Author: Jo Mathew

Jo is passionate to write about technology, science, environment, health, politics and more. He is eager to share the information and insights he has with the readers.

Self-management is a precious quality, and only fewer people execute it in their daily life. Due to the intrusion of technology into the human life, people have many distractions in their day-to-day activities. Avoiding those and focusing on the daily tasks are a challenge for everyone. However, people do not have any other choice when they need to perform their responsibilities. While working with computers, most people face distractions from the social media sites, chat applications, notifications from various sites, and more. Avoiding those are not a difficult task if people use some distraction-killing tools. A number of distraction-killing tools…

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Unwanted and annoying ads are a disturbance for everyone, and there is no change whether it is on TV, the internet, or other forms of media. Considering the ad-monetization business strategy of most of the websites, people cannot expect a slump in the web ads. Most of the ads are disturbing and distracting in nature, and it significantly affects the productivity of the employees who depend on the internet for their work. This is where ad-blocker tools come into the picture as it ensures blocking of unwanted ads to create a hassle-free work environment. Ad-blockers are mostly available as browser…

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Consistency is an integral parameter for any business, and it is more relevant when it comes to online services. People face multiple technical issues in the web environment, and it is due to various reasons. Every website faces downtime once in a while, but the frequent problem is a concern. The frequent downtime of services shows the degree of professionalism and commitment by the business owners. Interestingly, the customers quickly understand this, and the businesses are the ultimate losers in the battle. A number of issues that cause the website downtime, in general. It includes problems with the hosting server,…

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Facebook shut down one of its AI systems due to “things moved out of control.” The reports confirm that the AI bots created its own language, without human input, prompting the firm to shut down. Alarmingly, the bots’ initiative to create and communicate in a new language challenged the given codes. Considering the various concerns regarding the advancement of AI system, the news created worries in the tech world. The report continued that the AI system stopped using English language and began using a new one it created. The AI agents use English to communicate each other, but recently, they…

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The first quarter of 2017 created a shock in Indian startup ecosystem with the Snapdeal debacle. As a leading e-commerce firm with double digit growth every year since it founded, no one expected an anti-climax. Since Snapdeal utilized all the resources supplied by the system for its growth, a deeper analysis is highly useful for start-up entrepreneurs. Learning from others’ failure is the best lesson for budding entrepreneurs if they wanted to reap success. Someone who is carefully analyzing the debacle can learn that it is a created disaster that could have avoided. Before moving to the analysis, let’s look into…

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MS Paint, an iconic drawing tool from Microsoft, is going to be removed from its list of software in Windows 10. A recent statement issued by the tech major confirms that the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update might remove Microsoft paint and included in its deprecated features list. If the firm removes MS Paint, then it is the end of an era of 32 years. It was considered to be one of the most useful and exciting tools a few decades back. The list released by Microsoft includes both “removed and deprecated tools and features” for the future updates and versions.…

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Very few people use the imagination while they do shopping, and most of the people buy products they felt impressed somewhere. While coming to fashion products, many people find impressive products online or offline which they cannot name it correctly or would have named differently in various online shopping websites according to their naming rules.  For instance, if someone saw an image of a celebrity wearing a stylish blue frock with many works on it in an online newspaper and wanted to get the product, they would find a hard time considering there could be hundreds of products with a…

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The increasing population, growing cities, and surging human activities have contributed a new term to the day-to-day of people. It is “air quality index,” and that is directly responsible for the health of the people considering the vast number of critical illness caused by air pollution. Every year, various agencies come up with indexes of worst and best cities in air quality, and this shows the governments, organisations, and individuals are serious about the changing numbers. The air quality of exterior is measured and provided by city officials or agencies, but what about interior air quality? Many are not aware…

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WhatsApp is the largest instant messaging platform in the world for the last few years. Last year, it crossed the user base beyond one billion, and with added features, its popularity is growing further. These developments have brought the attention of cyber criminals towards the platform, and thousands of hoax are spreading in the environment, targeting the inexperienced users. Additionally, there are issues of malware attacks using fake links and download options. Many of these are carefully crafted to target the internet novice or people who are not much familiar with the web ecosystem. A significant percentage of the WhatsApp…

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Bitcoin is making headlines from the day it started circulating. People are enthusiastically grabbing Bitcoin as a method of payment and as an investment. Here is why you should get into the bitcoin game right now. The cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is making headlines from the day it started circulating. Nowadays, it gets a lot of attention due to various reasons. When the idea of the digital currency coined out almost a decade back, nobody expected a transition we see today. Though there are many apprehensions about the digital currency, more people are enthusiastically grabbing Bitcoin as a method of payment and…

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In a new development, Tech Mahindra has laid off at least 1,000 employees this month but termed it as part of the annual appraisal process. It is same the way how other IT majors such as Cognizant, Wipro, and Infosys executed in the past few weeks to downsize the people. The new move is due to the increasing automation in various projects and the recent protectionist policies by the Trump government in U.S. Earlier this week, Infosys gave a marching order to many mid- and senior-level employees on a mission to reduce the headcount and increase the profitability. Tech Mahindra…

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In a recent development, Google Docs users are experiencing a new type of sophisticated phishing attack which looks genuine and authentic. People who are prone to the attack received an edit file request in Google Docs from yesterday, and while they opened it, the phishing application got access to their address book and email that led further attacks to the people in the contact list. The Phishing Attack is working in such a way that it sends an invitation to people from someone whom they already know and their details in his contact list. When the receivers access the link,…

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