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Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure

California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.

Carnegie Mellon's Andy Priming for Moon Cruise

A $30 million Google Lunar XPrize has just doled out its first two monetary prizes on the mission to place a robot on the moon and explore its surface. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the beneficiaries.

Suffolk U Adds Data Colocation for Disaster Recovery

Boston's Suffolk University has entered a multi-year agreement for colocation of data to safeguard against disaster.

Aerohive Unveils Ruggedized 802.11ac Outdoor Access Point

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.



Get a Free Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

Berkeley Breach Hits 1,600, Costs $150,000 so Far

The University of California Berkeley has gone public with details regarding a data breach that affected 1,600 people when servers in its real estate division were hacked.

iRobot Launches Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed

iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.

Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

Nicolet College Adopts Telepresence Tech for Distance Learners

Wisconsin's Nicolet College has adopted telepresence at three of its campuses in an effort to better support distance learning students.

Idaho State U Selects New Discovery Service for Improved Metadata

Idaho State University Library has decided to adopt a new discovery service after a side-by-side comparison between its previous service and a competitor.