Technology In School

HTC Dodges Carrier Update Lag By Separating Sense 6 Features Across Multiple Google Play Apps
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HTC is hardly unique in facing challenges updating its software for its Android smartphones – carriers must approve OS updates, including those for the UI skins that Android OEMs make for their devices, but it is trying something different to make it less of an issue. Sense 6 (which HTC annoyingly refers to constantly as ‘Sixth […]

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Technology initiative helps school avoid make-up days | WAVY
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WAVY.com took a trip over to Peninsula Catholic High School after learning of their new use of “digital instruction.” At the start of this school year, the school spent upwards of $80,000 on a technology initiative that paid off big …

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ZEPPELINS to replace Goodyear blimps in American skies
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‘It’s a new kind of BLIMP. Yes a blimp, blimp, la la la I’m not listening’ The first of the new, hi-tech German-made zeppelins which will replace the iconic Goodyear blimps in the skies above the USA has been unveiled at the Goodyear airship base in Ohio.…

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Let’s End The Search For Mobile TV
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Mobile TV has never been a thing. Since the Sony Watchman in 1982, we’ve been excited at the prospect of mobile TV, but no matter how good our devices are, there still seems to be something missing. As recently as this January, Josh Elman noted to John Borthwick that the results of the Homescreen 2014 […]

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Airbnb might get $10bn price tag … despite its legal woes
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Online bed-surfing service raising a reported $400m from private equity firms Airbnb, the online home-rental marketplace, is in talks to raise funding from private equity firms that would value the company at a sturdy $10bn.…

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The List: New Jersey's 'Edubloggers' Talk Policy, Politics – NJ Spotlight
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Ten of the state's leading education bloggers make every aspect of learning and teaching (and administering) their business. … The List: New Jersey's 'Edubloggers' Talk Policy, Politics — and Technology. John Mooney …

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Kim Dotcom extradition: Feds can keep evidence against Megaupload mastermind a surprise
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New Zealand Supreme Court rules ahead of hearing in July Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has suffered another setback in his fight against extradition to America to face piracy charges, as the New Zealand Supreme Court denied his appeal to access the evidence the US feds have on him.…

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BlackBerry to sell off 3M square feet of space in Canada
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The sale represents the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. BlackBerry’s not saying how much cash it’ll take in from the transaction.

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AT&T thinks increased bandwidth costs are Netflix subscribers' problem
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AT&T’s swinging back at Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ recent assertion that ISPs (internet service providers) should shoulder the cost of increased bandwidth demands. In a post on AT&T’s Public Policy Blog, Senior EVP Jim Cicconi denounced Hastings’…

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