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McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning Company Behind Its New Smart eBooks

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As a 95-year-old publishing company primarily known for its textbooks, McGraw-Hill is not usually the type of exhibitor one finds at the Consumer Electronics Show, let alone one to make a splash. Nonetheless, the company went to Vegas this year (er, rather its education division, McGraw-Hill Education went to Vegas)...
McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning Company Behind Its New Smart eBooks
Flip Video Co-founder Tackles Online Education With New Video Platform, Knowmia
With new mobile app, Duolingo helps you learn languages on the go

SparkFun launches ProtoSnap MiniBot for the budding roboticist

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SparkFun struck a chord with many when it released the ProtoSnap series last year. The perforated perfboard housed not only a tiny Arduino compatible chip, but a small host of sensors and components that made assembling simple projects a snap (pun not only intended, but relished). Tomorrow, the company...
SparkFun launches ProtoSnap MiniBot for the budding roboticist

9 Critical Tasks Before Launching Your Small Business Blog

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In this post Mark Hayward shares some ‘must do’ tips for small business owners who are getting ready to launch a blog. Are you getting ready to launch your baby? You know, your small business blog. Blogging for small business is certainly not revolutionary anymore, and it has been well...
9 Critical Tasks Before Launching Your Small Business Blog
Jamstar Acoustics: A Guitar Learning App That Won't Hold You Back

Mists of Pandaria fixes what isn't broken

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As I've played the new WoW expansion this week and journeyed through the lands of Pandaria I've been struck by two seemingly contradictory facts: Blizzard has crafted the best expansion for World of Warcraft yet, and if I didn't have a ton of friends playing the game I would...
Mists of Pandaria fixes what isn't broken

Mor.sl Offers Recipe Recommendations To Hungry Webonauts

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An entrepreneur we met in DC, Mili Mittal, told us about her site, mor.sl. Unfortunately, she didn’t describe it fully, leading me to believe it was far less cool than it really is. That failure has been averted thanks to a quick browse and subsequent salivation. Mor.sl is, in short,...
Mor.sl Offers Recipe Recommendations To Hungry Webonauts

Chart and image gallery: 30 free tools for data visualization and analysis

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Compare tools for functionality, skill level and more....
Chart and image gallery: 30 free tools for data visualization and analysis

New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

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Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight. [Read more]...
New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk
YouTube, Activision partner to let 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' players broadcast games

Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet

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Those native to the tech scene know a lot more about the Internet than the average person. Seniors, on the other hand, have largely missed out on the World Wide Web, barring some exceptions (like my great great uncle). We’ve all likely experienced that moment: trying to explain social networks to...
Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet
Study Says Most IT Guys Are Ignorant

Appsify.me Launches Its Solution To Create Objective-C iOS Apps Easily

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The act of creating a mobile application can be a difficult one, especially since it often requires an understanding of a special skill or programming language. Today, Appsify.me is launching its service to help solve this problem through the use of its Content Management System-like interface. The end result is...
Appsify.me Launches Its Solution To Create Objective-C iOS Apps Easily

Zynga's Mobile Ambitions (ZNGA, FB)

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This is a news note from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service focused on the mobile industry. Subscribers get full access to our chart library, plus the underlying data for many charts. Sign up for a free trial here. Yesterday Zynga introduced its "Platform For Play" service:...
Zynga's Mobile Ambitions (ZNGA, FB)
Aviary CEO Says Its Company Goal Is To "Democratize Creativity", And It's Clearly Working

This Google engineer reckons many 11th graders in Vietnam could pass the Google interview process

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A Google software engineer has revealed how a group of grade 11 students studying in Vietnam could pass parts of the notoriously difficult Google interview process without a problem. “There is no question that half of the students in that grade 11 class could pass the Google interview process,” Neil Fraser...
This Google engineer reckons many 11th graders in Vietnam could pass the Google interview process

Startup Spotlight: Ex-Boeing engineer matches serious gamers with Teamfind

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Like a tennis partner or golf buddy, finding a gaming companion who shares your goals and skill level can be hard.  Teamfind, with more than 17,000 members, is working to ease the pain by empowering players to find a perfect match.  Not only does this save players time that they might...
Startup Spotlight: Ex-Boeing engineer matches serious gamers with Teamfind

Search Engine Land’s SMX West Conference in Two Weeks!

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Only two weeks until Search Marketing Expo – SMX West returns to San Jose, February 28 – March 1. Here is what’s in store: Exceptional Content: Sixty sessions for marketers of every skill level. The multi-track agenda covers paid search advertising (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO),... Please visit Search Engine...
Search Engine Land’s SMX West Conference in Two Weeks!
Music Lessons Marketplace TakeLessons Grabs $4M From Pinterest Exec, SoftTech & Others To Expand Into New Verticals

For Educators, Mangahigh.com Is A Pass-Fail Test Of Game Creation

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A little discomfort and a lot of learning will keep players coming back for more. PLAYMAKERS is an exploration of the experiences and innovations that are leading the way for learning design in the twenty-first century. Produced by Institute of Play, the seven videos in the PLAYMAKERS series introduce...
For Educators, Mangahigh.com Is A Pass-Fail Test Of Game Creation

Increase Your DIY Knowledge for Free [Learning]

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Knowing how to do things yourself is a great way to save money—and it means you're less reliant on repairmen and buying expensive replacements. Increase your DIY knowledge for free with these handy resources.Photo by fotographix.ca. Increasing your DIY skills is great way to decrease the amount of money you...
Increase Your DIY Knowledge for Free [Learning]

Chinese Hacker Behind Google Attack Found

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U.S. authorities have tracked down the hacker who wrote the code behind the attacks on Google last month. The man is a freelance security consultant with ties to the Chinese government and military. The Chinese government had access to his work, although the man stated he "would rather not have...
Chinese Hacker Behind Google Attack Found

Web & native apps are the future & the browser will never be the same

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First there were clunky mobile app stores managed by carriers — aka people who don’t know anything about software or user experience — and then there were in-between devices like the early Windows Phone incarnations. Finally, Apple’s built-in apps arrived and set a standard that inspired third-party developers to create...
Web & native apps are the future & the browser will never be the same

DmC: Devil May Cry - review

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Faithful fans need not worry about the mechanics of the latest installment - the game is as rock solid as its predecessorsIn the interest of saving some of our readers some time, I will begin this review by addressing the DMC faithful first. It's the combat you're worried about, isn't...
DmC: Devil May Cry - review
Jukeboxer: A singing app with more "Gangnam Style" than YouTube
Watch this: Andy Hertzfeld's 23-year-old 'Frox' smart TV had a Wiimote-like controller

Increase Kitchen Efficiency by Learning Basic Knife Handling Skills [Kitchen]

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A solid kitchen knife paired with some knife-handling know how goes a long way towards making cooking a more enjoyable experience. Check out this video and accompanying guide to get the basics down.Over at the culinary blog The Kitchn they've shared a great video for getting the basics of kitchen...
Increase Kitchen Efficiency by Learning Basic Knife Handling Skills [Kitchen]

The fear and loathing behind the Brittney Griner NBA tryout backlash | Jessica Luther

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Mark Cuban is open to trying out Griner for his Dallas Mavericks, but some NBA fans reveal much less progressive attitudesLast Tuesday evening, Mark Cuban, the famously outspoken owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, told ESPN that he would consider drafting Brittney Griner, the 6ft 8in center for Baylor Bears,...
The fear and loathing behind the Brittney Griner NBA tryout backlash | Jessica Luther
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