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Manhattan real estate is the most expensive in the US per square foot with some properties topping $10,000: Study

Move over San Francisco — the Big Apple tops Silicon Valley as most expensive place to live in the United States, a new study shows. Per square foot, real estate in Manhattan is the most expensive in the United States, with the average property in the borough eclipsing all other locals. Based on that metric, […]

Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning

After spending the past year exploring ways to use design and technology to improve learning, students at Stanford Graduate School of Education shared their ideas and prototypes with the public at the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo on Aug. 3. The annual event is the culmination of the LDT master’s program, which draws students from around the […]

Vivo Confirms Android 9.0 Pie Will Arrive on Its Smartphones in Q4 2018

Vivo has confirmed that it is set to roll out Android 9.0 Pie to its users in the fourth quarter of 2018. The latest confirmation comes days after Google formally launched Android Pie as its next major mobile platform. The search giant brought the latest Android version to its Pixel family earlier this week, and following the Android Pie rollout debuted for […]

EU’s Top Court Backs Copyright Holder in Landmark Ruling

Users who publish content freely available on the internet should get consent from the person behind it, Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday in a boost to the bloc’s creative industries. Regulators say they lose out because illegal uploads of works on big online platforms such as Google’s YouTubeand Vivendi’s video-sharing site Dailymotion deny publishers, broadcasters and artists […]

Private equity investment in real estate fell 22% to Rs 10,080 crore during April-June quarter, says report

Berlin: Private equity investment in real estate fell by 22 percent to Rs 10,080 crore during April-June quarter, even as the inflow in office segment rose by nearly 40 percent, according to property consultant Cushman & Wakefield. PE investment in real estate stood at Rs 12,970 crore in the year-ago period. The consultant and realtors’ body […]

What India can learn from China’s rise in higher education

The award of the prestigious Fields medal to a Stanford University mathematician of Indian origin, Akshay Venkatesh, four years after Manjul Bhargava won the coveted award has once again led to the familiar lament about India’s lack of academic talent and its scarcity of world-class institutions. Shortly after gaining independence, India saw the birth of […]