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Media Musketeers Inks Slate Finance Pact With Entourage Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

Recently minted film and TV firm Media Musketeers has signed a slate finance deal with Paris-based investment outfit Entourage Ventures. It has also brought on Patrick Swiderski as its finance chief. Former Apple executives Sebastien Janin and Andy Docherty teamed with former Warner Bros. exec Chris Law to launch Media Musketeers earlier this year. Its first projects include ForLan Films-produced “God Fearing Man,” based on ... Read More »

Social Media Platforms Increasingly Popular With Cybercriminals

Fraud is one of the major challenges posed by the digital revolution and a new white paper by RSA Security suggests that social media is the perfect place for it to thrive. The U.S. information security company (which is part of the Dell family) released their annual “Current State of Cybercrime Report” for 2019, alerting readers to the growing trend of cybercriminals ... Read More »

Funding for pupils with special educational needs drops 17%

 Kevin Courtney of the National Education Union says support for children with special educational needs and disabilities is ‘woefully inadequate’. Photograph: Gary Calton/The Observer The government has been accused of failing children with special educational needs after a report found funding for pupils had been cut by 17% across England since 2015. The report by the thinktank IPPR North also ... Read More »

Trump Turns To Higher Education; And A Selective New York City High School Struggles With Diversity

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order that could affect a few areas of higher education: from data collection to free speech. The order called for, among other things, an expansion to the federal College Scorecard, which reports average earnings and debt for graduates at institutions around the country. But the part that received the most attention was a directive to ... Read More »

How e-learning is transforming our education system with a tech-driven approach

Technology has today become an integral part of our daily life. It assists us in everything – from shopping, banking, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven portfolio management to learning a new language via an easy-to-use smartphone application. The merits that technology has been transferring to us are simply innumerable. But how effective can it really be in the field of education? ... Read More »

A farmer’s life: working the land with modern technology

My grandfather learned to use the Keurig coffee maker in the shop office — and that’s about as much technology as he needs to know. Growing up as a millennial, however, I have been surrounded by technology all my life, in every day life. One thing we do have in common is our passion for farming. A passion that’s lasted ... Read More »

Lenovo Z5s leak hints at a version with Snapdragon 845 and 12GB of RAM

Lenovo Z5s is about to be released and according to a new leak on Weibo, the phone will come in two versions – a standard one that’s supposed to be with Snapdragon 678 and a more powerful Z5s Ferrari Edition. The latter is believed to sport the Snapdragon 845 chipset. But wait – there’s more. The photo was taken from ... Read More »

Infinix Note 5 Stylus With 18:9 Display, 4,000mAh Battery Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Infinix Note 5 Stylus ₹ 15,999 was launched in India on Monday, at an event in New Delhi. The smartphone is essentially a variant of the Infinix Note 5, with minor differences on the specifications front, as well as support for a stylus called XPen. Highlights include it being part of the Android One programme, which promises timely updates as ... Read More »

A woman shared her tragic story of how social media kept targeting her with baby ads after she had a stillbirth

Source: The Washington Post Gillian Brockell At one of the saddest times of her life, Gillian Brockell kept seeing ads on social media that twisted the knife in her wound. In an open letter posted to Twitter and addressed to “Tech Companies,” the Washington Post opinion video editor says she continued to be targeted with motherhood ads after learning that her ... Read More »

Bose Frames Is a Pair of Sunglasses With ‘Audio Augmented Reality Platform’

Audio giant Bose on Tuesday announced the launch of a new product called Frames. Frames is claimed to be the world’s first audio augmented reality platform embedded into a pair of premium sunglasses. Using features like micro-acoustics and voice controls, Bose says Frames is the tiniest, thinnest, and most lightweight audio system it has ever unveiled. This pair of sunglasses ... Read More »