Technology In School

X marks the… They SAID there was a mystery planet there – NASA
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WISE sky survey fails to find evidence of boffins’ promised extra planet in Solar System Boffins have long hypothesised the existence of a large, but thus far unseen, celestial body in our Solar System, somewhere beyond the orbit of Pluto, but NASA’s WISE survey has found no sign of the mysterious “Planet X”.…

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‘Hacked docs’ prove MtGox has 1 MILLION Bitcoins, claim blog-snatchers
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Firm files in US for Chap 15 bankruptcy as creditors gather Hackers have released what they claim are genuine documents which they say prove the stricken exchange still controls almost a million Bitcoins.…

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Mt. Gox files for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in US
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The Bitcoin exchange has already filed for bankruptcy on its home turf of Japan. Meanwhile, hackers deface the blog of Mt. Gox’s CEO, alleging fraud.

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Education Technology Advocacy Group Releases New E-Rate …
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The guidelines are part of CoSN's ongoing Smart Education Networks by Design (SEND) initiative that not only provides resources and guidance for technology decision makers in education, but helps schools and libraries …

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Blighty teen boffin builds nuclear reactor INSIDE CLASSROOM
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Headmaster: ‘He reassured me he wouldn’t blow the school up’ A British teenager has become the youngest person to build a nuclear fusion reactor.…

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Very fabric of space-time RIPPED apart in latest Hubble pic
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Cluster upchuck: Highspeed galaxy hurls star-making fuel during violent passage Spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 is ramming through the Norma galaxy cluster so hard it’s spilling its guts out, leaving bright blue streaks of its own gases behind.…

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Fed Ruling May Bring Flocks of Buzzing Drones to US Skies
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The use of commercial drones in U.S. airspace is essentially legal, at least for the time being. National Transportation Safety Board Judge Patrick Geraghty this week nixed the Federal Aviation Administration’s attempt to levy a $10,000 against Raphael Pirker for using a remote-controlled glider to capture video footage for an ad. Since Pirker had used […]

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Twitter Pays $36 Million to Avoid IBM Patent Suit
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Twitter wants to reform the patent system. But for the moment, it’s still paying big bucks to avoid the kind of software patent lawsuits that have become all too common in recent years.     

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Common Core Mobile Technology Uplifts School Performance
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These standards rely heavily on the use of technology to improve the learning experience. Students are expected to have a certain level of technological proficiency to help them successfully pursue higher education and …

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