Tricounty News

ChildFund Still on the Ground in the Philippines

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - In many parts of the world, thoughts of November's Typhoon Haiyan have faded, along with news headlines. But for 16 million affected Filipinos, the effects of the storm have remained constantly visible and inescapable. Three months later, ChildFund International, an international child development and protection agency, continues to...

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NUHO Offers Unique Film Festival Experience to the Masses

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - From Sundance to Palm Springs to Cannes, film buffs ogle at these cinematic fetes but typically can only dream of parading among the who's who of Hollywood. Now, however, a new indie distribution company is making it easier -- and less expensive -- to attend a film festival by hosting it online. NUHO Online Film Festival is the...

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NUHO Offers Unique Film Festival Experience to the Masses

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - From Sundance to Palm Springs to Cannes, film buffs ogle at these cinematic fetes but typically can only dream of parading among the who's who of Hollywood. Now, however, a new indie distribution company is making it easier -- and less expensive -- to attend a film festival by hosting it online. NUHO Online Film Festival is the...

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CES 2014: A Look Into the Future of Technology

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The first International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place in New York City in June of 1967. Since then, thousands of products have been announced at the yearly show, including the VCR in 1970, the CD Player in 1981, HDTV in 1998, 3D HDTV in 2009 and Ultra HDTV, Flexible OLED and driverless car technology in 2013. Tech expert...

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Big Data on Campus to Decline Dropout Rates?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - What if colleges could predict whether students would drop out of college before they had a chance to? How helpful would this information be in reducing dropout rates and increasing graduation rates? Well, a new system may be able to help do just that. "We have identified factors that can be predictors of student success, which...

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