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Jio Cashback Offer, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, WhatsApp for Business, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon and Flipkart are both holding big sales WhatsApp for business has been launched in some regions OnePlus confirmed up to 40,000 users were affected by a credit card leak Welcome back to our weekly news roundup. This was a week of news about deals, as both Flipkart and Amazon are running sales. It’s lining up to be a good time for deal-hunters, ... Read More »

After no-bid deal falls apart, Texas Education Agency review calls for clearer contracting procedures

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath testifies before the Texas Commission on Public School Finance about education outcomes on Jan. 23, 2018.  Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune An internal review of the Texas Education Agency’s contracting regulations found this week that the agency needs a more concrete process for determining whether to bypass competitive bidding when it enters into ... Read More »

The many problems with a market for higher education

In April this year, the Office for Students will become the “regulator and competition authority” for the English higher education sector. The establishment of this authority, complete with its own “chief executive”, captures perfectly the transition of the country’s university sector, where income from tuition fees has gradually supplanted direct government funding over the last few decades. This process of government-encouraged marketisation — one ... Read More »

Moto Folio Is the Cheapest Moto Mod for the Moto Z Range

Moto has listed a new inexpensive Moto Mod on its US website, the new Moto Folio. The Moto Folio is a case that is compatible with all smartphones in the Moto Z range. It is currently the cheapest Moto mod in the company’s lineup. The Moto Folio is available in Super Black, Fine Gold, and Grape Juice colour variants. It has been priced at $14.99 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime India Launch Set for Today

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime India launch is set for Monday, at an event in New Delhi. The launch event is set to kick off at 12pm IST, and we can expect details like the Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime price in India, its release date, as well as launch offers to be revealed on the occasion. The budget smartphone was first listed on Amazon India last week, ... Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android Now Lets Users Switch From Voice to Video Call

WhatsApp Android beta users can switch from voice to video calls in one-on-one chats, not in group chats HIGHLIGHTS The feature is only visible in WhatsApp beta for Android iOS users are yet to see the feature The other user will be asked if they want to switch WhatsApp calls have become a crucial part of the popular messaging app, with ... Read More »

WhatsApp ‘Demote as Admin’ Feature Being Tested for Group Chats

HIGHLIGHTS The feature will no longer require removing an admin from the group Instead, the admin can be dismissed and stay a part of the group Feature spotted on both Android and iOS beta version WhatsApp has been spotted testing a new button in group chats that will allow one administrator to “demote” or “dismiss” other administrators, without first deleting them ... Read More »

Facebook, Sony Sign Deal for Online Videos

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook users now won’t see their videos taken down over copyrights Sony/ATV artists will now be paid royalties The deal gives access to over 4 million songs Sony/ATV Music Publishing signed an agreement with Facebook, seeking a share of the social media industry’s burgeoning revenue by letting users post songs from artists like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. For Facebook ... Read More »

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams This Year Onwards

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams, This Year Onwards NEW DELHI: Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has decided to implement the new pass marks criteria from this year onwards. Making changes to the circular released on 27 November 2017, CISCE has released a fresh circular today. According to the new rule, for ICSE ... Read More »

Gadgets 360 Staff Picks: Our Wishlist for 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Most want a new phone, TV, or headphones Two each want a Switch, a soundbar, or a camera There’s even a kitchen gadget in the list The technophile staff at Gadgets 360 likes not only reviews literally hundreds of different gadgets each year, but also buys tons of them for personal use (yay, consumerism!). Just like last year, we ... Read More »