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You’ll Need Patience For This Computer

I’m impatient. Just ask my wife. Or anyone I play golf with. I simply like doing things efficiently and quickly. For instance, left alone to play 18 holes without anyone ahead, I can commonly finish in less than two hours. Forget practice swings — I’m always envisioning my next shot, as I drive the cart up to the ball. Hot ... Read More »

Hill Top students day out for value education projects

Jamshedpur, Aug. 13: August 12 was a working Saturday at Hill Top School. It was a day dedicated to field trips as well as Project Work, workshops under the umbrella of the school’s Value Education Programme. Students of various classes were involved in different activities all through the day. The class 12 students distributed pamphlets and displayed placards spreading awareness ... Read More »

AMD Threadripper vs. Intel Core i9: The best CPU for enthusiasts

Intel’s Core i9 and AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper are facing off in the toughest CPU match in years. Historically, if you wanted the fastest PC chip, you bought Intel. If you wanted to save money, you went with AMD. With Threadripper, AMD claims you can have it all: a low price, and the best performance. We pitted both chips against each other in a grudge ... Read More »

BSEB class 12th compartment results 2017 for arts, science, commerce released at biharboard.ac.in

Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has announced the results for the class 12 compartment examination 2017 for all streams. Students who have appeared for the exams can check their result from the official website of the Board (see steps below to know how). The Board conducted the compartment exams for class 12 students who had failed to clear the main ... Read More »

Best Buy is selling 60 AA batteries for under $7

. While rechargeable AA batteries end up cheaper over the long haul, sometimes you just need the old-fashioned disposable kind on hand. Best Buy is making that more cost effective right now by offering 60 Insignia AA batteries for $6.74—or about eleven cents per battery. These are general purpose non-rechargeable alkaline batteries. There’s no claim on how long these batteries will ... Read More »

Undeterred by rain, over 600 join ‘March for Science’ in Pune

Five-year-old Irabati Ghose and 93-year-old Shantabai Ranade were among over 600 students, scientists and social activists, who marched on the streets of Pune for science. As scheduled, the ‘March for Science’ started on time, as the Pune police was finding it hard to manage the 200 participants, who had already gathered near the Gandhi statue, outside Pune railway station on ... Read More »

Amazon and Twitch Prime subscribers can grab Day of the Tentacle Remastered for free

Given its love of purple, you might think Twitch would be on the side of the evil tentacles. Not so, though—for a limited time you can grab Day of the Tentacle Remastered for free, provided you’re a Twitch Prime (read: Amazon Prime) member. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds $29.99MSRP $29.99 VIEW on Amazon It’s the latest in a string of freebies from ... Read More »

Sicily fire crew ’caused fires for cash’

Italian police have detained 15 volunteer firefighters in southern Sicily accused of starting fires in order to get paid to put them out. In the alleged fraud, the volunteers rang the emergency 115 number themselves or got friends or relatives to do it. Their commander allegedly skipped shifts in order to start fires. The team, in the Ragusa district, came ... Read More »

Black money: Swiss cite India’s strong data security laws for auto-sharing banking information

Switzerland found India’s data security and confidentiality laws “adequate” for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a continuous access to details about alleged black money hoarders in once-all-secret Swiss banks. (Source: Reuters) Switzerland found India’s data security and confidentiality laws “adequate” for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a continuous ... Read More »

Newsmaker: State fund’s CEO is all for education

While he was growing up in the township of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, Lerato Nage stared poverty in the face and survived. Today, in his post as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), he shoulders the responsibility of addressing the plight of needy students. Nage is undeterred, saying he is not about ... Read More »