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Dallas’ New Tech High School Students Happy With Choice

School choice. It’s a generic term being used a lot in education. In Dallas, there’s an Oak Cliff School crafted under the choice concept.

CBS 11–12/08/2014

The Philae lander (C) is pictured descending onto the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet after a successful separation from the Rosetta probe.  (credit: ESA via Getty Images)

Cheers At UTA With Philae Lander Touchdown On Comet

History was made Wednesday when the European Space Agency lander Philae separated from its space probe, Rosetta, and touched down on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The cheers could be heard even in Arlington.

CBS 11–11/12/2014

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Best New Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything that you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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RadioShack Hires Ex-Treasury Adviser Wilson As ‘Chief Revitalization Officer’

RadioShack has hired former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson to help with its turnaround efforts.

10/29/2014

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Computer System DPD Passed On Working Great For Sheriff’s Deputies

It’s the tale of two law enforcement agencies – The City of Dallas vs. Dallas County. At issue is a records management system used inside patrol cars that give law enforcement agencies access to critical information or help them book criminals.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

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Ellen Introduces Kids To Outdated Technology

Kids these days have grown up with smartphones, tablets, and a number of high tech devices. How would they react to the latest technology from 20 years ago? Let’s see.

09/23/2014

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Facebook CEO Wants More Students To Explore Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company.

09/19/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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Automated Driving Is The Future

General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.

09/10/2014

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Toyota: Automated Cars Won’t Be Driverless Cars

Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.

09/10/2014

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