The Ministry of General Education has developed a plan to transform the education sector by improving school infrastructure, furniture, learning materials and teacher recruitment. Minister of General Education, David Mabumba has urged teachers in Livingstone and Kazungula districts to support the developments that the ministry has embarked on. Speaking when he addressed teachers in Livingstone […]


DeVos to Announce New Push for Deregulation, Innovation

The Trump administration says it wants more innovation in higher education. And it believes rewriting the rules for college accrediting agencies is the best way to encourage innovation. In an exclusive interview with Inside Higher Ed, the administration’s top higher education official described the philosophy behind the latest proposed regulatory overhaul, which the U.S. Department of […]


Mozilla to Bring Chrome-Like Site Isolation Feature for Firefox Users

Google introduced a feature called Site Isolation with Chrome 67 to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that came to light earlier in the year. Mozilla reportedly started work on a similar feature back in April itself, but now the company has launched a new project that will improve RAM usage in each content process, in order for site isolation to work […]


Google Partners NIH to Accelerate Biomedical Research Using the Cloud

The US medical research agency National Institutes of Health has partnered with Google Cloud for a new initiative that aims to harness the power of commercial cloud computing and provide biomedical researchers access to the most advanced, cost-effective computational infrastructure, tools and services. The initiative named STRIDES (Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability) […]

Tech Updates

Europe updates its predatory pricing investigation against Qualcomm over UMTS baseband chips

On the heels of Google getting served a $5 billion fine by the EU over monopolistic practices related to its Android operating system, the European Commission today resurfaced another ongoing case in the world of large U.S. tech companies. The EC said that it has added to its investigation into Qualcomm and its predatory pricing of UMTS baseband chips. […]


LETTER: Tackle education and land

Getting rid of crooks, looters and thieves is the least of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s problems, nor his alone (Little time for Ramaphosa, July 20). The ANC government has major problems to solve before our country can begin to grow at a rate that will lead to the alleviation of the poverty suffered by many of […]