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Social media use linked to depression in teens: study

A new Canadian study has drawn a link between social media screen time and depression in teenagers. Researchers studied the behavioural habits of 3,800 students, grades 7-10, from 31 Montreal schools beginning in 2012. The study – carried out over four years by researchers at the Sainte-Justine Hospital in Montreal – was published Monday in the American peer-reviewed journal JAMA Pediatric. Researchers called ... Read More »

3 years of preschool suggested in draft National Education Policy

Among the other key proposals are free and compulsory schooling from preschool till Grade (Class) XII, instead of only from Class I to VIII, and a school breakfast added to the midday meal in preschool and primary school.(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons 26 Three years of preschool and four-year undergraduate honours courses are among features of a draft National Education Policy ... Read More »

The secret of investing in the €3.7tn age tech market

Prominent venture capitalist Mark Tluszcz has a knack for sniffing out opportunities. He invested in Skype before anyone else and dissuaded Israeli startup Wix.com from an undervalued $400m deal (it went on to raise $5bn in its IPO). So when he says that the global investment community is missing a trick when it comes to investing in tech for the ... Read More »

In PM Modi’s 100-day education agenda, more Institutions of Eminences, faculty recruitment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a press conference in New Delhi. (Source: PTI/File) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s education agenda for the first 100 days of his re-elected government includes unveiling of a new national education policy, a special drive to fill five lakh vacant faculty positions in higher education, and addition of 10 Institutions of Eminence (IoE) to the existing sanctioned ... Read More »

Trump’s social media bias reporting project is a data collection tool in disguise

I. Three years ago this month, Mark Zuckerberg gathered together a group of influential conservatives to defend Facebook against allegations of political bias. The company had found itself under pressure after Gizmodo reported that the editors who then worked for Facebook “routinely suppressed conservative news” from its since-abandoned Trending Topics module. It hoped that a roundtable discussion with Glenn Beck, Fox News host ... Read More »

2 Winners and 2 Losers in the Med Tech Market This Quarter

In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Healthcare, host Shannon Jones and Motley Fool analyst Brian Feroldi dive into earnings from four medical device makers — two that crushed it and two that tanked. Abiomed‘s (NASDAQ:ABMD) FDA concerns proved too big for the company to deal with quietly, and that hurt this quarter. Intersect ENT‘s (NASDAQ:XENT) promising devices were overshadowed by some big and growing concerns about long-term ... Read More »

Atishi Marlena, lovely in face-off on education

Atishi Marlena The contest for the East DelhiLok Sabha seat involves two candidates for whom education has a special place in their CVs. Atishi Marlena of Aam Aadmi Party has been credited as being the brain behind the education reforms initiated by the state government since 2015. Arvinder Singh Lovely of Congress, on the other hand, was the education minister in Sheila Dikshit’s ... Read More »

Is social media addiction breaking up marriages in UAE?

Top reasons for divorce included infidelity, lack of communication, job loss, social media, and unrealistic expectations. Social media addiction is taking a toll on family life, with husbands and wives glued to their phones instead of interacting with each other and their children. And, according to a judicial official in Abu Dhabi, this lack of real communication at home has ... Read More »

Rethinking the amount of technology in the classroom

I recently returned from a book publisher’s summit along with a group of accounting instructors from around the U.S. In addition to being wined and dined by the publisher; we were there to learn all the new technology “bells and whistles” and how this latest technology could improve the learning experience of our students. It was two grueling days of ... Read More »

MWC 2019: The coolest gadgets and tech that impressed us in Barcelona

Attendees take pictures of the Mate X foldable phone just outside of Huawei’s booth at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. (Express photo by Anuj Bhatia) Another MWC is over. The world’s biggest mobile show, held annually in Barcelona, Spain, had a lot to offer this year. We saw many new smartphones and gadgets over four exhausting days. Some felt ... Read More »