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Airtel’s mobile app hit with security flaw which left millions of user data exposed

Airtel was hit with possibly the biggest security bug which could have left the telco’s 300+ million users’ data vulnerable. The security flaw existed in the API of Airtel smartphone app where sensitive information of Airtel users can be found. Airtel’s security flaw was discovered by independent security researcher Ehraz Ahmed who said it took him just 15 minutes to find ... Read More »

How To Empower The Next Generation Of Finance Leaders

The complex field of investment management is steadily evolving, and this means leaders from all sectors must keep their eyes peeled for new talent. But balancing retention and professional development on top of the seemingly endless recruitment process for top talent can be burdensome for business owners. To help remove some of the burden, here’s a rundown of what investment ... Read More »

Opinion | Redefining our purpose of education

What is the purpose of education? Why do we spend enormous amounts of money to attend school? What is the point of sitting in a classroom for hours on end? Why are we even here? You will get a different answer to these questions from everyone you ask, and that, in itself, is the beauty of education. It does not ... Read More »

House Democrats Pass Higher Education Bill Out Of Committee

Today, the House Education and Labor Committee passed a bill to revamp American higher education—the College Affordability Act. After three days of markup with over 40 proposed amendments to the bill, it passed out of committee on partisan lines—28 to 22. The bill was originally introduced two weeks ago at a press conference with Speaker Pelosi and Rep. Bobby Scott, the chairman ... Read More »

AL Dept. of Education releases state school report cards

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – The Alabama Department of Education released state school report cards on Friday. School systems, and parents can see how their city or county school system matches up against the rest of the state. You can view system and school report cards here. Please note that the State Department of Education website was experiencing technical difficulties and may ... Read More »

Finance ministry suggests closure of BSNL, MTNL: Report

The finance ministry has recommended the closure of struggling telecom companies BSNL and MTNL, Financial Express has reported. The cost of closing the two state-run companies would not be as high as Rs 95,000 crore, a number put out by the Department of Telecommunications while asking for a bailout package, the report said. The sum of Rs 95,000 crore factored  in a ... Read More »

15th Finance Commission terms tilt fiscal scales in favour of the Centre

The challenge has been to achieve this without unduly damaging state government incentives for raising their own revenue, and for spending with profligacy. (Reuters) The current ruling coalition has shown a propensity for bold moves in its attempt to reshape India’s polity and society to match its vision of the nation. The economy has sometimes received similar treatment, with the ... Read More »

Putting local actors in the driving seat of climate finance

Food security is an increasing challenge in Nigeria, with 54% of households food insecure in 2016. Production is largely dependent on natural environmental resources like fertile land, rainfall, temperature and humidity. Much of the country’s agricultural land has been redeveloped for the oil and gas industry and the forest destroyed to give way to big infrastructure projects. Not only is ... Read More »

Vandalism Spurs Investigation at the Department of Education

An investigation is underway at the Department of Education after an employee’s office was vandalized last week. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos called on Federal Protective Services “for a comprehensive investigation” of “an incident involving an employee’s personal belongings on the third floor,” according to a statement from Department of Education spokesperson Angela Morabito. No one was injured and ... 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 »