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Tue, April 15, 2014 - During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug, several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Edward Snowden all launched tech careers without four-year college degrees, and that may be true for a large percentage of techies.
Fri, April 11, 2014 - Intel this week showed off a laptop-tablet hybrid with Windows 8.1 for the education market, where Chromebooks and tablets are also fighting for position.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Broward Health Senior Vice President and CIO Doris Peek answers questions on the value of education and of learning about the business.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - A leading advocate for introducing girls to computer science argues that educators must develop required programs at the K-12 level to resolve gender imbalance in the tech sector.
Wed, March 26, 2014 - If you've thought about trying to boost your data skills, check out Coursera's catalog of free classes. In particular, Johns Hopkins is about to start a nine-class specialization in data science.
Fri, March 14, 2014 - Bill Gates and Alan Greenspan, in separate forums, offered outlooks and prescriptions for fixing jobs and income.
Tue, March 11, 2014 - A sneak peek at the annual Computing Research Association's (CRA) report on computer science enrollments at colleges shows that strong demand for technically-savvy workers is luring students in a big way.
Mon, March 10, 2014 - Two surveys show that starting salaries for recent college graduates with computer science degrees has slipped, but pay might not be the most important factor for IT professionals when it comes to choosing jobs.
Fri, March 07, 2014 - E-learning is a cost-effective, accessible way to boost your job skills without the hassles of 'traditional' degree programs.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Plenty of people have engineering degrees but not many have one specific to data centers. A university in Dallas is offering what it says will be a first-of-its-kind graduate degree in data center engineering.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - A mobile app for smartphones and tablets delivers step-by-step procedures for responding to incidents from hurricanes to on-campus shooters, serving as Cliffs Notes for Miami-Dade College faculty and staff facing crisis situations.
Mon, February 24, 2014 - The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) tops a somewhat unexpected list of schools that are considered by security practitioners as the best in the country for cybersecurity courses and degree programs.
Tue, February 18, 2014 - About seven in 10 voters would agree to a $4-a-year fee on their mobile phone service, a survey says