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Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week...

8 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale...

7 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of...

26 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge...

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: Ross Chowles on keeping students' attention

I chatted to Ross Chowles, our own South African born and bred ex-creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, now an advertising lecturer at Michigan State University, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit as part of their Creative Week...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

UNITED STATES

Five top jobs for MBA graduates

There are some jobs that have much better outcomes than others. MBA graduates need to understand their options and how their education can set them up for life if they choose their career wisely...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

US$100 million for startup to 'reimagine education'

WASHINGTON: Tech industry leaders including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have raised $100 million for an education initiative aimed at "reimagining" schools from the elementary school level...

6 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rhodes scholarships open up to Chinese students

BEIJING: The Rhodes scholarships, founded by one of Britain's most acquisitive colonialists and whose laureates have gone on to become presidents and prime ministers, are to be opened to Chinese students, their administrative trust said...

1 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

US university expels fraternity over race chant video

WASHINGTON DC, US: The University of Oklahoma on Monday ordered a major fraternity off its campus over a YouTube video that shows some of its members singing a racist chant...

11 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

Windows flaws let Russian hackers spy on NATO

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers based in Russia used a flaw in Microsoft Windows to spy on NATO, European governments and other organisations as far back as 2009, security researchers have found.

15 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises comes as the US technology sector is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.

13 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Ultra-fast internet connections coming

WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.

10 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse

WASHINGTON, USA: Violent video games glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study claims.

5 Aug 2014

UNITED STATES

Apple expected to improve iPad line

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple is expected to improve its range of iPads with the expected announcement of new gadgets as the tablet market heats up with competition from Google and Microsoft.

22 Oct 2013

UNITED STATES

Microsoft filters Bing for students

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said on Monday (24 June) it would offer an advertising-free version of its Bing search engine for schools, which also includes extra privacy and filtering of adult content.

26 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Deadly Oklahoma tornado kills hundreds

WASHINGTON, USA: A powerful tornado with winds of up to 320km/h pulverised an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday (20 May), hitting at least two schools and wiping out blocks of homes. Up to 100 people were reportedly killed.

21 May 2013

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