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SnagFilms, a website which offers the broadest collection of independent films on demand to viewers, today announced a free sneak peek of Sundance Channel's new original scripted series Rectify. On Tuesday, April 16(th) , viewers will have the opportunity to watch the highly anticipated first two episodes for 24-hours on SnagFilms' website. This marks the first time in which SnagFilms is partnering with a television network to share an early look at their programming prior to its premiere.
Friedman's Media Matrix and Animation Scoop. SnagFilms is expanding the Indiewire Blog Network, which features leading news and information for independent-minded filmmakers, the film industry and moviegoers. These sites will provide online viewers with an opportunity to receive in-depth coverage focusing on vital news within the media industry and animation world.
As an increasing number of education institutions explore ways to centralise their content, the drive to connect with other institutional systems has risen. Many institutions are experiencing the challenge of effectively and seamlessly discovering, using and managing lecture content. To address this challenge, institutions will now have the ability to strengthen the management of Echo360content with an EQUELLA Digital Repository integration.
Exclusive Resorts will commemorate its 10th Anniversary this month by kicking off a year-long celebration designed to thank its thousands of members for making it the world’s leading destination club, while also highlighting the more than 165,000 curated luxury vacations it delivered inover 61 global destinations during its first decade.
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media company and the world's leading Global Learning Network, today announced that it has commenced operations of its Platform and Media businesses in China through its NeuPals joint venture and in collaboration with Neusoft Publishing. The launch of both Platform and Media businesses comes after fourth quarter approval of business licenses by Chinese authorities, followed by successful completion of initial technology transfer, product adaptation and localization, and establishment of facilities in Dalian, Shanghai and Shenyang. NeuPals technical operations have been successfully established within China in collaboration with NeuEdu Co., Ltd. NeuPals has been capitalized by its partners, ePals and NeuEdu, and a seasoned management team is on board, led by CEO Tao Wang, who brings 15 years of experience workingwith international and language learning companies, as well as a Masters inComputer Science from University of Massachusetts and a Bachelors from Wuhan University.
Lunarline, a cyber securitycompany, and Echo360, the leader in active learning and lecture capture solutions, together announced today the graduation of the first cohort of Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) students. The new non-profit organization provided career training that links America's returning Veterans and Wounded Warriors to employers in need of qualified cyber security professionals through training and career placement. The W2CW program is a six-month, tuition-free cyber security training and certification program that gives Veterans and wounded service members the skills needed to transition from the military to a career as a cyber security professional
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide active and distance learning solutions, announced that the University of Toronto has selected the Echo360 as a university standard for lecture capture. After a rigorous selection process, University of Toronto opted for Echo360 due to its ease of use for both instructors and administrators. Academics now have a fulsome solution to create and capture instructional content both inside and outside the classroom. System administrators leverage the Echo360's centralized management capabilities to easily control a large deployment across the university campus.
Staying on track with fitness and weight loss goals in the new year just got easier with an integration enabling members of SparkPeople.com, the nation’s largest diet and fitness community, to automatically sync exercise and calorie burn data from their BodyMedia FIT armbands to their free SparkPeople personal fitness tracker. The integration not only automates data entry into SparkPeople for BodyMedia wearers but also leverages BodyMedia’s physiological measurements of all activities – from washing dishes to pumping iron – to ensure a comprehensive count of calories burned.
Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced the introduction of Zipcar vehicles at three airports in the Greater New York City area, including Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy (JFK) airports. The cars are conveniently located in Zipcar branded parking spaces at the Avis Car Rental pick-up facility at each airport.
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide active and distance learning solutions, announced the release of an integration that allows its solution to effortlessly communicate with Instructure's native cloud learning management system, Canvas. Free to existing Echo360 and Canvas users, the integration gives instructors added control over how students access their Echo360 recordings without increasing time spent on technology tasks. The Canvas integration is the first integration for the EchoSystem that leverages the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) technology standard.
San Francisco Chronicle - March 12, 2013 - "The next generation of disruptive companies are going to have to figure out how to interact with the government." Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, on the growing interest in public policy among technology firms. Case was interviewed at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, where politicians including Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and California Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista (San Diego County), were working the crowd of tech entrepreneurs. Case says areas such as education, health care and transportation will be transformed by technology over the next decade, and "government is the largest buyer of those services."
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide active and distance learning solutions, is announcing a product release that provides analytics for student activity before, during and after class. Data-rich summaries provide instructors intelligent insight oneach student's participation, flags topics of difficulty and measures student engagement in and out of class. Ultimately, this data will guide instructor-led course adjustments and improve academic outcomes as teaching pedagogies change to respond to student cues in real time.