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2013-03-14 12:21:10

And virtual "pie sharing" badges through Facebook to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is celebrating Pi Day on March 14 by delivering apple pies to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of select Raytheon locations across the country, including the company's headquarters in Waltham, Mass. (Photo:...

2013-03-06 08:24:02

Company Closes $1.1 Million Angel Funding Round NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Slate Science, an educational technology company offering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education products for tablets, today launched SlateMath, a series of educational apps the company will bring to market during 2013. SlateMath can be downloaded for free in multiple languages and is immediately available in Apple's App Store. (Photo:...

2013-02-25 20:20:45

'Pi's' Claudio Miranda wins for best cinematography BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Life of Pi," the masterful rendition of a young man's terrifying journey across the Pacific, won four Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Visual Effects and a Best Cinematography Oscar for Claudio Miranda at the 85th Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52533LOGO) "Pi" joins a select group of only...

2013-02-24 16:20:12

CAMERON | PACE Group talks to the award-winning cinematographer about his Oscar-nominated work on "Life of Pi" and the remarkable storytelling potential for 3D. BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Life of Pi," the story of a young man adrift in a life raft with a Bengal tiger, was no simple cinematic endeavor. Logistical hurdles, among other challenges, led many to conclude that "Pi," based on the 2001 novel by Yann Martel, might never make it to the screen. Even...

2013-02-20 16:24:40

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 85th Academy Awards on February 24, CAMERON | PACE Group is proud to celebrate "Life of Pi" and honored to have supported its filmmakers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52533LOGO) The masterful rendition of the story of a young man's terrifying journey across the Pacific has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including nods for best picture, cinematography and visual effects. CAMERON | PACE Group...

Raspberry Pi Model B Available For $25
2013-02-05 12:01:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced yesterday they will finally be able to make good on a promise made when they first began selling credit card-sized computers: They will now begin selling one of their Raspberry Pi pocket computers for $25. This cheaper model — simplistically dubbed the Model A — is nothing more than a stripped down Model B with only one USB port, no onboard ethernet port, and only 256 megabytes...

2013-01-10 16:22:51

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - I was pleased to learn that, for the third consecutive year, a Canadian film has been nominated for the Oscar for best foreign-language film--Rebelle (War Witch), directed by Kim Nguyen and produced by Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin. Canadians can be proud as artists from our country distinguish themselves on the world stage and strengthen our reputation for cinematic excellence. I would like to congratulate all the Canadians who are also...

Raspberry Developers Can Now Share Their Piece Of The Pi
2012-12-17 14:36:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Everybody´s favorite credit card sized computer has just gotten one step closer to becoming its own platform. The Pi Store has been unveiled today, offering all Raspberry Pi owners the ability to download applications and games for their 'Little Computers That Could'. Working together with IndieCity and Velocix, Raspberry Pi´s new store will be a place for developers to share not only games and tools, but...

2012-12-11 08:24:35

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractions are a learning sore spot for many students. Learning them thoroughly is important for math proficiency from upper-elementary school all the way through college. To that end, a iPad/iPhone app that turns fractions into a fun, engaging experience would be helpful to parents and teachers that want to see progress in their students' math education. 4 Dice: Fraction Games is such an application. About 4 Dice: Fraction Games 4 Dice uses...

12 Year Old Uses Raspberry Pi Computer To Create Time Lapse Camera
2012-11-23 14:11:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An adolescent has found a way to turn a Raspberry Pi computer into a time-lapse camera, earning him a $1,000 cash prize. Aaron Hill, a 12-year-old boy, wrote a piece of software called PySnap to take first prize in the 13 and under category of the Raspberry Pi summer coding contest. The software allows Pi owners to connect a USB camera to the device and fine-tune the interval at which it takes pictures. The Raspberry Pi...