Teachers drop viral music video set to trendy TikTok song ahead of online school year

Elva Mankin

teachers from Georgia “tapped in” to welcome students back to the new normal of online learning amid the ongoing pandemic with a rap video that has quickly captured everyone’s attention on the internet.” data-reactid=”12″Two teachers from Georgia “tapped in” to welcome students back to the new normal of online learning amid the ongoing pandemic with a rap video that has quickly captured everyone’s attention on the internet.

Audrianna Williams and Callie Evans showed off their impressive rapping and dance skills with original lyrics set to the tune of Jack Harlow’s “What’s Poppin'” to get students excited about the start of this unique school year.

The two Monroe Comprehensive High School teachers in Albany, Georgia, enlisted the professional help of Jamel Overstreet to shoot, produce and edit the music video that has garnered over 13,000 views on Instagram in just two days.

“It was very fun, they are both so

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Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Advanced Energy Industries, Micron Technology and Analog Devices

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – August 19, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Intel Corporation INTC, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited TSM, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. AEIS, Micron Technology, Inc. MU and Analog Devices, Inc. ADI.

Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog:

4 Semiconductor Stocks to Snap Up on Data Center Strength

Coronavirus crisis-induced work-and-learn-from-home necessity led growth in demand for cloud services has compelled data center operators to bolster their cloud-storage capacities. This has bolstered chip demand from data center operators.

In fact, semiconductor companies, including Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company delivered blockbuster performance in the second quarter driven by strength in data center vertical.

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Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts, International Game Technology, Monarch Casino & Resort and Red Rock Resorts

Elva Mankin

Chicago, IL – August 19, 2020 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses Gaming, including Wynn Resorts, Limited WYNN, Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS, MGM Resorts International MGM, International Game Technology PLC IGT, Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. MCRI and Red Rock Resorts, Inc. RRR.

Link: https://www.zacks.com/commentary/1043349/gaming-industry-outlook-sports-betting-to-drive-growth

The Zacks Gaming industry comprises companies that primarily own and operate integrated casino, hotel, and entertainment resorts. Some of the industry participants also offer technology products and services across lotteries, electronic gaming machines, sports betting and interactive gaming.

Major industry players include Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts and International Game Technology.

Let’s take a look at the industry’s three major themes:

  • The coronavirus pandemic has hit gambling hubs — Macau and Las Vegas — hard. Although most of the casinos in Macau and Las Vegas have resumed operations following the coronavirus-induced shutdown, casino tables
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Aspen Technology, Blackbaud, Cadence Design Systems, Rosetta Stone and Avid Technology

Elva Mankin

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – August 19, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Aspen Technology, Inc. AZPN, Blackbaud, Inc. BLKB, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. CDNS, Rosetta Stone Inc. RST and Avid Technology, Inc. AVID.

Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog:

Digital Transformation Drives Computer Software Firms: 5 Picks

Digital transformation is often perceived differently across the organization structure that leads to confusion. But, in the last few years, companies around the world have put in collective effort to enable smooth business transformation. The coronavirus outbreak in the beginning of 2020 pushed employees to adapt to remote working, which eventually led to digital transformation.

This digital transformation has boosted spending on technologies and services, specifically computer

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Colleges Embrace Covid Testing as Key for Safe Returns to Campus

Elva Mankin

(Bloomberg) — Many universities see Covid-19 testing as the only way to safely bring students back to campuses this fall, but their approaches vary as widely as their mascots.

Some are requiring test results before a student gets to school, others are offering screenings upon arrival. Still others are relying on symptom screening and random surveillance testing. And the lucky ones with their own labs are putting them to work, regularly testing swabs or saliva from those on campus for the novel coronavirus.

The costs of not testing were starkly illustrated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this week. The school didn’t require a test before returning and the rate at which results for on-campus tests were coming back positive shot to 13.6% from 2.8% just a week after classes began, bringing the total infected to 135 Tuesday. It canceled in-person classes Monday and is moving most

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How IoT revolutionized medical care during the pandemic

Elva Mankin

Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into an unprecedented situation. It even gave birth to new concepts such as social-distancing and prioritized technologies like cloud, internet of things (IoT) services, and artificial intelligence. Likewise, IoT and the internet of medical things (IoMT) have witnessed a number of innovative revolutions to address the coronavirus crisis. These technologies in healthcare and retail may have a long-lasting impact in the upcoming future.

IoT has predominantly become one of the frequent expressions across the technological domain nowadays, with the potential to significantly enhance the way we interact with the contemporary world. From high-level healthcare devices to common household gadgets, IoT technology is getting more intelligent and connected to the internet, facilitating seamless communication between networks and devices.

Why medical connectivity matters?

The coronavirus outbreak has led IoT healthcare companies to promptly provide solutions for combatting the increasing

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Android 11 will make you use the default camera system in third-party apps

Elva Mankin

Android 11 will no longer let you take photos from your choice of the app through camera picker. Don’t worry, it doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to use a third-party camera app. It just means that when a third-party app prompts you to take a photo, you’ll have to choose only the default app.

For instance, an ecommerce app that offers return functionality may need some proof of damage to the products. They don’t necessarily need to build a camera feature. So they rely on any other camera app of your choosing. Now, users of Android version 11 and above will be forced to use the default camera app for that. Or use any other camera app, and upload photos from the gallery.

The new behavior, spotted by Android Police, is documented in the Google Issue Tracker. A Google engineer said this move is to protect the

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Gen Z is more likely than millennials to get into the startup game

Elva Mankin

Did you know we have an online event about corporate innovation coming up? Join the Transform track at TNW2020 to explore how big companies stay relevant with new tech trends emerging every day.

Today’s college students – dubbed Generation Z – are beginning to make their mark on the workplace with a distinctly unconventional and often irreverent approach to problem-solving. In my day-to-day interactions with our students, I find that this group doesn’t only ask “Why?” they ask “How can I fix that?” And their curiosity, independence, energy, and assertiveness are transforming the entrepreneurial space.

These post-millennials are less like the bumbling geeks from the cast of the HBO comedy “Silicon Valley” and more in the spirit of a focused problem-solver like a young MacGyver, who would rather invent and innovate as a means to learning and discovery.

What’s energizing to a university president like me is watching this

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Wednesday morning news briefing: Universities demand extra cash

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Students take part in a protest in Leeds yesterday despite the A-levels U-turn - Danny Lawson /PA
Students take part in a protest in Leeds yesterday despite the A-levels U-turn – Danny Lawson /PA

Universities ‘will struggle to cope’ with student influx

After the A-levels climbdown, universities have told the Government they will need more money if they are to take more students this year. Vice-chancellors met officials for talks last night, as they attempted to thrash out a deal to secure thousands of school leavers their first-choice university. They asked for “significant” financial support so they could “scale up” places this year and next. It comes as the official in charge of Ofqual is under threat of the sack in the wake of the exam grades fiasco. Sally Collier, the quango’s chief regulator and chief executive, has not spoken publicly since the humiliating U-turn in which its algorithm was ditched in favour of teachers’ grades. In today’s cartoon, Blower imagines a particularly chaotic episode of University

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Edited Transcript of CTK.N earnings conference call or presentation 18-Aug-20 12:00pm GMT

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Aug 18, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of CooTek (Cayman) Inc earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 12:00:00pm GMT

CooTek (Cayman) Inc. – Financial Controller & Interim CFO

CooTek (Cayman) Inc. – CTO & Chairman of the Board of Directors

Good day, and welcome to the CooTek Announces Second Quarter 2020 Unaudited Results Conference Call. (Operator Instructions) Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Rene Vanguestaine. Please go ahead.

Thank you, Brent. Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us today. Our earnings release was distributed earlier today and is available on our IR website at ir.cootek.com and on PR Newswire. On the call today from CooTek are Mr. Karl Zhang, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer; and Mr. Jacky Lin, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Zhang will review business operations and company highlights, followed by Mr. … Read More