Year: 2016

Sugata Mitra: Leave Kids Alone

thomas /September 4, 2016

Mark Twain famously said that schooling should not be allowed to interfere with education and a number of people have tried to put this idea into practice. And yet secondary education in the way it’s structured and imparted hasn’t changed much since the 19th century. Does “old school” deserve the regard and respect we attach Continue Reading →

Telkom launches e-Education

webmaster /August 30, 2016

Telecommunications services provider Telkom has launched e-Education, a value-added service to broadband and mobile customers providing access to free online education content using Telkom data. The service, provided by Extramarks, covers English, Life Science, Physical Science, Natural Science and Maths from Grade R to matric, and is structured into multimedia-rich ‘Learn’, ‘Practice’ and ‘Test’ modules. Continue Reading →

Lesley Keast – School in the Cloud

thomas /August 28, 2016

Lesley Keast talks to TEDxKazimierz about the School in the Cloud and how every Sunday morning she goes on a journey to India where she interacts with school kids as a Skype Granny. Lesley Keast is the Diploma Course Leader for the British Council in Madrid and has also taught Universidad de Alcalá’s MA TESOL Continue Reading →

RIP: BlackBerry kills its Classic phone

webmaster /July 7, 2016

Mounting concern over superbug in Rio’s waters. Handheld phone, loved for its handy keyboard and hated for its terrible web browser, dies at age 20. Was once the go-to device of millions. President Obama couldn’t put his down. It was a good run. But the BlackBerry that you all once knew and loved has passed Continue Reading →

Microsoft reducing OneDrive cloud storage

webmaster /June 7, 2016

We want to let you know about some upcoming changes to OneDrive. On August 10, 2016, the amount of storage that comes with OneDrive will change from 15 GB to 5 GB. We are also discontinuing the 15 GB camera roll bonus. You can learn more at our FAQ. There is no action you need Continue Reading →

Star Wars Day Special is Almost in Range

thomas /May 4, 2016

Star Wars day is almost here – May the Fourth be with you! Two things to know about us here at Namecheap: we love Star Wars and we love saving you money on our top-tier products. In honor of May the Fourth, aka Star Wars Day, you can get a .XYZ domain for our lowest Continue Reading →

Baby’s privacy exposed on LinkedIn

thomas /April 6, 2016

My dad was vigilant in protecting my privacy. He never allowed me to go anywhere without telling him first. And when I didn’t follow his instructions, there was hell to pay. Father’s who lead by example may be in short supply, however, the must still protect their baby’s privacy before anyone else. For as long Continue Reading →

WeChat set to launch app for enterprise users

webmaster /March 12, 2016

WeChat set to launch app for enterprise users By Meng Jing WeChat, which connects more than half a billion individual users via the mobile messaging service, is launching a separate application for enterprise clients. The app, named Qiye Weixin or Enterprise WeChat in English, is under beta testing and is expected to be rolled out Continue Reading →