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Students can now work three years on an F-1 visa, but legal fight continues

The U.S. government has officially extended the length of time someone with a STEM degree can work on a student F-1 visa to three years.

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Dropbox goes off to college with new Education service

Dropbox launched a new service on Tuesday to help graduate students, college faculty and staff collaborate on files while they’re at school.

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These graduate students had no idea their teaching assistant was a robot

On the Internet, "nobody knows you're a dog," as the old meme goes, and today, the same can increasingly be said of robots.

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6 colleges turning out open source talent

Most IT departments have project roadmaps that will require open-source skills, but finding recent college grads with open source talent can be challenging.

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Walmart finds STEM workers at its stores

Still, some corporate leaders are urging Congress to make computer science training a national priority.

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IBM Watson teams up with Elmo

Apps built on IBM Watson’s cognitive computing platform could make Sesame Street’s Elmo a personalized tutor for preschoolers, reading and analyzing cues in real time and responding with engaging educational activities.

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Why early STEM education will drive the U.S. economy

The Obama administration pushes to start kids on science and technology education at a young age to elevate the nation’s competitive position socially and economically.

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Improve your business writing with text-to-speech proofreading

Anybody involved with purchasing enterprise software will do a lot of business writing. See how using text-to-speech can dramatically improve that writing.

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How data science helps Purdue predict student success

Most people know that a student who does well in a class would likely do well in another class, but could you predict whether a student would succeed based on how many times they logged into the campus network?

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Obama announces computer-science-for-all initiative

In final White House science fair of his administration, Obama stresses that computer science and other STEM fields are as essential as reading and writing.

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Lack of confidence proving to be real killer for women in technology

A pair of studies released this week shed light on challenges -- including career advancement and equal pay -- facing women in technology.

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5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New York,...

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