Teenagers who play online games every day are more likely to have better grades in school, according to a new Australian study. Albert Posso of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology looked at the results of 12,000 students who had been tested by the Program for International Student Assessment. The program involves testing 15-year-olds on …

Posted 08-08-16 Proposed by Capital One Financial Corporation To help support the increased use of online banking services among seniors, Capital One Financial Corp. has partnered with Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) – a non-profit organization that helps older adults develop technology skills – and workplace learning innovator Grovo to launch “Ready, Set, Bank: Online …

According to a new report, students who spend time playing video games online are more likely to get better grades in core subjects. The study – Internet Use and Academic Achievement Among 15-Year-Old Australian Students – tracked the exam scores and personal habits of 12,000 high school students. All had taken an internationally recognized exam …

Ed Jones/Stringer/Getty Images Parents – don’t worry if your kids spend all their time playing online games. It can actually improve their performance in school. That’s according to a new study from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. The institution found that playing games could help students hone skills learned in school and then apply them …

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — High school students investigate Ebola-like outbreaks and administer vaccines through Outbreak!, a new summer course in Illinois that uses online games to encourage critical thinking about fighting infectious diseases. University of Illinois clinical epidemiologist Yvette Johnson-Walker, a clinical teacher in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, teaches high school students about disease …

If you’re over 40, the internet has been an acquired taste for you, one that still feels a bit awkward compared to the pen and paper you grew up with. This is not the case for those who are under 40 years old. For them, working on the web, connecting to social media, etc., seems …

In his online course on ethical decision-making, Greg Andres, a professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Canada, asks students to compete for the top spot on the class leaderboard. When they answer questions about how they would react to various ethical dilemmas, they are awarded a number of points based on how …

BofIHoldings Inc. is the holding company of Bank of the Internet Federal Bank, a national Internet-based bank headquartered in San Diego, California. As of March 21, 2015, the bank held approximately $5.5 billion in assets. But BofI is not just the bank of the Internet, it is the bank of the future and one of …

Every small business faces the challenge of today’s mind-blowing technology when it comes to branding and marketing their products and services. Business owners recognize that the majority of their potential customers spend time shopping online, gaming, and connecting. So they ask themselves questions like: How to be visible online? How do you find customers in …

Oith the proliferation of internet banking, it’s hard – even for those old enough – to remember a time when offline banking was all there was. Send and receive paper checks, go to the bank to deposit or withdraw, work around bank hours to check or confirm your balance, and so on. But we didn’t …

We are living in wonderful times my friends. Knowledge and learning can be achieved with a few clicks of the mouse, opening up education and intellectual stimulation to anyone with a learned mind. Whether you want to start with the basics of marketing or are more advanced, there’s something for everyone here. Below is a …

By Tanner Higgin, Graphite If there’s one thing games can teach very well, it’s systems thinking. Get good at a game like Gate, for example, means learning its physics engine. When the game is over, it’s natural to draw comparisons between how things move, fall, and interact in the game and the physical worlds. Likewise, …