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5 Entrepreneurs That Are Shaking Up Education

CREDIT: Getty Images You may have sailed through the schooling system with high grades and flying colors. Perhaps you passed up on a college education in favor of dedicating your time and energy to starting your first business. Whatever your experience with the American education system, it isn’t over yet. Even if you don’t have children, don’t know anyone with kids, or simply ... Read More »

iFixit Teardown Reveals Samsung Galaxy Note FE And Note 7 Are Practically The Same Except For The Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has returned to the smartphone scene in the form of the Galaxy Note Fan Edition or FE, a refurbished model of the ill-fated phablet. From the look of things, the Galaxy Note FE is practically the same as the Galaxy Note 7 across the board, except for the battery. All that’s been figured out thanks to none ... Read More »

Didn’t clear NEET or AIIMS exams? There are other options as well

Both NEET and AIIMS MBBS entrance examinations are regarded highly competitive in the country due to lower selection rate for admission to medical courses. If the competition is so tough and the seats are also limited, then why does a student take the risk to invest two years in preparing relentlessly for the exam? Common questions which trouble aspirants this ... Read More »

Are robots taking over the world’s finance jobs?

The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class. The dismal turnout has nothing to with professorial style, school ranking or subject matter. Students simply aren’t enrolled, because there are no jobs out there for finance majors. Today, finance, accounting, management and economics are among universities’ most popular subjects worldwide, particularly at graduate level, due ... Read More »

Why the Words ‘The Clocks Are Ticking’ Bring Relief, Not Tension to ISRO Every Day

HIGHLIGHTS India’s navigation satellite system NavIC is similar to GPS, Glonass Each satellite has three clocks & a total of 27 clocks for NavIC The clocks are important to provide precise locational data “The clocks are ticking.” Every morning this announcement brings relief and not tension to the Indian space agency team that is managing the navigation satellite system NavIC ... Read More »

Robotics Are Helping Paralysed People Walk Again, but the Price Tag Is Huge

Ashley Barnes was 35 years old when doctors told her she would never walk again. A botched spinal procedure in 2014 paralyzed her from the waist down. The Tyler, Tex., resident had been an avid runner, clocking six miles daily when not home with her then-9-year-old autistic son, whom she raised alone. Life in a wheelchair was not an option. ... Read More »

How People In Riot-Hit Saharanpur Are Getting Around The Internet Ban

On 25 May, local authorities in the Saharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh blocked mobile internet services following caste violence between Dalits and Thakurs. The Saharanpur police said it had suspended Internet services to prevent “outsiders” from “instigating locals with WhatsApp and Facebook posts”. Yet, the locals have found a way to circumvent the ban already. The Hindustan Times reports ... Read More »

Are the gadgets you use slowing down? Here’s how to keep your digital devices in top shape

Just like you, your devices need to be regularly checked for existing or potential problems. The issue is that many people tend to keep using their device without maintenance until an issue arises. Karan Bajaj & Hitesh Raj Bhagat show you how to keep your PC, MAC, iOS & Android in top shape. Keep a check on heating There can ... Read More »

Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new Internet

Cryptocurrencies are booming beyond belief. Bitcoin is up sevenfold, to $2,500, in the last year. Three weeks ago the redoubtable Vinay Gupta, who led Ethereum’s initial release, published an essay entitled “What Does Ether At $100 Mean?” Since then it has doubled. Too many altcoins to name have skyrocketed in value along with the Big Two. ICOs are raking in ... Read More »

Here are 4 top internet stock picks from Morgan Stanley into year-end

Morgan Stanley shared its favorite internet stock picks for the rest of the year. “We continue to focus on revisions and areas where the market’s ‘narrative’ can change,” internet analyst Brian Nowak wrote in a report to clients Sunday entitled “Who will outperform from here through the year of investment?” Here are four companies that Morgan Stanley recommended and their ... Read More »