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IT Trainers Newswire #34 – Learning Techologies, ready to wear PCs


IT Trainers Newswire - Issue 34
23 January 2002


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Editor's Note

Fun news this week for the IT gadget enthusiast. Imagine walking
around with a PC attached to your head with a small screen
positioned in front of one eye. No, this is not a distant
possibility but a reality available at shop near you as of March
2002. Known as the 'Poma' it will enable users to write emails,
play games or listen to music!

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Pass/Fail scoring for Microsoft examinations
Delegates sitting Microsoft examinations will no longer get
grades, but will be awarded a simple pass or fail

New certification for Cisco
This week Cisco officially announced the release of a new
certification: 'Cisco IP Telephony Support Specialists'

Ready to wear PCs
The latest new age product to hit the market this year will be
the portable PC you wear on your head!

Government Fund to bring more women into IT sector
Trade and Industry Secretary will be offering IT organisations a
share of GBP1m in order to encourage work places as more
attractive to women.

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