Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


U Iowa Upgrades Virtual Desktop Service

The University of Iowa is upgrading its virtual desktop service in an effort to improve speed and performance.

U Iowa Consolidates Support Units in Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology

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.

NSA Funds 'Lablets' for Security Research

The National Security Agency is funding the creation of four small laboratories on just as many campuses as part of a new initiative to support the development of programs for security research.

2014 IT Spending Forecast: Slightly Slower Growth Than Expected

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."



UK's Durham U Explores New Research Management Platform

Durham University is adopting a new research information system, which is expected to help address several research-oriented goals set out in the university's 2010-2020 strategy.

Invincea Launches Free Malware Discovery and Analysis Suite

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 Adds New Wi-Fi Controller, Access Point for Higher Ed, K-12

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.

ReadCube Expands Tools for Research Article Management

ReadCube has expanded its suite of scholarly literature tools with a new release of the free ReadCube desktop application; ReadCube Pro, a premium add-on to the desktop version; ReadCube iOS apps; and SmartCite, a Word-compatible citation tool.

Carvechi Debuts Online Collaboration Platform

Carvechi Technology has released a cloud-based collaboration platform, Collaboratory, featuring content sharing, digital whiteboards and voice over Internet protocol.

U Maryland Upgrades High Performance Computing Capabilities

Researchers at the University of Maryland are getting a computer upgrade. The computing cluster that's been in place since 2006 is being replaced with a new Dell-powered cluster that's 10 times more powerful.