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Education needs to study up on fighting ransomware

Of five major industries examined by BitSight - finance, retail, healthcare, energy/utilities, government and education – education is hit by ransomware at a much higher rate than the others.

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DataRobot aims to help create data science executives

New DataRobot University course is designed to teach executives how to identify opportunities to optimize their business using machine learning.

Today's supercomputers will get blown away by these systems

The Department of Energy says the the $40 million it is investing in nearly two dozen projects will result in exascale computing systems that perform calculations on data 50 to 100 times faster than today's most powerful...

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Lights out! Why IT shops are disabling wireless AP LEDs

Having seen all sorts of makeshift fixes – from post-it notes to bandages to condom wrappers – used to block Wi-Fi access point LEDs from beaming and sometimes blinking, some IT shops have begun turning off the lights altogether even...

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Sam Labs shows off a new educational electronics kit -- with no wires

Tell young people today that building interactive electronic devices once involved soldering irons and assembly code and they won't believe you -- especially if they've used one of Sam Labs' educational electronics sets.

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How can we plug the widening digital skills gap?

Technological change has outpaced training in vital skills such as coding and this problem is gradually getting worse, threatening the competitiveness not only of individual companies, but of entire economies. What can governments,...

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These 5 courses will take you from newbie to Linux pro. Complete with two classes designed for Linux beginners, the Linux Essentials Bundle is the first step to a system administrator career, or to making a lateral move to your IT...

11 awesome back-to-school gadgets for students

Whether you’re just starting high school or about to graduate college, our list of essential gear for students will ensure that you have a productive—and fun—school year.

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iPad Pro or MacBook? The best Apple gear for college

Heading to college? Take the right tech. We'll tell you what Macs and iPads to buy today—and what to pass on until it's updated.

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Back to school stuff for the discerning techie (or techie-in-training)

Yeah, we don't want to go back to school either. But if you have to, here are some ideas to help geekify and techify your classroom experience.

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Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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6 meta-leadership skills for IT and technical professionals

There are six relational skills that IT leaders must experience and practice to successfully become the leaders they are expected to be. And these are not ingredient skills – they are really meta-leadership skills. A meta-skill is a...

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Google education guru: Classroom laptop bans make no sense

Google Chief Education Evangelist calls on higher ed to rethink how they help students learn in a fast-changing technological and economic world

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How companies are training tomorrow’s IT leaders

Where will the next generation of IT leaders come from? Some large companies, including Boeing and Vanguard, are taking leadership development into their own hands.

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The web is an incredible place, filled with a slew of programs and apps designed to help you get the most out of your PC. But which ones do you pick? Fortunately, the Ultimate PC Bundle is here, and it has curated 10 top-rated...

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