Electricity/Electronics

Ex-school system employee charged with stealing $40000 - New Haven Register

August 10, 2017 - 8:05am

Ex-school system employee charged with stealing $40000
New Haven Register
PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A former employee of a Connecticut school system has been charged with embezzling more than $40,000, including nearly $5,000 in special education funds that she used to buy a home theater system and other electronics.

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India Innovation Initiative: Apply now - Mathrubhumi English

August 10, 2017 - 7:41am

Mathrubhumi English

India Innovation Initiative: Apply now
Mathrubhumi English
The programme is jointly-promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). ... Applications are invited for innovative prototypes for ...

Sony has launched a new blockchain system targeted at the education sector - businessreviewasia.com

August 10, 2017 - 3:39am

Sony has launched a new blockchain system targeted at the education sector
businessreviewasia.com
Japanese electronics giant Sony has released new blockchain technology, targeted at the education sector in order to provide a centralised system in which educational institutions can successful store data. The move will see educational facilities ...

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All Too Familiar Bias - Inside Higher Ed

August 10, 2017 - 3:07am

Inside Higher Ed

All Too Familiar Bias
Inside Higher Ed
It's not just industry, you have to remember, it's connected to higher education,” said Karen Panetta, an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow and dean of graduate engineering at Tufts University. “That's where it grows. It should ...

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Too much technolgy? Don't spoil your child with 'electric pacifiers' - Miami Herald

August 9, 2017 - 8:42pm

Too much technolgy? Don't spoil your child with 'electric pacifiers'
Miami Herald
Electronic devices are all around us: as diversions, connectors and educational tools. For parents and children, technology is helpful, entertaining and damaging — all at the same time. So moms and dads need a plan to resist allowing children to latch ...

Anniston councilman threatens city 'lock down' over education cuts - Anniston Star

August 9, 2017 - 7:59pm

Anniston Star

Anniston councilman threatens city 'lock down' over education cuts
Anniston Star
City officials established the fund with the purpose of the money going toward extra programs such as electronics upgrades, culinary arts programs, welding and cosmetology. Last year, however, city officials learned schools had earmarked the money for ...

AR Gaming Market - Rising Affordability of AR Games Coupled with Increasing Availability - Digital Journal

August 9, 2017 - 7:28pm

AR Gaming Market - Rising Affordability of AR Games Coupled with Increasing Availability
Digital Journal
In terms of application, the global AR gaming market can be segmented into consumer electronics, education, entertainment, healthcare, and others. The entertainment application segment is estimated to hold a significant share of the global AR gaming ...

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Teaching love of science from the ground up - Global Michigan (press release) (blog)

August 9, 2017 - 3:11pm

Global Michigan (press release) (blog)

Teaching love of science from the ground up
Global Michigan (press release) (blog)
Later on, the students—who have had no previous software design experience—will be learning to code with Python, a programming language, to program electronics and drones before they move on to building tech projects with social impact: a prosthetic ...

Report: Income gap in Wisconsin remains wide - Madison.com

August 9, 2017 - 12:38pm

Madison.com

Report: Income gap in Wisconsin remains wide
Madison.com
A Legislative Fiscal Bureau analysis released Tuesday projected that the state could recoup a proposed $3 billion in tax breaks to the electronics company in 25 years. That assumes that the company will start with 1,040 jobs in the second half of 2017 ...

Plainville Police: Former School Worker Stole More Than $40000 - Hartford Courant

August 9, 2017 - 9:22am

Hartford Courant

Plainville Police: Former School Worker Stole More Than $40000
Hartford Courant
... board of education employee was arrested Tuesday and charged with embezzling more than $40,000 from the school system, police said, after an audit found about $4,808.94 in special education funds was used for a home cinema and other electronics.

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Back to School: Establishing good sleeping habits - ABC NEWS 4

August 9, 2017 - 8:39am

ABC NEWS 4

Back to School: Establishing good sleeping habits
ABC NEWS 4
Dr. Matthews also says to eliminate any electronics two to three hours before bedtime. "The bright light emitted from electronics really disrupts the body's natural rhythm of sleep," said Dr. Matthews. "During the school year, we do have rules. He's ...

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Sony and IBM Team to Secure Education Data with Blockchain - CoinDesk

August 9, 2017 - 8:34am

CoinDesk

Sony and IBM Team to Secure Education Data with Blockchain
CoinDesk
Sony has developed a new educational platform in partnership with IBM that uses blockchain to secure and share student records, the two firms announced today. Through its subsidiary Sony Global Education, the Japanese electronics conglomerate plans to ...

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Electronics Deals – Aug. 9th, 2017: Nexus 6, Galaxy S7 Edge & More - Android Headlines

August 9, 2017 - 8:26am

Android Headlines

Electronics Deals – Aug. 9th, 2017: Nexus 6, Galaxy S7 Edge & More
Android Headlines
Today, Amazon's Gold Box is full of new jewelry to pick up for your significant other. But also the Nexus 6. Now this smartphone is a bit of a tough one to recommend, since it is a bit older, being released in 2014, it's no longer receiving updates ...

Editorial: Scott Walker is gambling away $3 billion that could secure Wisconsin's future - Madison.com

August 9, 2017 - 7:32am

Madison.com

Editorial: Scott Walker is gambling away $3 billion that could secure Wisconsin's future
Madison.com
The Wisconsin Legislature is now considering Scott Walker's latest campaign ploy: a request that the state commit $3 billion for payouts to a Taiwanese electronics contractor with a troubled history of abusing workers, harming the environment, and ...

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Flywire Seeing Strong Growth In Japan's Education Market - PYMNTS.com

August 9, 2017 - 7:18am

PYMNTS.com

Flywire Seeing Strong Growth In Japan's Education Market
PYMNTS.com
Flywire, a provider of international payments and receivables solutions for businesses, schools and healthcare providers announced news on Tuesday (August 8) that it is seeing strong growth in the Japanese education market. In a press release, Flywire ...

Indore: 'Where have BEd aspirants gone' - Free Press Journal

August 9, 2017 - 2:19am

Indore: 'Where have BEd aspirants gone'
Free Press Journal
The question might sound awkward to many, but it was indeed asked by Malwa Region Private College Association to department of higher education (DHE), which is allocating students to BEd colleges through centralised online counselling. ... on Tuesday ...

Europe will soon overtake the US as world leader for MBAs - EuropeanCEO

August 9, 2017 - 1:07am

EuropeanCEO

Europe will soon overtake the US as world leader for MBAs
EuropeanCEO
It took just a couple of decades for Finland to move from being largely a satellite of the Soviet Union to a leader in electronics, telecommunications and education. We should expect more surprises of the same kind as younger generations start to offer ...

Pearson: Tentative EAWR budget for FY 2018 'best-looking' in a while - Alton Telegraph

August 9, 2017 - 12:03am

Pearson: Tentative EAWR budget for FY 2018 'best-looking' in a while
Alton Telegraph
In the past few years, the district has been in deficit spending in the education fund due to factors such as declining enrollment, stagnation of state aid and stagnation of property tax revenue. Looking at revenue versus expenditures, the district is ...

Pearson: Tentative EAWR budget for FY 2018 'best-looking' in a while - Alton Telegraph

August 9, 2017 - 12:03am

Alton Telegraph

Pearson: Tentative EAWR budget for FY 2018 'best-looking' in a while
Alton Telegraph
In the past few years, the district has been in deficit spending in the education fund due to factors such as declining enrollment, stagnation of state aid and stagnation of property tax revenue. Looking at revenue versus expenditures, the district is ...

How to Foster the New Generation of Entrepreneurs, Through Nonprofit Partnerships - Entrepreneur

August 8, 2017 - 4:03pm

Entrepreneur

How to Foster the New Generation of Entrepreneurs, Through Nonprofit Partnerships
Entrepreneur
Samsung, the world's largest electronics company, works to advance education with its global citizenship program, Hope for Children. Through Hope for Children, the company partners with a variety of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the ...