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The state of Maine will make the contract it uses to negotiate for new devices like MacBooks and iPads in its schools open to other states, according to NBC affiliate WFMJ. In 2000, then-Maine Gov. Angus King foresaw that a digital divide was growing between wealthy and poor students. Wealthy s...

March 15th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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It's been a long time coming, but it looks like Amtrak is finally ready to get with the times. This month, the human-carrier began testing a new e-ticketing system for passengers traveling along its Downeaster line, which extends from Maine to Boston. Under the trial, travelers can either print thei...

November 29th 2011 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this week Funcom treated us to a blurb about The Secret World's creepily atmospheric Atlantic Island Park. Today the official site has been updated with a new reveal centered on Innsmouth Academy. By all outward appearances, the academy is a private high school for rich kids. As per usua...

June 8th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Take one snip of Hitler's hair, a joybuzzer from Stephen King's IT, and the charred remains of Darth Vader, stir them all together in the Black Cauldron, and you'll cook up the perfect recipe for evil incarnate -- also known as The Secret World's Revenant. MMORPG.com has the scoop on Funcom's ne...

April 14th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In a move that just assured kids everywhere will view Auburn, Maine's kindergartens as the coolest in the country, the local school board there has purchased iPad 2s for every kindergartner in the district. At a total cost of $200,000, including 285 iPad 2s, insurance for the devices and educat...

April 9th 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The Associated Press released an article today noting that the Maine Department of Education has placed an order for more than 64,000 MacBooks. The MacBooks are being purchased from Apple as a part of Maine's Learning Technology Initiative, which has provided MacBooks to all middle school students i...

July 1st 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments