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Education bill would expand state’s power to intervene in struggling schools

Governor Charlie Baker’s new education proposal would expand the power of the state to intervene in struggling schools, opening up a major front in the coming Beacon Hill debate over how best to revamp the state’s troubled school funding formula. Teachers and other education advocates slammed Baker’s plan, which includes enabling the commissioner of the Department of Elementary and Secondary ... Read More »

India job market may expand 20% next financial year

Since November 2016, the Indian job market has weathered the storm created first by demonetisation and then by the initial glitches related to the execution of GST. MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: India’s job market is likely to see 15-20% growth in hiring next financial year (2018-19) on improving business outlook and industry confidence supported by GDP growth, according to estimates by recruitment firms. At ... Read More »

Apple Partner Wistron Said to Seek Permission to Expand Bengaluru Smartphone Parts Plant

Smartphone component maker Wistron Corp, which counts Apple Inc among its customers, has applied for permission to expand its plant in Bengaluru, a high-ranking regional government official said on Monday. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer has also requested that its application be fast-tracked, the official at the state government of Karnataka told Reuters. The move comes less than two weeks after ... Read More »

Indus OS Partners With Celkon, Swipe to Expand India Reach

The first “made in India” operating system Indus OS on Wednesday announced partnerships with two other home-grown Indian smartphone brands – Celkon and Swipe – to expand its market reach in the country. The tie-ups are in addition to the existing partnership with Micromax which will continue, the company said in a statement. “We are excited to join hands with ... Read More »

Google India, Tata agree with expand virtual Literacy Programme for Rural women

Google India and Tata Trusts on Wednesday announced to increase their joint programme “internet Saathi” that brings virtual literacy to the doorsteps of girls in four more states inside the united states of america. The programme will now be to be had in West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura. released in 2015, it already covers nine states in India, ... Read More »

MobiKwik Looking to Expand Financial Services Offerings

Gurgaon-based mobile wallet firm MobiKwik expects to turn profitable by mid-2017 and plans to diversify revenue streams by offering financial products like loans and mutual funds, a senior executive said. “We are looking at diversifying our revenue streams and our first goal is to be profitable on a monthly basis by middle of 2017,” MobiKwik founder and chief executive Bipin ... Read More »

Odd-Even Rule: Startups Expand Scope, Offer Free Rides

With the second phase of odd-even rule set to be rolled out from tomorrow, ride-sharing apps like 360Ride and Rapido are lining up free rides and scaling up operations to handle higher demand from consumers. The odd-even rule was implemented on an experimental basis from January 1 to January 15 in view of high air pollution in the national capital. ... Read More »

Android N Beta Program Could Soon Expand to Non-Nexus Devices

The Android N Developer Preview released last month was Google’s way to offer developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The company also allowed only Nexus users to sign-up through the Android Beta Program that allowed them to test the new version, and receive new builds as OTA updates. (Also see: Android N Features: What’s ... Read More »

Samsung Pay to Expand Beyond US and South Korea, Starting With China

Samsung’s mobile-payment service will expand beyond the US and South Korea this year. The South Korean company said Friday that Samsung Pay is coming to China in March – a month after rival Apple Pay. It will hit Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Spain and the UK later in the year. Samsung also plans to expand to Canada, though no timeframe was ... Read More »

Samsung Pay to Expand Beyond US and South Korea, Starting With China

Samsung’s mobile-payment service will expand beyond the US and South Korea this year. The South Korean company said Friday that Samsung Pay is coming to China in March – a month after rival Apple Pay. It will hit Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Spain and the UK later in the year. Samsung also plans to expand to Canada, though no timeframe was ... Read More »