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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.

Aerohive targets education with 802.11ac access point release

Aerohive Networks today announced the availability of the AP130, the company’s latest wireless access point to target educational institutions as customers.

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School district gets an HP SDN makeover to address wireless growth, security problems

South Washington County Schools standardizes on one vendor, leans on Software Defined Networking

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White House pushes STEM, marks broadband milestone

Obama stumps for STEM education and broadband deployment as administration establishes an interagency panel to promote high-speed Internet service.

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Not your father's computer science building

Computer science programs across the U.S. are designing new buildings to foster collaboration, hand-on instruction, and interdisciplinary learning.

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Maker spaces boost student tech innovation

Colleges and universities are making room for students to be inventive and entrepreneurial.

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Computer science surge sparks campus building boom

College campuses across the U.S. are building new computer science facilities that encourage hands-on education and interdisciplinary research.

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Can Tech Help Teachers Teach and Students Learn?

The promise of technology in the classroom earns high grades with students, teachers and administrators surveyed. But that digital education revolution is not an easy battle to win.

Kenya abandons school laptop project, moves to computer labs

A snag in the bidding process derailed the laptop plan, but there are high hopes for computer labs

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Microsoft Rolls Out Free Office for Students, Worldwide

Americans students received the free offer for Office about two years ago. Now Microsoft has rolled it out worldwide.

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