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Why Budget 2018 gets a C for addressing education crisis

Cape Town – The education of South Africa’s youth has been highlighted as one of the top three national priorities in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s 2018 budget speech. Soria Hay, head of corporate finance at Bravura, says that, while Budget 2018 gets an A for the commitment to fee-free higher education and training for South Africa’s disadvantaged youth, it deserves ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

T-Mobile’s Revvl: Specs, features, pros and cons of T-Mobile’s budget phone

When we think of smartphone brands, Samsung, LG, and Apple generally come to mind, not T-Mobile. But the Un-Carrier wants to change that perception with the launch of a new budget phone, the Revvl. T-Mobile isn’t the first carrier to launch a branded smartphone, but the Revvl is more compelling than the typical carrier phone. Here are a few things we ... Read More »

The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Choosing the best laptop can be difficult these days. With companies like Dell, HP, Acer, and Asus continually launching updates of popular notebooks and expansions of product lines, we’re all but swimming in options right now. Summer has pushed even more convertibles, 2-in-1s, and traditional notebooks onto store shelves. The most interesting ones poke holes in existing assumptions about certain ... Read More »

Samsung’s upcoming budget smartphone Galaxy Stellar 2 leaked: Price, Specifications and more

As such, new reports suggest that Samsung is now gearing up to launch a new smartphone that will be the successor to the original Samsung Galaxy Stellar which was launched in 2012. Basically, the upcoming device is touted to be Galaxy Stellar 2 and this is smartphone will reportedly be launched in all markets around the globe. Interestingly, specifications of ... Read More »

How Trump’s Budget Would Weaken Public Health

First things first: The White House’s budget is not law, nor will its latest iteration likely become law. President Trump’s proposal, released to the public Tuesday, is instead a signaling of his administration’s priorities—which congressional Republicans will likely ignore or heavily edit when they negotiate their own figures. Still, as has been said ad nauseam since Trump’s initial funding blueprint ... Read More »

Stamford school board blasts finance panel for budget cut

FILE — Nicola Tarzia answers questions as the Parent-Teacher Council of Stamford hosts a forum with the Board of Education candidates at the Government Center in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 27, 2016. STAMFORD — Frustrated school board members have lashed out at the city’s Board of Finance for cutting $1.7 million from the district’s budget request last week. “The budget that ... Read More »

New Milford finance board cuts budget yet again

NEW MILFORD — The Board of Finance, in a series of budget amendments adopted Thursday night, rejected Mayor David Gronbach’s plan to offset a $1.5 million revenue miscalculation with measures including the sale of town properties. Instead, the board cut $968,000 from the town budget and $532,000 from the schools budget. The overall budget now stands at nearly $101 million, ... Read More »

What Is A Reasonable Budget For A Gaming PC?

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg What do you think is a reasonable budget for a gaming PC?originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Technology Enthusiast, on Quora: Gaming PCs can be financial bottomless pits. That said, there are three price points that ... Read More »

The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

The number of laptop options in 2016 has been wide and varied. Form factors like convertibles and 2-in-1s have become as common as traditional clamshells, and the release of Nvidia’s Pascal GPU architecture may forever change our expectations of gaming laptops. No matter what you’re hunting for, it’s been a great year for anyone buying a new system. To help ... Read More »