Description: As Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, we take a look back at its origins, and take a look forward at the future of the company and what it will look like. Source: CNET Date: February 3, 2014 The social network that turned the word “friend” into a verb and popularized the “like button” is turning… Read more »
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Description: The newest most cutting edge app allows users to test their urine for up to 25 diseases by simply peeing into a cup and taking a picture of a color-coded urinalysis strip. Source: CNET Date: February 27th, 2013 Ever thought a smartphone could detect what was in your urine? Well, now it can. A new iPhone app,… Read more »
Description: With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Source: CBS .com Date: March 21, 2012 Questions: 1 Is Khan Academy the online silver bullet for on-line education? 2. What… Read more »
Description: Apple wants Schools to center on Ipads Source: cnn .com Date: Jan 17, 2012 Questions for discussion: Who are the winners in using this technology to transform the text book industry? 2. Who are the losers in using this technology to transform the text book industry?
Description: It has become fashionable for young people to express their affection for each other by sharing their passwords to e-mail, Facebook and other accounts. Source: nytimes .com Date: Jan 17, 2012 “It’s a sign of trust,” Tiffany Carandang, a high school senior in San Francisco, said of the decision she and her boyfriend made… Read more »
Description: A new Intel survey on mobile etiquette in the workplace finds user should execute more restraint. Source: cnn.com Date: Dec 2, 2011 Questions for discussion: Do mobile manners at work make a difference for the employee? 2. Who should set what are the right “mobile manners”?
Description: Groupon has had huge growth and success in the area of marketing businesses. Is there any downside in using Groupon for small business? Source: Msnbc.com Date: November 21/2011 Questions: Is Groupon something that can benefit all businesses? Why? Or Why not? 2. What criteria would you use as a business manager in trying to… Read more »
Description: Dr. Mitchell led the development of ResolutionMD Mobile, the world’s first smartphone radiology product to win regulatory approval for primary diagnostic use. Source: globeandmail.com Date: Nov 16, 2011 For two years, the Mayo Clinic has been using the original desktop version of ResolutionMD to help stroke victims in rural Arizona. As such web-enabled technology… Read more »
Description: For years, Coca-Cola has told us that so many parts of life “go better” with the iconic soft drink. You can now add social media to the list as well. Source: www.usatoday.com/ Date: Nov 8, 2011 Advertising Age this week named Coke its “Marketer of the Year,” citing it as an example of how… Read more »
Description: Google entered the crowded Canadian e-book market Tuesday, launching an online store that will compete for readers against established giants Amazon and Kobo. Source: Globe and Mail .com Date: Nov 1, 2011 Coady’s book was listed at $28.84 through Google, but was more than $10 cheaper on Kobo’s store. Vanderhaeghe’s book was $14.39 through… Read more »