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India’s Leader Maps Out a More Robust Digital Future – New York Times

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

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India’s Leader Maps Out a More Robust Digital Future – New York Times

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

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McDonald’s, KFC Look to Get Faster in China by Adding Digital Pay Option – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

ENLARGE BEIJING— McDonald’s Corp. MCD 0.43 % and Yum Brands Inc. YUM -0.15 % are looking to add digital options in China that will make their fast-food sales even faster and win back business after a rough year in the critical Chinese market. McDonald’s will start testing mobile ordering and mobile payment in China under a pilot program in the current third quarter, said a spokeswoman. The aim is to…

Why a clear-cut net neutrality policy is important for Digital India’s success – Economic Times

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

NEW DELHI: A government policy that protects net neutrality is critical for the success of its Rs. 1.13 lakh crore Digital India program as any sort of prioritizing, throttling or blocking of the Web would stifle the digital ecosystem in the country. According to experts, preserving an open internet will prove to be the true test of whether the Narendra Modi government is able to execute its vision of Digital…

India’s Leader Maps Out a More Robust Digital Future – New York Times

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

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Wolff: Digital TV Can Save Digital Publishing – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

The premiere edition of the International New York Times read in Parliament Square in London on Oct,15, 2013.(Photo: Oli Scarff, Getty Images) The redoubtable Ken Doctor, a leading chronicler of the decline of the publishing industry, recently assembled a list of metrics that describe some of the forces shaping or perhaps dooming much of digital media. Here’s one of the most telling and confounding: 52% of all U.S. digital advertising…

Personal Health In The Digital Age – TechCrunch

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

We live in the digital age. You know that already. Two out of three Americans are now smartphone owners, and more than 86 percent of the population is connected online. But while digital has permeated everything from our social lives to how we work and how we shop, it is only starting to touch how we manage health. Yes, nearly 70 percent of Internet users look up health information online (who hasn’t…

Stan Lee and Michelle Phan Help Line Webtoon, Digital Comics Site, Expand in … – New York Times

Posted: Monday, July 06, 2015

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How to buy a laptop – finding the perfect machine for you – TechRadar

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

Introduction When it comes to buying a laptop, there are plenty of ways to proceed. You can read TechRadar’s ultimate list of best laptops and choose which one you want to buy. Or you could look out for cheap laptop deals (although you probably have to move quickly on these). Alternatively, for those who want to do the legwork and require a more bespoke solution for their needs, we’ve put…

Days of Our Digital Lives – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

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Intel Core i3 vs Core i5: Which is right for you? – Digital Trends

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

We’ve already covered choosing between Intel’s mid-range Core i5 processors and the more powerful Core i7 line. But what if you’re looking for something a little more efficient, or just need to work within a smaller budget? You might be in the market for a Core i3 processor (or a laptop or desktop equipped with one). That said, there’s still a bit of overlap between the entry-level Core i3 and the…

Four critical things that make a Digital India possible today and challenges ahead – Economic Times

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

By Sam Pitroda This government’s Digital India campaign is a welcome step in creating an India of the 21st century powered by connectivity, technology and the opportunity that such connectivity offers in terms of access, services and platforms for unleashing India’s creative talent. However, it is imperative to understand what it means to create a ‘Digital India’. Such an effort requires an entire ecosystem of support and an apparatus for…

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone? – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

nyctwigg: Ah, there you are; a Skype username you created while working in New York for a month. And here I am, trying to call someone yet absent-mindedly pulling up your profile. In the tiny square picture icon, you are there in your blue T-shirt, leaning over the table and smiling at the camera. Next to your name it says, “Hear me now”. That drove me mad; you’d sit there…

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone? – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

nyctwigg: Ah, there you are; a Skype username you created while working in New York for a month. And here I am, trying to call someone yet absent-mindedly pulling up your profile. In the tiny square picture icon, you are there in your blue T-shirt, leaning over the table and smiling at the camera. Next to your name it says, “Hear me now”. That drove me mad; you’d sit there…

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

nyctwigg: Ah, there you are; a Skype username you created while working in New York for a month. And here I am, trying to call someone yet absent-mindedly pulling up your profile. In the tiny square picture icon, you are there in your blue T-shirt, leaning over the table and smiling at the camera. Next to your name it says, “Hear me now”. That drove me mad; you’d sit there…

C-DOT to Launch Broadband Products in Digital India Initiative – NDTV

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

C-DOT, the research and development institute of the department of telecommunications, will next week launch four broadband products developed to fast forward the Digital India initiative, an official statement said. The products, which includes long distance Wi-Fi system, solar-powered Wi-Fi system, 100 Gbps optical fibre cable (OFC) link and C-DOT’s next generation network (NGN) in MTNL network, will be launched by Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on July 6 as…

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

nyctwigg: Ah, there you are; a Skype username you created while working in New York for a month. And here I am, trying to call someone yet absent-mindedly pulling up your profile. In the tiny square picture icon, you are there in your blue T-shirt, leaning over the table and smiling at the camera. Next to your name it says, “Hear me now”. That drove me mad; you’d sit there…

Estonian blocked as UN’s first digital privacy investigator – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

The Estonian picked as the United Nation’s first digital privacy investigator was blocked on Friday by the German president of the UN Human Rights Council, after activist groups said she would not be a strong enough critic of US surveillance. Katrin Nyman-Metcalf was the candidate ranked first by a “consultative group” of five ambassadors – from Poland, Chile, Greece, Algeria and chaired by Saudi Arabia. But when it came to…

Estonian blocked as UN’s first digital privacy investigator – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

The Estonian picked as the United Nation’s first digital privacy investigator was blocked on Friday by the German president of the UN Human Rights Council, after activist groups said she would not be a strong enough critic of US surveillance. Katrin Nyman-Metcalf was the candidate ranked first by a “consultative group” of five ambassadors – from Poland, Chile, Greece, Algeria and chaired by Saudi Arabia. But when it came to…

TV won digital wars without firing a shot: Author – CNBC

Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2015

Basically, Wolff believes that the digital revolution, which shook up the print and music industries, is turning out to just be a blip in television’s prosperous history. The average U.S. adult spends four hours, 15 minutes watching TV, compared to one hour, 16 minutes consuming digital video a day, according to eMarketer. Television also boasts nearly twice the audience of digital media, and rakes in over 20 times more…

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