Ulta Beauty, Big Lots, Autodesk, Workday and more

Ulta beauty store. Scott Mlyn | @CNBC Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Friday. Ulta Beauty — The beauty retailer surged 12.5% ​​following better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. Ulta Beauty also shared a better-than-expected outlook for the full year. American Eagle — The stock dropped 6.6% after the retailer posted weaker-than-expected quarterly … Read more

Tech layoffs may not be a bad omen for the US economy at large

10’000 Hours | Digitalvision | GettyImages A recent wave of layoffs in the tech sector may lead American workers to wonder whether their next job is on the chopping block. So far, evidence is scant that the thousands of cuts at major technology firms — Meta, Amazon and Twitter, to name a few — are … Read more

17th Internet Governance Forum in Addis Ababa New technologies must remain a force for good

uch as artificial intelligence, blockchain, biotechnology and robotics, for the greater social good. These frontier technologies have the immense potential for driving the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. However, their misuse can threaten human rights, generate unemployment, and foster the spread of inequalities, especially for developing countries that lag behind in the application … Read more

more than 7,600 in two months

A two-month spree of brutal job cuts among tech and biotech firms has cut more than 7,600 positions in the Bay Area, a forbidding trend that’s coming to light in official state labor notices. About 30 different tech or biotech companies have revealed plans to eliminate at least 7,689 jobs in the nine-county region, according … Read more

Nurturing creative and holistic kids

Creative Thinkers Kindergarten Director Shyamalee Mahibalan Sri Lanka’s first world famous Reggio Emilia-inspired kindergarten opens in collaboration with Creative Thinkers Pre-School Singapore By Nathuli Malwana The Reggio Emilia-inspired kindergarten method was first started in the town of Villa Cella, Italy, by Loris Malaguzzi, a pedagogist. In 1963, he realized that the town was very poor. … Read more

Nigeria: Experts Want Solution Journalism Integrated Into Media Education in Nigeria

Participants agreed that reporting about society’s issues through the solution lens is essential to change the perspectives of media audiences Media practitioners and journalism lecturers have called for the integration of solution journalism knowledge into communication and journalism curriculum in Nigerian tertiary institutions. They said the new generation of journalists need to be exposed to … Read more

Azerbaijani Sunday school resumes lessons in Paris [PHOTO]

By Laman Ismayilova Azerbaijani Sunday school has resumed the teaching process in Paris, France, Azernews reports. The project is implemented by the Association Dialogue France-Azerbaïdjan (ADFA) with the support of the Azerbaijani embassy in France, the State Committee for Work with Diaspora, and the Alim Scientific Association. The ceremony to resume the teaching process took … Read more

Uganda: MTN to Inject Shs36 Million Into the Uganda National Journalism Awards

MTN Uganda has announced Shs 36 million sponsorship for the 7th edition of Uganda National Journalism Awards, scheduled to take place on December 14 2022 in Kampala. The sponsorship entails a gold package worth Shs 20 million to help organize the gala and cash prizes to four category winners, 1st and 2nd runners up, worth … Read more

Ghana: Seth Abakah Wins Instill Social Media Competition

A teacher at the Association International School in Accra, Seth Abakah, has won the Instill Education Social Media Competition. The competition targeted teachers from the three main countries of Instill’s operations – Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa. Competing with more than 40,000 educators for the Ghana prize, Mr Abakah demonstrated prowess in social media engagements … Read more

Do You Also See Looming Tech Bubble -Pradeep Kar

Educomp Solutions, the once-celebrated EdTech firm, holds a lesson that needs revisiting. About a decade ago, it made eyes pop with its quick rise in revenues and a listing on the stock market. It moved from selling computers to schools to selling digital content to schools. Educomp made acquisitions and diversified into testing and skilling, … Read more