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We Need a Little Christmas Now!

I love Christmas. I sing the carols and the religious songs, even though I do not believe in god nor miracles. However, I do think the world, at least here in North America, gets kinder at Christmas time. I like that. At Christmas time I like to carry a pack of rolled quarters in my pocket so I can donate ... Read More »

Google suspended a popular Android podcast app because it catalogs COVID-19 content

Podcast Addict, an Android podcast app with millions of users, was briefly suspended over the weekend because it lists COVID-19 content. The app’s creator, Xavier Guillemane, tells The Verge that on Saturday, Google suspended and removed the ads from his nine-year-old app because it violated a new policy for developers that requires any app with a reference to COVID-19 to ... Read More »

Worried about your child’s higher education in a foreign university amid Covid-19 pandemic? Read this

Covid-19 has left a number of prospective student candidates pondering about their future plans of joining foreign universities in the new academic year 2020-21. Foreign universities have either cancelled on-campus visits and in some cases admissions until further notice. They have transcended to offering virtual tours for admissions. However, personal visit to the campus is cancelled till further notice. A ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+ Start Receiving a Software Update Ahead of Release: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ are reportedly receiving a software update ahead of their August 23 availability. The new update is said to be rolling out in European markets, and it carries the version number N97*FXXU1ASH5. It brings along improved fingerprint recognition, stability of camera, touch screen performance, and August Android Security patch. The Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

VANMOOF ELECTRIFIED X2 E-BIKE REVIEW: A SHAREABLE OBSESSION

Electric bikes are expensive. The simplest pedal-assist bikes, the ones with unsightly bolt-on batteries, start at around $1,000 and quickly climb well above $3,000 once a little finesse is applied to the design. But what if an e-bike could be shared with the entire family to help justify the cost? Imagine the value you’d extract from an e-bike used as a ... Read More »

Cam Sims reveals the reason why his Christmas tree is still up, and it’s a very sweet reason

Cam Sims has been a standout on the field at Redskins OTAs so far this offseason, catching passes all over Washington’s secondary and showing Jay Gruden that he was worth keeping even after his early injury in 2018. Sims is also standout off the field and that’s because he. still. has. his. Christmas. tree. up. and. it’s. summer. Sims’ loyalty to his holiday ... Read More »

Bajaj Finance puts up a strong show, but consumption slowdown emerges

Investors have nothing but adulation for Bajaj Finance Ltd, which is visible in the outperformance of the stock compared to the broader market since last December. The fact that the scrip gained more than 4% intraday on Thursday shows investors were happy with its fourth quarter performance. It closed the day with a gain of 3.6%. After all, net profit growth ... Read More »

Clark Gilbert: Higher education doesn’t just have an access problem — we have a completion problem

Education is the gate to opportunity and a path to economic and social mobility. It can and should be one of the great equalizers of access to the American dream. Rightly so, much attention has been placed on ensuring we increase access, particularly in disadvantaged communities. We applaud efforts to help fund access to learning and to offer on-ramps to ... Read More »

Samsung has just launched a new sensor for ultra-high resolution mobile photography

Mobile photography is evolving, and the new sensors are likely to help smartphones capture images at vibrant ultra-high resolution. The world’s leader in advanced semiconductor technology, Samsung Electronics has come up with ISOCELL Bright GW1, which is a 64MP image sensor. This is the new addition to Samsung’s 0.8 micrometer pixel image sensor line up, which is now available from ... Read More »

There should be a mechanism by which GST Council and Finance Commission can coordinate: N.K. Singh

N. K. Singh, Chairman 15th Finance commission, at a press conference in Mumbai on September 19, 2018. File photo: Vivek Bendre The Fifteenth Finance Commission is up against unprecedented challenges. First, the Goods and Services Tax has introduced an element of uncertainty in the revenue projections of the Union and State governments. More importantly, the Terms of Reference notified for the ... Read More »