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Wearable Market Stays Fit with Triple-Digit Gains

Wearables have seen their eighth consecutive quarter of growth, with first quarter shipments of 11.4 million.

Criteo Releases Machine Learning Dataset for Academic Use

Criteo, a company that helps Web sites deliver personalized advertisements, has released a large machine learning dataset to the open source community for use in academic research and development of distributed machine learning algorithms.

Estrella Mountain CC Earns Designation for Power Security Training

A 5,700-student community college in Arizona recently received national recognition for its cyber-defense education programs.

Report: Clear Objectives and Ease of Use Key to Successful Online Courses

Online courses should state the course objectives clearly and provide easy-to-use technology to maximize the chances of student success, according to a recent survey conducted by Eduventures.



Exacq Video Management Software Updated for Faster Response

Video management software from Exacq Technologies has added the ability for the user to overlay icons on top of surveillance feeds for quick response and a simplified way to troubleshoot certain IP cameras when they're being added to the network.

California Community Colleges to Roll Out On-Demand Faculty Training

Faculty and staff in the California Community Colleges will soon have access to online training on digital skills and tech tools.

Connected Data Unveils Transporter Network Storage Connector

Connected Data has introduced its Transporter Network Storage Connector, which is designed to provide secure remote access to data stored in on-premise network attached storage (NAS) systems, without the need for a virtual private network connection.

Penn State Debuts Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.

New Wireless Interactive Display Eliminates Cabling

The DTen allows the user to plug a dongle into a USB port-enabled device to share its screen on the display. No pre-installation of software is required.

Drexel Business School To Incorporate Videoconference Content into Academic Programs

Drexel University's LeBow College of Business has begun using a new cloud-based service to record videoconferences and turn them into searchable, on-demand video content that will then be available to its 3,500 online and in-class students.