A new university management system developed by an Indian software company is helping to power institutional operations for a number of Malaysian schools.
Silicon Mechanics will donate a complete high-performance computing cluster, worth approximately $190,000, as part of its third Annual Research Cluster Grant competition.
A researcher at the Florida International University in Miami is tackling the age-old problem of how to get people to stop using their cars and start using public transportation, particularly in locations that are "car-obsessed."
A team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a new data compression method that could help with the capture and analysis of massive amounts of data in real time.
Three education organizations are teaming up to deliver training to principals about how to create digital learning environments in their schools.
A center in North Carolina that develops curriculum, assessments, and other resources for teachers in science, technology, and math subjects has just received a grant to help it create new STEM tools.
A software-as-a-service application that allows teams of users to create online courses has gone into open beta.
The use of mobile devices for all activities computing-related has also driven an evolution in emergency management in education. According to the Tomi Ahonen Almanac, the average user checks his or her mobile phone 150 times per day. That puts the smart device on the front lines of communication for crisis situations. In Case of Crisis, a company with a mobile app that lets organizations maintain and distribute role-based emergency information in a mobile format, has identified four trends worth noting for the coming year.
University College London will establish the UCL Big Data Institute in collaboration with Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.
A team of researchers at Cornell University has successfully produced a fully functional loudspeaker using a 3D printer.