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Collaborative Technology Can up Productivity

Modern day collaborative tools can play a key role in facilitating seamless operations and employee productivity. Of course, simply installing such tools is not a cure for all the cultural challenges. But, nevertheless, it is a crucial step for managing a distributed workforce. And there is no dearth of such collaboration technologies in the market. Some such popular ones include BlueJeans and Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and Video, Lifesize and

Mobile

The second largest stock market listing trailing Alibaba, the SoftBank will raise over US$ 23 Bn for its mobile business in Japan from initial public offer (IPO). This is expected to retain the status quo of SoftBank as the second largest stock market listing in the foreseeable future. In 2014, the bank had raised nearly US$ 25 Bn at current exchange rates. Pricing its share at US$ 13 or 1,500

Retail

Amazon inaugurated the first Amazon Go store in Seattle in 2016 on their own premises, especially for their employees. Now, the company has three Amazon GO stores in Seattle, Chicago, and Francisco. The company has recently announced a new store in New York, while the company is considering opening a store at the airport in London. The company is aiming to open a total 3,000 stores by the end of

Physical Inactivity Directly Connected With Genetic Exchange

Researchers at the University of Oxford noticed that our genes determine the time spent while doing activities. It was the largest study based on 91,105 participants who wore an activity monitor on their wrists for a week. The scientists have instructed machines for identifying the behavior and monitoring a huge amount of data. They noticed time spent by activities such as sitting, moving, and sleeping. Researchers combined data collected from

drone

Effective communication plays a pivotal role in carrying out any task by humans or robot. However, things are lot different when it comes to humans completing a task. This is because we have intuition and experience. It enables us to coordinate better. We can use it to handle unforeseen situations. Not so with robots. This is because they cannot think beyond programming to adapt themselves to the immediate environment. Operating

Salesforce Offering New Service Based on IoT

Salesforce suggested the Internet of Things is an effective way to embolden people working in field service. Now, the company proclaimed that the technicians working in the field would receive IoT data on their devices. This information will be connected and available to the customer service agent by connecting to the service cloud. Illustration on IoT signals in the service cloud, agents can decide whether the device is failed or

Recent Study Shows Adolescent Depression is on the Rise

Depression has achieved epidemic proportions. A recent study by a researcher at Rutgers University-Camden shows that a rising number of adolescents suffer from it in the U.S. Worse, they remain untreated. This means more awareness programs need to be created. The researcher’s from the university feel enhanced educational programs and upping of service capacities can be a solution. The research finds that older adolescents, girls, and those with single mothers

SpaceX

SpaceX on Monday launched 64 satellite in one fell scoop for a historic record setting operation. The satellite was deployed from Vandenberg Air Force Base, which is in California. Moreover, the same Falcon9 was earlier used in three space missions. The SpaceX’s Elon Musk is the US tech billionaire and the company founder who has made re-usability as their main goal. According to SpaceX, the deployment of 64 satellite in

passport

Displacement of people due to flood, war, and breakup of empires is ongoing from the end of World War I. The governments and international communities are struggling to help these people due to their loss of identity. The identity is crucial for every facility in the crisis such as a shelter, services, receiving funds, and moving to other countries. When displaced people don’t, have an identity, it is hard to

5g

Anyone planning to buy iPhone 5G in 2019, will now have to wait until 2020. This is because Apple Inc. is planning to hold off its plans to launch a mobile phone with ultra-speed 5G service until 2020 at the earliest. This was announced recently. The delay in launch of the Apple phone will help the rival company like Samsung to win more consumers, feel market pundits. On the other