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TEL TECH Partners with EVIT for BICSI Training

Media contact: CeCe Todd, (480) 461-4032 Tel Tech Networks Inc. has teamed up with the East Valley Institute of Technology to offer occupational training authorized by Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI). The new BICSI Authorized Training Facility classrooms are located at EVIT’s Dr. A. Keith Crandell (Main) Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, and are designed to expand current …

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane a hero on Thursday for narrowly avoiding buildings and ditching the stalled aircraft in a river, likely averting a worse disaster. At least 31 people were killed when Flight GE235 lurched between buildings, clipped a taxi and an overpass with one of its wings and crashed upside down into …

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Katy Perry is getting her own game from the makers of Kim Kardashian’s mobile hit

Katy Perry is getting her own video game from Glu Mobile, the smartphone developer that previously hit it big with a freemium title based on Kim Kardashian’s rise to fame. The game will feature Perry’s “voice, likeness, and personality,” and promises to introduce players to “a digital playground of global success and talent.” This suggests that the game’s set-up will …

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Twitter launches video uploads and group DMs

Mobile video uploads and group direct messages are coming to Twitter, as the social network tries to counter competitors by expanding its features. The new video functionality will let users upload 30-second non-looping videos, which can be played directly in their timelines. The company describes it as existing “alongside”, rather than instead of, Twitter-owned six-second video service Vine. The group …

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Don’t use these passwords. Sincerely, the World Wide Web

Think you’re protected from web attacks with your strong passwords? When hackers seize control of computers to create botnets, they can cause plenty of collateral damage, and their ticket in is often stupid-simple: terrible passwords. SplashData has just released its annual list of the worst of them, and things have changed depressingly little over last year. The most commonly hacked …

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Dashcam Video of Delaware Police Officer Lip-Syncing to ‘Shake It Off’ Goes Viral

Recently released dashcam video of a Dover, Delaware police officer lip-syncing to Taylor Swift’s hit song “Shake It Off” went viral after the department posted it on Facebook and YouTube. It was not immediately clear when the video was taken, but according to a post on the Dover Police Department’s Facebook page from Friday, they “came across” the footage during …

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EVIT GIVES BACK EXPO SHOWCASES CAREER TRAINING

Media contact: CeCe Todd, (480) 461-4032 American Idol contestant Lovey James, a $25,000 drawing, trolley tours and EVIT’s 40 occupational training programs will be featured during the East Valley Institute of Technology’s annual EVIT Gives Back Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 24 at the Main Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa. Every year, EVIT Expo attracts thousands …

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Maroon 5 Crashes Real-Life LA-Area Weddings for New Music Video ‘Sugar’

Several couples who tied the knot in Los Angeles in December were treated to a surprise performance from the band Maroon 5, which filmed and featured them in the group’s newly released music video “Sugar.” “It’s Dec. 16, 2014. We’re going to drive across L.A. and hit every wedding we possibly can,” frontman Adam Levine said at the start of …

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Perry vs. Basha Basketball: The rivalry that never ceases

Perry vs. Basha The rivalry that never ceases Joey Liberatore – January 10, 2015 Pre-game Perry (13-2) Basha (12-5) both previously coming off an emotional game against each other on December 30th, 2014. The story about the game has been told time and time again around the district, and even in the state. The game involved devastating injuries to both …

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