Tagged with: Education

Bye, Bye Fairness Doctrine — Good Riddance

Bye, Bye Fairness Doctrine — Good Riddance

The FCC announced last week that it is throwing out the Fairness Doctrine along with 80 other rules it considers “outdated and obsolete.” The Fairness Doctrine was originally put into effect in 1949 by the FCC to ensure that radio stations and, at the time, the few newly licensed TV stations presented opposing ...

International CES Named “Favorite Show” in 2010 by Trade Show Exhibitors Association

CEA’s Karen Chupka Named TSEA’s Best Show Manager Arlington, Va., August 16, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that the 2010 International CES® was named Favorite Show by Trade Show Exhibitors Association’s (TSEA) Exhibitor’s Choice Awards. CEA’s senior vice president of ...

WordWit for iPhone and iPad—now in the App Store.

The mobile app that gets you addicted to something useful for a change. iTunes WordWit NORWALK, CT, August 16, 2011 — WordWit from Ballpoint, Inc. pairs misused words with their evil twins, explains them clearly, and provides entertaining examples from literature and the media. If that’s not enough, you can master ...

eCampus.com Heads Back to School – Increases Sales by 114% Using SteelHouse’s Behavioral Commerce

eCampus.com and SteelHouse Target the Site’s ‘Cart Abandoners’ – Increasing Sales While Preserving Margin with Other Buyers             LOS ANGELES (Aug. 16, 2011) – eCampus.com (www.eCampus.com) certainly knows the value of an education, especially when it comes to learning more about its own online ...

Shelly Palmer Chats About Missouri Banning Student-Teacher Facebook Friendships on Good Day NY

Shelly Palmer chats about Missouri banning student-teacher Facebook friendships on Good Day NY. ...

Shelly Palmer Digital Living Episode #4 – August 5, 2011

Shelly Palmer Digital Living Episode #4 – August 5, 2011

Watch the newest episode of Shelly Palmer Digital Living Back to School Edition. Join Shelly Palmer as he provides tech deals, suggestions and insights to get you or your student ready this coming school year. Original airdate: August 5, 2011 ...

The America Invents Act (HR 1249) – A Bad Law That Will Change Your Life

The America Invents Act (HR 1249) – A Bad Law That Will Change Your Life

Jeff looked up from his notebook, let out a sigh and allowed himself to smile. It was the greatest idea ever … he was sure of it.  This was the one … easy to patent, unique ways to reduce it to practice, and everyone schooled in the art will be jealous as they agree that, if only they’d thought of it they’d be ...

DAVID LYLE IS NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS US AND GLOBAL PROGRAMMING

(WASHINGTON, D.C. — AUGUST 4, 2011) David Lyle has been named chief executive officer of the National Geographic Channels US and assumes responsibility for global programming.The appointment, which is effective immediately, was announced by the National Geographic Channels board, to whom he will report. The veteran ...

Wikimedia Israel announces the seventh annual international Wikimania conference this week in Haifa, Israel

HAIFA, ISRAEL -- August 2, 2011 The annual international conference, run by the Wikimedia community, and organized by a different local team each year, will be attended by 650 Wikipedia editors, Wikimedia advocates, free content promoters, researchers and educators from 56 countries.  This week attendees will gather at ...

Missouri Bans Student-Teacher Social Networking

Missouri Bans Student-Teacher Social Networking

Missouri recently banned student-teacher Facebook friendships under a law preventing students from having social relationships with their teachers. The law specifically prevents ‘exclusive’ access to students, which bans using Facebook for things like private study groups. Some teachers believe the ban will prevent ...