Together mode uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) segmentation technology to digitally place participants in a shared background, making it feel like you’re sitting in the same room with everyone else in the meeting or class. It aims at making meetings more engaging by helping users focus on other people’s faces and body language and making it easier to pick up on the non-verbal cues. Together mode with auditorium view is rolling out now and will be generally available in August. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Teams gets AI-powered Together Mode, live reactions and a plethora of new features
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Early indications of a post-lockdown revival came from the September quarter numbers of Corporate India. Directionally, it is corroborated by the gross domestic product (GDP) data for Q2 FY21. Silencing the naysayers, the real GDP decline of 7.5 percent was much above the consensus forecast.The positive contribution of agriculture (YoY growth of 3.4 percent) was on expected lines. The surprises included: the marginal growth in manufacturing (0.6 percent), and the lower-than-expected decline in construction (at – 8.6 percent in Q2 against -50.3 percent in Q1) and the trade, hotels, transport and communication segments (decline of 15.6 percent in Q2 compared to 47 percent in Q1). … [Read more...] about Is the recovery here to surprise us quarter after quarter?
"The short term trend of Nifty is choppy and the market is expected to move in a range of 13,100-12,800 levels by next week. The study of long term charts like weekly and monthly timeframe signal crucial overhead resistance for the market around 13,100-13,150 levels," said Nagaraj Shetti, Technical Research Analyst, HDFC Securities. … [Read more...] about NSE, BSE shut today on account of Gurunanak Jayanti
Xiaomi is a known brand in the smartphone segment, but it recently forayed into the laptop segment. Their Mi Notebook 14 is one of the cheapest laptops to offer the 10th generation Intel Core i5 processor. It also has 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD storage and a battery life of up to 10 hours. Its got a 14-inch full HD anti-glare screen, scissor-switch keyboard with dust protection layer and an excellent multi-touch trackpad with palm rejection. The laptop weighs 1.5kg and comes preloaded with Windows 10 Home operating system and a one month trial of Office 365. Due to the sleek design of the computer, there is no built-in webcam on the device. Thankfully, Xiaomi bundles a plug and play Mi Webcam HD in the price. … [Read more...] about WFH Tips: The best laptops priced under Rs 50,000
The IHS Markit Manufacturing PMI rose to 58.9 in October, the highest in more than a decade, compared to 56.8 in September, driven by robust sales. State Bank of India (SBI) revised their second-quarter GDP projection to a contraction of 10.7 percent from a contraction of 12.5 percent earlier, according to a research report from SBI Ecowrap. … [Read more...] about Q2 GDP prints likely to show significant sequential pullback; will it cheer the market?