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Videotel Builds 'Industrial-grade' Digital Signage Media Player

Digital signage company Videotel has produced a new $298 media player intended to simplify video looping and run 24 hours a day.

USC Tool Taps Big Data to Bring Down Child Trafficking

A three-year research project at the University of Southern California wants to shutter child trafficking operations, and it's using big data searching to do it.

Report: Cellular-Connected Tablets Gaining Popularity While Overall Tablet Market Declines

Tablets and two-in-one devices are expected to decline in shipments by 3.8 percent in 2015, but within that declining market the percentage of cellular-connected device sales is expected to grow, according to a new report.

3,200-Lumen BenQ 'Billion Color' Projector Adds Energy Management

Device maker BenQ has added a new model to its Colorific line of projectors intended for education environments.



Venture Fund Zeroes in on University Startups

A unique venture capital company that teams up with universities to invest in their most promising start-up companies recently closed a $215 million fund, the second one in the company's history.

Institute Sees 14% Gain in Applications with Cloud-Based CRM

The Institute for Study Abroad, which operates out of Butler University in Indianapolis, has gone public with results of the use of constituent relationship management software in its operations.

Minnesota College Takes 'Good' Approach to Personal Device Usage for Work

A community college in Minnesota has adopted a new mobile device management solution for faculty and staff, intended to enable them to use personal devices for work.

25 Gigabit Ethernet Gaining Traction

Network administrators running data centers where moving directly to 100 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is too big a leap may have an easier time making the transition with 25 GbE, demonstrated by QLogic and Huawei.

U Montana Speeds Research with Internet2 100 Gbps Connection

The University of Montana has revved up its research network with a new 100 Gbps fiber connection to the Internet2 Network.

Campuses Compete To Reduce Power and Water Usage

In a recent conservation competition held at 125 colleges and universities, students and staff at some winning schools were able to reduce residence hall energy usage by almost 31 percent and water consumption by nearly 20 percent.