Google earnings up 17% on strong ad revenue

Search giant Google reported fourth quarter profits of $3.38bn (£2.05bn), up 17% from a year earlier, buoyed by stronger advertising revenue.


Social media transforms the textbook lesson

Forget the blackboard and the chalk. In fact, forget the whiteboard and the markers. The exercise books, the textbooks and the stationery can also be packed away. There is no need for any of them in the classroom of the future.