- Missouri Launches Internet-Based Television Network
The Missouri School Boards' Association (MSBA) has begun broadcasting programs to schools, using an Internet-based technology often referred to as IPTV. The service combines the best features of traditional television with the capabilities of interaction provided through the Internet.
- Broward Says No To Personal Technology on Campus
The Broward County Board of Education voted last week to treat student-owned technology the same way they currently treat cellphones â€“ devices must remain turned off and kept out of sight.
- Advanced Achievement Academy Online Charter
When the Advanced Achievement Academy opens in the fall of 2006, it will be the fifth online charter school serving San Diego County students. The Academyâ€™s focus will be on business, technology, engineering, science, and math.
- UN Signs on To $100 Laptop Plan
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) expects to have its $100 laptop ready for the market by the end of 2006. A new partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme will facilitate getting the laptops into the hands of poor children worldwide.
- Ultra-Mobile PC Debuts
After months of hints and rumors, the Origami device debuted at Germanyâ€™s CeBit trade show. A new PC form factor, the Ultra-Mobile PC combines the mobility of handheld wireless devices with the power of a PC.