JetLite employees have claims of about Rs 50 crore, which may seem like a small amount compared to the total claim. But it is a reminder that thousands of employees of the airline are still hopeful that the insolvency process will end with a new owner, who will clear their salary arrears. … [Read more...] about Jet Airways insolvency: Bid deadline expires today, another extension?
Unfortunately, some of the fatal accidents related to autonomous vehicles are directly related to the false sense of security. The death from an Uber self-driven car in Arizona in March of 2018, for example, was due in large part to the fact that the safety driver wasn’t paying attention when a pedestrian suddenly came into the street. In addition, Tesla owners using the cars’ AutoPilot feature have found themselves in similar situations, and have paid for it, not with their lives but through scary near-accidents. … [Read more...] about How the race to autonomous cars got sidetracked by human nature
As a result of its optimized schedule of non-stop flights between the UAE and India, appealing to greater numbers of point-to-point business and leisure passengers, Abu Dhabi is now the most popular destination for Indian travellers on the Etihad network, said the statement. … [Read more...] about India plays crucial role in Etihad’s growth strategy, says airline official
3. Teamwork On smaller teams, each player can make an outsize impact. It’s much easier to offer motivation and rewards, too. In fact, managers of small teams may even find they need to do that less. It’s easier for everyone to feel self-motivated and engaged with their work (remember that Gallup study) because they have more responsibility than being just another cog in the machine. And better teamwork also tends to mean more efficiency–another crucial requirement in the fast-moving tech sector. … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why Small Teams Make Better Tech Innovators
3. The Audiophile CD Player Beginning almost a decade ago, folks in high-end audio circles began to realize that the early models of the PlayStation 1 console contained respectable D/A audio circuitry while being available at ridiculously low prices ($5-$20) in the secondhand market due to their abundance. Audiophiles latched on to the PS1, modifying the console both externally (for visual appeal, because CD players housed in wood or brushed aluminum sound better) and internally (because CD players you tinker with endlessly sound better). These hobbyists’ efforts result in fun and creative uses of old game consoles, and despite the fact that they don’t sound any better than 99.99% of other CD players to most of us, they sure do look cool. … [Read more...] about 10 PlayStation Oddities