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Education: Key to the success of Chile’s historic recycling law

Little by little, the cities of Chile begin to fill up with “clean points” for recycling – CREDIT: Pulso The new legislation will only work if there is a cultural change in terms of separating at the source CREDIT: Pulso The new legislation will only work if there is a cultural change in terms of separating at the source – ... Read More »

Destiny 2 developer video chronicles bringing the game to PC and its challenges

When Bungie decided to bring Destiny 2 to PC, the team knew it would be a big challenge according to this developer video. A mini-doc chronicling the development of Destiny 2 has been released featuring members of Bungie and Vicarious Visions. In it, various member of the development team discuss how it “focused on nailing the feel of gameplay,” on ... Read More »

Signing of MoU between IIM Lucknow and Axis bank to benefit females

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Axis Bank.   Female candidates can join the Axis bank after completion of the programme A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Axis Bank. Through this MoU, all the female candidates getting into ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Confirmed to Receive Android Version Updates for 3 Years

HIGHLIGHTS Google has promised version updates for Pixel 2 series until 2020 Previously, the Pixel phones received security updates for three years This is another attempt by Google to influence the buying decision Google will roll out Android version updates to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for the next three years – until October 2020. The fact had been revealed at launch, but the ambiguous ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets an option to correct image distortion

Sony introduced a new camera for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia Xzs, which fixed the corner softness that was so characteristic of Sony cameras. And now the company has fixed the remaining issue of the wide-angle lens it uses – the distortion. Part of the Oreo update, the feature is hidden behind a toggle in the camera settings. If you’ve updated your XZ ... Read More »

SBI ties up with Escorts to finance farmers for purchase of tractors

MUMBAI, OCT 23:   State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Escorts Limited to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts Tractors. The aim of the tie-up with Escorts Limited is to promote, market and make accessible, organized finance facility at competitive interest rates to farmers, who wish purchase POWERTRAC and FARMTRAC Tractors manufactured by ... Read More »

Buhari directs ministry to convene summit on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks. The President gave the directive on Saturday in Ilorin, in his address at the 33rd Convocation of the University of Ilorin. The president was represented by Prof. Abubakar Abdulrasheed, the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission. He explained ... Read More »

Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Now Rolling Out: How to Download

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rollout has begun The update revamps the experience with Fluent Design System It is compatible with all devices presently running on Windows 10 Microsoft on Tuesday, October 17 announced the start of the rollout of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709). Alongside, Microsoft announced the first mixed reality headsets are now available to buy, and introduced the Surface Book ... Read More »

iPhone X to Be Key Global Smartphone Sales Driver in 2018: Gartner

HIGHLIGHTS Gartner predicts a boost in iPhone’s replacement cycle with X model Apple improves shipments of iPhone X components The iPhone X to meet its growing demand in holiday season As the anticipation for the iPhone X has reached new levels despite its premium price, Apple is actively working to fulfil the demand. But in the midst of the tough time for the iPhone ... Read More »