Johns Hopkins University has put its Collexis Holdings Expertise Portal online as a public Web site where individuals can search, sort, and view compiled views of the research conducted by the university and its faculty. Collexis Holdings develops semantic search and knowledge discovery software.
VMware has released an update to Fusion, the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X. The latest release, version 2.0.2, includes a range of enhancements, from updated host and guest operating system support to new security features to new virtual machine importing capabilities.
Microsoft's Exchange Labs is changing its name to Outlook Live and adding new e-mail features. Exchange Labs/Outlook Live is a component of Live@edu and functions as an R&D environment for Microsoft's new e-mail developments. The service is free for academic users.
Last fall, Google sent a retro bus full of technology and Google Apps for Education experts across the United States to visit 10 higher education campuses. At the end of the road, CT asked Jeff Keltner to reflect on his company's intriguing Google "road trip."
The College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin will be adding the Solid System from Applied Biosystems for genomic analysis as part of its new Genome Sequencing and Analysis Facility. The new instrument will allow researchers to expand their studies to rapidly catalog large genomes and perform a variety of applications that include transcriptome analysis and targeted resequencing, among others.
Microsoft rolled out two new enterprise search products Tuesday at its FASTforward'09 event in Las Vegas. The company unveiled FAST Search for SharePoint and FAST Search for Internet Business.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has partnered with The Grafting Parlour, a collaborative research project involving artists and scientists, to display living cells via streaming video to an event in Dublin, Ireland.
The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has awarded a multi-year contract to AcademyOne to improve college transfer and articulation in South Carolina.
The University of South Florida (USF) will use Click Commerce's eResearch Portal to automate Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes for human subject research. USF will streamline and strengthen IRB processes across the institution's multiple research communities in the first of a series of research automation initiatives to be rolled out over the next two and a half years.
Managing projects offers plenty of challenges for any business or institution, but higher education faces its own unique set of difficulties.