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Digital Learning Badges at Purdue

Studio by Purdue is proud to announce Passport, a digital badge learning platform developed here at Purdue University. Passport allows instructors to create challenges that a student can complete to earn badges. Purdue’s Passport platform integrates with Mozilla Open Badges. … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Did Apple just kill the CD?

MG Siegler over on TechCrunch has been chronicling his experience with picking up a new Macbook Air.  One of the startling revelations Siegler has proposed is that of Steve Jobs and Apple killing the CD/DVD for the computer industry with the introduction of … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: FaceTime(beta) now available for Macs! Are you going to use it?

Officially launched yesterday shortly after their ‘Back to Mac’ release keynote, Apple has launched a beta release of FaceTime for Mac computers (Snow Leopard or higher).  The popular FaceTime video chat protocol was previously available for iPhone 4 and new … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Facebook Apps in trouble over privacy breach

The Wall Street Journal has published an article detailing a new security breach with Facebook and its applications.  WSJ claims that some of the most popular applications on Facebook have been transmitting user identification data, something they are claiming affects everyone regardless … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Apple is releasing the iPad on Verizon!

Good news for anyone looking to use the iPad on Verizon’s 3G network!  Apple and Verizon have just announced a partnership in releasing the iPad for Verizon Wireless customers this holiday season and bringing an end to AT&T exclusivity of … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Do you have the new twitter yet?

It’s a little over 3 weeks since Twitter announced the new web interface for their popular social network, and as promised many users are now beginning to experience the “new” twitter.  The roll out for the new layout has been … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Amazon launches Kindle for the Web

Amazon announced a further expansion for the Kindle platform jumping to a browser friendly format for the web. Already hitting most major mobile platforms, Amazon’s Kindle for the Web is currently in beta format allowing book previews and samples to … Continue reading

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