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IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna explains why practical future of quantum computing is closer than we think

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman‘s Budget speech was replete with geeky terms. One of them was quantum technology. “Quantum technology is opening up new frontiers in computing, communications, cyber security with wide-spread applications. It is expected that lots of commercial applications would emerge from theoretical constructs which are developing in this area,” Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, said. “It is proposed to ... Read More »

Urus to drive future growth of Lamborghini in India

Italian super sports car maker Lamborghini expects its premium luxury SUV Urus to drive future growth in India with the model accounting for 50 percent of its sales in the country, a senior company official said. The company, which delivered its 50th Urus in India last year, has an eight-month waiting period on the model at present. “Urus is playing ... Read More »

Top 10 Bike Reviews Of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at the best bike reviews of the year. This list isn’t necessarily of the best all-round products, or the best value-for-money bikes, but a list of some of the bikes which left a lasting impression, and we enjoyed reviewing the most. From entry-level street bikes, dual-sport adventure bikes, to ... Read More »

Reimagining the future of the consumer in India

AI, IoT and other tech-driven tools are not only tracking consumer buying behaviour but also increasingly influencing it Tech trends are altering the retail scenario globally and in India the situation is no different. Today, the Indian ecosystem is embracing the latest innovations at an encouraging speed, which are forming an essential part of their go to market strategy. Brands ... Read More »

Uncertainty looms over future of new Maharashtra government

CM Uddhav Thackeray says will stick to Hindutva agenda Uncertainty looms large over the future of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government even as it has proven its majority in the State Assembly pushing the BJP to the Opposition benches. In the first Assembly session, CM Uddhav Thackeray was seen struggling to modify his saffron agenda as he shared ... Read More »

City of the Future Explores the Future of Mobility in Cities

City of the Future is a bi-weekly podcast from Sidewalk Labs that explores ideas and innovations that will transform cities. In the third episode from season 2, hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss the future of mobility in cities and share ideas that would make it way easier to get around without owning a car. In the podcast, author Horace Dediu talks ... Read More »

Ayodhya verdict will have ‘consequences’ for future polity of country: Muslim parties

New Delhi: Muslim parties, including UP Sunni Wakf Board, have filed their written submissions in the Supreme Court in the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya and said that the verdict will have “consequences” for the future polity of the country. The Muslim parties, which had filed the notes in sealed covers to the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of ... Read More »

At Mamallapuram, Xi and Modi look to past to shape future of Sino-India ties

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held “productive” talks with on Friday as part of the second India-China informal summit in the southern coastal town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu, with both looking to chart a new course for bilateral ties over the next few decades despite a series of irritants that have cropped up between ... Read More »

Embedded SIMs can usher in technologies of the future

New Delhi: When your Apple Watch takes a call without being connected to your iPhone, it uses a tiny SIM embedded inside it. This embedded SIM, or eSIM, in Apple’s case, works as an extension of the SIM you already have inside your iPhone, allowing the watch to stay connected to a cellular network and, hence, the internet—even without the phone. Unlike regular ... Read More »

Ashis Nandy: ‘Our future is nothing but present of today’s West’

Political thinker Ashis Nandy at the Express Adda in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Express photo by Renuka Puri) “THERE ARE many reasons for the rise of nationalism in India, but I think the primary reason is this: we have lost the right to our future. Only from robust scepticism, mutual criticism and cross criticism can we have a variety of ... Read More »