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The Next Phase Of Online Education: 24/7 Digital Video Channels

Want a new skill? Now you can channel flip at any time of day, just like on TV.<p>Walk into CreativeLive‘s airy San Francisco studios and you could be forgiven for thinking you’re in just another snazzy software startup office. That is, until you open one of the closed doors and notice the cameras, …

Google Apps for Education Change Management Guide [Public]

Change Management Guide<p>Google, Inc.<p>1600 Amphitheatre Parkway<p>Mountain View, CA 94043<p>Change Management Checklist and What’s in This …

The Flipped Classroom Boosts Grades 5%. Why That’s As Big As We Can Expect.

Classrooms across the nation are adopting a new technology trend known as the “flipped” classroom, where students watch lecture videos as homework and teachers use class-time for discussion. First popularized by YouTtube sensation, Sal Khan, 3 years ago, the flipped model gained traction far faster …

UK enters global online university race

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1011000/1011759_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534445693_657b140aad9e02a139ecb6b07f5fd1e9<p><b>The UK's biggest online university project has been launched, with more than 20 universities offering free courses.</b><p>Students will be able to follow …

Online Education

How tablets are changing the classroom

As part of their education issue, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> takes a long look at the rise of tablet tech in education, including News Corp's Amplify project. The programs look to improve education by producing more lessons that adapt to an individual student's pace and style of learning, also …

Grab A Share Of Education's $6 Trillion Marketplace

Jim Shelton is the acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. “Education, worldwide, is a $5-6 trillion marketplace,” he said, explaining that there are many countries that won’t be able to make the switch to connected learning by themselves. “Some country will need to lead on …

Photos Taken with the Nokia ‘EOS’ Lumia 1020 Leak on Flickr, Quality Impressive

It appears that Nokia’s upcoming 41-megapixel smartphone (codenamed “EOS”) will carry the name “Lumia 1020.” This latest leak comes packaged with an …

Can We Get a Decent Smartphone Camera?

The technology measures the amount of light hitting each pixel on a sensor for a steady flow of photons without any excess. The result: A wider range …

Mobile Photography

iOS 7 Brings Overhauled Photos App With Filters, Sorting, and Sharing

Apple has just concluded the WWDC 2013 Keynote in San Francisco, and they’ve announced the next iteration of their ever-so-popular mobile operating …

Mobile phones offer photographers a fresh perspective

As the novelty of smartphone cameras wears off their role as a serious part of a photographer's toolkit is becoming increasingly common. More …

People Actually Use QR Codes (In China)

Mock the lowly QR code as you may.<p>But people actually use it. In China.<p>We already knew that QR codes were popular in Japan, but they never quite took off in Western markets. However, they are finding new life in the world’s biggest market as consumers scan codes to find friends on Tencent’s WeChat …

The Most Creative People In Mobile, 2013

They’re designing your mobile experiences with apps such as Google Maps, Foursquare, and Live Nation, and protecting your security on them, too. Meet the mobile masters from our Most Creative People In Business 2013 list.<p>KIRTHIGA REDDY (No. 4)<p><b>Director Of Online Operations, Facebook India</b><p>When …

What will smartphones cameras of the future look like?

Most of us carry around an absolutely incredible device in our pockets: a combination of phone, computer and camera that allows us to document and …

Google Glass inspires etiquette guide and SNL mockery

Since Google Glass was first announced, the public reaction has been a mix of intrigue and horror — alternating between "this is the visible decline …

From phone to frame: Best apps for printing your photos

While vast improvements in camera phone technology have more of us relying on "the camera that's always with you" more than ever before, we also seem …

Barons of Bitcoin: the Tokyo-based powerhouse that controls the world's virtual money

Mt. Gox handles 76 percent of global Bitcoin trading, which is why it’s taking the lead on regulatory compliance<p>Mt. Gox chief marketing officer Gonzague Gay-Bouchery, left; CEO Mark Karpeles, right.<p>The virtual currency Bitcoin isn’t backed by any assets or central authority. It’s only three years …

Google is run by adolescents, says Evgeny Morozov

Evgeny Morozov, the author and critic battling 'the internet' itself, talks to Christopher Williams.<p>As an author known for his viciously mocking criticism of web culture, Evgeny Morozov recently found himself the unaccustomed target of ridicule for his own technological habits.<p>Promoting his …

Working with Dish TV and Airtel Digital, SES expands in India

Telecom Lead Asia: Working with Dish TV and Airtel Digital, SES has expanded presence in India.<p>Driven by significant gains, especially in India and …

Airtel

Rumor: Amazon smartphone to feature a 4.7-inch display

Wonderlane/Flickr<p>Ever since Amazon first entered the Android tablet space with the Kindle Fire back in 2011, there has been rumors floating around about the company working on a smartphone as well. Two years later and we’re still waiting for the alleged device that was “guaranteed” to be released …

Kindle Fire

Boot up: raining on iCloud, Android closes the gap, inside the Spamhaus attack, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Introducing Forecast >> Forecast blog<p>Sounds nifty, applies all over the …

Google’s New Glass Explorers Usher In The Mainstream Wave Of Augmented Reality

Among the 8,000 Glass Explorers getting priority access to the $1,500 headsets is a fire chief whose idea we first noticed back in February.<p>Back in February, Google announced an open call for applications of its Google Glass augmented reality tech. Winners, called Glass Explorers, would have the …