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For Mobile Users, Positive Safety Messages More Effective Than Security Warnings

Ratings of the security risks associated with smartphone apps affect users' decisions whether to install those apps, but information about the safety of an app is more effective than information about its risks, according to researchers from Purdue University.

Remote-Learner Launches Fully Supported Moodle Service on Microsoft Azure

Remote-Learner, a Moodle partner that provides Moodle services and support, has released a fully supported, Microsoft Azure-certified Moodle service through the Azure Marketplace.

Alloy Releases Navigator Enterprise 7

Alloy Software has released the latest version of its service desk and IT asset management solution for medium and large organizations, Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7.

IBM Launches OpenStack Services

IBM has added OpenStack services to its IBM Cloud marketplace to support interoperability between on-premise IT systems and off-premise cloud workloads.



Santa Clara U Students Get Mobile Lab for Controlling Satellites

The management of Santa Clara University's nanosatellites is a continual challenge, since they only go directly overhead a few times a day and for just minutes at a pass.

Two-Thirds of Faculty Unaware of Open Education Resources

A new study from Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson delves into the role of OER in higher ed.

Code School Launches Free App for iOS

Code School, a company that provides learning resources for aspiring coders, has launched a free app for iOS devices.

Louisiana State Takes Facilities Management to the Cloud

Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge has moved to a new cloud-based system to manage its facilities.

Internet2 SDN Network Adds Multi-Tenancy

Internet2 has added a new resource that enables its national education network to be divided into segments that can be allocated for use as multiple, discrete private networks by specific research or other user communities.

Researchers Demonstrate Faster Data Transmission Over New Kind of Fiber

A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.