Kahoot! Reaches 1 Billion Players

Kahoot!, the global game-based learning platform, today announced that it has reached 1 billion cumulative participating players since its launch, making it one of the fastest growing learning brands in the world.

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HL Tech: The Best Laptop Computers for College Students in 2016

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For students entering college, a laptop computer is no longer a luxury. In today's mobile world, students will fare best with a laptop that's small enough for travel, but powerful enough to handle the tasks associated with high-level academics. Two considerations - budget and durability - remain important for consumers to determine which computer will survive four years of dorm life.

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The Sound of Change: Sennheiser and DJ Luciano release a limited edition MOMENTUM On-Ear bundle for charity

Old Lyme, Conn., December 15, 2014 – Audio specialist Sennheiser is launching a special limited-edition MOMENTUM On-Ear bundle in support of DJ Luciano's One Coin For Life charity, which is featured in a Sennheiser film as part of the 'What's Your MOMENTUM?' project. In addition to a pair of MOMENTUM On-Ear headphones in red, the bundle includes ten tracks by Luciano, with a contribution from every pair sold going to the DJ's charitable foundation.

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Epson’s MegaPlex Portable Projector Review – Experience Cinema Under the Stars

It’s official! I’ve found my favorite gadget of this season: the Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD All-in-One Projector, Speaker, and Apple-Device Dock Combo that facilitates big screen viewing virtually anywhere. This haute high-tech toy offers crystal-clear portable projection and audio both indoors and out.

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  • Autos, Yachts, Jets: Tips to Safely Drive a Sports Car

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    Exotic sports cars are the ultimate power statement. Even parked, they attract attention. Of course, driving a sports car can be like no other thrill on earth, the pinnacle in driving perfection which means safety first.  

  • CNBC: The Clothing Rental Start-Up Rent The Runway Is Permanently Closing All Stores

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    Rent the Runway, the clothing subscription start-up that had operated five stores in major U.S. cities is closing all stores and said it does not plan to reopen, but instead will focus investments online and grow its network of drop boxes.

     
  • L'ours et le Retour de Bâton

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    L'arrivée incongrue d'ours polaires dans l'archipel de Nouvelle Zemble interroge une fois encore sur les effets du réchauffement climatique mais elle met aussi en évidence l'inconscience et la vanité de l'être humain face à une nature qu'il a toujours cru pouvoir asservir.  

  • Oliver Stone’s South of the Border: Sizzling Hot

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    Oliver Stone’s newest film South of the Border, “A Political Road Movie” fills the back seat of the old beat up opinion and travels, through the seven countries of South America, serving up more heat than the media can handle.

     
  • The Shape of Water Takes Best Picture, Best Director

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    Guillermo Del Toro's fantastical film, The Shape of Water, ruled the 90th Oscars winning four Statuettes including Best Picture and Best Director; Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney and Gary Oldman also took home Academy Awards.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Putin/Trump Strengthen Ties; Cyber Security; Election Disruption Eyed; Plane Crash; S.C Shooter; Standing Rock Victory

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    President elect Trump, with the inauguration six weeks away, began actively aligning himself with strategic partners of Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking individually with Taiwanese President and Philippines President while continuing to vet potential cabinet positions.

     
  • DJANGO UNCHAINED: Revenge Tarantino Style

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    DJANGO UNCHAINED, from Columbia Pictures and The Weinstein Company, ignites the screen with Director Quentin Tarantino’s signature style of storytelling as he delves into the sadistic world of Slave Era America and the brutalities of slave life.

     
  • MIFF: BRICS Film Festival Announces Winners (Pics)

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    The Fifth Film Festival of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa), which was held as part of the MIFF, has ended. The main prize was given to "Poppy Nongen" directed by Christian Olvagen of South Africa.

     
  • First On CNBC: Mondelez CEO Dirk Van de Put Speaks with CNBC’s Sara Eisen (Transcripts)

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    The following is FIRST ON CNBC interview with the Mondelez, the international snack/confections company, CEO Dirk Van de Put and CNBC's Sara Eisen on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" who discusses profits, the edible space, and R-rated Oreo's.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Dedicates 9/11 Museum; U.S. Goes Soft on Foreign Policy; Russian Sanctions Hit

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    President Barack Obama paid tribute, this week, to the fallen heroes, known and unknown, from the September 11, 2001 Terror Attack, as he dedicated the 9/11 Museum located on the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Addresses Racial Divide; Carter Defends Snowden; SAPRO Chief in Court; Helen Thomas Dies

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    President Obama remained constant in his vigil, this week, addressing issues of race, racial disparities and efforts to create a new wave of change, in the wake of the Treyvon Martin verdict.

     
  • The Confessions (Le Confessioni) Review - A Captivating International Murder Mystery

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    The Confessions, from Bobo Film TV and Uncork’d Entertainment, presents a thrilling whodunit, as the world titters on economic collapse a gathering of the G8 leaders at a luxurious seaside hotel becomes a murder mystery with all suspect.

     
  • Malaysian Airliner Disappears Over South China Sea

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    Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew members, originating in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, fell off the radar approximately one hour into the routine flight destined for Beijing, China.

     
  • Summertime Gift Guide 2015 – Home, Beauty, Health and Wellness Ideas For Hot Fun

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    Ah, summer…a time to brighten up our wardrobe, shamelessly take a barrage of selfie and ussie photos, enjoy music into the warm summer nights and benefit from lengthy restful slumbers amid vacation downtime.

     
  • Good Kill Review – Precise, Intelligent, Defining Modern Warfare

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    GOOD KILL, from IFC Films and Voltage Pictures, presents a sharp, edgy, significant film on the politics of drone warfare, the government’s ability to conduct battle and inflict mass casualty without leaving the states.