Naren Karthik

9 Added | 1 Magazine | @narenkarthi2013 | Keep up with Naren Karthik on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Naren Karthik”

Associated Press News

Defense Contractors See Their Futures In Developing World

Defense manufacturers worldwide are facing tough times ahead, as tight budgets force Western governments to cut spending. But while the West is cutting back, developing countries around the world are spending more on defense — a lot more.<p>Last fall, defense contractors warned of massive layoffs if …

Apple makes boffo battery life new killer tech spec

All-day battery life has become the sine qua non of any new thin and light laptop worth its salt, thanks to Apple's newest MacBook Air.<p>Apple hasn't lost its touch yet. Not if it can take a two-and-half-year-old design and turn it into one of today's hottest laptops.<p>That would be the 2013 MacBook …

Consumer Tech

Why Do We Endlessly Retweet Tragedy?

With the utmost respect for victims and survivors, may I question why we feel so compelled to personally spread bad news? Why with each bombing or disaster we all race to tell everyone we know what happened? We’ve realized the power of social media for distributing real-time news. It lets us …

4G revolution will boost small firms

Superfast web will mean many businesses can choose to ditch the phone line<p>This summer, Britain will see the launch of the single biggest infrastructure improvement since the railways. The arrival of 4G mobile networks has boosted the Treasury by £2.34 bn and will boost the economy by rather more …

News Corp. Introduces A New Kind Of Interactivity To The Classroom

The media giant has launched Amplify and its student-focused Amplify Tablet and spent three years trying to win over skeptics in the education industry. Has it paid off?<p>Joel Klein joined News Corp. in 2010 to help shape the future of education, but educators were still focused on his past. He’d …

Education Technology

Samsung Exec Gives First-Hand Account Of San Francisco Plane Crash

Samsung executive David Eun was one of the passengers on board the Boeing 777 aircraft that crash-landed at San Francisco International airport on Saturday afternoon.<p>According to CBS News the crash left two people dead and at least 61 injured on the Asiana Airlines flight 214 which took off from …