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Snapshot: EMC Leads Disk Storage Systems in First Quarter Sales
Demand for enterprise storage systems has grown nearly seven percent in the last year, according to tech research firm IDC.
MIT Gives Users Cloud-Based Access to Work
MIT has implemented Office 365 for its user community.
Research: Light Could Replace Wiring for Data Transport in Computers
Stanford engineers are experimenting with the practical use of light instead of electricity to transport data within a computer, as reported in a paper recently published in Nature Photonics.
Blackboard To Integrate X-Ray Analytics with Moodle
Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems, among other products.
Crestron Rolls Out New DigitalMedia Presentation System
Crestron is now shipping the new 
DMPS3-300-C-AEC DigitalMedia Presentation System, an HD presentation control and signal routing product for multimedia presentations and videoconferencing in meeting rooms, videoconference rooms and classrooms.
Student Hackathon Builds Out Assistive Tech
An assistive technologies hackathon at MIT has kicked off development of a low-cost sip-and-puff joystick controller that allows the user to operate a smartphone, tablet or laptop.
MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a model that aims to predict when students will drop out of a MOOC.
Columbia College Chicago Rolls Out Live, Interactive Virtual Tours
Prospective students at Columbia College Chicago can now view live-streamed, interactive virtual tours in HD.
Telepresence Robots Attend Campus Tours, Classes and More at Oral Roberts U
Oral Roberts University is exploring the potential of real-time, streaming, mobile telepresence tech.
Minecraft Competition Challenges Students to Build Immersive Learning Environments
"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.
Midland College To Save $4.4 Million with Efficiency Upgrades, Cloud Computing
Midland College has completed sustainability upgrades, including efforts to improve IT efficiency, projected to save $4.4 million in energy and operational expenses over the course of 15 years.
Report: Higher Ed Making Slow, Steady Technological Progress
Educational institutions in higher ed and K-12 are making slow but steady progress toward instructional and operational goals, such as improved use of student data, through use of technology, according to a new report from the Software and Information Industry Association.
New Portable Projector Weighs a Half Pound
The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.
New Makerspace to Support Innovation at Florida International U
A new 3,000-square-foot MakerBot Innovation Lab at Florida International University's College of Architecture + The Arts will soon support innovation and entrepreneurship both for students and the local community.
Bretford Expands EDU 2.0 Line of Flexible, Powered Classroom Furniture
Bretford, a provider of technology-enabled furniture for classrooms, has expanded its line of EDU 2.0 smart furniture with the addition of eight new tables in five shapes.
Clark College Beefs up Fiber Network
Washington's Clark College has upgraded its network from 1-Gigabit to 10-Gigabit fiber.
Report: Despite Equity Initiatives, STEM Gaps Persist
Despite a multitude of public and private initiatives, gender and racial gaps in STEM fields persist, according to a new STEM Index from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon.
Autodesk To Offer Design Academy Free Through iTunes U
Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.
Australian University Expands Mediasite Lecture Capture Campuswide
As part of a major AV expansion project, Southern Cross University in Australia has expanded its Sonic Foundry Mediasite lecture capture deployment to all classrooms across its three campuses.
Finding Relevant Data Gets Easier With New Microsoft Research Graph
Microsoft Research has released the Microsoft Academic Graph to help researchers quickly identify academic papers that are most relevant to their own work.
U North Carolina and SAS Launch a Dashboard to Monitor Teachers' Success
The University of North Carolina and business analytics firm SAS hope to boost enrollment in UNC’s Colleges of Education through improved performance tracking of teachers who graduate from the UNC system.
Apple Updates iTunes U With Discussions, Homework Hand-in and a Grade Book
The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.
Penn State Funds Projects To Enhance Online Learning
Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.
U Arizona Adopts Video Management for Lecture Capture
The University of Arizona has gone public with its adoption of a video management platform to produce and manage approximately two terabytes of video each week.
Open EdX Now Available From Amazon Web Services Marketplace
The MOOC provider founded by Harvard and MIT, EdX, announced that its open source platform, Open edX, is now available through Amazon Web Services Marketplace.
Dunwoody College of Tech Taps Private Partner To Help Expand 3D Printing Curriculum
Minnesota's Dunwoody College of Technology is expanding its additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, curriculum with the help of a private partner.
Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store
Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.
U California, Irvine Extension Launches Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning
The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.
Red Hat Launches Open Source Software-Defined Storage Products
Red Hat is updating its storage portfolio with two new products designed for robust data protection, performance and management at scale.
Tackling BYOE in Higher Ed
Four higher ed IT leaders discuss the "bring your own everything" phenomenon, its impact on teaching and learning, and its challenges and opportunities.
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