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New Research Center At The University Of Southern California Envisions Internet Of Things Applied To Education

USC — Even as education technology floods into classrooms across the world, educators haven’t always been able to make sure it’s making a difference. A new center at the University of Southern California will attempt to make that technology more informative for personalized learning and instruction. The Center for Human-Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things, or CHARIOT, is a new partnership between the USC Rossier School of Education and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. It aims to bring education and engineering together in a way that will help educators gather real-time data about how students are learning...

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HPL Hotels And Resorts Assumes Management Of Boathouse Kata Beach Phuket

HPL Hotels & Resorts, the subsidiary of Singapore-based Hotel Properties Limited and operator of hospitality establishments throughout the Asia-Pacific region, hereby announces that they will be taking over the management of Boathouse by Montara on 8 December 2016. The hotel will be rebranded as “The Boathouse Phuket”, under the brand of The Boutique Collection by HPL Hotels & Resorts. Other hotels include Casa del Mar Langkawi, Casa del Rio Melaka and The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands. “The Boutique Collection brand is all about providing personalised service and making guests feel at home, adding Boathouse to the cluster will complement the...

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Afini – Introducing Asia’s Luxury Destination Club

Creating tailored luxury travel experiences for discerning members Afini is pleased to introduce a new definition of luxury travel through the launch of Asia’s only luxury destination club.  Based on the proven success of similar models in America, Afini is a members-only club that provides Asia’s affluent travellers with privileges, including access to a diverse portfolio of multi-million dollar private residences located in top resorts; partnerships with iconic hotel brands in major metropolitan markets; exclusive access to premier events; and customized benefits available for use at any time. Afini’s greatest value is created through its service, as members receive...

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Leading Healthcare IT Organizations Partner To Expand Global Impact

 The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced a pivotal agreement to jointly partner on all programs and professional communities outside of North America. Through HIMSS-CHIME International, healthcare information technology’s (HIT) two most visible and successful non-profit organizations will work collaboratively and strategically to transform healthcare across the globe. HIMSS-CHIME International will offer exclusive HIT executive boot camps, leadership academies, certifications and events. Professional credentials will include the CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) and the HIMSS Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS). The new partnership reflects a...

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China Eastern Airlines Announces 35 Aircraft Deal With Panasonic Avionics

– Inflight entertainment and Wi-Fi connectivity to be equipped across its fleet of A350s and 787s China Eastern Airlines has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s (Panasonic) industry-leading eX3 inflight entertainment (IFE) system and Wi-Fi connectivity service for its fleet of 35 new A350s and 787 aircraft. China Eastern Airlines, in partnership with China Telecom Satellite, was the first Chinese carrier to offer Panasonic’s global Wi-Fi service on domestic flights and has already begun offering broadband communications on its international routes. With this latest award, China Eastern Airlines’ entire wide body fleet will be equipped with Panasonic’s high-speed communications service. Panasonic’s...

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