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Archive for January, 2010

Churchill High grade scheme may involve half-dozen students

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

About a half-dozen students appear to be at the center of a grade-changing incident at Churchill High School, and officials are trying to determine each one’s responsibility in the scheme to hack into the grading system, a Montgomery County schools spokesman said Friday.

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At Takoma Park Middle School, students learn to program robots provided by NASA

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

When Takoma Park Middle School Science Club member Emmanuel Minja heard that the club would learn to program calculator robots donated by NASA, his curiosity and imagination went into overdrive.

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Apple reveals the iPad tablet after months of hype. Is it worth the wait?

Friday, January 29th, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO — For months, the same questions have been bouncing around the computing industry: What will the Apple tablet do? Will it redefine the laptop? Can it reinvent the publishing industry? Could it even — gasp — save print media?

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Apple pitches $499 iPad, takes on Amazon

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs took the wraps off a sleek tablet that it called the iPad, pitching the new gadget at a surprisingly low price to bridge the gap between smartphones and laptops.

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