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SUNDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2020, 01:35


France indicts Central Africa war crimes suspect

Yesterday at 12:20 PM, via The Citizen

Eric Bagale was one of the ‘Liberators’, the name given to the guards of Bozize who brought him to power in 2003 by overthrowing president Ange-Felix Patasse.


Arsenal grab late winner against West Ham

Yesterday at 23:08 PM, via News24

Arsenal ?claimed their second win of the seasons ?despite a poor performance of their own in a 2-1 victory over West Ham.


Hi, There. Want to Triple Voter Turnout?

Yesterday at 17:00 PM, via New York Times

Campaign volunteers go door to door to rouse voters on Election Day. Now some stay outside polling places, asking voters to text friends to join in.


UK universities predict record student dropout rate

Yesterday at 09:00 AM, via The Guardian

Fears that young people have ‘lost the discipline of learning’ add to students’ money worries as part-time jobs dry up

Record numbers of young people in the UK are starting a university course this autumn, with many anxious to escape a collapsing employment market. But as students embark on a very different university experience, vice-chancellors are worried that many may not last the...


‘Seeing my son’s development was incredible’: the parents sticking with home schooling beyond lockdown

Yesterday at 07:00 AM, via The Guardian

For many, the lack of formal education was tough. But some families are choosing not to go back to the school gate

It’s no secret that imposed home schooling during lockdown was tough on many parents. By June, one in three women and one in five men reported difficulties to the Office for National Statistics. They also said that a child in their house was struggling to continue their education...


Oracle’s Plan to Keep Java Developers from Leaving for Rust and Kotlin

Today at 00:39 AM, via Slashdot

ZDNet reports:Oracle has released version 15 of Java, the language created 25 years ago by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems, which Oracle snapped up in 2009 for about $7.4bn to gain what it said was the “most important software Oracle has ever acquired”. Java 15, or Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 15, brings the Edwards-Curve digital signature algorithm, hidden classes, and former preview...


Should Employers Cut Your Salary If You Change Cities?

Yesterday at 23:41 PM, via Slashdot

CNN reports:Stripe is paying employees $20,000 if they relocate from expensive cities such as San Francisco, Seattle and New York, where the company has offices. But workers who make the move will have to take a 10% pay cut. “Twitter Inc. and ServiceNow Inc. have all considered similar measures,” reports Bloomberg. And Forbes notes that other companies are also grappling with similar...


Microsoft Submits Linux Kernel Patches to Make Linux Run as Root Partition on Hyper-V

Yesterday at 22:34 PM, via Slashdot

“Microsoft has submitted a series of patches to Linux kernel developers,” reports ZDNet, “requesting that Linux run as the root partition on the Hyper-V, its hypervisor software for running Windows and non-Windows instances on hardware.”Microsoft “wants to create a complete virtualization stack with Linux and Microsoft Hypervisor”, according to Microsoft principle software engineer Wei Liu. Liu...