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California State University Moves Administrative Systems to Hybrid Cloud

The California State University System is transforming the way it delivers services to students, faculty and staff with a systemwide hybrid cloud from Unisys.

Smartwatches Overtake Fitness Trackers

"The transition towards more intelligent and feature-filled wearables is in full swing," said Jitesh Ubrani senior research analyst for IDC Mobile Device Trackers.

MIT Researchers Improve Datacenter Cache Efficiency with Flash Memory

The team, from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence laboratory (CSAIL), reported that it can reduce energy requirements by using flash memory — the same kind used in smartphones — for data center caching.

Phishing Attack Scams Canadian University for $11.8 Million

Canada's MacEwan University is working to recover $11.8 million CAD (the equivalent of about $9.5 U.S.) after a phishing attack led to a transfer of the funds to a fraudulent account.



Duolingo Brings Tinycards Test Prep App to Android

Tinycards is a study aid designed for both K–12 and college students, which employs a spaced repetition technique and adapts to the individual user.

Eastern Gateway CC Revamps Campus Bookstore, Courseware and More

Ohio's Eastern Gateway Community College is turning to Barnes & Noble Education for an array of digital content and other services, including bookstore operations, learning management system, predictive analytics and digital courseware.

New da Vinci 3D Printer Creates Full-Color Objects

3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting is launching a first of its kind: a fused filament fabrication 3D printer that offers full CMYK printing by incorporating inkjet printing into the build process.

IU Researchers Develop Interactive Tool to Let Students Play with Math

Graspable essentially allows students to rearrange terms on the screen to solve math equations, recording and sharing all of the steps they take to arrive at their answer with the teacher.

Streaming Media Dominates Pro-AV

Video projection, however, is forecast to continue a dive dating back to 2014. In that year, projection accounted for more than 15 percent of the pro-AV market. By 2022, it will make up only 3 percent of the total market.

Report: Smartphones to See Slow, Steady Growth through 2021

iOS shipments will total 218.7 million units this year, according to IDC. That's good enough for a share of 14.6 percent and growth over last year of 1.5 percent, "a considerable improvement from the 7 percent decline in iPhone shipments in 2016."

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