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No Agreement Yet Between US, China on ZTE: Trump Aide

The United States and China have not yet reached a deal on Chinese telecoms giant ZTE that would lift crippling sanctions against the company, top US economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Wednesday. “No decision has been reached by both sides as of now,” Kudlow told reporters. ZTE was fined $1.2 billion (roughly Rs. 8,000 crores) in March 2017, but in April, Washington banned the ... Read More »

Facebook Suggests No Compensation for EU Users Affected by Data Breach

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is unlikely to compensate 2.7 million European users Their data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica Sensitive bank account data had not been shared: Facebook Facebook is unlikely to compensate the 2.7 million European users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica because sensitive bank account data had not been shared, the company said on Wednesday. The world’s ... 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 »

Twitter for Mac App to Be Killed Off, No Longer Available for Download

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter for Mac has been pulled from Mac App Store The app will no longer be supported in 30 days The move echoes similar steps on the Windows platform Twitter had some news for its Mac users ahead of the weekend – it is killing off its Mac app. The Twitter app for Mac is no longer available for download. The social ... Read More »

Trump taps Common Core foe as No. 2 at Education Department — but most key positions still vacant

President Trump just tapped as the Education Department’s No. 2 official a former state superintendent of South Carolina who opposes the Common Core State Standards and who in 2016 called Jeb Bush “the only candidate” prepared to be president. Trump announced Tuesday night that he was nominating Mitchell  Zais as deputy secretary of education, one of only a handful of ... Read More »

Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh considering ‘no school bag’ on Saturdays

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is considering a proposal to declare “no school bag day” on Saturdays in state-run schools. This was conveyed at a meeting chaired by deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma in Lucknow, an official release said. School kids will be allowed to come to school without their school bags on Saturdays so that they can enjoy themselves ... Read More »

No Gathering Social Media Handles from Chinese Visitors

EFF has joined a coalition effort, led by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), to oppose the federal government’s proposal to scrutinize the social media activities of Chinese visitors. Specifically, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seeks to ask certain visa applicants from China to disclose the existence of their social media accounts and the identifiers or handles associated with those ... Read More »

Brexit committee warns of impact of no deal being reached

MPs have warned about the UK and the EU failing to reach a Brexit agreement, urging the government to work out how much “no deal” would cost. The Brexit committee said ministers’ claim that “no deal is better than a bad deal” was “unsubstantiated” until an economic assessment was published. But the report divided the cross-party committee, with some members ... Read More »

Social Media Insights: All Talk And No Action

Steve Auger Follow Research analyst, special situations, long/short equity, ETF investing Send MessageStock Market Student Summary BUZ is the first fund to attempt to use social media analytics to invest in stocks. The theory is that AI can lead to deep analysis of finance on social. After almost a year live, BUZ has underperformed a passive index of large cap ... Read More »

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other phone makers as well. Apple had sought the concessions to ... Read More »