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Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

With the prices of cable and satellite TV subscriptions rising, while customer satisfaction rates hit all-time lows, it’s no surprise that streaming services and other cable-cutting options have become more popular than ever. The average cable subscription in 2016 costs more than $100 per month, compared to $10 per month for a basic Netflix subscription. For consumers who want a more television-like ... Read More »

Apple is hiring a barista, but here’s why it’s not going to be an easy job

“Only” a Barista, you must be wondering? Well, think again, this Apple Inc job is definitely not a cake walk! Apple is hiring a Barista Apple Inc is looking to hire a barista for the Visitor Centre of its Bay Area office in Santa Clara Valley, California. The job will entail preparing a high quality or “stellar” espresso that can ... Read More »

Twitter Is Not the Internet, and the Internet Is Not India

HIGHLIGHTS Less than a third of India has mobile Internet Twitter represents only one fiftieth of mobile Internet users The real dialogue on India is still happening offline We’re living in an age where social media has become a very big part of our lives. It’s a great source of news, and apparently it can also impact election results. There is definitely ... Read More »

CBSE to keep moderation policy if other boards do not concede

Taking into account the consensus among the state boards, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) raised its concerns over the scrapping of the marks moderation policy during a governing body meet on Friday. The Board said that it will not remove the policy if all other state boards do not concede to do the same. “We are completely in ... Read More »

Facebook Hate Speech Rules Protect ‘White Men’ but Not ‘Black Children’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is reported to be censoring posts in favour of ‘White men’ But it allowed hate postings against ‘Black kids’ on its platform Facebook recently pledged to nearly double its army of censors to 7,000 Facebook’s censorship rules that are meant to prevent hate speech and fake news might be protecting ‘White men’ over ‘Black children’, a media report said. Facebook ... Read More »

CBSE’s decision of scrapping re-evaluation policy not justified: Delhi High Court

After a long wait, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class 12 board results on May 28. (Read: CBSE scraps class 12 re-evaluation of answer scripts )  This year, the results got delayed primarily because of below mentioned reasons: On April 25, CBSE scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Gear 360: Great for the Galaxy S8, not so much for the iPhone

When the Galaxy S8 was unveiled in late March, it wasn’t the only premium product in Samsung’s catalog that received a massive overhaul. The Gear 360 camera also got an impressive redesign, turning it from a somewhat clumsy sphere into a neatly pocketable stick. But the 360’s case isn’t the only thing that changed. The device’s cameras have actually been ... Read More »

Blogging for Seniors: Resident Consultant Finds Technology Not Just for the Young

  Though technology may be dominated by younger generations, Cindy Mund knows the internet and social media have power with senior citizens. Mund, a resident consultant for Stillwaters Estates, has found a large following in a blog she writes for the senior living community in Centralia. When she started the blog seven years ago, she had a list of about ... Read More »

This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

After years of insisting the Affordable Care Act was “rammed through” without Americans knowing what it would cost, House Republicans passed their own health-care plan on May 4, without an estimate of its impact from the Congressional Budget Office. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) It was one thing for Donald Trump to pledge on the campaign trail that his plan for health ... Read More »

A shortage of women in technology Not in Russia

If you’re part of the technology industry in the United States, then you’ll no doubt agree it’s a man’s world. TechCrunch reported last year on the “pipeline problem” created because a mere 18 per cent of undergraduate computer science degrees and 26 per cent of computing jobs are currently held by women. In the corporate world, only five per cent ... Read More »