• ENTREPRENEURS
    Structured higher education can spur entrepreneurial ambitions: NYU study

    Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Bengaluru: Structured higher education, provided the environment is conducive, can spur entrepreneurial ambitions, according to research by New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The study will be published in the May volume of the The Journal of Higher Education. While the education system is criticized for not […]

  • NEWS
    You Can Now File Complaints About Misleading Ads via WhatsApp

    Consumers can now file complaints against misleading commercials by companies to advertising watchdog ASCI through mobile messaging app WhatsApp. Consumers can now WhatsApp the objectionable advertisement to +91 77-100-12345, from where the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) would lodge ‘suo moto’ complaints using this number. Consumers can send pictures of print ads, hoardings, packaging […]

  • STARTUPS
    Microsoft Is Training AI With Minecraft, and Soon You Can Help Too

    Some of Microsoft’s top minds have been training a computer to make it understand the concept of learning by way of playing Minecraft, and the software giant now wants your help. “We’re trying to program it to learn, as opposed to programming it to accomplish specific tasks,” Fernando Diaz, a senior researcher at the company’s […]

  • NEWS
    Magnetic Chips Can Boost Computer Energy Efficiency: Study

    In a breakthrough for energy-efficient computing, engineers at the University of California-Berkeley have shown for the first time that magnetic chips can operate with the lowest fundamental level of energy dissipation possible under the laws of thermodynamics. The findings mean that dramatic reductions in power consumption are possible as much as one-millionth the amount of […]

  • STARTUPS
    Can your idea really become a business?

    Starting a business is very motivating yet an emotional roller-coaster ride. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint With the start-up scenario growing and becoming pervasive in India, entrepreneurs are bubbling with new ideas, believing their idea to be the next billion-dollar one. Today, it feels as though everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. This is very heartening for […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    10 Surprising Things Your Business can Do on the USPS.com Website

    Ensuring orders reach customers on time is a top priority for businesses. And one company that has been helping businesses with reliable shipping services is the United States Postal Services (USPS). Interestingly, USPS is not just about shipping goods from one place to another. The USPS.com website lets businesses do a lot more than that. […]

  • LIFE
    How Yoga Can Keep You From Joint Pain

    Do your knee joint or wrists or shoulders ache when doing trivial things? Is the pain in your joints limiting you from enjoying life the way you wish to? Are you tired of popping painkillers multiple times a day? If you said yes for either of these questions, you’ve obviously have had enough and are […]

  • NEWS
    Time to Buy a Phone? Smartly.Me Can Help

    Buying a new Android phone is tricky – everyone has a different opinion to share, and it’s rarely advice that is customised to your needs. The Smartly.Me app is another place to get suggestions for the phone you want to buy, along with news about mobiles and upcoming phones, and suggestions for apps and games […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    6 Things You Can Do Every Day to Become a Better Entrepreneur

    Join us in a city near you at Entrepreneur’s Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off Feb 23. View cities and dates » Success in entrepreneurship is not an end destination. It’s a daily battle to be your best version of yourself even as you put out information, services and products that help your customers’ lives. […]