Mixpanel: iOS 12 adoption rate reaches 75%

The adoption rate of iOS 12 kept increasing at a steady pace, and yesterday it surpassed the threshold of 75%. For comparison, iOS 11 reached the same percentage on December 17, which is about three weeks slower. Data also revealed that one of every 20 iDevices devices is still on versions prior to iOS 11, and most of them are highly unlikely to switch since they are older models in general. iOS 12 vs iOS 11 vs Older iOS Back in the first half of October, Apple boasted that half…

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SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

Engineering students from the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and the Scheduled Castes (SC) learn at a faster rate than those from the general category, according to a study carried out by Stanford University, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the World Bank. The study on learning assessment outcomes, which was carried out between October and November 2017, and the results for which came out on Friday, also found that women engineering students lag behind male students in terms of performance, especially in physics and mathematics. They also lag…

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Bank of England sticks with rate cut signal despite Brexit bounce

The Bank of England said on Thursday it was still likely to cut interest rates to just above zero later this year, even though the initial Brexit hit to Britain’s economy was proving less severe than it had predicted only last month. The BoE’s rate-setters voted unanimously to keep Bank Rate at 0.25 percent, the lowest level in the BoE’s 322-year history, after cutting it in August for the first time since 2009 to tackle the shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Policymakers also voted 9-0 to…

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