Apple doing just peachy in education

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Concurrent with reports that Apple seem to be doing well financially, the company seem to be tying the education market up nicely also. News reports from Macworld amongst other sites, are all nattering about...

Japan Uses DS to Teach English

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Nintendo is banned everywhere but the classroom at Tokyo Joshi Gakuen school in Japan as the ubiquitous DS consoles become the latest tool in English instruction. Junior high school teacher Motoko Okubo has used the...

Hack this school network, win a router

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There's a wireless router gathering dust in Bob LaRocca's office. It's yours if you can hack into his network. First, some background: LaRocca is director of IT security with the School District of Palm...

NY School Opens Lab for Serious Games

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A new research lab at the prestigious Parsons design school aims to develop video games with a conscience - called "serious games" - and study whether playing them can be a force for social good....

3Com hits back at U.K. school Wi-Fi skeptics

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British schools are wasting money on wireless networks that don't work properly, claimed 3Com and specialist reseller 802UK. The two companies kicked off a fight back against anti-Wi-Fi misinformation, arguing that not only is wireless...

School Sued Over MySpace Photo Response

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Be careful how you portray yourself on the Internet. One day you may regret it or, alternatively, possibly make some money with a nice lawsuit. Stacy Snyder posted a photo entitled "Drunken Pirate" on...

The Online High School

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The BBC News website has published an article about the first ever online school, where pupils attend virtual classes by simply logging on. The school is aimed at children who have had problems with attending...

High school shooting avoided thanks to MySpace

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Five students have been arrested after planning to perform a shooting at their high school in Riverton, Kansas. The plot was foiled after one of the teens posted a message on the popular networking website,...

Thompson links GTA with US school murder plot

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Florida-based lawyer Jack Thompson has launched his latest attack on the interactive entertainment industry, telling the media that Grand Theft Auto was used by a Massachusetts teenager to prepare for a planned massacre at his...

School for Hackers

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A presentation on how to be the first to exploit new flaws in Web server software was deemed "just as cool for white hats as for black hats" attending the Defcon 12 conference here over...

Tablet PCs Go to School

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For years educators and computer vendors have explored ways in which technology could aid with learning. Back in the 1980s when PCs first became affordable, technology was considered something to be taught, but now is...

School Tycoon Demo

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Catdaddy Games has released a playable demo of School Tycoon, allowing you to try out this upcoming simulation strategy game that presents kids with the ultimate fantasy - the opportunity to rule their own school....

Swiss school sets up antivirus center

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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, one of Switzerland's top universities, has joined forces with technology heavyweights to declare war on computer viruses and hackers. Along with IBM, Sun Microsystems Laboratories and Credit...

Sun Goes Back to School with uPortal

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Showing its support for open source development in higher education, Sun Microsystems Wednesday said it would redouble its support of the uPortal code. uPortal is a set of Java classes and XML/XSL...

School boy spends $1.4m on friends eBay account

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It has been reported that a 13 year-old has used his school's Internet connection to spend a total of about $1.4m on a friend's eBay account. Purchases included a helicopter, jet aircraft, motorbike and pickup...

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