Month: October 2020

2020 National University Rankings | Washington Monthly

Since 2005, the Washington Monthly has ranked colleges based on what they do for the country. It’s our answer to U.S News & World Report, which relies on crude and easily manipulated measures of wealth, exclusivity, and prestige. We rank national universities—four-year institutions that award a significant number of doctoral degrees—based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service.

Click here for detailed methodology, here for the rest of our rankings, and here to download the full data set.

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Toshiba is officially out of the laptop business

Toshiba quietly exited the laptop business once and for all last week, ending a 35-year run by transferring its remaining minority stake in its PC business to Sharp. Two years ago, Toshiba sold an 80.1 percent stake of its PC business to Sharp for $36 million, and Sharp renamed the division Dynabook. Sharp exercised its right to buy the remaining 19.1 percent of shares back in June, and Toshiba released a statement August 4th that the deal was completed

“As a result of this transfer, Dynabook has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Sharp,” Toshiba said in a statement.

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5 Big Takeaways From HP Reinvent 2020

For this year’s HP Reinvent global partner conference, having to rely on a virtual format didn’t translate to a shortage of news and insights for solution providers.

Far from it: HP Inc. used the online-only Reinvent 2020 to feature partner-focused messages from top executives including CEO Enrique Lores, while the PC and printer giant also unveiled an array of new offerings across both products and services.

[Related: Reinvent 2020: HP Unveils WFH-Friendly PCs, Monitors And Printers]

“This is a defining moment for each of us, our companies and our industry,” Lores said in his Reinvent 2020 keynote on Wednesday.

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Hillary Clinton says she is an Electoral College elector in New York

“I’m an elector in New York,” the 2016 Democratic nominee told SiriusXM’s “Signal Boost.” “I’m sure I’ll get to vote for Joe (Biden) and (Sen. Kamala Harris) in New York. So, that’s pretty exciting.”
Clinton has previously called for the abolition of the Electoral College, where electors directly vote on the president and vice president of the United States. She advocated for the president to be instead selected based on the US popular vote. Clinton won almost 2.9 million more votes than Donald Trump in 2016, but lost the election after Trump secured a majority of votes in the
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Searching The Cheap Flight Sites

Flights are likely the most costly piece of travel, particularly on the off chance that you are a spending traveler attempting to rucksack around the globe. In spite of the fact that carriers, oil costs and different components will consistently make flights costly, there are numerous approaches to set aside cash and get the least expensive flight that you can. Here are a few hints on finding cheap flight sites.

Book ahead of time If you leave it until the very late then your odds of getting cheap flight sites are insignificant. The further ahead of time that you … Read more