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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why the Grab-Uber Acquisition Could Save the American Company

In a move reported over the weekend, Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has confirmed the acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia services. This includes all business...
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Delayed Tech Reviews: Is the Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker Good Enough 4 years after...

So, do you own the latest iPhone? How about the latest FitBit band? Or the just released thinnest laptop in the world? And, do...
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Why Are Indian Crypto Companies Going Abroad to Conduct ICOs?

https://youtu.be/gdUYUUuUeAE One of the most important pieces of crypto legislation has been tabled in the Lok Sabha this week - because of the Nirav Modi...

Don’t Blame Facebook or Cambridge Analytica, It’s Your Fault

Over the past two days, I’ve read a lot of stories about how a company harvested 50 million Facebook users’ data and created psychometric...

America and China Are Trading Blows, but What Is India Doing?

Yesterday, Trump signed a bill that finally fulfilled on his election promise to reduce America's gigantic $375 billion trade deficit with China. In essence,...
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Cybersecurity Firm FutureX: Stricter Data Privacy Laws Are Coming to India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBnnjR6tC9M&feature=youtu.be We talk to Ganesh Karri and Adam Cason of renowned cybersecurity firm FutureX about their entry into the Indian market, and the overall security...

Will Your Coffee Maker Get Hacked Someday?

https://soundcloud.com/thebigscope/why-cyber-security-policies-need-to-be-constantly-updated Every object you see around you, which works on electricity or can be connected to electricity -- is a potential Internet of Things (IoT)...
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This German Company Uses 3D Printing to Help ISRO Launch A Communication Satellite

Germany headquartered EOS, one of the major players in 3D printing companies in the world, is helping ISRO build cheaper and lighter rocket components. EOS...

Twitter CEO Goes All In On Bitcoin: It Will Become the Only World Currency

Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of social media giant Twitter, has declared in an interview with The Times that Bitcoin is going to...
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Why are Ola & Uber Drivers Angry in India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBtfRcAE5rE&t=1s Drivers of cab hailing services like Uber and Ola are an unhappy lot. The drivers protested in Mumbai and Delhi. Their counterparts in Bangalore...

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