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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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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

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 Ultimate PC Bundle - Save Hundreds on 10 Top-Rated Apps Ft. Scrivener & CCleaner Pro - Deal Alert

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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94% off the Complete Machine Learning Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Launch into the Innovative Field of Machine Learning with 10 Courses & 63.5 Hours of Training, currently listed at 94% off (only $40).

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$19.99 for Premium Windows 10 Training (Includes 100+ Tutorials) - Deal Alert

Master This Popular Windows OS Version in One Fell Swoop with 4 E-Books & Hundreds of Video Tutorials.

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Over 90% off Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification - Deal Alert

Anyone can point and shoot a camera, but few have what it takes to go pro. For $19.99, you can pick up the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification and learn the skills used by industry pros to take beautiful shots...

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Limited time offer: Pre-Order The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Deal Alert

Whether you’re mastering the fundamentals of programming, or digging into iOS 10-specific features (improved AI and Siri function, anyone?)--this course will have you covered.

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$29.99 for the IT Security & Ethical Hacking Certification Training ($1,895 value) - Deal Alert

For a limited time, the bundle of courses is only $29.99 and jam-packed with over 48 hours of courses and 50 hours of advanced training.

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Universities must build innovators in new ways

The future doesn’t care how you became an expert.The experts of tomorrow will learn differently.

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How one nonprofit is making tech education open to everyone

"Just because you didn't learn when you were ten doesn't mean you can't learn now," says Girl Develop It executive director Corinne Warnshuis.

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Researchers add software bugs to reduce the number of… software bugs

A new strategy for training bug-finding tools could help catch more vulnerabilities.

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OLPC redux: Spin-off delivers successors to XO hardware

Non-profit One Education has an ambitious plan in a competitive PC market: to sell Windows 10 tablets and laptops inspired by the innovative spirit of One Laptop Per Child, which designed groundbreaking low-cost PCs almost a decade...

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Pressed by falling numbers, Apple adds iPhone and iPad Pro to back-to-school promotion

Apple is including the iPhone and iPad Pro in this year's back-to-school promotion because the company must manage a slumping smartphone as well as a stuck-in-decline tablet market, an analyst said.

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The art of maximizing work not done

How should your technology organization decrease wasteful work? Following lean and agile principles will guide the way. Increase flow and decrease variability using Donald Reinertsen's techniques.

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