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WJEC apology after GCSE computer science exam problem

An apology has been made to GCSE pupils after a “technical issue” affected their computer science exam. Parents complained problems meant the start was delayed while pupils could not answer one of the questions. It is unclear how many schools were affected, but people in Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Pembrokeshire and Rhondda Cynon Taff highlighted issues. The WJEC exam board ... Read More »

The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

No Problem Of E-Waste In Future, As Gadgets Than Can Degrade & Vanish Completely Are Coming!

It’s great to buy all the latest and greatest gadgets, but have you spared a thought to the old gadgets that you stop using or, worst, throw away? They’re all piling up, contributing to a chronic e-waste problem on a global scale. BROKEN PHONES ARE POLLUTING OUR LANDFILL. THE E-WASTE PROBLEM IS REAL! It’s only fitting that scientists should come up with ... Read More »

7 Subtle Signs of a Drainage Problem

Today, drainage problems are very common and thousands of home owners are facing it. Drain clogging, flooded basement and water-backup are some of the major signs which indicates towards a damaged or faulty drainage system. But, there are other subtle indications of a drainage problem, which home owners doesn’t care about, and those indications finally lead to a damaged drainage ... Read More »

Roku has an app problem, but it’s working on solutions

Roku’s streaming-media players have always stood out from the competition with a simple formula: Affordable hardware, plus an app selection unrivaled in its quality and diversity. But the platform’s app selection is deteriorating even as the company’s players become ever more affordable with the new Express, Premiere, and Ultra modelsannounced this week. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Roku Streaming Stick (2016) ... Read More »

The problem with the commodity bounce: ‘There’s no juice there’

After years of underperforming stocks, commodities are beating theS&P 500 this year, at least as measured by the Dow Jones Commodity Index. But some traders still advise staying far away from the commodity space. The recent move higher is “definitely a head fake,” Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management said Monday on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” The biggest problem, he said, ... Read More »

Citron exec: This is Tesla’s biggest problem

Shares of Tesla Motors will have a hard time going higher because of the news surrounding the company, Andrew Left, Citron Research’s executive editor, said Wednesday. “What I underestimated [about] Tesla the first time is, when the Model S was introduced, nine of 10 stories were saying how great the car is, and the stock just followed. Right now, there’s ... Read More »

Premature deaths, overdoses bigger problem in rural US

Getty Images Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin in St. Johnsbury Vermont. (File photo). A country home might be a less healthy home, a lot less healthy. Almost 1 in 5 rural counties in the U.S. saw increases in the number of premature deaths over the past decade — even as most large urban ... Read More »

Hulu’s biggest problem isn’t a Time Warner buy-in

Hulu has been firing on all cylinders lately, so of course the service’s pay-TV overlords are scheming the best way to ruin it. Late last month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Time Warner—the media company, which is separate from Time Warner Cable—was looking to buy a 25-percent stake in Hulu. One of Time Warner’s goals, according to the Journal’s ... Read More »