Posts Tagged ‘conjunction’

Mom crowdsources baby name for $5,000

February 28th, 2013
In conjunction with Web site Belly Ballot, a Los Angeles mom is asking random strangers to choose what her baby will be called. How about "Troubled?" [Read more]

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WebEx Social for Higher Education Unveiled by Cisco

November 13th, 2012
Cisco is launching a version of WebEx for colleges and universities. Called WebEx Social for Higher Education, the integrated, cloud-based solution was developed in conjunction with several leading institutions of higher education.

The new offering integrates WebEx Social, WebEx Meetings and WebEx Messenger, is delivered through the Cisco WebEx Collaboration Cloud, and is available to institutions of higher learning through a site license. WebEx Social, which formerly had been called Cisco Quad, is an enterprise collaboration platform that integrates social networking, content creation and real-time communications.

This incarnation for higher ed, which the company said goes beyond learning management systems and portals, allows a university to dynamically manage access for large numbers of users through the use of Active Directory synchronization and Shibboleth authentication.

Usable with LMS

The environment provides users with the ability to quickly ID subject matter experts, obtain group feedback, and co-author and share documents, while having access to mentors, relevant communities, syllabi and videos.

The collaborating educational institutions were Duke University, North Carolina State University, Case Western Reserve and the University of Chicago. All four institutions are piloting the offering, and Duke is in the process of making it available throughout its entire academic community.

John Tuohy, Cisco's educational marketing manager for the U.S., told us the new product involved senior executives at those institutions "working closely with our product development team," beginning with the initial evolution of the product idea.

He noted the difference between WebEx Social for Higher Education and a learning management system, in that an LMS allows an instructor to set up a curriculum, enable course registration, and manage courseware. By contrast, he said, Cisco's new offering is "designed to be a social meeting space" that can be integrated with leading LMS's, such as Desire2Learn or Moodle.

'Universities without ZIP Codes'

Within a WebEx Social group, Tuohy said, students or...

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Need For Speed Most Wanted event photo gallery

October 31st, 2012
In conjunction with EA Australia, GameSpot AU hosted a night featuring racing title Need For Speed Most Wanted. Check out the photos from the night!

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Far Cry 3 – Far Cry 3 Experience Trailer [PlayStation 3]

October 25th, 2012
The Far Cry Experience is a four episode mockumentary web series in conjunction with the release of Far Cry 3 and stars McLovin aka Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

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Flu Shot Clinic At Swine Health Meeting – Portage Online

October 17th, 2012

Flu Shot Clinic At Swine Health Meeting
Portage Online
Hog barn workers are encouraged to get the flu shot to not only protect themselves, but the animals they're working with. A seasonal influenza vaccination clinic has been organized in conjunction with the annual Canadian Swine Health Forum, which is ...
Canadian Pork Producers Respond Positively to Efforts Aimed at Preventing ... Farmscape Online

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Peeping Gameplay ? Dishonored [Xbox 360]

October 7th, 2012
Use the key hole in conjunction with Dark Vision in order to plot your way past some guards on the bridge.

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