A new XPrize will award one team $10 million to develop the most effective software and content for helping children around the world teach themselves how to read, write and do arithmetic.
Exams for two kinds of Microsoft certification can now be taken online from remote locations.
A finance professor has found Google Glass to be an effective way to improve feedback to students.
A University of California review board has said 95 online or blended courses provided by Fuel Education satisfy requirements necessary for entry to the university system.
At new program at Wayne State University in Michigan will give students a financial break. The "Spring/Summer Tuition Break" initiative offers students a 30 percent tuition discount in those semesters if they tackle a full load in the previous fall and winter semesters and carry a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
An Intel-built supercomputer that ranks on the TOP500 and Green500 lists has arrived in Las Vegas from Oregon, where it will serve the needs of researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Little is known about the "trust relationships" that exist among users, the smartphone platform and the surrounding ecosystem, including smartphone apps and the app markets. But a research team at the University of California Santa Barbara has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to research the topic.
Community colleges in Washington State are lowering the time to and cost of a degree with a new online program that combines a competency-based model with open educational resources.
Treehouse Learning has released 71 videos that will introduce students to Swift, Apple’s new coding language, and an Android app.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched the Eduroam Wi-Fi network service, which allows members of the MIT community to connect to Eduroam networks at other institutions, and allows visitors from other participating Eduroam institutions to connect anywhere that MIT and MIT Secure Wi-Fi networks are available.