The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the lesson, the assumption is pupils will be unable to resist the lure of texting, watching...
Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST
The Partridge Family's Dave Madden dead at 82 The Partridge Family was an American sitcom that ran in the 1970s. It was about a widowed mother and her five children who later formed a band. Dave Madden played the role of the band's manager.
Jan 17 2014, 3:50pm CST
China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content
BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
The End Of The Line For Freemium File Sharing? Technology firms looking to enter a market space and unseat incumbent vendors with strong existing relationships to customers have long adopted a bottom-up freemium approach. Essentially the theory goes that if you make...
Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST
IRS: New Year, New Rules There are a lot of changes brewing in the tax world for 2014. Some changes are the result of things Congress did – and even more, the result of things didn’t do. But Congress doesn’t pull all of the strings. The...
Jan 3 2014, 2:36pm CST
8 Ramen Recipes For The Starving Startup Entrepreneur I’ve interviewed a lot of startup entrepreneurs and all of them have tales of frugality. Whether they’re living on couches or blow-up mattresses, buying only the cheapest and most vile bottom-shelf booze, or pilfering...
Jan 2 2014, 3:51pm CST
The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessly move up market, eventually displacing established competitors.” Disruption is not just...
Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST
The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures In his 2005 novel Accelerando, science fiction author and futurist Charles Stross wrote a collection of stories about the accelerating pace of change in the modern world: Inspired by his experience as a coder at a 30%-...
Dec 30 2013, 8:11am CST
The Bible is Used in Password Cracking While ordinary methods of cracking passwords do work most of the time, sometimes it takes a little something extra to get the job done. A researcher recently discovered to his surprise that many phrases used in passwords were picked from everyday sources that people used in their daily lives. This included holy books such as the Bible.
Oct 9 2013, 5:35am CDT
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