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iPhone X, MacBooks Now Available With Rs. 10,000 Cashback in ICICI Bank EMI Offer

HIGHLIGHTS Cashback of Rs. 5,000 is applicable on iPads and Apple Watch Offer period is March 12-April 15 Maximum of 2 transactions per card is applicable for cashback Apple India has partnered with ICICI Bank to offer cashback of up to Rs. 10,000 on purchase of select iPhone variants, as well as iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch models. The offer entails a cashback of Rs. 10,000 on MacBook ... Read More »

Telefonica rolls out personal assistant ‘Aura’ in data focus

The telecom carrier is set to release Aura in six countries, a key plank of chief executive officer Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete’s data-focused strategy. Photo: Reuters Madrid/London: Apple Inc. has Siri, Amazon.com Inc. has Alexa and now Telefonica SA is promoting its own digital personal assistant with a voice, Aura. The telecom carrier is set to release Aura in six countries, a ... Read More »

Samsung Leader in 4G LTE Device Shipments in India Last Year: CMR

With 21 percent market share, Samsung retained the top spot in the 4G LTE device shipments in 2017 while Chinese handset maker Xiaomi stood second with 18 percent share, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. The 4G LTE shipments in India grew 80 percent in 2017 Year-on-Year (YoY), with total shipments reaching 148.3 million units, according to CMR’s annual “4G LTE ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens First Mi Home Experience Store in Chennai to Showcase Products Not Launched in India

When launching the first Mi Home store in India, Xiaomi’s own store last year, the company’s Global Vice President, and Managing Director India, Manu Kumar Jain said the goal was to have a store where you could see not just the products launched in India, but everything that Xiaomi had to offer. On Wednesday, Xiaomi launched its first Mi Home Experience store in India, ... Read More »

Words Matter in Gauging Public Confidence

College and university leaders have been consumed since last summer with trying to understand public attitudes about them, as surveys and studies — like this and this and this and this — have delivered evidence of growing skepticism and doubts about the value of what consumers and society get from higher education. Gallup injected yet more data into the mix Friday, with a new survey that both reinforces ... Read More »

Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

Since gaining independence in 1957, Ghana has focused on improving access to education and achieving universal enrolment. Primary education became free in 1961 and the 1980s saw major reforms swept through the education system, including restructuring primary and secondary education and introducing vocational classes. In September 2017, the Ghanaian government made secondary education free, with President Nana Akufo-Addo reportedly saying: “There will be no admission ... Read More »

Improving education quality in Indonesia is no easy task

School children at a temporary school in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, in March 2016 (Photo: Afrianto Silalahi via Getty Images) In September, Indonesia’s Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education suspended Jakarta State University (UNJ) rector Professor Djaali after a ministry-sponsored review found evidence of academic misconduct and mismanagement at the university. UNJ is one of the country’s most prominent teacher training colleges and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Price in India Slashed

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge price dropped in India The Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant is now available at Rs. 35,900 Its 128GB variant is now priced at Rs. 37,900 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has received a price cut in India. While the Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant is now available for purchase at Rs. 35,900, its 128GB version is at ... Read More »

Samsung Retains Top Spot as Global Smartphone Sales Drop 4.6 Percent in Q4: Gartner

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsungretained its top spot with 18.2 percent share, Gartner said on Thursday. The South Korean giant though saw a year-on-year unit decline of 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, but this did not prevent it from defending its top global smartphone vendor ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s Uses iPhone X-Like Gestures in New Leaked Video

HIGHLIGHTS The phone is shown to have “swipe up and pause” gesture control The video reveals a nearly bezel-free display on the alleged Mi MIX 2s Rumours suggest a top-right notch for the front camera Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s is expected to be the Chinese phone maker’s upcoming premium smartphone which is what the rumours suggest. A new leak suggests that ... Read More »