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UC Berkeley Develops 'Deep Learning' for Robot

The same sophisticated approach to pattern matching that Siri and Cortana use to respond to questions more accurately is now helping a robot at the University of California Berkeley learn how to screw caps on bottles and rack up a hanger with an ever-growing repertoire of dexterity.

Kramer Intros Cloud-Based AV Control Via Any Device

Pro AV vendor Kramer has launched K-Touch 3.0, a cloud-based platform for room control and automation via any Android or iOS device.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Unveils New Developer Portal

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.

U South Florida St. Petersburg Launches Solar Battery Research Initiative

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has launched a new research initiative aimed at exploring better ways to store energy from the sun.



Lehigh Mountain Project Models New Higher Ed Vision

Students in Lehigh University's summer-long research projects are given free license to explore new ideas and complex questions.

Trident Case Intros New Charging Carts

Two new charging carts have been introduced by Trident Case, including one that will charge up to 30 tablets at one time.

Russian Team Wins Battle of the Brains

Three students from St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics and Optics won the International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

West Georgia Tech Turns to Private Partner for Online Career Prep

West Georgia Technical College has selected a private partner to provide online career training for student in its Community Education department.

UC Santa Barbara Researchers Create Functioning Artificial Neural Circuit

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have created a circuit with about 100 artificial synapses and demonstrated its ability to classify images.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Debuts Online Essay Coaching

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.