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BPM to Hit $2.7 Billion in 2015, Driven in Part by Internet of Things

The worldwide market for business process management (BPM) software is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.4 percent over 2014, according to the information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Researchers Testing the Impact of Text Formatting on Learning

A four-year research effort at the University of California, Irvine will test out the impact of changing the formatting of text to help middle school students improve their reading and writing abilities.

Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things

Internet2 Deal Gives Free Memberships to Society of Women Engineers

Internet2 has struck a deal with the Society of Women Engineers to give up to 200 women free membership in SWE.



Aruba Networks Debuts 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

The Aruba 320 AP is the company's first to offer dynamic multi-user multiple input/multiple output grouping.

Fresno State Increases Students' E-Portfolio Usage Through Competition

A university in the California State University system recently wrapped up a competition to encourage students to adopt the institution's e-portfolio platform.

USC Tool Taps Big Data to Bring Down Child Trafficking

A three-year research project at the University of Southern California wants to shutter child trafficking operations, and it's using big data searching to do it.

3,200-Lumen BenQ 'Billion Color' Projector Adds Energy Management

Device maker BenQ has added a new model to its Colorific line of projectors intended for education environments.

Videotel Builds 'Industrial-grade' Digital Signage Media Player

Digital signage company Videotel has produced a new $298 media player intended to simplify video looping and run 24 hours a day.

Venture Fund Zeroes in on University Startups

A unique venture capital company that teams up with universities to invest in their most promising start-up companies recently closed a $215 million fund, the second one in the company's history.