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‘I got my Year 1 class blogging – and it has transformed their writing skills’

This primary teacher explains how getting children to contribute to a class blog has had a significant impact on literacy scores “Has Doreen been on yet?” That’s the shout that starts most of my Year 1 classes each day. The call is followed by children running into the class to see if they have any more flag hits or comments on our ... Read More »

Meet the finance players who made Fortune’s 40 under 40 list this year

Finance is said to be a young person’s game, and the bankers, financiers, and founders on this year’s Fortune 40 under 40 list prove just that. This year’s version of the annual list was led by the recently elected French president Emmanuel Macron, a former Rothschild banker. The other young professionals run the gamut from traditional bankers investing in algorithmic stock-picking programs, ... Read More »

More than 100,000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress

More than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training to help them cope with the pressure of exam and build up their self-esteem, the Prime Minister announces today. Theresa May will unveil plans to make a new mental health awareness course part of the National Citizen Service programme for teenagers in a bid to reduce the levels ... Read More »

Paytm Says It Plans to Sell Gold Worth $200 Million This Year

HIGHLIGHTS Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million this year Clients can buy & sell even miniscule amounts of gold digit even at Re. 1 Paytm currently has more than 225 million users Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,288 crores) this year, the digital payments firm said on Friday, as ... Read More »

E-Commerce Sites Must Show MRP, Other Details From Next Year, Government Rules

HIGHLIGHTS E-commerce websites should mention MRP on products from Jan, 2018 Government rules that other details like expiry date should be given too “Consumers deserve the same protection online as offline,” said the govt To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also ... Read More »

Android O will be rolled out to OnePlus 3 and 3T within this year

While OnePlus 5 is getting all the attention recently, the company has not forgotten about its older models OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3. Or at least in terms of software updates. In the beginning of this month, Pete Lau, OnePlus’ founder and CEO, announced and confirmed on Twitter that the two 2016 flagships would be updated to Android O which ... Read More »

US only: LG is giving you a free extra year of warranty for the G6 if you register

Bootloops? What bootloops? LG would definitely like you to forget all about that messy affair from previous years. And it’s willing to make things easier in this regard, at least in the US. The company is now offering an additional year of warranty for the G6 stateside at no extra cost to you. All that’s required is for G6 owners ... Read More »

Here are top 7 gadgets that will be available this year

PHOTO: APPLE With big gains being made in the VR world, talks of self-driving cars, solar roofs and the anticipation of the illustrious iPhone 8, 2017 seems to be the year where the Tech industry enters its groove. Certainly does seem like exciting times ahead for the Tech world, so we have taken this opportunity to compile a list of ... Read More »

Intel pursues Moore’s Law with plan to make first 7-nm chips this year

Credit: Intel MORE LIKE THIS VIDEO Intel’s next big Moore’s Law advance will be a 7-nm pilot plant it is establishing this year to explore the upcoming manufacturing process. The chipmaker announced it was establishing the pilot plant during an earnings call on Thursday. For decades, Moore’s Law has been the guiding light for Intel to make teenier, faster, and ... Read More »

New rumor says Oppo Find 9 WILL arrive in H1 this year

After whether or not the Oppo Find 9 will ever arrive, it seems the next big question is: whether we’ll see it launching in H1 2017, or not? Back in November last year, there was first a rumor that said the device will be made official in March 2017. This was followed by a couple of sources (a Chinese analyst ... Read More »