Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have released a free iPhone app, MyHeart Counts, which is designed to help people learn about the health of their own hearts while contributing to a study of human heart health.
Virtual intelligent personal assistants — think Siri, Cortana or Now — are about to go open source. A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has developed an open standalone speech- and vision-based IPA service similar to what Apple, Microsoft and Google have introduced into their products.
Open Education Week is almost over, and the federal government has stepped in to put its support behind the development and use of open educational resources
Six months after kicking off its "Innovation Initiative," MIT recently revisited the school-wide effort to hear about progress.
Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.
The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."
MobLab.com and Macmillan Education have created a partnership designed to provide interactive games that can be paired up with traditional textbooks in college economics classes.
Newrow has updated its video classroom platform to allow students to create and control their own video study rooms.
Dell has released the latest version of its Web-access management system, Cloud Access Manager 8, which offers features designed to help organizations control Web-based and mobile application activities and provide secure access for visitors and personal devices.
This month 181 graduate students from 93 institutions put their systems thinking into action during a first-of-its-kind competition.