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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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Most notable 2016 college commencement speakers from tech and science

IBM, Facebook, Oracle and the FCC among outfits represented among college commencement speakers.

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Higher ed network managers talk headaches and rewards

Institutions of higher learning can often feel like self-contained worlds of their own, and their wireless networks are much the same – subject to unique demands and rules, the campus network is a distinctive challenge for the IT pro....

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Educational IT crying out for better analytics, BYOD management

A panel discussion at Aruba’s Atmosphere conference this week talked up the need for better analytics and options for managing floods of personal devices on educational networks.

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Obama expands STEM education and training efforts

The government’s TechHire initiative gets major push to train and hire highly skilled tech workers.

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Tech training course promises a job in 90 days or your money back

Technology has become vital to the daily operations of most businesses, but hiring managers are finding it difficult to land the right candidates. That's why CareerBuilder and Capella University are partnering to train candidates and...

Cloud Security Training and Certification

More and more enterprise organizations are planning and deploying into cloud platforms.  This trend is occurring despite organizations historical push-back on cloud services claiming that they are less secure than private...

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Need data-science skills? Now your team can learn together

Data-science training company DataCamp has added DataCamp Groups so organizational team leaders can coordinate teams or classes, track their students’ progress and see how their skills evolve over time.

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With STEM degrees, it’s not the school that matters

In terms of pay, it may not matter whether you went to a prestigious, top-tier school, middle tier or a local state university if you have a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.

White House education plan leaves visa critics flabbergasted

Infosys, Tata, Microsoft, Google and Salesforce.com are all contributing, but some critics question the message that linking up with India's top outsourcers gives to current IT practitioners.

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Obama administration pushes for more computer science education

The United States may direct billions of dollars funding towards teaching America's youth computer science, if President Obama has his way.

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MIT offers Internet of Things training for professionals

Students will leave the course with an understanding of the foundational principals, architectures, applications, security and protocols that underpin the IoT, an MIT dean says.

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Sir David Attenborough narrates Google’s latest virtual reality Expedition

Google’s education-focused virtual reality program is rapidly expanding worldwide, and now it includes two new places to explore.

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