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Turkish impoverished children have inability to receive pre-school education: OECD

Children in Turkey have inadequate access to pre-school education, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has stated in a new report on inequality in education. The “Education Opportunities for Everyone” report cited Turkey alongside Ireland, Chile and Poland as lagging behind in access to pre-school education for poor children. The OECD made three suggestions that aim to reduce ... Read More »

Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All ... Read More »

Marketing in the time of social media: key points to remember

“Anything worth doing is worth doing well.” – Hunter S Thompson Thompson, the father of gonzo journalism, lived and worked in an age where social media marketing had not even taken birth. What he says about the importance of striving for excellence is advice relevant not just to his peers, but juxtapositions itself for today’s social media marketing campaigns too. ... Read More »

What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot programs to assess impact and ... Read More »

Oreo beta program for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to kick off soon

HMD Global’s CPO Juho Sarvikas just confirmed that Oreo beta testing for the company’s Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 smartphones will begin soon. 2 This comes shortly after the final Oreo build started rolling out to the Nokia 8, making it the first Nokia smartphone to get the new Android OS. Sadly, there’s currently no information on exactly when the Nokia 5 and 6 will start receiving ... Read More »

Proposal approved to provide maternity benefits to Delhi government school guest teachers

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has announced provision of maternity benefits to thousands of guest teachers working in Delhi government-run schools. The Delhi Guest Teachers Association has been demanding regularisation of over 17,000 guest teachers, pay parity when compared to permanent teachers and maternity benefits. The proposal has finally been approved. As per the official order, “It has been decided to ... Read More »

Michael Jordan has apparently decided to jump on one certain NFL team’s bandwagon

Michael Jordan might have spent most of his NBA career in Chicago, but that doesn’t mean he’s a Bears fan. The former NBA star, who now owns the Charlotte Hornets, isn’t a Panthers fan, either. As it turns out, Jordan has decided to jump on the bandwagon of an NFC team this season, and that team is the Minnesota Vikings. It seems that former Vikings wide receiver Ahmad ... Read More »

Jurgen Klopp frustrated by failure to make change in Liverpool draw

Jurgen Klopp was left frustrated after being unable to make a substitution before Chelsea scored their equaliser against Liverpool on Saturday. Leading 1-0 late in the game at Anfield, the hosts were looking to make a change with Adam Lallana ready to be introduced for his first appearance of the season. However, even though the ball did go out of ... Read More »

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ Premium down to $550

You can currently grab the Snapdragon 835-powered Sony Xperia XZ Premium for $550 in the US, $150 down on its usual price. Both Amazon and Best Buy are offering the deal, but while the latter has black, gray, and pink available, Amazon is only offering the $150 discount on black and pink models. The red model is discounted as well, but by ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »