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Cambridge school makes courses available online

September 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

A leading independent school in Cambridge is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools. The ground-breaking initiative will make A-level, IB and GCSE courses available online. They can be downloaded free through Apple’s iTunes U service. The school has been building digital [...]

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Microsoft Messenger to shut down completely

September 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old service. Originally known as MSN Messenger, the service was launched in 1999 but was switched off for most users in 2013, after Microsoft bought rival Skype. Users in China continued to use the old service but [...]

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Car service Uber banned in Germany

September 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Car service Uber has been banned in Germany after a court in Frankfurt ruled that the firm lacked the necessary legal permits to operate under German law. The company was apparently told last week that it could no longer take passengers and faced a fine if it did so but the ruling is a temporary [...]

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Samsung to use Nokia Maps on new handsets

September 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Nokia’s mapping service will soon be appearing on all new Samsung smartphones. A deal between the two firms will see a beta version of an Android app for Nokia’s Here maps included free on handsets and the Gear S smartwatch. This decision is widely seen as a way to help Samsung distinguish itself from Google [...]

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A new Robot that can learn from the Internet has been developed

August 27th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

A super-intelligent robotic “brain” that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by some American researchers. The so-called Robo Brain is designed to acquire a vast range of skills and knowledge from publicly available information sources. The information it learns can then be accessed by robots around the world, [...]

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Australian airlines allow phone usage during flights

August 27th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will now be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights. The new rule applies to international and domestic passengers flying the two Australian airlines and will affect tablets, e-readers and small game consoles, as well as smartphones. Aircraft are now designed and manufactured so [...]

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Mozilla launches first Smartphone for the Indian market only

August 27th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Mozilla, the popular company best known for its Firefox browser, has launched a new low-cost smartphone in India that costs just 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90). The phone is only for sale on India’s online shopping site, Snapdeal. The Intex Cloud FX runs on Mozilla’s Firefox operating system and as such it will be the first [...]

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Instagram launches new app

August 27th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Photo and video-sharing service Instagram has launched a new time-lapse app called Hyperlapse that can capture high-quality videos while the user is on the move using built-in stabilization technology. Users will be able to tap once to begin recording and tap again to stop. It is possible then to choose a playback speed that you [...]

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Creating a Digital Transformation plan

August 12th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Creating a Digital Transformation plan Digital Transformation is a focus for many organisations right now and as you can see from the Google Trends search volumes, it’s increasing in popularity recently. As with any change within an organisation, there are many challenges ,so once you’ve identified digital advocates in the organisation, it’s time to map out [...]

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Private Messaging Function Added to Pinterest

August 12th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

The social discovery platform Pinterest has added a new function which will enable users to chat in a private window. Users can start conversations by sending a pin attached to a video or image to another user and can add a message, future messages don’t need to be pinned, users will also be able to [...]

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