Author: Miles

New Mobile Operating System Targets Unsolicited Telemarketing Calls

September 30, 2019

Apple Inc. has released a new operating system for its mobile devices that is likely to have a significant effect on the telemarketing industry. Among the features included in the new operating system, iOS 13, is one that is intended to provide users with the ability to effectively eliminate their receipt of unwanted telemarketing calls and other […]

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Curious Kids: What was the first computer?

September 24, 2019

The first modern electronic digital computer was called the Atanasoff–Berry computer, or ABC. It was built by physics Professor John Vincent Atanasoff and his graduate student, Clifford Berry, in 1942 at Iowa State College, now known as Iowa State University. That’s where I have been teaching computer engineering for over 30 years, and I’m also a collector […]

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Do You Plan to Buy a Windows Operating System? The Continuing Benefits of Windows 10

September 23, 2019

One of the best features is Microsoft’s own personal voice assistant named Cortana. The default browser Internet Explorer has been replaced by Microsoft Edge which is a much better way of surfing the web. Some Windows 10 users experience difficulties while configuring specific settings of the operating system as per their convenience. Windows 10 is […]

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September 20, 2019

Oracle has announced its free autonomous operating system — Oracle Autonomous Linux — which provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while running. Autonomous Linux is based on Oracle Linux, which powers Oracle Cloud and Oracle Engineered Systems. Additionally, Oracle promises “literally instantaneous migration” to the new operating system. The OS is free for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers. Oracle Autonomous Linux Besides […]

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How to prepare your credit for a mortgage to get the best possible rate and save thousands

September 17, 2019

There’s no question that buying a home is a big investment. For many people, it’s one of the biggest investments they’ll ever make. The decisions you make before you purchase a home can have far-reaching, long-lasting financial effects. You probably want to choose a home in a thriving market, where property values will hopefully rise over time. […]

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The Future Of Travel: Hotel Game-Changers

September 16, 2019

Those wanting to know more about the shape of the travel industry of the future, should look to the finalists of the Radical Innovation competition, which is gearing up to announce its winner next month on 16 October 2019. The yearly competition challenges designers, hoteliers, and students to pioneer compelling ideas in travel. Three finalist companies will be […]

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‘On tap’ licence regime: RBI proposes `200 cr capital for small finance banks

September 14, 2019

The editorial referred to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) recent report indicating that the banking sector reported 6,801 frauds involving a total Rs 71,542.93 crore. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday proposed a minimum equity capital of Rs 200 crore to set up a small finance bank […]

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Best value mortgages revealed – including how to get a record low interest rate

September 11, 2019

The best value mortgages – including those with record low interest rates- have been revealed. More than 3000 mortgages from 90 lenders were analysed and rated. Although borrowers are resisting fixed term loans with more rate cuts forecast, 11 lenders scored a five-star rating for their three-year fixed loans under three per cent. (iStock) Five-star […]

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Travel pairing: Most anticipated concert, one of a kind accommodation

September 9, 2019

When it comes to choosing a travel destination, one can take inspiration from many things. Those who are into music, for instance, might arrange trips according to concerts they plan to watch. The Jakarta Post and travel e-commerce company pair six concerts with six distinctive accommodation options below, to create a travel experience that is hard to forget. […]

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RBI refuses to extend Equitas SFB’s deadline for listing

September 7, 2019

The order comes at a time when the bank completed three years of operations. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to extend Chennai-based Equitas Small Finance Bank’s deadline for listing. The banking regulator said that the bank cannot open new branches till further orders. The order comes at a time when the bank completed […]

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