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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th April 2015

Gregory, S. (2015). Virtual World, Varsity Sport. Time, 185(12), 44. http://time.com/3759634/virtual-world-varsity-sport/ http://login.libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/login?qurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ebscohost.com%2flogin.aspx%3fdirect%3dtrue%26db%3dmih%26AN%3d101753558%26site%3deds-live%26scope%3dsite Much like the way athletic-gear companies such as Nike and Adidas infiltrated traditional scholastic sports, video-game companies are helping underwrite the college gaming explosion. Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, is offering $360,000 in total scholarship money toplayers who make this year’s […]

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iTunes in decline

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th January 2015

With Downloads In Decline, Can iTunes Adapt? http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2015/01/06/375173595/with-downloads-in-decline-can-itunes-adapt Spotify is simpler. It’s all about music. Mosley has switched over, saying he’s willing to pay the $10 monthly subscription fee for the premium, ad-free version of the service because it’s so much easier to use.  

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Shift in the technology market

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th January 2014

Coln, A. (2012, Sept. 13). Is the Cloud Killing IT Jobs? Retrieved from http://siliconangle.com/blog/2012/09/13/is-the-cloud-killing-it-jobs/ Linthicum, D. (2013, April 23). The Cloud is Killing Traditional Hardware and Software. Retrieved from http://www.infoworld/com/d/cloud-computing/the-cloud-killing-traditional-hardware-and-software-216963 O’Dowd, P. (n.d.). As PC Sales Drop, Intel Delays A Plant Opening And Cuts Jobs. NPR.org. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/01/27/265776270/as-pc-sales-drop-intel-delays-a-plant-opening-and-cuts-jobs

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