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Reliance Jio New Prepaid Plans and Postpaid Tariffs Revealed: What’s Changed

Reliance Jio has updated its prepaid and postpaid plans to give Jio Prime users data benefits till June-end. For a while now, Reliance Jio had only listed three prepaid plans on its website, but the company has updated its website to bring back postpaid and prepaid plans at the same prices as before, but with more data. As before, Jio ... Read More »

Sale of Daniel and Danielle Besen’s Flinders weekender confirmed for just under $20m

THE lavish beachside mansion of Daniel and Danielle Besen has officially sold, for an eye-watering figure just shy of its $20 million price expectations. The seven-bedroom Miramar in Flinders went under offer in early March, shortly after its expressions of interest campaign ended. But the Herald Sun understands the sale was only recently finalised, with an international buyer paying about ... Read More »

Inside Netflix we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely transformed the way we watch television. WIRED was invited along to the firm’s recent Netflix Labs Day at its Los Gatos headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley for the global release of Marvel’s Iron Fist ... Read More »

Starbucks to test mobile order and pay-only store at headquarters

Getty Images Starbucks’ Adam Brotman demonstrates mobile order and pay on the the company’s app during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting. Starbucks will open a dedicated mobile order and pay store next week in its Seattle headquarters building as it tests how to best serve convenience-oriented customers, the company said in a letter to employees on Thursday. The coffee chain ... Read More »

The week ahead in business and finance

Ladbrokes Coral will publish its  maiden full-year results as a newly merged group on Tuesday Monday March 27 Full-year results:Eleco, Bank of Cyprus Holdings, Inspired Energy, X5 Retail Group Interim results: You Gov Trading update: Toople Economics: GfK consumer climate (GER), private loans y/y (EU), M3 money supply y/y (EU) Tuesday March 28 In its maiden full-year results as a ... Read More »

Greening announces merger of education and skills funding

Education secretary Justine Greening The new, single funding body will be called the Education and Skills Funding Agency. It will be part of the Department for Education and start to operate from next month. The new agency will continue to carry out the roles of the Education and Funding Agency and the Skills Funding Agency and consequently it will be ... Read More »

Bored? No way. Ditching technology makes life complicated and beautiful

‘Gathering and chopping wood is more of a practical meditation than a chore.’ Illustration: Kirsty Alston Saturday 25 March 2017 05.00 EDTLast modified on Saturday 25 March 2017 05.02 EDT We are walking eyes half-open, half-asleep into a techno-dystopia even George Orwell couldn’t imagine. 1984 is starting to look primitive compared to what’s in store for us. Sex robots could soon make ... Read More »

Online Travel Finder Service – Ski Resorts, Airport Transfers and more

In the current world with all the updated gadgets that are handy, and all the information available on the internet, it can be said that one can reach any part of the world and create their own memories easily. However, for many, traveling becomes difficult when one travels to a new corner of the world with zero knowledge about the ... Read More »

Education Budget Cuts, Student Aid Problems And More

National K-12 and higher ed news came fast and furious this week. Here are our highlights to help you keep on top. The president’s “skinny budget” has cuts for education The biggest story of our week happened early Thursday morning when President Trump released his budget outline, historically known as a “skinny budget” because it has few details. The U.S. ... Read More »

Facebook’s Testing Reactions and a Dislike Button in Messenger

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is reported to be testing out a “thumbs down” reaction A ‘dislike’ button will also start appearing in Facebook Messenger This would allow users to add reaction emojis next to the text After offering a slew of “Reaction” buttons for posts last year, Facebook may soon add a new reaction “Dislike” for Facebook Messenger, a media report said. ... Read More »