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Deloitte China launches new technology innovation centre in Shanghai

The Chinese arm of professional services firm Deloitte has launched a new digital assets and IP development center in Shanghai. Dubbed Deloitte HiTech, the centre will connect advanced technologies with business applications to drive digital transformation through innovation, with the aim of accelerating digital strategy and strengthening cooperation with the public and private sector to create a global innovation network. ... Read More »

Internet and Social Media in the Age of Coronavirus

The logo of Google Inc. is seen outside their headquarters building in Mountain View, California August 18, 2004. Google Inc. slashed the size of its closely watched initial public offering nearly in half to less than $2 billion on Wednesday, splashing cold water on what has been touted as the hottest Internet IPO in years. Google shares could make their ... Read More »

Trump-Biden fracas shows how social media gets mired in fact-check battles

Republicans and Democrats’ accusations of online deception are posing an increasingly no-win dilemma for the Silicon Valley companies caught in the middle. The latest example is Twitter, which found itself stuck between the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week as it tried to enforce a new policy of designating certain misleading content as “manipulated media.” But it’s ... Read More »

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 »