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iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

Will The The Next Generation Of Computers Celebrate Humanity Or Strip It Away?

The original CTO Design Challenge team before volunteers joined, plus at far left judges Ty Carlson, Larry Smarr, and Mark Anderson (l to r). I went into this week’s Future in Review (FiRe) conference worried that today’s bias towards big data and data-driven decisions would ultimately make the world a less humane place. The good news is, I may be wrong. FiRe has a recent ... Read More »

Board Exams: HRD Ministry instructs Boards, States to refrain from spiking of marks

From next year, spiking of marks in class 10, 12 class board exams will no more be allowed according to the human resource development (HRD) ministry’s new advisory. State Boards along with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been asked to abide by the same. Exception As per HT report, however, school boards will continue with a moderation policy to ... Read More »

Delhi govt’s mega PTM Part 2: Class 10 board exams primary topic of discussion

The AAP-led Delhi government on September 1 organised this academic year’s first mega Parents-Teachers-Meeting (PTM) in its 1,041 schools. According to reports, the comeback of class 10 board exam was the most discussed topic at the PTM. Not only in building a bond between teachers and parents, the mega meeting aims to start a positive dialogue and it is hoped ... Read More »

Technology: The backbone of financial markets

In today’s dynamic financial markets, one needs to make intelligent, sound, and quick decisions, the key enabler of which, is technology. While it is true that the structure of financial markets is complex, with many pillars such as regulations, taxes, and legal compliance, technology is playing an extremely critical role, having the capacity to completely ruin the mechanism of a ... Read More »

The Purpose of Education—According to Students

Radio Atlantic recently examined a question that underpins many, if not most, debates about education in the U.S.: What are public schools for? Increasingly, it seems, American parents expect schools to first and foremost serve as pipelines into the workforce—places where kids develop the skills they need to get into a good college, land a good job, and ultimately have a leg up ... Read More »

Government of Singapore plans to establish Skill Centre at Guwahati

A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati as the government of Singapore is planning to set up the same. The centre will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. This was stated here by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) ... Read More »

DU should give consideration to BA application of student who lost father in blast: HC

DU should give consideration to BA application of student who lost father in blast: HC DU’s SOL has been asked by the Delhi HC to consider the admission application of Rishab Sharma, who lost his father in a bomb blast. Representative image DU’s School of Open Learning (SOL) has been asked by the Delhi High Court to consider the application ... Read More »

IBPS PO and clerks 2017: Know why number of vacancies decline

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) recently released the official notification of Clerk exam 2017. Every year lakhs of students appear for this exam, however, only a handful out of this huge number make it to the final list. With the number of vacancies reducing drastically this year, the overall competition is bound to rise. The total vacancies for IBPS Clerk ... Read More »

How to Keep on Top of Technology When You Write About It

Nick Wingfield at home in Seattle with his Macbook and Apple watch. CreditKyle Johnson for The New York Times How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nick Wingfield, a technology reporter based in Seattle, discussed the tech he is using. You cover Amazon and Microsoft. Do you use their technology? The one ... Read More »