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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 »

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 »

Why the U.S. Government Just Dropped 10,000 Dead Christmas Trees in a New Orleans Wildlife Refuge

Bales of discarded Christmas trees were dropped in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday.Photo: Courtesy Southeast Lousiana Refuges In an annual tradition stretching back more than two decades, on Thursday the National Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service teamed up to drop nearly 10,000 spent Christmas trees into a New Orleans wildlife refuge. Apparently, it’s all ... 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 »

Just a third of credit-worthy consumers tapped by banks: Cibil report

This segment of eligible consumers promises retail lending opportunities for banks through products such as credit cards, personal loans and consumer durable loans. Photo: iStock Mumbai: Even after the increased focus on retail loans for a decade, banks and other lending institutions have been able to tap only into a third of the estimated 220 million credit-eligible consumers, a report said. ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 May Just Have Been Revealed in Its Entirety

With Oppo R15 launch done and dusted, all eyes are on the OnePlus 6. Oppo’s flagship smartphones provide a blueprint for what to expect from the next OnePlushandset. And with the Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition officially announced in China on Monday, we have an idea of what the OnePlus 6 might look like. OnePlus has often sourced designs from Oppo in the past, for instance, the OnePlus ... Read More »

The unusual suspects: 7 reasons why flu can get you… and not just during season change

Everyone dreads the change of season, because it means that everyone is susceptible to the seasonal flu. According to Dr Mohsin Wali, general physician and cardiologist, and Dr Vinayak Abbot, Ayurvedic practitioner, apart from the change in the weather and the yo-yo rise and fall in temperature, there are quite a few unusual reasons that can also cause flu. Here’s ... Read More »

Christmas is just six weeks so here’s way to avoid a festive spending hangover

THERE’S just six weeks to go until Santa arrives and for many of us we won’t have saved a penny or even written up a presents list. Every year Santa’s looming arrival creeps up quickly and many Australians will be familiar with that feeling of an awful festive hangover in January — not just an alcohol-induced one but a spending ... Read More »

John Lewis has unveiled the top 10 toys for Christmas 2017… and they could just break the bank

IT’S only September and it might seem too soon to mention the C-word but there are only 90 shopping days to Christmas. Not surprisingly, those festive folk at John Lewis are already on the case – and they’ve unveiled their list of the top ten toys for the 2017 market. GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR   What will the kids be unwrapping ... Read More »

Pet of the day: Momo is for life, not just for Christmas

Momo loves cats, kids, and cuddles. Our beautiful 2-year-old girl Momo was a Christmas gift, and a big surprise. My husband pretended to take me to his friend but when we got there I saw lots of dogs. A lady gave me a very little puppy, saying “this is your baby girl!” She was so shy when she came to ... Read More »