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Smart Phones Hit All-Time High as Samsung, Apple See Mixed Results

In a record-setting quarter for smart phones, the two top manufacturers saw their share erode as Lenovo, LG and newcomer Xiaomi experienced double- and triple-digit gains, according to preliminary data released by market research firm IDC.

Final Gainful Employment Rule Formally Released, Met with Hostility

The White House has formally published new regulations that require institutions to prove their graduates earn incomes that justify the size of their career-oriented school loans.

EvaluationKIT Enhances Course Evaluation Software

Faculty and administrators can now access course evaluation information, analytics and alerts through a new dashboard interface thanks to enhancements to EvaluationKIT's online course evaluation software.

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.

Infinity 7 Adds Features for Improved Accessibility, Engagement

Pexip has updated its videoconferencing platform, Infinity, to improve accessibility and improve engagement.

Brown U, SUNY Oswego Adopt App for Student Safety

Brown University and State University of New York Oswego have each adopted a new mobile security platform to protect students on campus.

Lynn U Extends iPad Program

Lynn University will extend its iPad initiative to evening undergraduate programs beginning in the fall of next year in an effort to improve accessibility and quality and reduce costs.

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.

Kensington Unveils New Wireless Presenter

Kensington has launched a new tool, the PresentAir Pro Bluetooth 4.0 LE Presenter, to present, control or edit media.