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Amazon to fund computer science classes at 1,000 U.S. high schools through Future Engineer program

Amazon Future Engineer students. (Business Wire Photo) Amazon said its Future Engineer program will fund computer science classes at more than 1,000 high schools in all 50 states by this fall. This is a rapid expansion for the program that launched in November. Down the road, Amazon aims to reach more than 10 million kids with the coding activities and lessons each ... Read More »

California town sets up ‘goat fund me’ page to finance four-legged firefighters

The Nevada City council sees goats as a first wave to tackle problematic vegetation, with humans following up to clear away larger foliage before the wildfire season. Photograph: AP A California town threatened by the sort of wildfires that recently wiped out a neighbouring community is appealing for an unusual type of help: a crack team of goats. Nevada City has launched ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

Apple Launches $300-Million Clean Energy Fund for China Suppliers

Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores) over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive. The US giant said it and 10 initial suppliers would jointly provide the money for the China Clean Energy Fund, aimed at helping the ... Read More »

Kerala: Late fund transfer affects utilisation, says Finance Department

“Transfer of funds at the fag-end of the year causes rush of expenditure and lapse of fund due to non utilisation,” the source said. (Representational Image) Thiruvananthapuram: Transfer of funds at the fag-end of the fiscal, and short allotment of funds, are just two of the reasons the Finance Department has identified for the poor utilisation of funds by local bodies. ... Read More »

Explore These 3 Approaches to Create Your Own Pension Fund

Like flip phones and floppy disks, pensions are largely a thing of the past. According to an analysis from global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson, the percentage of Fortune 500 employers offering a defined benefit pension plan to new hires dropped from roughly 50 percent in 1998 to just 5 percent in 2015. Today’s workers are more often offered a ... Read More »

Phillips Urges Public, Diaspora To Be Prepared To Help Fund Education

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips says the public and the diapora must prepare to start playing a greater role in funding education. Dr Phillips says despite efforts to improve Jamaica’s education system, many students continue to struggle due to limited social mobility and the absence of critical social capital. Speaking at the 7th Annual Award Ceremony and Luncheon of the ... Read More »

Indian-American IT entrepreneur to fund Indian journalist

A candidate who has three years of professional experience as a journalist and employed as a journalist by an independent news media organisation in India can apply for the fellowship Journalist Fellowship RELATED STORIES Kerala government offers 70 acres land to set up IIT Palakkad free of cost Microsoft Research India’s researchers named ACM fellows Modi government to boost higher ... Read More »

take a look at out the $one hundred billion hedge fund, and the challengers to the throne

inside the hedge fund global, the wealthy are becoming richer — but just barely. At a time when the $three trillion industry as an entire is suffering to keep assets, the arena‘s largestfund just handed the $100-billion mark. Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater friends leads the manner, consistent withthe contemporary scores from Institutional Investor’s Alpha. however the information is far from all ... Read More »

Why one tech fund supervisor is hot on Amazon, not a lot on facebook

shares of Amazon are extra appealing than facebook inventory because the e-trade massive‘s long–time period course to growth is clearer than the social network‘s street to destiny revenue gains, Josh Spencer, portfolio manager of the T. Rowe fee worldwide generation Fund, said Wednesday. Amazon has two routes to achievement with its online retail commercial enterprise and its Amazon webofferings unit, ... Read More »