Most great quality loudspeakers are very heavy, and those that are lightweight and don’t take up too much space might not provide a transportive audio experience. But what if there was a way to create a powerful, high-quality sound system that is both lightweight and portable?
In May 2022, Top500 rankings released their list of the fastest (and most efficient) supercomputers in the world right now. While China boasted the majority, it was the U.S. that came out on top with the fastest supercomputer in the world. American supercomputer Frontier became the first to demonstrate the performance of one quintillion (i.e. a billion billion calculations) operations per second during a set of standard tests that researchers use to rank the supercomputers.
A giant wave of layoffs has swept across industries in the past few months. The boom in startup culture is slowing, and the funding environment is deteriorating, leading to companies cutting down staff size. The unpredictability of the upcoming economic recession has also taken a toll on multinational tech companies, like Netflix, Uber, Facebook and Amazon.
The little things can make a big difference when you’re running your own business! Entrepreneurs know this well, which is why they’re always on top of finding ways to save time and manage their calendars more efficiently. In his research on productivity and time-management best practices, Kevin Kruse, author of 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management, spoke with more than 200 billionaires (including Bill Gates), Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs to learn about their most valuable tips.
Newspapers may be a thing of the past, but don’t underestimate their importance just yet—especially when it comes to business. Staying up-to-date with the latest news and trends is essential for any entrepreneur, and there’s no better way to do that than reading a good old-fashioned business newspaper. There’s no shortage of business and financial newspapers out there vying for your attention, but which ones are actually worth reading?
In August 2021, a collection of 10,000 anime-inspired non-fungible tokens (NFTs) called “Milady Maker” entered the market. The project was the brainchild of crypto-based business Remilia Collective.
On July 21, e-commerce giant Amazon announced its acquisition of the U.S.-based primary healthcare chain One Medical. The purchase will cost US$3.9 billion (US$18 a share). “We want to be one of the companies that helps dramatically improve the healthcare experience over the next several years,” says Neil Lindsay, Senior Vice President of Amazon Health Services, highlighting the need to reimagine how the healthcare industry works.
Interview with Kai.ai’s Founder Alex Frenkel: How AI Can Be a Game Changer in Mental Health Support for Young People
We often have to deal with stress in our everyday life, such as academic studies, work, family or even our romantic relationships. Amid the devastating COVID pandemic, there has been a 25% increase in depression worldwide, especially among young people. In light of this, platforms aiming to improve the mental well-being of adolescents have been emerging, and one of them is Kai.ai.
The past few years have seen drastic changes in the workplace. With the rise of the gig economy and the prevalence of job-hopping, more and more people are questioning their current job situation (read: great resignation). Job satisfaction is at an all-time low and the idea of changing jobs is becoming more and more appealing, especially for some of the youngest workers dubbed “Zillennials”.
Unlike a vacation, business travel can be a grind. Long days of meetings followed by nights in unfamiliar hotel rooms can leave even the most intrepid traveler feeling exhausted. Yet, it doesn’t have to be this way. With a bit of planning, you can make your business trips work wonders for you.
The education technology (EdTech) sector in India was worth US$2.8 billion as of 2020. With the pandemic forcing schools and children alike to incorporate technology into learning, EdTech has become the third most funded startup category in India after e-commerce and FinTech startups as of 2022. Despite the growth EdTech saw during the pandemic, it has become the latest victim of the slew of layoffs affecting the tech landscape across the world.
One day, you go to the supermarket and find that your usual carton of milk is now priced at US$3 more than before. A cruel joke. As you browse the other aisles, you find that all everyday goods, be it meat or washing liquid, are now more pricey. And just like that, your grocery bill is reaching amounts you can’t afford. What’s worse? Your salary can’t keep up, and you have to start cutting corners. That’s the crushing reality for many people living in countries experiencing inflation.
If you have ever sent a job application to a company only to never hear back from them, you are not alone—75% of jobseekers have experienced being ghosted by a company after a job interview. Not just in interviews, ghosting has crept up into every part of corporate life. You can be ghosted by potential recruits, by new hires and even by your colleagues.
The events following Elon Musk announcing his plans to buy Twitter in April have been quite a fiasco. Earlier this month, Musk said he was backing out of the US$44 billion bid, leading to Twitter suing him over the deal. It surely was an interesting turn of events, after Twitter imposed a “poison pill” strategy against Musk’s potential takeover in April. Back then, Musk proposed taking the company private at US$54.2 per share, which was 38% higher than Twitter’s stock value before the announcement of the plan.
When you are lost on the street, you probably will use your phone and check your favourite navigation app to find the correct route. The whole process is so effortless that you may not realize how sophisticated it is to capture the entire street view in 3D and display it on the 2D screen of your mobile phone.