In support of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Leaning has launched a free online workshop focused on accessibility in education.
Despite an ongoing and fairly severe decline in the worldwide PC market, in the United States, computer sales are on the rise. In the third quarter of 2013 — which includes the back-to-school shopping season — PC shipments were up. The only top-5 manufacturer to post a decline for the quarter was Apple.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has released the details of next year's Real World Design Challenge scenario.
In a two-year pilot project, led by the Rochester Institute Technology, Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.
A consortium of six universities in Michigan has introduced a search portal to be used by businesses seeking specialized research expertise among the institutions' faculty and staff.
Cloud-based server and data center platform provider Net3 Technology has launched a cloud platform specifically designed for school districts and higher education institutions.
A coalition of faculty groups has declared war against online learning, particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs), because it said it believes that the fast expansion of this form of education is being promulgated by corporations — specifically for-profit colleges and universities and education technology companies — at the expense of student education and public interest.
Moxa has released an 802.11n wireless access point for outside usage that works in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies.
Xirrus has announced its dual-802.11ac radio access point (AP), the XR-630, which features two 802.11ac radios.
Tintri, a producer of virtualization and cloud storage products, has launched its next generation of products, the Tintri VMstore T600 series, which supports twice as many virtual machines per system than its predecessors.