Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.
Stanford University has opened the Stanford Research Computing Center to serve the computational needs of researchers through an energy-efficient shared facility.
The University of Iowa is upgrading its virtual desktop service in an effort to improve speed and performance.
The University of Iowa will launch a new Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the fall 2015 semester in an effort to better meet the needs of faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.
One industry forecast of worldwide spending is being revised slightly downward, despite market improvements in the United States, Canada and Western Europe. The main culprits behind the slowdown seem to be mobile devices and "macroeconomic wildcards."
Invincea has released Invincea Research Edition, a malware discovery and analysis solution for the data forensics and incident response community. It's being offered for free to DF/IR professionals.
Netgear has added the new ProSafe WC7600 wireless controller and ProSafe WN370 wall mount access point with power over Ethernet (PoE) to its line of ProSafe products for higher ed and K-12 schools.
Oxford University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.
Seven universities in the United States have partnered with IBM to launch cognitive computing courses featuring cloud access to the company's Watson computer.
5 higher ed chief information officers discuss their changing role on campus.