Amazon’s new writing curriculum helps students learn to write

Amazon acquired a company called TenMarks several years ago, and today it has released a writing curriculum through it for teachers and students. This online curriculum is designed to help teachers guide students through the maze that is learning to write; it involves online activities that can be completed using a smartphone or other connected device. TenMarks, which features ‘an … Continue reading
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Even if the iPhone 8 does cost $1,000, this wireless deal is still worth it

iPhone 8 Deals

It’s no secret that Virgin Mobile loves the iPhone. It’s the only smartphone the carrier sells right now. But the company just revealed a great deal right in time for the iPhone 8’s arrival.

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HP Inc. beats Q3 expectations with $13.1B net revenue; PC sales up 12% to $8.4B, and printing sales up 6% YoY to $4.7B (Stephanie Condon/ZDNet)

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:

HP Inc. beats Q3 expectations with $13.1B net revenue; PC sales up 12% to $8.4B, and printing sales up 6% YoY to $4.7B  —  For the second quarter in a row, HP sees revenue growth in both its PC and printing businesses.  HP’s PC sales grew last quarter while Lenovo’s PC division saw flat sales.

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NASA wants to spend $3B drilling into a volcano to save the United States

If the Yellowstone Caldera ever erupted, the consequences would be devastating. Having last erupted over 70,000 years ago, the Caldera, a bowl-shaped structure formed by previous evacuation of lava, could be a ticking time bomb. “Ticking,” in this case, is relevant. We have no way of knowing when Yellowstone will erupt again, but scientists don’t believe it to be an imminent threat, at least not in our lifetimes. That’s not stopping NASA from putting a plan together to ensure the threat posed by Yellowstone never comes to fruition. Based on previous eruptions, we could assume lava won’t be much of…

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