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LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- has added a new market research report: Global e-Learning Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for e-Learning in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Academic eLearning, and Corporate eLearning. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 384 companies including many key and niche players such as - Adobe Systems Inc. Apollo ... (more)

NetDragon Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

HONG KONG, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon" or "the Company") (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a leading developer and operator of online games and mobile internet platforms in China, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 ("the Period"). A conference call and webcast is scheduled at 8 p.m. Hong Kong Time on Friday, August 22, 2014 to discuss the results and recent business developments. Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights Revenue was RMB230.1 million, an increase of 6.0% quarter-over-quarter and 2.7% year-over-year. Gross profit was RMB208.2 million, an increase of 6.2% quarter-over-quarter and 1.4% year-over-year. Operating profit was RMB76.0 million, a decrease of 33.6% quarter-over-quarter and 18.7% year-over-year. Non-GAAP profit1 for the Period attributable to owners of the Company wa... (more)

One Month's New Course Teaches Thousands of Students How to Process Credit Card Payments Online

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- One Month, an online education startup, is introducing a new course designed to teach developers how to make money on the web by accepting credit card payments through Stripe, an online payments startup. While coding tutorials and boot-camps are increasing in popularity, many newly-minted developers who try to create businesses of their own find that accepting payments online can be an intimidating and frustrating experience. The new One Month Stripe Payments course solves this problem by teaching students how to make money without setting up merchant accounts or dealing with banks, while still ensuring transaction safety and legal compliance. "As someone who had never coded before, I was shocked when I made $19,450 in my first month after learning to use Stripe," says Mattan Griffel, Co-founder and CEO of One Month. "We w... (more)

Top Student Hackers in North America Progress to Final Round of NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams will progress to the final round of one of the biggest Capture the Flag (CTF) hacking competitions, part of the 10th annual Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW). For the first time, a high school team scored so highly that the judges invited its members to join the heretofore all-undergraduate final round. (Logo: The NYU-Poly CSAW CTF is a competition designed to test the application security skills of students interested in computer security, but the preliminary round is open to all - and competitors include professionals as well as students. Working in teams, CTF competitors mounted attacks on vulnerable applications and solve... (more)

echelon Releases New Competency Testing Solution for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Industry

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- echelon, a division of Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, announces the release of its new online Competency Testing solution for the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries. In addition to the Competency Testing, echelon also offers access to online, administrative reporting, so that companies can document their training results in real time. "Today's medical companies have to ensure that their employees are aware of changing industry guidelines and that they maintain extensive knowledge of their products," said Dr. Judy Anderson, Director of Curriculum at echelon. Companies choose to outsource this service to echelon due to cost and efficiency. "It's just a lot more cost-effective to have echelon program the tests into their e-learning system and we receive instant access to the reporting we need," stated R... (more)

Inexpensive Online Pain Education Program for Physicians as Effective as Live Presentations by National Experts

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Directions, Inc. (MDI), an independent digital medical education and publishing company, announces that its popular online physician education program dealing with the management of chronic pain has been shown to be as educationally effective as live lectures by national experts. The study, which was funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), was reported February 5, 2008 in an advance online publication in the prestigious journal Pain Medicine. Researchers compared the online education program, authored by a group of pain experts, to live presentations by other experts, led by Dr. Scott Fishman, the President of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Both educational programs were based on national medical guidelines that encourage physicians to utilize a comprehensive, multidiscipl... (more)

Fliqz and LearnHub Announce First Open Source Video Solution for Ruby on Rails

EMERYVILLE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/25/08 -- Fliqz, a provider of white-label plug-and-play video solutions, and LearnHub, an educational technology company, today announced the release of Fliqz4R, an open-source Ruby on Rails wrapper for the Fliqz video platform. Fliqz4R enables developers to easily and rapidly deploy full-featured video services for any site built on Ruby on Rails. "Ruby on Rails has become a very popular development environment and we're seeing tremendous customer demand for Ruby on Rails integration," said Benjamin Wayne, CEO of Fliqz. "The Fliqz4R suite, developed by LearnHub, provides for easy integration and will help Ruby on Rails developers take advantage of the Fliqz platform." In addition to Fliqz4R, LearnHub has created an educational community,, that provides instruction, resources, and code examples for Fliqz Rub... (more)

LRN Engages the Global Enterprise - From the Boardroom to the Breakroom - in Business Ethics and Corporate Compliance with New Online, Offline and Experiential Learning Offerings

LRN, a company that helps businesses develop ethical corporate cultures, today announced new and enhanced online, offline and experiential learning offerings. These solutions enable companies to adopt a holistic approach for inspiring principled performance across the global enterprise, from the boardroom to the breakroom. These enhancements to LRN’s market-leading education solution help companies overcome several key challenges in ensuring effective and engaging business ethics and corporate compliance education. They also allow companies to generate new and added business value and competitive advantage by ensuring not only legal compliance, but that responsible conduct becomes part of their daily business practice. Rising industry standards for corporate behavior and regulations require greater measurement and effectiveness in how companies educate their v... (more)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered Species

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/10/10 -- Caribbean Conservation Corporation (CCC), the world's oldest sea turtle research and protection group, today applauded the proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to designate Northwest Atlantic loggerhead sea turtles as an endangered species. Until 1998 Northwest Atlantic loggerheads were an Endangered Species Act success story. This proposed change in status from threatened to endangered recognizes the plight of rapidly declining Northwest Atlantic loggerheads, which nest on beaches from North Carolina to Texas. Florida accounts for over 90% of loggerhead nesting in the United States. Protection provided by the Endangered Species Act and implementation of regulations requiring Turtle Excluder Devices in shrimp nets to prevent the drowning of entrapped turtl... (more)

Almeda University: Mobile Technology Radicalizing the Nature of Education

SAN JUAN, PR -- (Marketwire) -- 06/05/12 -- A recent article from U.S. News discusses how the developments in mobile technology are prompting changes in the way people learn about medicine. As leading universities change their programs to offer mobile coursework, for both convenience and environmental reasons, many are considering how these changes will impact the future of online learning as well. Almeda University, a top online educator, has tracked the advancements of online resources and has also incorporated mobile delivery into its curriculum. Both medical students and physicians are taking advantage of the benefits that mobile technology has to offer. U.S. News states that mobile devices help students and practitioners in developing countries better communicate and efficiently receive information on how to treat patients. Hospitals in America are adapting to... (more)

K12 Inc. Announces the Appointment of Former Governor John M. Engler to the Board of Directors

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of proprietary, technology-based curriculum, software and education services created for individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade, today announced the appointment of John M. Engler to the Board of Directors for the Company. Mr. Engler has been President of the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, since January 2011. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Engler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Manufacturers. He was President of State and Local Government and Vice President of Government Solutions for North America for Electronic Data Systems Corporation from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Engler served as Michigan's 46th governor for three terms from 1991 to 2003. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors ... (more)