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Splashtop Debuts Mirroring360 Sender

Splashtop has added the Mirroring360 Sender to its line of screen mirroring and extended display products to support digital content sharing from computers and mobile devices to large TVs and displays.

Miami U Integrates Student Assessment System with LMS

Miami University in Oxford, OH has streamlined its student assessment process by integrating its assessment platform with its learning management system

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

Iowa State To Host Forensic Science Center of Excellence

Iowa State University and several other partner institutions will become home to a new national forensic science center of excellence, funded by a five-year, potentially $20 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology



Illinois State Taps Partner for Major Data Transformation Work

As part of a multi-year initiative to replace "aging technology systems and allow for easier reporting and data analysis, Illinois State University has gone public with its use of data movement software.

New Digital Signage Platform Aims To Offer More Communication Options

A consortium of companies is offering a new digital signage platform designed to improve communication and safety in both K-12 and higher education.

MIT Signs $25 Million Research Alliance with Private Partner

MIT has signed a five-year, $25 million deal with Dutch-company Royal Philips N.V. to support research initiatives in two of the company's primary areas, healthcare technology and digital lighting.

Report: Chromebook Shipments To Grow 27 percent in 2015

Chromebook sales in 2015 will increase 27 percent over 2014 shipments to hit 7.3 million, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simplified Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.

Brandeis U Goes 'Conflict-Free' with Computer Buying

Brandeis University is the 19th institution worldwide to sign on to ensure that the computers and electronic equipment the university buys have no connection to the mining sector of conflict-ridden areas, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.