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Microsoft's next Surface may be a Chromebook competitor for schools

Microsoft may take aim at Chromebooks' dominance in schools with an inexpensive Surface and cloud-based Windows.

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Hands-on review: Dell Chromebook 11 3180 Education laptop

An affordable laptop that brings Linux-based Chrome OS and Google’s G Suite for Education to schools.

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Microsoft to host education event May 2

Microsoft is hosting an education-focused event in New York on May 2, where the tech titan is expected to reveal new software and hardware.

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Why you should study security in college

An expert at Brown University provides a counterpoint to an earlier story on why you don't need to study security in college.

Utah is the first Power Five school with its own varsity video games team

The University of Utah announced last week that it had become the first school in a Power Five athletic conference to field its own varsity esports team, which is a real thing that actually happened.

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University CIO calls on cloud phone service

Georgetown University’s move to the cloud comes as part of a telecommunications strategy shift aimed at lowering costs while embracing technologies for its digital shift.

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Putting the T back in STEM

The importance of education in technology.

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

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Is Google pushing Apple out of U.S. classrooms?

Chromebooks are quickly becoming the standard device in U.S. schools while Apple’s market share continues to slide.

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Apple forfeits teachers' pet rep as U.S. share sinks

Apple again lost ground last year in the U.S. K-12 market, as Google continued to make gains with its Chrome OS.

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Augmented education isn’t just for children

No shortage of great content is emerging in the augmented reality (AR) space aimed at children yet the way in which the technology engages and enhances the learning process is not something that we grow out of. Visual, interactive and...

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Underrated at work? Here’s why

Crazily, most people think they are above-average performers. This can create difficulties for team managers, but a closer look at research in this area can help us manage through this performance paradox.

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AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

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Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's 'in' tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month.

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Making holograms in the classroom a reality

HoloStudy is looking to revolutionize education by bringing mixed reality lessons to the masses, using realistic, interactive holograms to teach subjects such as biology, chemistry and physics.

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Protecting more than privacy in K-12 sector

Vendors and researchers want more student data to improve curriculum, but who is thinking about governance and risk management in education?

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10 tech toys to help kids learn as they play

Here are some really cool kits and games for future IT talent.

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