

Cutting the cord: Gizmag's Top 10 off-grid homes

Big, small, expensive, and affordable; the only common trait that the following homes share is their ability to operate without grid-based …

JBL Cinema SB400 soundbar

The JBL Cinema SB400 is a couple of steps up from the SB100 in the company's model hierarchy, and a bit more than twice as expensive. But for that …

Audiophile

Interesting: HP nixes Amazon EC2 API support — at least in its public cloud

Hewlett Packard(s hpq) will no longer support Amazon Web Services EC2 API(s amzn) in its public cloud as as it continues to build it out. That move …

1Password for Mac updated with a new layout option, improved search, custom password fields, and more

1Password for Mac, the popular password management app that we love here at <i>9to5Mac</i>, has been updated to version 4.1 with a huge list of improvements, fixes, and additions. The first of these new additions is a new multi-column display mode with customizable column sizes.<p>One of the key changes to …

Apple Stores now using iBeacon tracking for app-enhanced personal shopping

While shopping online often means your whims are creepily tracked, at least there's respite in brick-and-mortar retail, right? Actually, following tests at a New York outlet, Apple has just rolled out iBeacon technology that can shadow your every move in all 254 of its US stores -- if you want it …

Report: Spotify to introduce free mobile streaming service next week

Spotify is holding a press event in New York City next week, and according to sources familiar the matter speaking to both the Wall Street Journal …