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Research: Facebook Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.

American U To Offer Online MBA Degrees

American University's Kogod School of Business will launch its first online MBA programs this fall.

Researchers Add to Photo Album of Universe

A collaboration of 51 schools and laboratories have released the final set of data from a six-year program of research that used a wide-field telescope in the southwest to survey the distant universe, the Milky Way galaxy and extrasolar planetary systems.

MIT Hosts Wearables Workshop for High School Girls

MIT's Lincoln Lab hosted 50 high school girls last month for a "Make Your Own Wearables" Workshop.



Smart Technologies Adds New Interactive Flat Panels for Education

Smart Technologies is expanding its portfolio of interactive flat panels with new models that provide a greater variety of sizes and price points for education institutions.

WizIQ Launches Mobile Learning Platform

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.

Walden U Debuts Online Competency-Based Master's Program in Early Childhood Ed

Walden University is launching a new initiative designed to allow students to earn degrees online at their own pace.

New MOOC Platform Provides Free IT Certification Courses

Cybrary.IT offers 20-plus certification courses in systems administration, network administration and cybersecurity, with more on the way.

Stanford Hosting White House Cybersecurity Summit

Stanford University will be hosting a White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection next month.

Global PC Shipments Increase After 2-Year Decline

Following more than two years of decline, global PC shipments increased 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.