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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Gets January 2022 Android Security Patch in First Update in India

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G that made its debut in India on January 10 has got its first update. As per the changelog, the smartphone has got the January 2022 security patch, improved stability, performance enhancements, and bug fixes. A successor to the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, the Galaxy S21 FE is a tweaked variant of the regular Galaxy S21. ... Read More »

Vacant faculty posts range from 5 to 36% in 7 IITs: CAG report

Despite efforts put in by the IITs and a steady increase in the number of faculty members recruited every year, vacancies ranging from five to 36 per cent in faculty positions were observed in seven IITs, inhibiting a speedy expansion of student intake, according to a CAG report. The report is on ‘Performance Audit of Setting up of new Indian ... Read More »

The BA Dissertation in Education: things seen and red.

Each year in the School of Education 150 BA honours students complete their first piece of self-directed research. The methods and findings are written up in the form of an eight thousand word research report, a dissertation. This dissertation is the culmination of four years of intensive study of education, and an opportunity for its writers to say something useful ... Read More »

An introduction to social media marketing in 2021

Social media is a huge part of our daily lives, whether we like it or not. A study by Global WebIndex shows that over half of the global population have social media accounts, and over 70% of the UK population are active social media users. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been spending even more time on social media, which is unsurprising due to ... Read More »

Housing Prices Continue to Soar in Many Countries Around the World

While most economic indicators deteriorated last year, house prices largely shrugged off the effects of the pandemic. Of the over 60 countries that enter into the IMF’s Global House Price Index, three-quarters saw increases in house prices during 2020, and this trend has largely continued in countries with more recent data. IMF research indicates that low interest rates contributed to the boom in house ... Read More »

Watch: Aakash Chopra Makes All The Right Points In Fun Video Ahead Of Pakistan-Australia Semi-Final Match

An in-form Pakistan will take on Australia on Thursday evening in the second semi-final of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium. Ahead of the start of the game, cricketer-turned-commentator Aakash Chopra came up with satirical video to preview the match. The video of Chopra’s unorthodox and entertaining preview was posted on Koo. The 59-second clip starts with Chopra describing what ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s order may expedite social media regulations in India

US President Donald Trump’s executive order on online censorship, which followed his spat with Twitter for fact-checking his claim on voter fraud, may expedite a review of rules governing social media firms in India. The order puts the spotlight back on India where the government has been considering regulating social media platforms to curb fake news and hate speeches. The ... Read More »

Funding in Indian startups this week (11 May-16 May)

This week 14 Indian startups raised funding, of which 7 received a total sum of about $65 million. Among them, SirionLabs raised the highest funding of about $44 million followed by Shiprocket which raised $13 million. Meanwhile, funding for 7 of the total funded startups remained undisclosed. Below is the summary of deals closed this week SirionLabs: Enterprise-focused software-as-a-service provider, ... Read More »

Choosing A Digital Advertising Platform In The Age Of AI

Ads seamlessly integrated into the Facebook Feed, carefully customized to each user’s usual content. Instagram story ads popping up naturally as you swipe through your friends’ stories. Acquiring digital ads today is arguably much easier than it was in the past. With the exponential rise of technology and the increasing digitization of companies worldwide, the process of buying and selling ... Read More »

More Retailers Are Investing in Social Advertising

Social ad spending is continuing to rise, and more US marketers—particularly those in retail—will keep funneling money into the channel. According to a November 2019 study from Smartly.io, a social media advertising automation platform, more than half (52%) of US retail marketing teams polled said they were planning to spend more on social advertising in 2020 than they did last ... Read More »