Tag Archives: Years

Dean of Education retires after years of service to the educational community

Joe Johnson, Dean of the College of Education and Interim Dean of the College of Extended Studies, announced that he will retire from San Diego State in June of 2018. He has been an educator for 30 plus years and has had a fulfilling career in the academic field. “Joe has been a bright spot in our college from the time he ... Read More »

Three years of BJP rule: Despite promises of job creation, unemployment rate has slightly risen

India’s unemployment rate has registered a slight increase since the Bharatiya Janata Party government began its term in May 2014, despite the government’s professed emphasis on job creation, according to an analysis of government data. The unemployment rate in 2015-’16 was 5% of the labour force, up from 4.9% in 2013-’14, the year before the BJP assumed power. As the ... Read More »

Eight years of education comes down to one day

As the sun streamed through the leaded windows of the Mayo Foundation House, 44 medical school graduates nervously waited Friday to find out where they will spend the next three to five years of their lives. Through the old tradition of Match Day and under the gaze of a huge portrait of the Mayo brothers, the Mayo Medical School graduates ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India HIGHLIGHTS 3.1 billion images, 700 million GIFs, and 610 million videos were sent WhatsApp recently rolled out the ability to share GIF images WhatsApp has more than 160 million monthly active users in India On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp ... Read More »

Mariah New Year’s meltdown tops social media

Mariah Carey‘s New Year’s Eve snafu had people talking on social media last week. ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” generated 3.80 million social interactions across Facebook and Twitter, according to Nielsen, easily No. 1 among entertainment series and specials for the week ended Jan. 1. That was roughly 3.5 million interactions more than USA’s “WWE ... Read More »

Speck harkens back on 40 years in education

Jay Speck, Solano County Superintendent of Schools, is retiring after 40 years in education. (Robinson mKuntz/Daily Republic) Solano County Speck harkens back on 40 years in education By Todd R. HansenFrom page A1 | December 30, 2016 FAIRFIELD — Two weeks as a high school volunteer at camps for special education students shaped a career that spanned four decades, and ... Read More »

Telecom Companies’ Data Revenues To Double In Two Years: CLSA

Mumbai: Predicting data revenues for telecom operators to double to $11 billion by 2017-18, top brokerage CLSA has said the much-awaited commercial entry of Reliance Jio would drive the market further. Even as existing operators have begun to focus on content, the key differentiator will be network delivery, or quality and download speed – areas that have intensified ahead of ... Read More »

Pakistani Court Sentences Man to 13 Years in Prison for Facebook Post

A Pakistani man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for allegedly posting religiously offensive material on his Facebook page, lawyers in the case said. Rizwan Haider, 25, was convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges including promoting sectarian hatred, after he supposedly published a post referring to Prophet Mohammed. “This case… was registered against Haider, who is ... Read More »