Technology In School

â????30 years of mobile phones, all jamming together (video)
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In the technological equivalent of Band Aid, minus the charitable fundraising, Korea’s SK Telecom has celebrated 30 years in the carrier business, by composing its current jingle from yesteryear’s cellular hits. Stars include several car-phones from…

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High School Girls To Explore Science, Technology …
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April 2, 2014. For Immediate Release. University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton. Written by: Heather Wrigley. Calling all high school girls — on April 28, Utah Valley University and Women Tech Council will host …

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Technology in Education: Privacy and Progress | U.S. …
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Technology in Education: Privacy and Progress. Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at the Common Sense Media Privacy Zone Conference. February 24, 2014. Contact: (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov. I want to thank Jim …

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As March Madness Winds Down ShotTracker Gears Up To Make Everyone Clutch
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In the annals of sports there’s no bigger hero than the clutch shooter, whether it’s  Aaron Harrison’s last second heroics to get Kentucky to the NCAA Championship, or the season-long efforts of the NBA’s best. In an effort to make every would-be baller a scoring machine, ShotTracker, a small startup from Kansas City, has been demonstrating their new wearable… […]

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I QUIT: Mozilla’s anti-gay-marriage Brendan Eich leaps out of door
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Firefox maker says sorry Updated  Brendan Eich has stepped down as CEO of Firefox-maker Mozilla Corporation – after it emerged he controversially backed a ballot measure that outlawed same-sex marriage in California.…

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FCC Orders Comcast To Stop Labeling Equipment Rental a Service Fee
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An anonymous reader writes “The FCC denied an appeal by Comcast, which argued that its practice of charging customers separately for a DTA (digital terminal adapter) — a converter box that allows cable subscribers with older televisions to receive digital channels, which the company said would be provided at no charge — is not subject […]

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Mazda is updating car software to fix problems with real, living bugs
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Just like Toyota, Mazda’s also recalling cars due to a nasty bug — the difference is, Mazda’s problem involves real, live multi-legged creatures. Apparently, the company’s recalling roughly 42,000 Mazda 6 sedans in the US, because of a certain…

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Do Not Let Super Mario Out Of Your Sight, He'll Destroy Your House
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Ever wonder what Super Mario does when he’s not running across your screen kicking Koopa Troopas? Filmmaker John Huffnagle shows us what everyone’s favorite plumber might do if left alone in your house. Long story short: Don’t let Mario out of your sight. Read more…     

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EduTech: Minnesota's developing education technology cluster …
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Yesterday I went to the EduTEch conference at St Thomas University. I took pretty Complete notes, which I'll post below. From a broadband perspective it was interesting to hear about education technology as a growing …

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