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India Leaves US Behind in Race to Become the Largest Source of Digital Talents: Survey – Entrepreneur

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. The sudden spurt in initiatives by Indian companies to go digital has led to a growing demand for professionals with excellent digital skills. No matter what sector you are working in, acquiring digital expertise is a must for all employees. Professionals can save time and stay relevant in this age of cut throat competition. According to a survey conducted by…

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone – Entrepreneur

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results. In 2014, The Oracles member Josh Harris found himself shivering under blankets and scraping the bottom of his bank account during one of Michigan’s coldest winters on record. He could barely afford to turn the heat on because he was desperately trying—and failing—to scale his small digital marketing agency. No matter what…

USA Today Network Rolls Out Digital Redesign to 110 Websites – AdAge.com

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

The same page design and logo will unify USA Today Network sites. Credit: USA Today USA Today’s now-iconic blue point will soon be part of the design of more than 100 local newspapers’ websites across the country. Gannett, the owner of 110 newspapers in USA Today Network, is rolling out a digital redesign that will make papers from New York to California, Arizona to Iowa, all share a common template….

Cognizant To Acquire Netcentric For Digital Marketing – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Quick Take IT consulting company Cognizant (CTSH) has agreed to acquire Netcentric for an undisclosed amount. Netcentric is a prominent Adobe Experience Cloud digital partner with operations in Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Spain, Romania and the UK. Cognizant is moving boldly to add significant capabilities in the digital marketing space, especially in the UK and Europe, bringing on 600 professionals with its proposed acquisitions of Netcentric and Zone digital agency. Target…

Central bank-issued digital currency is the future, not cryptocurrency, economist says – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

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‘Digital vegetables’ emit music and light when touched – Engadget

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

The greenhouse is situated in Tokyo Midtown’s garden space as part of the 2017 Design Touch event. The exhibition encourages visitors to touch the greenhouse’s seven different vegetables, including cabbages, mini-radishes, carrots and tomatoes. “Start off by touching the seven types of lives now growing strong in the soil,” the instructions say. A touch detection system fires off a light and music show that’s different for each vegetable. Sound designer…

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Nokia remains bullish on digital health efforts — Zocdoc uses AI for insurance checker … – Business Insider

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at:  lbeaver@businessinsider.com . NOKIA REMAINS BULLISH ON ITS DIGITAL HEALTH OFFERINGS: Nokia remains confident in the potential of its digital health business,…

Telemundo Sets Slate For New Bilingual Digital Studio Fluency Plus – Deadline

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Telemundo, whose younger-skewing programming has helped it do the once-unthinkable and narrow the ratings gap with Hispanic TV arch-rival Univision, is aiming to lean into that momentum with the launch of Fluency Plus, a new bilingual digital production studio. The move marks an expansion of existing production arm Fluency Studios, adding capacity for branded content and digital titles designed to leverage Telemundo’s partnerships with BuzzFeed, Vox, Tastemade and Snapchat. The…

India’s ambitious IT literacy plan is stumbling over poor infrastructure and faulty processes – Quartz

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

In March 2014, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government launched a digital literacy mission, which became the National Digital Literacy Mission when the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power two months later. It tied in with prime minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a “Digital India.” Under the mission, beneficiaries would undergo a 20-hour training programme in using computers and other digital devices, browsing the internet, and sending and receiving emails….

Barrick’s Digital Reinvention Takes Shape in a Nevada Desert – Bloomberg

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Elko, Nevada is no Silicon Valley. A recent front-page story in the local paper hailed inductees to the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, a nod to the town’s cowboy past. Inside, a full-page spread detailed the aspirations of the kids vying for homecoming king and queen. Cortez open pit Yet it’s here, in an unremarkable warehouse in the foothills of the Ruby Mountains, that Barrick Gold Corp. has created an in-house…

Vacaville Police Find Stolen Laptop Minutes After it Was Reported Stolen – FOX40

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

VACAVILLE — Vacaville police were able to solve a crime before it was even reported. During a routine traffic stop, and officer noticed something out of place. It is not often you can call the victims of theft “lucky.” However, husband and wife pastors Rosetta and Ben Porter don’t believe it was luck. “We know that was God that helped us,” Ben Porter said. The Jackson, Missouri, couple was visiting…

Which Government Is Going To Take The Digital Currency Plunge? – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Before last year, we did not hear much about the world of digital currencies from the financial press. There were a few pieces once and a while, but the recent ascent of Bitcoin and Ethereum and many new coin offerings have vaulted the new asset class into the mainstream press who now cover the price movements on a daily basis. Perhaps more interesting for the press, has been the debate…

Enabling “DIY” digital transformation at AT&T – ZDNet

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Steve Stine was named AT&T’s new chief data officer in August 2017. Ron Heflin After more than 38 years at AT&T, Steve Stine this past August was appointed chief data officer. He’s taking the lead of the newly-created Chief Data Office, where he’ll oversee a 500-person team dedicated to mining data. There’s a lot of it: AT&T processes more than 168 petabytes each day. Stine, however, isn’t looking just at…

New ITS laptop checkout policy creates problems for students – Daily Nebraskan

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

For many University of Nebraska-Lincoln students, laptop checkout privileges are life-saving when a laptop malfunction occurs in the middle of a busy week. However, a recent Information Technology Services policy change has made it a challenge for some students to be guaranteed a laptop in cases of emergencies. According to Spencer Nussrallah, chair of the Technology Fee Committee of the Association of Students of the University…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Help, Me Laptop: How Do I Get Smoother FPS While Gaming on a Budget? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

We love gaming laptops at Laptop Mag. They’re powerful, often stylish, and you see some of the most absurd innovations tried out s on these beefy machines first. Oh, and they play games well. But they’re not all created equal, and they’re not all as consistent as a console. When you get a gaming laptop, you have to consider not only specs but the settings you’ll play your games…

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