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Wednesday 13 August, 2014 NEW YORK -- Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is partnering with Programmr, a pioneer in online coding technology, to create the next-generation of interactive platforms for learning how to code, using just a web browser. The partnership reflects Pearson's and Programmr's shared commitment to make learning to code as easy as possible for users of all ages. “We believe that this interactive ‘learn by doing’ approach will lead to grasping the content faster, resulting in better learning outcomes.” Each “Learning Lab” seamlessly integrates Programmr’s programming lab technology into Pearson’s web-based learning platform that includes screencast videos, graphics, and interactive assessment; all embedded within an instructional text written by Pearson’s best-selling professional technical authors. Readers will be able to learn theor... (more)

Skyline Marketing Ltd Expose their Secrets to Devising an Effective Sales Strategy

Wednesday 18 June, 2014 Having an effective sales strategy is integral for business growth, claims  Jamie Talbot  Managing Director of  Skyline Marketing Ltd . The direct marketing firm expose their secret to developing an effective sales strategy for small businesses, in an attempt to help them with business growth. Birmingham-based outsourced sales and marketing firm Skyline Marketing Ltd believe it is vital that processes are clarified and aligned from onset in order to successfully implement an effective sales strategy. Developing or re-creating your sales strategy to provide... (more)

Coronation Street actress, Julie Hesmondhalgh to attend momentous Parliamentary debate on pancreatic cancer

Friday 29 August, 2014 Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street for 16 years, will be attending an important debate in Parliament on 8 th September, calling for more funding and awareness of pancreatic cancer. This important step for raising the profile of the disease was reached following a successful e-petition that attracted 106,399 signatures. Earlier this year, millions of viewers watched the character Hayley deal with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. As a result of playing this part, Julie became aware of the shocking survival statistics for the d... (more)

6 Premier League Players Or 1000 New Homes, A Hotel, Office Block & Luxury Mega Mansion?

Wednesday 27 August, 2014 6 Premier League Players or 1000 New Homes, a Hotel, Office Block & Luxury Mega Mansion? With the Premier League transfer window closing on Monday evening, leading Online Estate Agent eMoov.co.uk has taken a look at what property could be purchased for the combined cost of the top 6 summer transfers. The total reported summer transfer cost of Luis Suarez, Angel di Maria, Alexis Sanchez, Diego Costa, Luke Shaw and Romelu Lukaku is £260 million. For the cost of these Premier League stars, you could buy over 1,000 UK homes, a mega mansion, hotel and office ... (more)

WordBase Voted as No. 1 Word Game in the US App Store

Friday 22 August, 2014 Two Danes have done the impossible. Their app has made it big internationally, and is elected as one of the “Best New Games” by Apple. Wordbase is a duel on words. Two players fighting over who will be the first to touch the other’s base in a highly strategic word game. The popularity of the game has got a hold on so many players, that it is the  most downloaded mobile Wordgame in the USA. Back in 2013, when the 19-year old twins Andreas and Rune Mehlsen, first got the idea for Wordbase in collaboration with their father, they didn’t have any idea of the ... (more)