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Instant Communication May Be Leading to Poor Writing Habits

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September 5, 2012
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Texting may make it easy to communicate quickly, but it could be having a deep effect on formal writing, educators warn.


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Google Writes Road Rules of Driverless Future

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AP (May 30, 2014) — Google isn't just leading the development of technology that allows cars to drive themselves. The tech giant is also a driving force in writing the rules of the road for autonomous automobiles. (May 30) Video provided by AP
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Celebrity Trainers to the Stars Team Up With Microsoft Xbox

Celebrity Trainers to the Stars Team Up With Microsoft Xbox

TheStreet (Jan. 9, 2014) — Microsoft has introduced the future of fitness. Jill Malandrino meets with Dave McCarthy of Microsoft's Xbox unit and Tracy Anderson, celebrity trainer to stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Molly Sims and Gwyneth Paltrow,for a product review on Xbox Fitness. Experience the world's best workouts with instant, personalized feedback right in your home. Train with Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, P90X, Insanity and more. Dave and Tracy show how Xbox Fitness can help you overcome motivational and social challenges and achieve a healthier lifestyle.
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LeapFrog Announces New Way to Teach Kids About Their Body With New Human Body Discovery Pack

LeapFrog Announces New Way to Teach Kids About Their Body With New Human Body Discovery Pack

MultiVu (Sep. 20, 2012) — LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in educational entertainment, today announced Tag Human Body Discovery Pack, a unique two-sided interactive chart and game board that helps kids learn about the human body through discovery, exploration and play. Today elementary schools do not place enough emphasis on topics of science, healthy habits and nutrition, making it increasingly important to give kids the tools to make smart choices.
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Apple's Tim Cook Among Tech CEOs on Witness Shortlist in NSA Case

Apple's Tim Cook Among Tech CEOs on Witness Shortlist in NSA Case

TheStreet (May 22, 2014) — Top executives at some of the nation's leading tech companies may be asked to testify in Germany's investigation into the National Security Agency's data-collection activities, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The report says German lawmakers may ask Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith to appear as witnesses in the case. The executives would not be required to appear as they are U.S. citizens not present in Germany, according to the report, which cites Roderich Kiesewetter, who sits on the investigation committee. Kiesewetter says the committee hopes the executives would still attend and serve as experts if U.S. authorities prevent them from appearing as witnesses. Video provided by TheStreet
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