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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DBS builds lifestyle branch for tech generation

Designed with a ‘café and branch’ concept, customers are welcomed to the new open plan space by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee at the entrance of the branch, where Bettr Barista, a social enterprise supported by the DBS Foundation, stands. Built to appeal to the techno-literate youth segment, the space is bristling with technological […]

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Amazon May Be the Next Tech Giant Muscling Into Health Care

At this point, there’s very little that Amazon isn’t involved in, or at least exploring: personal AI assistants, cloud services, TV shows, furniture, groceries … hell, it even finds time to sell the occasional book. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to learn that the e-commerce leviathan is reported to be sniffing […]

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AMD’s FreeSync 2 tech debuts in a wild 49-inch Samsung HDR monitor

Samsung just announced the world’s first FreeSync 2-enabled PC monitors, the 27- and 32-inch CHG70 and the utterly massive 49-inch CHG90 ultrawide display—which is essentially a multi-monitor setup without multiple monitors. Samsung’s displays extend the battle between AMD’s FreeSync and Nvidia’s G-Sync technologies to the budding field of high-dynamic range monitors. Nvidia’s already teased several G-Sync […]

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Astrology as a Service Shows How Tech Is Disrupting Everything

Chandan Tiwari is the founder of Vedic Rishi, an astrology-technology services provider with an API anyone can plug into an app or website to provide users with horoscopes, predictions, and astrological calculations. Tiwari, an engineer who started the company while still in college, comes from a family of astrologers, and talks glibly about bringing together […]

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American Express Offers Incentives for Tech Investment

Investment in your business, particularly in new technology, can be critical for growth. Recent data indicates capital expenditures — buying needed business assets that will see more than a year of use — have dropped 35 percent since 2007. Fortunately, there are still opportunities to make those investments in new technology that can add to […]

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Tech Startup Market Hot Again?

We’ve gotten used to hearing bad economic news, to the point that most of us just tune it out now. After all, you can only take so much bad news without it wearing you down. But could the good times be back again? Judging from reports about Y Combinator’s recent Demo Day, it may be boom […]

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Gmail Undo Send, New Tech Partnerships Make Headlines

Pretty much every business owner and professional has experienced the horror of sending an email only to find moments later that it included a mistake, typo, or even the dreaded unintentional “send all.” But now there’s a new solution for Gmail users in the form of an “undo send” button. In addition, WordStream and Constant […]

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Techieworks: Providing Seniors with Online Tech Help

When Anant Vats was working for Infosys in Houston, he once took the bus with some friends to go to dinner in town. Suddenly, an old lady sitting next to them asked them if they could fix her computer. Pleasantly surprised at this request, Anant asked her what led her to believe they could. “Because […]

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