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Finding Relevant Data Gets Easier With New Microsoft Research Graph

Microsoft Research has released the Microsoft Academic Graph to help researchers quickly identify academic papers that are most relevant to their own work.

Penn State Funds Projects To Enhance Online Learning

Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.

Red Hat Launches Open Source Software-Defined Storage Products

Red Hat is updating its storage portfolio with two new products designed for robust data protection, performance and management at scale.

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store

Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.



Dunwoody College of Tech Taps Private Partner To Help Expand 3D Printing Curriculum

Minnesota's Dunwoody College of Technology is expanding its additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, curriculum with the help of a private partner.

U Arizona Adopts Video Management for Lecture Capture

The University of Arizona has gone public with its adoption of a video management platform to produce and manage approximately two terabytes of video each week.

U California, Irvine Extension Launches Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning

The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.

Open EdX Now Available From Amazon Web Services Marketplace

The MOOC provider founded by Harvard and MIT, EdX, announced that its open source platform, Open edX, is now available through Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

OtterBox UnlimitED Cases Now Available for iPad Air

The cases cushion iPad Air and iPad Air 2 tablets with two materials molded into one layer for drop protection, and come with a screen protector and integrated stand.

Hybrid Ultramobiles Remain the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Mobile PC Market

With sales of 13.5 million units this year, two-in-one detachable and convertible ultramobiles have shown 77 percent year-on-year growth.