Cloud computing

VMware Cloud on AWS now available aiming to combine best of public and private cloud worlds

The partnership between VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is starting to bear fruit: the two companies have announced initial availability of the former’s cloud on the latter. The announcement was made at VMworld in Las Vegas yesterday, where Andy Jassy, CEO of AWS, joined VMware chief executive Pat Gelsinger on stage to discuss the… Read More VMware Cloud on AWS now available aiming to combine best of public and private cloud worlds

Online learning

China’s Leading Online Education Company 51Talk Holds Final of Public English speech contest at NYSE

51Talk (or “China Online Education Group”), China’s leading online education platform (NYSE: COE), successfully held the final of its first “51Talk Star” English speaking contest for Chinese elementary school students at the New York Stock Exchange. The six young contestants who attended the final all delivered impressive performances, which were helped in part through the… Read More China’s Leading Online Education Company 51Talk Holds Final of Public English speech contest at NYSE

Online learning

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council’s Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council’s online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and college classrooms. A teacher herself, Shanbaum has added 15 new worksheets especially designed for educators, all of which are in .doc format for easy modifications. “This year,… Read More Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

Online learning, Video conference

Technology helps in the education of children with disabilities

Before being diagnosed with leukemia in 2015, the boy André Luiz Ventura, then 6 years old, was one of the most interested students of his class, in the municipal public network of Jaboatão dos Guararapes, in Greater Recife. Complications from the disease made him quadriplegic – without the movements of the four limbs, arms and… Read More Technology helps in the education of children with disabilities

ezTalks, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Video conference

Best Video Call Apps for iPhone

The importance attached to mobile phone technology in today’s world can never be underestimated. Furthermore, the introduction of the high-speed mobile networks such as 3G technology and 4G technology has facilitated and promoted the use of high quality video calls. Video calling can be described as an innovative technology that allows people to see the… Read More Best Video Call Apps for iPhone

Telemedicine

Telemedicine May Prove Valuable in Rural Sexual Assault Cases

A new program in Pennsylvania plans to use telemedicine to help nurses identify and treat sexual assault victims. The Penn State College of Nursing is using a Justice Department grant to launch the program through the Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination and Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center on the Penn State campus. Plans call for four rural… Read More Telemedicine May Prove Valuable in Rural Sexual Assault Cases

Video conference

Common Problems in Virtual Meeting and Corresponding Solutions

A virtual meeting refers to business discussion conducted via internet broadcast, videoconferencing, email and other similar modes. As you can imagine, it enables you to proceed with business discussion anytime wherever you are just like traditional meeting face to face. However, the virtual meeting also has its own problems. Here I’d like to list the… Read More Common Problems in Virtual Meeting and Corresponding Solutions