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Working in US likely to get easier for highly-educated Indians, IT professionals

After a long wait, President Donald Trump has recently come up with good news especially for Indian students and IT professions. Trump has backed a bill that would cut in half the number of legal immigrants allowed into the US. If the bill gets passed and signed in law, the country will move to a ‘merit-based ‘system supporting only English-speaking ... Read More »

Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Earphones With Built-in Fitness Coach Launched in India

HIGHLIGHTS The earphones are IP67 rated and feature an in-ear fitness coach The Elite Sport promise 4.5 hours of battery life for music and calls The earphones are priced at Rs. 18,990 Jabra has launched a brand new pair of truly wireless earphones called the Elite Sport, aimed at fitness enthusiasts. The earphones will go on sale from August 8 at ... Read More »

Xiaomi Becomes World’s Largest Wearables Vendor in Q2 2017: Strategy Analytics

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has beaten Fitbit to take the number one spot Fitbit has seen a huge downfall since last year Xiaomi managed to sell 37 million units in the second quarter While many OEMs still struggle to ascertain whether the wearables market is worth investing in or not, Xiaomi is making steady progress in the segment. According to a fresh ... Read More »

Massachusetts tops in new ranking of state education systems

he myriad ways in which school districts and states can be assessed can make it difficult to discern what a particular state’s strengths and weaknesses can be; a number of factors, including funding, exam assessment, student safety and teacher proficiency can contribute to a holistic perspective on a state’s education system. In a new nationwide analysis of school systems, WalletHub ranked states ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Copper Gold Variant Leaked in New Images, Price Tipped Alongside

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 price is now tipped to be at EUR 517.42 The Copper Gold variant has been leaked again Nokia 2 leaked images suggest no fingerprint scanner After the live images of the Copper Gold variant of HMD Global’s flagship smartphone Nokia 8 cropped up last week, new images have now surfaced corroborating past information. The Nokia 8 is set to launch on August ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Flash Sale in India Set for Today, via Amazon and Mi.com

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 4 price in India starts at Rs. 6,999 Amazon India and Mi.com have their own sale offers The Redmi 4 flash sale begins at 12pm IST Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review), which was ranked second in the list of bestselling phones in India for the past quarter, will once again go on sale in the country on Tuesday. Following ... Read More »

How Social Media Is Playing An Important Role In Real Estate

To say that social media has become part of everyday life would be an understatement. From headlines of fake news stories having major social and political implications to the recent milestone that Facebook hit 2 billion monthly users (that’s over 25 per cent of the global population), social media has truly changed the way the world operates. To put these numbers into perspective, ... Read More »

Interventions in education are welcome

Duncan Green’s “From Poverty To Power” vividly describes a person’s life from the cradle to the grave as interwoven in chances dominated by the extraordinary levels of inequality and lack of education that characterize the modern world. He paints a picture of two different girls: one born in Norway and the other in Sierra Leone, with the Norwegian having a ... Read More »

Alphabet Sees Boost in Mobile Ads as It Takes Hit From Record EU Fine on Google

Google parent Alphabet on Monday saw shares slide as the market reacted to a massive fine by the European Commission and word that success in mobile, cloud and YouTube is coming with higher costs. Alphabet reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 22,532 crores), in a sharp decline from a year ago, with a $2.74 billion antitrust fine in Europe biting into earnings. The technology giant reported ... Read More »

Poonch: Pakistan’s mindless shelling scars education in schools of Jammu and Kashmir

Loud thumps of heavy shelling has silenced the school lessons in unison. Bearing the brunt of of ceasefire violations by the Pakistani troops, a school premise was greatly tarnished recently. Education in the area is orphaned due to destruction that has become an everyday affair. Faquir Dara School in Karmara sector of Poonch district was heavily damaged due to continuous ... Read More »