Edgenuity’s software wasn’t meant for a pandemic. That didn’t stop some school districts.

When Nevada high schooler Simone Gardella scored a zero on a short writing assignment early last fall, she thought the grade was inaccurate. But she couldn’t find out what she might have done wrong. No human teacher had read what she wrote, and the computer program that had given her such a low mark didn’t provide any feedback.

“A robot is my teacher,” said Gardella, a senior who had taken Advanced Placement classes before the coronavirus pandemic arrived. “I put thought into it. I felt like I answered the question. But I didn’t get to find out what I did wrong.”

She saw more problems with the online lessons, and eventually, she spoke up, writing a letter to her local newspaper to criticize school administrators and Edgenuity, the vendor that her district had hired for remote learning.

It turned out that there were a lot of critics of Edgenuity, an

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Centreon says only 15 entitites were targeted in recent Russian hacking spree

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French software company Centreon said today that none of its paid customers were the victims of a years-long hacking campaign that came to light on Monday.

Exposed in a report published by ANSSI, France’s cyber-security agency, the hacking campaign lasted between 2017 and 2020, and targeted companies running Centreon’s primary product, a software package of the same name, used for monitoring IT resources inside large companies.

Hackers, believed to be linked to the Russian government, breached companies running the software and installed malware to perform silent surveillance.

But in a press release today, Centreon said that none of its primary commercial customers were hit in these attacks. Only companies that downloaded the open-source version of the Centreon app, which the company freely provides on its website, were impacted, Centreon said.

“According to discussions over the past 24 hours with ANSSI, only about fifteen entities were the target

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Roku May Join the Streaming Wars With Original TV Shows and Movies

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Roku might be preparing to produce its own original TV shows and movies. 

The company is perhaps best known for TV dongles, and bringing Netflix and other streaming channels to smart TVs. However, Roku recently posted a job opening for a “lead production attorney” to develop “original episodic and feature length productions.”

The job posting, which was first reported on by Protocol, goes on to say the attorney will draft and negotiate agreements to “hire writers, actors, directors and individual producers.” 

The Roku job posting

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The job posting appears after Roku last month announced it was buying the rights for all the TV shows that appeared on Quibi, the now-shuttered streaming service for smartphones. All the content for Quibi is slated to live exclusively on the Roku Channel, the company’s own ad-supported free streaming channel. 

Roku didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. But the company may be looking

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Oppo A5s Price In India And Specifications

We found the camera performance to be acceptable but we have seen better even at this price point. Finally, having just 2GB of RAM is a bottleneck and this is lower than what the other options currently in the market have to offer. Oppo phones are smartphones produced by the Chinese company Oppo. Awesome mobile with the available amount They send protected cover and screen cover already past very happy to buy Amazon.

Its major product lines include oppo a5s, audio devices, power banks, Blu-ray players, and other electronic products. The MediaTek Helio P35 Octa core that clocks at the speed of 2.3 GHz acts as the brain of the device and also assisted with 4GB RAM that further ensures sleek performance.

Oppo A5 2020 Goes On Sale In India Via Amazon

The PowerVR GE8320 graphics processor answers all the graphical needs of the device. To keep the device … Read More