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Apple forfeits teachers' pet rep as U.S. share sinks

Apple again lost ground last year in the U.S. K-12 market, as Google continued to make gains with its Chrome OS.

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Augmented education isn’t just for children

No shortage of great content is emerging in the augmented reality (AR) space aimed at children yet the way in which the technology engages and enhances the learning process is not something that we grow out of. Visual, interactive and...

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Underrated at work? Here’s why

Crazily, most people think they are above-average performers. This can create difficulties for team managers, but a closer look at research in this area can help us manage through this performance paradox.

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AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

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Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's 'in' tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month.

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Making holograms in the classroom a reality

HoloStudy is looking to revolutionize education by bringing mixed reality lessons to the masses, using realistic, interactive holograms to teach subjects such as biology, chemistry and physics.

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Protecting more than privacy in K-12 sector

Vendors and researchers want more student data to improve curriculum, but who is thinking about governance and risk management in education?

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10 tech toys to help kids learn as they play

Here are some really cool kits and games for future IT talent.

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5 ways data classification can prevent an education data breach

Spirion CEO Jo Webber offers examples of how the education vertical can leverage data classification to reduce the risk of data theft and costly compliance violations.

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Britain's wartime codebreaking base could host a national cyber security college

Plans are afoot to build the U.K.'s first National College of Cyber Security at Bletchley Park, the birthplace of the country's wartime codebreaking efforts.

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How Google overtook Apple in education

Apple's longtime lock on the education market began to fall apart when Google first introduced Chromebooks more than five years ago. Here's how Google swept in and started to push Apple out.

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Young tech entrepreneurs inspired by hearts, minds, stomachs, and not necessarily in that order

Annual Rocket Pitch event at Babson College produces rapid-fire startup ideas from young entrepreneurs

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Why studying security in college is a waste of time

To gain the security skills most needed at many companies, students and graduates will have to take a counterintuitive approach to their education and career. Whether just entering college or recently graduated, Shawn Burke, Global...

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With Watson Element, Apple and IBM aim to transform education

Apple and IBM this week released their first iOS app for academia. IBM Watson Element for Educators is designed to blend student data with curriculum and cognitive technology to improve and enhance personalized education for K-12...

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BBC eyes worldwide expansion for tiny educational computer

A new educational foundation hopes to introduce children worldwide to coding, using a tiny single-board computer that has changed the way coding is taught in schools across the U.K.

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Tech companies pitching in to battle the talent shortage

Tech companies are increasingly struggling to find the right talent as the need for more qualified tech workers explodes. They are finding that offering great salaries and perks does not work if the supply of available workers doesn't...

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Graduation rates, student loans and big data

Turning to analytics to improve graduation rates could also help with student debt

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Big data on campus

Colleges and universities are sifting through reams of data in search of ways to bolster graduation rates.

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