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6 ways to use Wizer for formative and summative assessments – Wizer.me blog

Spring is here and the last stretch of the school year has begun. Many teachers are busy preparing for end of year assessments. This is a great …

Teaching

10 Reasons Today’s Students NEED Technology in the Classroom

With an increasing emphasis on personalized learning and mobility, using mobile technology in the classroom is a must for schools today. Here are 10 …

Education Technology

Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

Google Search<p>Google Search is at the heart of it all. It’s where many of us go multiple times a day to locate information. Google provides excellent …

Education Technology

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers

Everyone wants teachers to use <b>technology in the classroom</b>. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not …

Education Technology

10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

• Add 3 questions or 30. Make your quiz as short or as long as you want.<br>• Add unlimited choices to your questions — that means multiple choice and …

Education Technology

Teachers collaborate on Wizer to develop open educational resources – Wizer.me blog

Since launching Wizer 10 months ago, it has been exciting to see how creative, innovative teachers are using the site to make beautiful, engaging …

Education Technology

10 European VCs You Want To Raise Funding From

Stories about tech startups closing new rounds of funding are prevalent. Plenty of familiar VC and investment house names season the tech industry. Yet, many great alternatives exist outside of the traditional U.S. tech hubs, especially in Europe. Additionally, some of the U.S giants have extensive …

Warren Buffett invests in Israeli co eVolution Networks

The Ramat Gan based energy savings solution company has raised $22.5 million from Berkshire Hathaway and GE Ventures.<p>Israeli energy savings solutions …

The Stories Companies Won't Tell

<b>ESG Factors are the new normal for conscious investing.</b><p>There are a lot of things that investors care about. They like to know about profitability, …

Equity

<b>The Panono Camera</b><p>Panono was founded in 2012 based on the simple fact that photos influence our lives more than ever but that the essential design of …

The 5 Ws of Due Diligence

<b>What is due diligence</b><br>Due diligence is the legal term for kicking the tires before you make an investment. We do due diligence all the time in our …

Venture Capital

Russian VoD market doubles with ivi.ru as leader

Oleg Tumanov<p><b>The Russian online video-on-demand market more than doubled last year to generate revenues of US$50.5 million (€36.6 million), with</b> …

Video on Demand

Netflix reaches out to French telcos

Written by Goran Nastic<p>07/03/14<p>The CEO of Orange has said that Netflix has contacted telecoms operators in France ahead its service launch there …

French Government

Israeli startup changing TV

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Don't Miss<p>Sky testing "hands-free" voice control later in 2018 Sky testing "hands-free" voice control later in 2018<p>Sky, BT Sport sign massive deals …

Up to a fifth of US TV subs to cut cord in 2014 | Pay

Cord-cutters are on the rise in the United States, with 10% of pay-TV subscribers in a survey by Morgan Stanley saying that they 'definitely' plan to …

STBs stagnate, but video gateways see double and triple-digit growth | OTT

The overall set-top box (STB) market declined in 2013, but video gateways from pay-TV providers were a brightly shining exception to the overall …

Pay-TV

Global TV market contracts for second straight year | NAB 2014 | Shows 2014

In what may be of some concern to the industry, the global TV market has shown its second straight year of decline, with former hot markets looking …

Eastern Europe

What would you like to watch next? Jinni signs Ooyala, TELUS and Prisa

Tel Aviv, Israel-based semantic video discovery technology outfit Jinni is today announcing a fairly big deal that was struck with American video …

Game-rental service Gamefly now getting into movies to compete with Netflix

<i>Updated at 3:40 p.m. PST with a response from Gamefly CEO Dave Hodess.</i><p>Video game rental service Gamefly has launched a new movie rental business that will take on Netflix’s disc-by-mail business.<p>Gamefly began notifying its current customers about the service via email today, according to a post on …

Orange CEO confirms Netflix French plan

Stéphane Richard<p><b>Orange’s CEO Stéphane Richard confirmed at the end of last week that Netflix plans to launch a service in France this autumn but said</b> …

Netflix must rely on international growth as it faces domestic stagnation | Media Investment | Business

Netflix may have enjoyed several quarters of at times impressive homegrown growth, but some Wall Street analysts say that the gravy train is due to …

Streaming

It’s official: TiVo’s co-founders start selling $49 Qplay TV streamer

TiVo (s TIVO) co-founders Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton are back with a new venture dubbed Qplay that hopes to do for online video what TiVo did for …

Amazon Gets Its TV Box Ready, Again

Amazon was supposed to launch a competitor to Apple TV and Roku last year.<p>Amazon is gearing up to take on Apple and Roku, again.<p>Industry sources say Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku’s line of products, which make it easy to move video from the …