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How opening schools to real competition can improve education

In the quality of overall education, SA ranks in the bottom six in the world, while in maths and science SA is second-last, says the writer. Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN The investigation of Vodacom by the Competition Commission for alleged abuse of dominance raises an obvious question about the quality of education in SA: if a telecoms monopoly is bad for ... Read More »

How to turn social media engagement into real sales

(Illustration by Sam Island) Pictures of organic onesies and teeny-tiny Chuck Taylors draw plenty of “likes” on Instagram, Alyssa Kerbel has found. But the CEO of Toronto-based clothing retailer Mini Mioche (2017 PROFIT 500: No. 92) notes the social media platform is useful for more than collecting adoration. When customers post their own pics featuring their cute kids wearing her brand, sales surge. ... Read More »

New ‘real sun-tan’ drug may help prevent cancer

Scientists have developed a new drug that mimics sunlight to make a person’s skin tan without being exposed to harmful ultraviolet radiation, reducing the risk of skin cancer. In tests on human skin samples and mice, the drug tricked the skin into producing the brown form of the pigment melanin, that gives human skin, hair and eyes their colour. According ... Read More »

From guns that shoot around corners to mini spy-drones: The James Bond-style gadgets that are REAL that Q never dreamt of

Mini drones, invisibility cloaks and guns that shoot around corners may sound like gadgets used by James Bond in the 007 films – but, they are among many devices now found in the real world. With the world’s military totaling more than $1.6 trillion dollars, futuristic weapons far beyond what ‘Q’ could have ever imagined are under development in the labs, ... Read More »

Car insurance premium bills are at record highs but insurers don’t want us to know the real reason why

With figures showing car insurance premiums hitting their highest levels since since the Association of British Insurers started keeping records in 2012, it should come as no surprise that the trade body attempted to stomp into the General Election campaign. Like an old-school American evangelical preacher, puffed up with self righteousness, ABI assistance director Rob Cummings thundered that “whatever the outcome, ... Read More »

‘Education is the real gift you can gift to any child’: Says VVS Laxman

“I always felt that education is the real gift you can gift to any child. We can give clothes, we can give food and we can give them lots of gifts, but all of them are very temporarily but education is something which will transform their lives, will make them independent and they in turn transform the lives of their ... Read More »

Fed doesn’t have real plan to make policy: CNBC survey respondents

As the Fed meets in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discuss how to make monetary policy, many on Wall Street are convinced there isn’t any blueprint to do so. The CNBC Fed Survey found that 60 percent of respondents say the central bank lacks a framework for deciding on interest rates, with just 24 percent saying they do and 16 percent ... Read More »

The Joy of Real money games on your Smart TV

The Joy of Real money games on your Smart TV is incomparable for a lot of people. People go to the Red Flush casino for the sort of rush that is going to be difficult to get in any other circumstance. They’ll be able to enjoy the feeling of having money on the line and being able to try to ... Read More »

Myst’s spiritual successor Obduction finally has its first real trailer

1COMMENT Hayden Dingman | @haydencd Games reporter, PCWorld Mar 3, 2016 12:52 PM Regular readers may know I’m pretty excited about a little game called Obduction, a.k.a. “Cyan’s long-awaited spiritual successor to Myst.” I’ve gone to Spokane. I’ve seen the game. I’ve written about the game—multiple times now, in fact. Now you get to see the game too, with your very ... Read More »

REAL TIME DEALS: OUR PICKS FOR BEST TECH DISCOUNTS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW

Our top 5 quick fire list of real-time deals, found around the web and available for only a few days. Discounted by $1,300 at BestBuy.com: Samsung 65″ Class (64.5″ Diag.) LED 4K Ultra HD Smart 3D TV. Save $800 at BestBuy on Sony’s 65″ Class (64.5″ Diag.) – LED – 2160p – Smart – 3D – 4K Ultra HD TV Save ... Read More »