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The battle for digital supremacy

“DESIGNED by Apple in California. Assembled in China”. For the past decade the words embossed on the back of iPhones have served as shorthand for the …

Eric Schmidt

Startups in India: The laws that are, and you need to know

Image: Shutterstock<p>Startups are the future of India. The rapid advancement in many sectors has led to a spurt in the numbers and quality of startups …

Netflix’s CEO thinks every country should have its own Reliance Jio

The world’s largest online video-streaming company is all praise for the biggest disruptor in India’s $50 billion telecom sector.<p>Netflix CEO Reed Hastings believes every country needs a Jio. “Reliance Jio has been a transformational network in India and has brought down data cost massively,” …

India

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

Artificial Intelligence

The bit bomb

It took a polymath to pin down the true nature of ‘information’. His answer was both a revelation and a return<i>By Rob Goodman & Jimmy Soni</i>Read at Aeon

Mathematics

Million-dollar babies

THAT a computer program can repeatedly beat the world champion at Go, a complex board game, is a coup for the fast-moving field of artificial …

Mr. Robot : Season One Review

“The Devil is at his strongest while we’re looking the other way, like a program running in the background silently, while we’re busy doing other …

TV

This VR cycle is dead

Millions of Americans donned a wacky-looking headset to get a glimpse of a different reality this week.<p>No, not a virtual reality headset — these people were looking up at the sky through protective goggles to witness a total eclipse of the sun which cut a shadowy swathe across middle America.<p>And …

Virtual Reality

How economics became a religion

Its moral code promises salvation, its high priests uphold their orthodoxy. But perhaps too many of its doctrines are taken on faith. By John Rapley<p>Although England has an established church, few of us today pay it much mind. We follow an even more powerful religion, around which we have oriented …

Economics

Manhood | The Economist

Badly educated men in rich countries have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism<p>KIMBERLEY, a receptionist in Tallulah, thinks the local …

High School

Uniqlo Tries New Approach: Shirts in Vending Machines

Japanese retailer changes its U.S. strategy after stores fall short of sales forecasts<p>Your flight is boarding soon, but you forgot to pack warm clothes. What to do?<p>Uniqlo is betting that you might consider a lightweight down jacket from a vending machine.<p>The Fast Retailing Co.-owned retailer plans …

Uniqlo

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Learning

The rise of artificial intelligence is creating new variety in the chip market, and trouble for Intel

“WE ALMOST went out of business several times.” Usually founders don’t talk about their company’s near-death experiences. But Jen-Hsun Huang, the …

Israel’s economy is a study in contrasts - Startup nation or left-behind nation?

Special report<p>Startup nation or left-behind nation?Israel’s economy is a study in contrasts<p>IN A PATCH of desert until recently frequented only by …

Israel
Machine Learning

The Hallyu Wave - A Sense Of Immaculate Imperfection

The South Korean entertainment industry has proved to be one of the most successful global ventures producing consistent quality content with a wide …

Sexual Harassment

Everywhere Indian engineers are unwanted

Donald Trump’s message to bring jobs back to America has been loud and clear, but by no means is it new. With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the world, countries from the west to the east have been making moves to weed out the foreign worker population for years now.<p>Here’s a look at some …

Immigration

With its bad engineers and horrible internet, India is far from becoming the next Silicon Valley

On the surface, India is a tech player’s dream destination.<p>Indians have made outsized contributions to Silicon Valley: Among the unicorns—private startups valued at over $1 billion—founded by immigrants, most were led by Indian-origin entrepreneurs. Over two-thirds of H-1B visas issued every year …

Silicon Valley

Kids Are Master Manipulators. So Use Game Theory Against Them

Author: Chelsea Leu. Chelsea Leu Culture<p>Date of Publication: 06.30.16.<p>Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>Kids are master manipulators. They play …

The Best Global Cities For Working In Tech

Scoring cities by commute times, cost of living, available funding, and other factors reveals the top tech hubs in the world.<p>Silicon Valley is known across the globe as the cradle of tech innovation. Currently, it’s home to startups and the establishment, from Apple and Google to Uber and Slack. …

Startups

OK Google

An interactive list of over 150 commands and 1000 variations that you can ask Google's voice assistant. Made by @thekitze

List-Worthy

Why the World Hates Silicon Valley

Tech & Science Silicon Valley<p>Silicon Valley is the new Rome. As in the time of Caesar, the world is grappling with an advanced city-state dominating …

Google’s free wifi at Indian railway stations is better than most of the country’s paid services

Google’s free internet at Indian railway stations is turning out to be a big hit.<p>In September 2015, Google announced a plan to install high-speed wifi at 400 train stations, in support of prime minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India campaign. The project went live in January, when the bustling …

Telecoms

Psychologists recommend children be bored in the summer

Do you entertain your kids with chess camp, art school, cooking classes, or tennis lessons during the unstructured summer months? Or perhaps all of them?<p>There are activities and summer camps galore to fill children’s time and supply much needed childcare when kids are out of school. But …

Kids

Apple announces app development accelerator in Bangalore, India

After a visit to China earlier in the week, Apple CEO Tim Cook's next stop is India, an increasingly important market for the company. Apple has just announced a iOS design and development accelerator to open in Bangalore (officially known as Bengaluru), considered the main hub of the country's …

India

The best Steam skins

The best Steam skins to make your client beautiful.<p>Steam has looked the same for a long time. It may not be green anymore, but gray gets tiring, too. …

Is Flipkart turning into the perfect example of what a tech startup must not do?

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal recently made it to Time magazine’s “100 most influential” list. The timing of this recognition could not have been more ironic, though.<p>Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce major founded in 2007 by the two friends, is going through what may be its roughest patch yet.<p>In the …

Startups

Where Google, Apple, And Amazon Employees Want To Work Next

Staff at highly sought-after tech companies can be coaxed to leave if a company meets certain requirements.<p>For many job seekers, the process to find a new position is often driven by a well-known brand’s reputation. This is especially true in the tech sector, where company names can be synonymous …

Employment

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

World Economic Forum

China Is on an Epic Solar Power Binge - MIT Technology Review

It’s worth taking a minute to appreciate the sheer scale of what China is doing in solar right now. In 2015, the country added more than 15 gigawatts …

Renewable Energy