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From orchestras to outsourcing

What do children's orchestras and outsourcing have to do with each other? Both can lead to opportunities for communities in developing nations.

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Hiring good tech people: Where to start?

Tech industry employers ponder the question of how to hire good tech talent, and whether "good" is good enough.

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How higher ed IT is staying ahead of the cloud computing curve

Signs that cloud computing is for real are piling up around Carnegie Mellon University’s Tom Dugas, but perhaps nothing else brings this home like the fact that the renowned Pittsburgh research school has posted a job opening for its...

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Disruptive innovation, education and open data: Tim O’Reilly, CEO O’Reilly Media

In this CXO Talk interview, Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, discusses disruptive innovation, education, open data and changing the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators.

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7 new business books you must read this fall

If you’re looking for some required reading, start with this curated list of the latest theories on leadership, management and success.

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Microsoft improves sharing in OneNote Class Notebooks as school year plows on

Microsoft is trying to make its note-taking program the best option for teachers in a competitive education technology market.

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Apple iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist: Threat, Menace or Neither?

The web has practically been clogged this week with posts providing tips about Apple's new iOS 9 mobile operating system: Good thing Apple added Wi-Fi Assist to make sure you're on the best connection possible to read all that stuff....


Australian university dumps Google for Microsoft over data hosting concerns

Macquairie University in Australia has told staff it will switch their email accounts from Google Apps to Microsoft's hosted Office 365 service after Google announced plans to host the data in the U.S.

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Developers learn on the go with MongoDB University mobile app

A new iOS app for MongoDB University allows students to download video lessons and quizzes for access on the go, even when bandwidth is sporadic or expensive.

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Top 10 computer science schools based on potential salary rounds up the top 10 computer science schools for undergraduates looking for a great education as well as maximum earning potential.

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MIT scores worst in cybersecurity

In a new cyber security survey of 485 large colleges and universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology came in at the bottom of the list

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Leaders facing change: How deep and wide is the challenge?

Examining the many facets of change.

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How emerging technology is changing K-12 classrooms

While students in K-12 classrooms are building robots in their makerspaces, IT professionals are building the infrastructure needed to keep up with the latest technologies in the 21st century classroom.

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STEM fields dominate ranking of college majors

Science, technology, engineering and math alumni rank among highest paid graduates, according to PayScale

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Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

Payscale uses alumni post-grad pay to rank 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs.

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Massachusetts boarding school sued over Wi-Fi sickness

The parents of an anonymous student at the Fay School in Southborough, Mass. allege that the Wi-Fi at the institution is making their child sick, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court earlier this month.

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Google Classroom gains collaboration, class management features

Google is adding new features to Google Classroom, the company's software that helps teachers manage their class assignments online.

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9 awesome photos of school computer labs from the 1980s

It was the golden age of personal computers. The hardware was massive—as was the impact on the computing industry.

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