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Elon Musk’s Next Frontier? Education

These days, there is no shortage of billionaire education evangelists aiming to improve the way children learn. From Bill and Melinda Gates to Eli and Edythe Broad, moneyed activists have been feverishly investing in schools, scholarships, and political campaigns in the hopes of finding the antidote to the education system’s ills. Now the industry has another player: Elon Musk. The Tesla ... Read More »

KGI: Apple to use FaceID on all iPhones next year

Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities correctly predicted that Apple will drop the fingerprint reader, though he wasn’t right about the gesture area. Now he’s back with another forecast for the future – in 2018 Apple will drop the fingerprint reader altogether. This means that the company will fully rely on the new Kinect-like TrueDepth camera and FaceID system. But the camera does more than ... Read More »

Snapdragon 836 delayed until next year, Pixel 2 will use 835

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be powered by a Snapdragon 835, instead of a Snapdragon 836. Apparently Qualcomm has been forced to delay the upgraded chipset until the beginning of next year. Snapdragon 836 is still likely coming, despite some other rumors. Re: SD836, I haven’t heard anything further since my initial tweet, and since the source has proven accurate ... Read More »

Pixel 2: Everything we know about Google’s next flagship phone

Google flipped the script last year when it retired the Nexus line in favor of its own branded handsets. Now all eyes are on the Pixel 2. With improved specs and even better cameras, the new phones are poised to propel Google back to the head of the class with a pure Android O experience. Since the Pixel and Pixel XL landed, the LG G6 and Galaxy ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5A to be made official next week, Xiaomi confirms

In line with recent rumors, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be made official next week. The confirmation came in the form of official press invites that reveal August 21 unveiling for the device. The CEO even posted images of the device! The Note 5A has already been certified by China’s TENAA. The listing revealed two major versions for the handset, having a ... Read More »

Women to get extra seats in NITs from next year

The HRD Ministry is planning to introduce supernumerary (extra) seats for female students from next year in order to increase their number. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand With a sharp decline in the number of female students wishing to apply for admission in National Institute of Technology (NIT), the HRD Ministry is planning a solution for the same. The ministry ... Read More »

New report says Asus Zenfone 4 will be unveiled next month

According to a new report out of Taiwan, the Asus Zenfone 4 will be officially unveiled in August. Specifically, the report says the new series – which also includes Zenfone 4 Pro, 4 Selfie, and 4V – will be made official in Taiwan on August 17. This may not the first time we’re hearing about August unveiling for the Zenfone 4 series ... Read More »

Designing Antiviral Proteins Via Computer Could Help Halt the Next Pandemic

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. As Bill Gates sees it, there are three main threats to our species: nuclear war, climate change and the next global pandemic. Speaking on pandemic preparedness at the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, Gates reminded us that “the fact that a deadly ... Read More »

Oppo R11 to be officially unveiled next month

The unveiling date for the Oppo R11 has been revealed – it’s June 10. The information comes in the form of a leaked poster shared by a Weibo user that has the date on it. The R11 has been the subject of several rumors and leaks so far. Recently, the device (along with its Plus variant) received certification from from ... Read More »

New education system to be tested in all counties next month

Pupils at Kosawo Primary school in Kisumu use tablets on March 1, 2017. A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week . PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week with training for headteachers of selected schools from all the 47 counties. It ... Read More »