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The European far right has its eye on education

Italy’s Minister of Education Marco Bussetti arrives at the Quirinal palace in Rome, Italy on June 1, 2018 [File: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters] Today, the Thirteenth World Congress of Families will kick off in Verona, under the patronage of the Italian regions of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. Marco Bussetti, the Italian education minister, will be among a number of high-level officials ... Read More »

The Problem For Small-Town Banks: Technology Has Redefined Community

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA – Mar 9, 2019: The exterior of the Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU) Wilsonville branch.GETTY OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK In The Problem for Small-Town Banks: People Want High-Tech Services, the Wall Street Journal told the tale of one small upstate New York bank: After the National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC) bought Bank of America’s only branch ... Read More »

Newegg has an 8GB RX 580 for $200 this week

The 8GB AMD Radeon RX 580 is back at a great price. Newegg has the PowerColor Red Dragon version of this card for $200 after a $20 mail-in rebate. That means you have to pay $220 upfront, but even by itself, that’s a good price. Besides the card, you can also get three free games via AMD. Newegg’s sale price ends on Friday. This ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. With the milestone, Xiaomi also announced that 500 of these service centres are authorised to repair its Mi TV range, ... Read More »

WhatsApp Business App Has Over 3 Million Users, Says Facebook

WhatsApp Business is only available for Android at the moment WhatsApp Business has an active user base of over 3 million people, Mark Zuckerberg has said. The WhatsApp Business user base was revealed in Facebook’s Q1 2018 earnings call, Venture Beat reportedlate on Wednesday It is a standalone app separate from the other version of WhatsApp used by 1.5 billion people, was launched in January for Android users in six countries – ... Read More »

Chinese tech giant Tencent has surpassed Facebook in market value

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters. Tencent has made a “breakthrough” in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia for local transactions, and plans a launch early next ... Read More »

iPhone X Has 2 Batteries, Claims Early Teardown Video

While Apple is about to begin the shipments of the iPhone X, a teardown video apparently showcasing the new model has surfaced online. The video reveals that the latest flagship iPhone not only has a unique dual-camera setup on the rear and a TrueDepth image sensor on the front, but it also has two battery packs underneath the iconic bezel-less display panel. Notably, ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »

Siri on iOS 11 still has a long way to go

What has Apple really done to improve Siri? To be honest, I’m not sure. After testing it for an entire day since Tuesday’s iOS 11 release, mostly on an iPad 9.7-inch and an iPhone 7 Plus, it’s obvious Siri is not a major priority for the company, even if some of the features are improved. What has changed is a ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Face ID: Accepts Only One Registered User, Has Quick Option to Disable It, Support Most Sunglasses

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will only permit one user’s Face ID to be registered The company says Face ID will work with most sunglasses There is an option to quickly disable Face ID feature Face ID, the new authentication technology that Apple introduced with the iPhone X earlier this week, will only permit one user’s face to be registered with the iPhone X at launch, ... Read More »