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As ransomware rages, debate heats up on response

City services in Baltimore, US were paralysed earlier this year when a ransomware attack locked up computer networks and made it impossible for residents to make property transactions or pay their municipal bills.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jul 16 2019

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The best wireless earbuds you can find in Nepal

A few years back, wireless earphones were more of a gimmick. There were size constraints on the drivers, due to which such headphones used to fail at projecting punchy sound. Also, connectivity was a concern back then.

Bivek Khatiwada, Jul 16 2019

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Bad boss

Dear Aunt, I have been working in a private firm for last six months. I was very excited when I was called for a job as it was my first full-time job.

Jul 02 2019

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Ghost lover

Dear Aunt, I knew a guy from my college days but we weren’t very close then. But after 10 years, he sent me a friend request on Facebook and we reconnected. We started talking frequently and realised that we both have feelings for each other.

Jul 02 2019

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Take a break from tech

It is no secret that advancements in technology have made our lives easier. Technology has become, in many ways, an extension of our lives. But this advancement has come with a price: it has made us addicted to the comfort technology provides, and our minds have become slaves to it.

Bivek Khatiwada, Jul 02 2019

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What does Huawei ban mean for Nepali users?

Earlier this year, Huawei, China’s biggest telecommunications firm, found itself in the middle of an on-going trade-war between the world’s two largest economic powerhouses.

PRAJESH SJB RANA, Jun 25 2019

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ON PRESSURE

Dear Aunt, I am a tenth grader from Pokhara. I’m afraid of my upcoming SEE examination. We are being too pressurised with homework at school. I find it too difficult to manage my time effectively and feel like it’s not enough to complete all the tasks once I get home.

Post Report, Jun 25 2019

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LONER COMPLEX

Dear Aunt, I’m a 25-year-old guy who always made a mockery of love stories. I never believed in true love until I first saw this girl in our college, about a couple of years ago; it was love at first sight.

Jun 18 2019

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‘Being mean is lucrative’: Queer users condemn. YouTube over homophobic content

YouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.

Kari Paul, Jun 18 2019

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Cat conversations

Mimi cha has short hair and is usually accompanied by a talking cat named Meow cha. It is difficult to discern if the cat is a friend, a sibling or Mimi cha’s inner consciousness, but they make a perfect pair in Rimishna Manandhar’s comic strip.

ABANI MALLA, Jun 04 2019

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Seven tips for creating a great resume

In the world of recruiting, the resume is a constant. Despite changing technologies, the resume is essentially the same as it was 50 years ago.

REUTERS, Jun 03 2019

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Providing solutions to Kathmandu’s pollution

Tashi Gyalzen Sherpa never leaves home without his palm-sized air pollution monitoring device. On his iPhone, he has four apps that give him timely updates on the level of air pollution in Kathmandu and in major cities around the world.

TSERING NGODUP LAMA, Jun 03 2019

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