Mastercard to invest $1 billion to develop India as global tech node

This investment will help foster innovation and increase Mastercard’s speed-to-market capabilities and value-added services Global card payments major Mastercard, on Monday, said it will invest $1 billion in India over the next five years, with plans to make the country a global technology node for its platforms. The company has already invested $1 billion in […]

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Being close to nature can make you develop positive body image

Exposure to natural environment and images of nature may have a powerful effect on promoting positive body image, according to a study led by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. The study, published in the journal Body Image, involved five separate studies from researchers, including those from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK. In three studies, […]

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2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

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2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

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Mumbai airport invites bids to develop five land parcels

GVK is trying to build another Bandra-Kurla Complex within the airport premises, a person familiar with the matter said. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint Mumbai: Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd (MIAL), led by a GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd consortium, has invited bidding for selling five land parcels of GVK SkyCity, a mixed-use development project near […]

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Government To Develop 6 Bulk Drugs, Medical Devices Parks

New Delhi: To reduce import dependence, the government has decided to establish six bulk drug and medical devices parks, which will entail a combined investment of Rs 60,000 crore. “The government has decided to establish 3 bulk drugs and 3 medical devices parks across the country. These parks will require an investment of about Rs […]

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beyond Fitbit: the hunt to develop scientific-Grade Wearables

photo credit: Istock a brand new wave of wearable computing gadgets that locate and monitor serious sicknesses is shiftingfrom the laboratory to the market, doubtlessly reworking the treatment of conditions ranging fromepilepsy to diabetes and growing enterprise opportunities estimated to be worth tens of billions of greenbacks. not like popular fitness–monitoring devices, which include Fitbit […]

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Google Glass Helps Researchers Develop ‘Organs on Chips’

Using Google Glass, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Massachusetts, US, have collected promising results as part of a technology known as “organs-on-chips”. Google Glass offers researchers a hands-free and flexible monitoring system, and enables them to give voice commands. The team first developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices […]

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Google Glass Helps Researchers Develop ‘Organs on Chips’

Using Google Glass, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Massachusetts, US, have collected promising results as part of a technology known as “organs-on-chips”. Google Glass offers researchers a hands-free and flexible monitoring system, and enables them to give voice commands. The team first developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices […]

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