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Microsoft testing new Office 365 features to entice educators

Microsoft is improving its education chops as school IT managers ramp up for a new year

Chinese university opens Microsoft-backed U.S. outpost

$40 million grant underwriting new Global Innovation Exchange with University of Washington

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Hiring recent college grads: 5 strategies that work

Tech grads have many options right out of college, so find something that sets your company apart and gets them excited.

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What advice would you give an aspiring project manager?

Experienced project managers get contacted by aspiring PMs for career advice from time to time. There are really no wrong or right answers - we just try to encourage and give them as clear a picture as possible of what to expect. ...

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Really smart phones: Now they can predict your GPA

Researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an Android app that they say can predict students’ grade point averages. The technology could also have future applications for predicting employee...

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CIOs need to plan and prepare for disruption

A recent survey indicates that a number of CIO’s don’t think their industry is facing the prospect of disruption, meaning they're not preparing appropriately. Disruption is a reality, you must prepare and adapt.

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Geekiest and techiest new Scrabble words

The new Collins Official Scrabble Words book is out, and a lot of the new words are technology related.

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Apple's Tim Cook tells GW grads: Ignore the cynics, change the world like Steve Jobs did

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the commencement address to the George Washington University Class of 2015 on Sunday, May 17. He reflected on negative and positive influences in his life, from Gov. George Wallace to President Jimmy...

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Companies must teach employees to swim in oceans of data

Analytics is becoming a part of the job at every level of the organization, but few companies are prepared

UNESCO, Chinese school tech fund helps Liberia recover from Ebola

Schools in the country reopened in February after taking a six-month break in a bid to curtail spread of the Ebola virus

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UCLA commencement speaker choice ripped as 'patent troll'

While complaints about college commencement speaker choices have become a rite of Spring on campuses in recent years, most technology industry-related commencement speakers have avoided such controversy. However, an editorial writer...

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Windows 10 PCs for back-to-school? Highly unlikely

Barring a miracle, devices pre-loaded with Windows 10 won't make it to stores in time for the critical back-to-school sales season.

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Lenovo's $199 Chromebox Tiny is an affordable addition to its line of ThinkCentre Tiny PCs

Chromeboxes are aimed at education and business, so they're a natural fit for Lenovo's school- and corporate-oriented ThinkCentre Tiny line of modular All-in-One PCs.

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Microsoft attacks Chromebooks with new, cheaper Surface 3 for schools

Microsoft says it is developing a new low-end Surface 3 for schools, which it will sell at a 10 percent discount.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Tech colleges report skyrocketing demand for computer science and other software-related majors.

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Techiest college commencement speakers of 2015

Tim Cook, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty among the headliners for college commencements

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MIT alums celebrate 10th anniversary of bogus CompSci paper generator with cheeky new tool

Three MIT grads this week are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their clever SCIgen program, which randomly generates computer science papers realistic enough to get accepted by sketchy technical conferences and publishers, with a...

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Google's Eric Schmidt double dips: To make second Virginia Tech commencement address

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has been named as the speaker for the 5,000-strong Virginia Tech Class of 2015 commencement on May 15 at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.

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