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Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers

Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS


Via Dennis T OConnor, Jack Patterson, Gust MEES, Gianfranco D'Aversa
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Great resouirce on copyright rules 

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One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 29, 2012 11:42 AM

Excelent way of showing what to do about copyrights

ProfeRed's curator insight, January 1, 2013 3:48 PM

Schools rely on a vast pool of resources and this site is here to help you make full use of copyright material such as books, television, music, films, and websites.

To start, simply click on the icon of the resource or activity that best describes what you want to do and follow an option to see how to use that material legally and where to find more information.

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Canadian Tax Agency Hacked Using Heartbleed

Canadian Tax Agency Hacked Using Heartbleed | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) of about 900 taxpayers were stealthily removed from CRA systems.
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No one is immune. How big will the unravelling revelations be?  Only time will tell.

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HALL Wines uses 20 Revel iPad POS systems designed specifically for wineries

HALL Wines uses 20 Revel iPad POS systems designed specifically for wineries | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Tablet-based Point of Sale (POS) systems have been used by a wide range of retailers and businesses, but the latest release from Revel Systems targets a very specific industry, wineries.
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Corking idea, iPads in a winerie anyone?

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How Ditching Windows XP Will Make the Whole Internet Safer

How Ditching Windows XP Will Make the Whole Internet Safer | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

WeThe message couldn't be clearer: For the good of your data and everyone else's, ditch Windows XP as soon as you can.

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Eventually we will all sigh with relief, but the old school are still defiantly sticking with the outdated, selfish notion that it'll never be necessary to change.

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How to Choose an iPad Credit Card Reader Service

How to Choose an iPad Credit Card Reader Service | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
As a small business owner, you already rely on your iPad for many things. With one of the following credit card reader services, you can transform your Apple tablet into a point-of-sale terminal.
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....and the experience and versatility just gets better and better.

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Apple's (Product) RED Charity Contributions Reach $70 Million

Apple's (Product) RED Charity Contributions Reach $70 Million | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

$Apple's (Product) RED contributions towards the fight against AIDS have reached $70 million, according to a Friday tweet from the (RED)...

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$70m - not bad

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NHS England to invest £230m into GP IT systems

NHS England to invest £230m into GP IT systems | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
NHS England has announced its plans to spend £230m to improve the quality of GP practices’ IT systems.
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I hope Apple UK is listening. @Apple is ready?

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Greenpeace reveals WORLD'S FILTHIEST CLOUDS – and the cleanest may shock you

Greenpeace reveals WORLD'S FILTHIEST CLOUDS – and the cleanest may shock you | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
'False assumptions ... inaccurate data' thunders one accused tech giant
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When it comes to clean energy use, who'd have thought?  Well, anyone who watches the developments.  Intriguing report.

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Amazon Officially Unveils Amazon Fire TV, A Tiny Media Streaming Box

Amazon Officially Unveils Amazon Fire TV, A Tiny Media Streaming Box | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The ecommerce giant Amazon has delved even further into the hardware space with the launch of a long-rumored streaming media device called the Amazon Fire TV.
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Office for iPad makes Apple's tablet even more attractive to businesses

Office for iPad makes Apple's tablet even more attractive to businesses | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
With the release of Office for iPad, Microsoft may just have made Apple's iPad the ultimate worker's tablet.
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I am yet to be convinced, but it all sounds rather positive.

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Expo Notes: Thunderbolt takes over | Macworld

Expo Notes: Thunderbolt takes over | Macworld | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Looking for faster external storage? All kinds of companies are showing off all kinds of new Thunderbolt (and Thunderbolt 2) peripherals at Macworld/iWorld. Here's a round-up.
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Fast?  It blazes. This is a huge increase for productivity.

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Microsoft Office for iPad: Here's what you get for free (and don't) | ZDNet

Microsoft Office for iPad: Here's what you get for free (and don't) | ZDNet | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Here's the one chart you need to see if you are trying to figure out what you get for free vs. don't with Microsoft's new Office for iPad.
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Well, looks like the iWORK suite is still the best option then?

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37 years later, world's first Apple reseller to close its doors - CNET

37 years later, world's first Apple reseller to close its doors - CNET | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The company, FirstTech, says that there's simply no way to compete any more with big box stores and their low margins.
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Having worked in a founding Apple Reseller which closed its doors a few years ago - I feel the pain.

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Apple and Hewlett-Packard Earn Top Customer Experience Ratings for Computer Makers, According to Temkin Group

Apple and Hewlett-Packard Earn Top Customer Experience Ratings for Computer Makers, According to Temkin Group | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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1st again, Apple wins customer preference for the 4th year. 

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GE Capital CIO who deployed over 1,000 iPads to keynote TABLET STRATEGY on May 6

GE Capital CIO who deployed over 1,000 iPads to keynote TABLET STRATEGY on May 6 | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Susan Lasota, CIO of Sales & Marketing at GE Capital, is the latest addition to the stellar lineup of mobile executives who will meet and speak at the TABLET STRATEGY conference in New York.
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iPad in the Enterprise has become a flood. 

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Danes debut Bluetooth-connected 'made for iPhone' hearing aids

Danes debut Bluetooth-connected 'made for iPhone' hearing aids | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
All the cool grannies are wearing them
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Assistive Technology is strong in this one

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Apple says iOS, OS X and certain Web services protected against 'Heartbleed'

Apple says iOS, OS X and certain Web services protected against 'Heartbleed' | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple on Thursday released a statement saying its major operating platforms, iOS, OS X and certain Web services, are not affected by the massive "Heartbleed" security flaw discovered earlier this week.
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Luck or planning? Apple has, once again, avoided a major security threat - Heartbleed. Another reason to remain confident in the platforms ensign.

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Microsoft unveils Windows in the car, battles Apple CarPlay

Microsoft unveils Windows in the car, battles Apple CarPlay | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Microsoft has been powering a lot of different car entertainment systems over the years. Ford, Kia, BMW, Nissan, and Fiat have all used special versions of Windows to create their own interfaces...
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WINDOWS IN THE CAR: The product actually crashed during its demo at the conference, indicating Windows in the car may still be far from ready to hit the market. (The Verge)

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iPad at Work: Controlling Biblical-level Storm Effects on the Movie ‘Noah’ | iPad Insight

iPad at Work: Controlling Biblical-level Storm Effects on the Movie ‘Noah’ | iPad Insight | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxCSWEDgVrw It’s always fascinating to see how amazing special effects are created for movies – seeing all the incredible beh
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Yes, one iPad!  Biblical destruction.  There's an App for that. It wasn't even HD when we did this: http://bit.ly/1jb0rAF

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Sonnet Announces New 4U Enclosure to Rack Mount Two Mac Pros

Sonnet Announces New 4U Enclosure to Rack Mount Two Mac Pros | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Mounting and organizing options for heavy duty Mac Pro users continue to grow since the new machine's launch at the end of last year, with Sonnet...
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They've done it....seriously powerful rack mount.

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Business Owners: 10 Things You Need To Do Before Migrating Off Windows XP - Forbes

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For small businesses with limited IT resources, the percentage is even higher. But failure to update is simply not an option.
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Warning - fasten your seat belts, it could be a rough ride.

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Apple's premium-priced Macs 'defy the laws of economics,' but iPhone does not, Needham says

Apple's premium-priced Macs 'defy the laws of economics,' but iPhone does not, Needham says | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Mac sales have continued to grow in the face of a recession and declining overall PC market, but Apple's iPhone could not escape shifting trends in the smartphone space, analyst Charlie Wolf of Needham said on Tuesday.
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Those who look for a reason for this only need to USE a Mac daily. It is a superior experience. simple.

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iPad Air and iPad mini with LTE performance available in China today - CIOL

iPad Air and iPad mini with LTE performance available in China today - CIOL | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple brings high-speed LTE performance to iPad customers in China
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Interesting developments in China.

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Apple of their eye

Apple of their eye | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
JACKSONVILLE — When Steve Earl ran across a VHS tape labeled "Earl Family Film" at his mother's house, it brought surprise and memories of an experiment here in the years when small businesses were just beginning to use computers.
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A little piece of history from Apple's past. In the US, they did some experimental things that changed lives.

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Office for iPad Is Finally Here, but Requires At Least a $100 Subscription to Do ‘Real Work’ | iPad Insight

Office for iPad Is Finally Here, but Requires At Least a $100 Subscription to Do ‘Real Work’ | iPad Insight | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
So Microsoft Office for iPad has finally arrived. Word, Excel, and Powerpoint apps for the iPad are in the App Store now. It only took Microsoft a little over
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But - it costs.  What will the reaction be?

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Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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A totally fascinating insight into a seminal pioneers of computer popularisation. 

"I do not have broadband internet at home."

Steve Wozniak

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