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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 »

An Indian view from Wall Street on women in finance

My inspiration has come from within my own family. My mother who had a doctorate and was a Professor at a time when women in India barely went to college. She took a leap of faith from Dalal Street to Wall Street to manage some key initiatives at S&P DJI. Alka Banerjee shares her views on how hard it is to stay ahead of ... Read More »

As the Internet turns 30, is it an ‘out-of-control monster’?

MEYRIN, Switzerland: Thirty years ago this month, a young British physician working at a lab near Geneva invented a system for scientists to share information that would ultimately change humanity. But three decades after he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee has warned that his creation has been “hijacked by crooks” that may spell its destruction. Berner-Lee’s old office ... Read More »

Huawei Watch GT to run custom software on an efficient Cortex-M4 CPU

Huawei’s Mate 20 event is expected to bring a new smartwatch as well – the Huawei Watch GT. We saw a leaked render last week, but it was low resolution and it didn’t do the phone justice. So, here’s a much sharper version of the same image. It’s a beaut, with a dive watch style bezel and two plungers. The case is ... Read More »

Did Jeff Bezos Just Hint at Amazon’s Plans for an Alexa-Based Home Robot?

HIGHLIGHTS Was his post a teaser for his company’s next device? Bloomberg in April reported on plans to release a mobile Echo robot Or maybe Bezos’s kids were just messing around Did Jeff Bezos’s kids really use blue painters’ tape to attach an Amazon Echo speaker to a robot vacuum cleaner? Or was his Instagram post on Monday just a teaser for his company’s next device? ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Receives New Software Update With an Option to Hide Notch

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia X6 has received a new software update The update brings the ability to let you hide its notch It also includes performance improvements Nokia X6 has received a software update that brings the ability to let you hide its notch. With the latest addition, the new Nokia model has joined the bandwagon of Android handsets that do include a notch but ... Read More »

How Many Calories Are There In An Orange? Use These Tarty Fruits In Healthy Recipes

Most health experts suggest adding citrus fruits to your daily diet, considering they come packed with essential minerals and vitamins beneficial for health. One of the best citrus-loaded fruits is orange; the tangy, refreshing fruit that delivers a significant boost of vitamin C along with other vitamins like vitamins A and B and minerals like potassium. Since it has less ... Read More »

Vodafone Launches Itel A20 Smartphone at an ‘Effective Price’ of Rs. 1,590

HIGHLIGHTS Itel A20 will come with a cashback offer worth Rs. 2,100 Customers need to stick to the handset for 36 months The cashback will be available through M-Pesa Vodafone India on Tuesday announced its partnership with China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile to launch the Itel A20 in the country with an effective price of as low as Rs. 1,590 – actually priced at Rs. ... Read More »

Airtel Partners Intex, Offers Aqua Lions N1 at an Effective Price

HIGHLIGHTS Intex Aqua Lions N1 was unveiled on Wednesday alongside the offer Two older Intex smartphones were also brought under Airtel’s offer Airtel previously partnered with Karbonn and Celkon Airtel has partnered Intex to bring three of the domestic brand’s smartphones under its Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, which offers cashback to sweeten the purchase and lock customers onto the operator’s network. Thus far, ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »