US judge approves $20 billion settlement for BP oil spill

AP In this April 21, 2010 file photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico following an explosion that killed 11 workers and caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. TOPICS environmental issues This is the largest environmental settlement in history and the payment will have to be made […]

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IIT Bombay to Host eYantra Robotics Competition

The finals of IIT Bombay’s eYantra Robotics Competition (eYRC), which is in its fourth year, will be held in the campus from tomorrow. The two-day event will witness teams from across the country competing for the coveted prize and the opportunity to intern at IIT Bombay, an official release said. The e-Yantra project is sponsored […]

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Want a Writing Gig? John Hunt Publishing Might Be Looking for You

If you’re a writer looking for a way to publish your next business book, you might be interested in an opportunity with JHP Business Books, part of the John Hunt Publishing Company. Currently, JHP Business Books is looking for proposals from business authors who can provide a unique perspective on topics like marketing, management, finance, […]

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Don’t Touch That Dial! SmallBiz America Radio Revamps Its Platform

SmallBiz America Radio , an Albuquerque, N.M. podcast for small business owners and entrepreneurs founded in 2005, is making a change. In an interview with Small Business Trends, David Wolf, CEO of SmallBiz America, says that he’s taking the company in a different direction– as a content marketing management company. “Smallbiz America never closed, per se. […]

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Autonomous Introduces Affordable Smart Desk for Standing or Sitting

While digital technology has introduced many benefits into today’s personal and professional lives, at least one aspect has been detrimental. The sedentary lifestyle promoted by working every day in front of a computer can have a long term negative impact on your health. This has led public and private organizations to encourage their employees to […]

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4 Startups Revolutionizing Small Business HR Plus One To Watch for Accounting

Is your small business still manually onboarding employees? Are you concerned about maintaining compliance with new benefits laws, like ObamaCare, or how to effectively credit 401(k) contributions? As a solopreneur myself, I know how frustrating and time-consuming it can be to sort through stacks of employee and contractor paperwork. Put an end to the madness with an automated small business HR solution so […]

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Why Google Wants to Sell Its Robots: Reality Is Hard

It’s been a week of extremes for Google’s artificial intelligence efforts, as the company luxuriates in the afterglow of winning a board game tournament against one of the world’s top players, while it privately tries to sell one of its most visible robotics efforts. Google’s decision to try to shed its Boston Dynamics robotics group […]

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Yahoo to Allow Proxy Access for Board Nominations

Yahoo Inc will allow investors who have held stake of at least 3 percent in the struggling Internet company for a minimum of three years to nominate directors to its board. The company amended its bylaws to allow these investors to nominate up to 20 percent of its board, according to a regulatory filing on […]

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Google Launches VR View Tool For Easy VR Content Embedding

Google on Wednesday introduced VR View, a tool to let developers easily embed 360-degree virtual reality photos and videos on Android, iOS, and the Web. The content can be viewed using the Google Cardboard or a single lens “Magic Window” viewer. The Mountain View-based tech giant also expanded its accessibility by adding iOS support to […]

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Microsoft Unveils Skype Bots Powered by Cortana

During the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference in San Francisco, the company besides introducing a bunch of new features for the Windows 10 platform, also announced Skype Bots. The feature as per the firm is a “new way to bring expertise, products, services and entertainment into your daily messaging on Skype.” Skype Bots in simple […]

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