It's Thursday January 19 2.0 well I'm Bridget Carey on cnet.com and it's time to -- --
This morning Apple announced a new text of experience with iBooks and it update to iTunes -- iBooks now includes interactive textbooks with embedded video content.
Students can use multi touch gestures to navigate and interact -- -- objects like three models.
Additionally you can search the text incorporate highlights and types notes.
Linked to class threes and it -- on each chapter.
The to -- build interactive textbooks is a free app called iBooks author.
And it does require programming skills author simply drag and drop elements like photos videos evening keynote presentations into templates to build the textbooks.
Several iBook textbooks are available today for fourteen and nine are less Apple also revamped iTunes U offerings into -- full fledged app.
Teachers in K through twelve as well as university professors can design and distribute complete courses featuring audio video books and apps.
ITunes U allows teachers to messages assign homework and students can keep documents and -- sync across multiple devices.
You'll be seen in birds in your face -- timeline until now even -- light and Coke and your friends know you're listening to well now with new timeline apps.
You can tell them where you go on what you're eating what -- -- -- -- and mark.
FaceBook has partnered up with over sixty companies including foods fighting Ticketmaster and trip advisor to add new apps that your -- like actions on your time.
Verizon has turned on its four GL TE speeds to five more cities in areas of New York Oklahoma and Texas.
Also Spokane Washington and Atlanta and Houston was -- expanded service.
Prices forgy isn't nearly 200 markets now -- the company says it will complete nationwide rollout -- and it went thirteen.
The legendary Eastman Kodak company has voluntarily filed for Chapter Eleven bankruptcy reorganization.
The -- was expected -- struggled to transition to a digital world but the company hopes to emerge from bankruptcy in one form or another by 2013.
So Wikipedia is back up and running after daylong blackout to protest the separate bill short for stop online piracy act.
Many sites participate in a web strike Wednesday to protest and it seems -- -- difference.
Eight lawmakers have withdrawn support percent -- including co sponsors like Marco Rubio from Florida and Roy Blunt from Missouri.
If you listened to headphones while locking -- better watch your step.
Serious injuries to pedestrians -- -- headphones have more than tripled since 2004 according to research from the University of Maryland.
And -- those accidents 70%. And death.
Yes dad about 70% of accidents were -- and -- -- thirty and more than half involved touch screen.
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