OnePlus 5 and 5T Will Get Faster Android Updates With Project Treble Support

OnePlus has managed to update its phones faster than the average purveyor of Android smartphones, but fans were disappointed to learn the company would not bring Google’s update-friendly Project Treble to its 2017 flagships, the OnePlus 5 and 5T. However, OnePlus had a change of heart and now says Treble support will arrive after all. The feature is being tested in the latest open beta update, coming soon to all devices. Google announced Project Treble in advance of launching 8.0 Oreo last year. This is a modular approach to Android software that uses…

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Joint efforts: Indian institutes are pooling faculty, resources, expertise

Faculty sharing, student exchange programmes, shared infrastructure and collaborative courses — institutes in India are partnering in interesting new ways. The idea is to pool expertise for greater benefit. “There are many institutes in this country which have specialised in certain areas and have highly qualified faculty for the same. It only makes sense that other institutes also make use of this knowledge,” says DT Shirke, pro vice-chancellor of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. “We have been running a management programme for 12 years, for instance, but we did not have the…

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