Best laptops for high school students in 2020 that are in stock

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Whether your high schooler is still doing full-on remote learning, is 100% back in a school building or doing a hybrid of the two, a good laptop is going to be important for getting through the school year. This list highlighting the best laptop for high school students is all about machines that provide reliable, everyday performance and long battery life but in sizes that can fit into an average backpack and at prices around or below $1,000. 


With more people learning and working from home though, the increased need for inexpensive laptops means models frequently come in and out of stock at retailers. The greater demand also means third-party sellers are listing laptops for a little or a lot more than their regular price. For example, one of my favorite Chromebooks at the moment is the Lenovo Chromebook Duet, which is listed for $399

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Provide gadgets, Internet to poor students for online classes: Delhi HC to schools – education

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The Delhi High Court on Friday directed private unaided schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas in the city to provide poor students with gadgets and Internet connections for online classes during Covid-19.

Justice Manmohan said that to address the intra-class discrimination between 25% of students from the economically weaker section/disadvantaged groups (EWS/DG) and 75% of students who pay fees, schools are directed to supply gadgets as well as Internet packs so that they have access to online classes.

The two-judge bench gave its verdict Friday after hearing a plea by an NGO Justice for All through advocates Khagesh B Jha and Shikha Sharma Bagga, who had sought that EWS/DG students be provided with laptops and smartphones with high-speed Internet connections.

Also Read: Govt should provide free smartphones to all school children: NGO

In its 94-page judgment, the court said that the cost of such gadgets/digital equipment as well as Internet package is

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HISD investigating ‘inappropriate communications’ to students while learning online

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Learning or working remotely has been a big convenience during the pandemic.

HISD investigating ‘inappropriate communications’ to students while learning online

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But it also comes with big concerns.

“You know, there are going to be issues because that’s just technology,” Michael Garfield, the “High Tech Texan,” said.

Garfield wasn’t surprised to hear that multiple Houston ISD students or families reported inappropriate communications while learning online.

It’s something the district announced Wednesday that it is thoroughly investigating.

“We are taking steps to disable certain functions on the platform to prevent further instances of disruptive, intrusive and inappropriate messages to students,” HISD wrote in a statement.

“You know, there’s always third party, fourth party, fifth party hackers,” said Garfield. “It could also be a prank by students.”

HISD said the issues occurred while students used Microsoft Teams, a platform for hosting online classes.

It’s unclear how pervasive

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A little early effort in security can return a huge payoff

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There’s no shortage of companies that need help configuring devices securely, or vendors seeking to remediate vulnerabilities. But from our vantage point at NCC Group, we mostly see devices when working directly with OEMs confronting security issues in their products — and by this point, it’s usually too late to do much. We root out as many vulnerabilities as we can in the time allotted, but many security problems are already baked in. That’s why we advocate so strongly for security early in the development process.

Product Development

Product development for an embedded system has all the stages you expect to find in textbooks. While formal security assessments are most common in the quality testing phase, there is a role for security in all phases.


Figure 1: Typical product design cycle

Requirements and Threat Modelling

We see major security problems introduced even during requirements gathering. Insufficient due diligence here can

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Tech Life Review: First artificial intelligence gadgets for the home

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Tech expert Kris Abel rounds up the latest artificial intelligence products for your home that aim to help your at-home life more convenient.

Oral B iO Series 7 Toothbrush: $350

This artificially intelligent toothbrush senses the way it’s stuck in your mouth, using vibrating bristles to “feel” the surface of your teeth and create a map sent to your phone displaying each dirty tooth (dark blue) as it needs more brushing (light blue) and finally becomes clean (white).

Red means you’ve brushed too hard, warning you to check for bleeding gums.

An emoji clock happily encourages you to brush for two minutes, which is worthwhile as the vibrations effectively remove plaque for a “from-the-dentist” feel sure to save you dental fees over time.

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Google Pixel Buds: $240

These wireless earbuds listen to the world around

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Sarah Ketterer’s Favorite Communications Stocks

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– By Sydnee Gatewood

Causeway Capital Management, the Los Angeles-based firm founded by Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) and Harry Hartford in 2001, seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing in mispriced equities in both developed as well as emerging markets.

The guru and her team look for potential opportunities among mid- and large-cap companies using quantitative and value-oriented methods. Each stock also receives a risk score based on the additional volatility or risk it adds to the portfolio. The investment team then enters positions in the stocks with the highest expected risk-adjusted return that also have a lower price-earnings ratio and higher dividend yield than the market.

As of the second quarter, the communication services sector had the largest representation in Ketterer’s $5.55 billion equity portfolio with 19.43% weight.

Sarah Ketterer's Favorite Communications Stocks
Sarah Ketterer’s Favorite Communications Stocks

According to GuruFocus portfolio data, Ketterer’s five largest communication services holdings as of June 30

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Gov’t Fights Hawaii Telecom’s Push For $200M In FCC Money

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Law360 (September 3, 2020, 6:49 PM EDT) — The U.S. government urged the Federal Circuit not to send back to trial court a bankrupt Hawaiian telecom’s bid to recover $200 million in funds pulled by the FCC after the company’s founder was convicted of tax code violations.

Sandwich Isles Communications Inc. wants a panel of circuit judges to decide that its suit belongs in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which hears disputes such as takings by the government from private parties. The telecom believes it can win back millions of dollars from the Federal Communications Commission’s Universal Service Fund, if allowed to make its case in the lower…

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Baltimore-area schools start the year with online education. Thousands of students lack a way to engage.

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On the first day of a new school year in the midst of a pandemic, tens of thousands of students will likely be left behind, unable to show up Tuesday to greet their classmates and teachers on a computer screen.



a man using a laptop computer holding a cell phone: Allison Engel, a teacher at Ridge Ruxton School, teaches a summer school math class.


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Allison Engel, a teacher at Ridge Ruxton School, teaches a summer school math class.

Despite efforts by Baltimore-area school systems, students who lack internet access or a laptop won’t be signing on to the live online classes, their only opportunity for instruction until schools reopen. And they aren’t likely to get connected quickly.

The Maryland Department of Education has no reliable data on how many of its approximately 900,000 public school students lack access to a reliable internet connection or computers. Neither do many school system officials who say they’ve spent the summer attempting to reach disconnected households.

“The fact

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Cool Tech Gadgets in 2020

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New York, NY ( TS Newswire ) — 11 Sep 2020

If you love cool tech gadgets, this list is for you. The world is loaded with a lot of technological devices that serve various purposes. Check List of Latest Trending Gadgets

Although the ultimate goals of these gadgets are to make our lives easier, entertain us, help to get tasks done, and even develop better gadgets.

Even if youre using the best gadgets right now, you must keep in mind that advancements are made every day.

So, if you dont want to get outdated, you must keep yourself up to date with the latest gadgets available for purchase.

Cool Tech Gadgets in 2020

Without taking your time, weve provided a list of cool tech gadgets that are attention-worthy, and definitely worth their purchase price.

These gadgets are:

What is Keyless Pro? Keyless Pro is simply a virtual laser keyboard

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The Technology 202: TikTok’s future is uncertain as backlash mounts in Washington

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Trump, who previously pushed for a full sale of the TikTok service to an American company and threatened to otherwise ban the service, added that he expects to be briefed today on the proposal to make Oracle TikTok’s “trusted technology partner.”

“It has to be 100 percent as far as national security is concerned, and no, I’m not prepared to sign off on anything,” Trump said. “I have to see the deal.” 

The proximity to Nov. 3 makes it a toss-up whether Trump will seek a tough line on China – or compromise and call it a win. 

The key question is whether the deal proposed earlier this week to outsource data management to Oracle would do enough to address national security concerns that ByteDance could share Americans’ data with the Chinese government. 

Top administration officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, have raised concerns about such an arrangement, according

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