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Month: August 2014

Code-Free Web Design Platform Raises $7 Million to Change the Face of Web Design
Business

Code-Free Web Design Platform Raises $7 Million to Change the Face of Web Design

What if designing a website was as easy as clicking and dragging a few images and text boxes? Thanks to a new web design platform, that dream is already here. Webdyo is a free, cloud-based web design platform that automatically converts page designs into HTML code, and it just received $7 million dollars to challenge Adobe for the web design market. Even before the game-changing investments from OurCrowd, Magna Ventures and independent parties, the B2B web design solution featured one of the fastest-growing designer communities in the world, with 93,000 users including web designers, studios and agencies. During the first quarter of 2014 alone, the community grew by 100%, with thousands of new designers joining every week. With Webdyo, designers can create, manage and host cus...
New Charter School Focuses on Autism
Local

New Charter School Focuses on Autism

At first glance, Spectrum Academy seems like a regular school. But closer look into a classroom will reveal one child sitting on a bouncy ball, another wearing earphones to focus on the teacher, perhaps another looking into a small screen in his desk. Spectrum Academy is a new charter school specializing in children on the autism spectrum. Opening this fall in Pleasant Grove, UT, the school has been designed with the specialized needs of its students in mind. Spectrum Academy Director of Development Brad Nelson says activities that would be frowned upon at other schools are allowed at Spectrum, for the students' sensory development. Spectrum Academy takes into consideration the students' unique needs and created a unique design. Kelly Clark, Chief Mom in Charge, at Autism-Products...