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Poikos Takes The Prize At The Pioneers Festival In Viennaview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Pioneers Festival kicked off in Vienna this week and by the looks of the 2,300 attendees at the amazing Hofburg Imperial palace, the conference is shaping up to be a stand-out event in Europe, not least because it is enormously upbeat and positive. Something we need more of in Europe. (IT news)

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You Get A Router! And You Get A Router! Meraki Is Giving Startups $15K In Free Wi-Fi Gearview story

http://techcrunch.com – Meraki wants to celebrate 150 percent revenue growth and its 10,000th customer by bringing Oprah’s generosity to networking infrastructure. Now any company with angel, seed, or Series A funding can apply for a free Meraki Startup Kit with wireless access points and five-year license. (IT news)

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Y Combinator Of Education Imagine K12 Launches Its 3rd Cohort, Bringing The Digital Revolution To Classrooms Near Youview story

http://techcrunch.com – The number of startup accelerators has grown exponentially over the last few years. There are now over 100 of them scattered throughout the U.S. — a fairly dramatic increase from 2007, when there were just about four, according to Y Combinator’s estimates. Today, when it seems that every vertical — mobile, gaming, hardware, etc. (IT news)

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ExecOnline Raises 800K From Washington Post For Executive Education Service That Partners With Top 10 Business Schoolsview story

http://techcrunch.com – ExecOnline has raised $800,000 in seed funding from the Washington Post for executives to get online training that is done in partnership with top 10 business schools. The service will target Fortune 500 companies that often send executives to Harvard University and other top business schools for immersive business school training. Founder Stephen Bailey said the service solves a problem for big c (IT news)

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Amidst STEM Education Hype, NoRedInk Is On A Mission To Fix America’s Grammar Problemview story

http://techcrunch.com – With the November elections right around the corner, education reform is a hot topic these days, thanks to a flood of reports indicating that the U.S. has fallen behind its peers on a number of educational fronts — from enrollment and high school graduation rates to achievement and teacher salaries. (IT news)

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openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 12.2 out now!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE Education team once again presents Li-f-e (Linux for Education) built on hot new openSUSE 12.2 including all the post release updates. As always this edition of Li-f-e comes bundled with a lot of softwares useful for students, teachers, as well as IT admins of educational institutions. Apart from stable versions of KDE and Gnome, Cinnamon is also available. (Distributions)

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Fullcircle Podcast Episode 30 Better Late Than Never.view story

http://fullcirclemagazine.org – Full Circle Podcast Episode 30 Better Late Than Never Your new hosts take over the helm, and hope to provide the same level of quality that you expect.   File Sizes: OGG 122Mb MP3 106Mb Runtime: 1hr 50mins Feeds for both MP3 and OGG: RSS feed, MP3: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/category/podcast/feed RSS feed, OGG: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/category/podcast/feed/atom The podcast is i (Distributions)

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Google cloud lures Catholic schoolsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: DealsBy the end of this year 300,000 of Australia’s Catholic School students and 30,000 teachers will be using the Google Apps platform, which beat Microsoft’s Office 365 to the punch by dint of its app ecosystem and low cost. (IT news)

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Sales Process: Help or Hindrance?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – VARs often assume if sales aren’t closing, or the pipeline is low, it’s the sales reps’ fault. Sometimes it is, but sometimes it isn’t. In last week’s post, “Why Sales Reps Fail,” I gave you several ideas of what to change to improve your sales reps’ results if they really are the problem. But what if you have a team of great sales reps doing all the right things? (IT news)

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Major private school picks Meru Networks for iPad rolloutview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: NetworkingThe use of tablets in schools seems to be placing even greater demands on wireless networks than previous notebook deployments. (IT news)