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Jeremy Corbyn promises lifelong free education as he demands an overhaul of the economy to stop private firms using technology to destroy jobs

Free lifelong education will be made available under Labour, Jeremy Corbyn vowed today as he demanded the state seize control of more of the economy. The Labour leader said private firms would destroy jobs if left unchecked as he warned ‘public institutions’ were needed to manage ‘rapid technological change’. In a speech to the British Chambers of Commerce, Mr Corbyn ... Read More »

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is here, but the Indian Apps Just Don’t Seem Ready

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon has finally launched the Fire TV Stick in India The launch was accompanied by a large number of Indian apps Most of these offer a poor experience on the television screen On Wednesday, Amazon launched its Fire TV Stick in India, priced at Rs. 3,999 (there’s a Rs. 499 cashback for Prime members), which means that for the first time since ... Read More »

The Difference Between Loans, Cash Advances and Factoring

Getting the right financial product for your small business is important. However, entrepreneurs should be careful about which small business financing options they choose. Some make more sense for your company than others. Small Business Trends talked with Hanna Kassis an expert at Segway Financial about how to differentiate between loans, cash advances and factoring. “The biggest difference is cash advances and factoring are not loans, ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna Teased On The Company’s India Website; Launch In August

HIGHLIGHTS The 2017 Hyundai Verna is slated to be launched in August The new-gen Verna sedan comes with new design language & improved styling The new Hyundai Verna borrows its styling cues from the Elantra Hyundai India has released a new teaser image of the upcoming 2017 Hyundai Vernaon its website, announcing the car’s imminent arrival. Slated to be launched in August in ... Read More »

What to watch in markets this week: Tech stocks, the jobs report and more

Sylvain Thomas | AFP | Getty Images The first half of the year has flown by and stocks certainly have a lot to show for it. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average notched their biggest first-half gains since 2013. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, meanwhile, left them in the dust, surging 14.2 percent to post its best start to a year since 2009. ... Read More »

The 9 best smart home gadgets of 2017 (so far)

Boosting your home’s tech skills sadly isn’t quite as easy as sticking in some extra RAM or upgrading the firmware. But thanks to 2017’s best new smart home offerings, you don’t need to knock down walls or embark on a rewiring disaster either. Whether you’re looking for a garden watchdog, some programmable buttons, or a fix for your home’s infuriating internet blackspots, this ... Read More »

Facebook Profile Picture Guard: How to Use the New Tool

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook’s new profile picture guard is rolling out to users in India New tool will prevent misuse of profile picture Other countries to receive the feature soon Facebook on Wednesday announced it is piloting new tools in India that can prevent misuse of profile pictures. The social giant said that the feature was rolled out after feedback they received from ... Read More »

GST’s impact on the education: Here’s how it will strike this sector

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is India’s biggest tax reform, will be launched at midnight. According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament’s historic Central Hall, in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee will be releasing the GST. With a motive to make the taxation process simpler by eliminating the concept of multiple taxations, the GST is ... Read More »

The Lifelong Learning of Lifelong Inmates

Lance leans over his desk, his round belly situating his body tightly between the wooden chair and plastic desk—both too small for someone with his girth. A collection of yellow notepad papers, their edges frayed after being torn from their original binding, wrestle alongside one another in his hands. It is a Saturday morning, and the classroom is small, and ... Read More »

The challenge of long-term finance

India is already the largest borrower from the World Bank. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint The 2008 financial crash is understood to have been caused by a combination of greedy loan-pushing bankers, carefree NINJA borrowers (or No Income, No Job or Assets), negligent rating agencies, hungry investors (for yield), and indulgent regulators. Nobody so far (outside of Iceland) has gone to jail ... Read More »