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Android Pattern Lock Vulnerable to Attack; the Age of IoT Botnets

Posted January 24th, 2017 at 2:04 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Android Pattern Lock Might Be Vulnerable to (Very Determined) Thieves The chances of this happening are low, but if you are unlocking your Android smartphone with Pattern Lock in a public place and someone videotapes or watches the motions, then that hacker might be able to replicate the password and gain access […]

Education Tuition Reimbursement; Facebook Blocking Rival

Posted November 11th, 2015 at 2:07 pm (UTC-4)
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Tech Sightings: Udacity Now has 1,000 Graduates and is Valued at $1 billion Launched only 13 months ago, for-profit online educational organization Udacity has seen its 1,000th student graduate from a current total enrollment of 10,000 across 168 countries. It has also accepted a $105 million investment, giving it a $1 billion valuation. Udacity offers […]

Mobile Learning Plugs China’s Education Gap

Posted October 2nd, 2015 at 3:39 pm (UTC-4)

A new Chinese government pilot program is taking aim at the education gap between the country’s urban and rural communities with help from Microsoft Office365 Education and digital classroom platform, Mobiliya Edvelop. Spearheaded by the China Development Research Foundation, a government think tank, the three-year program is being tested in eight participating schools in Qinghai and Guizhou […]