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Aerohive Unveils Ruggedized 802.11ac Outdoor Access Point

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

Get a Free Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

iRobot Launches Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed

iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.

Berkeley Breach Hits 1,600, Costs $150,000 so Far

The University of California Berkeley has gone public with details regarding a data breach that affected 1,600 people when servers in its real estate division were hacked.



Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

Idaho State U Selects New Discovery Service for Improved Metadata

Idaho State University Library has decided to adopt a new discovery service after a side-by-side comparison between its previous service and a competitor.

Nicolet College Adopts Telepresence Tech for Distance Learners

Wisconsin's Nicolet College has adopted telepresence at three of its campuses in an effort to better support distance learning students.

Unigo, Get Schooled Partner of Gamified College Search Platform

Unigo and Get Schooled have partnered on a gamified platform designed to help students select and prepare for college.

Challenged Public Research Universities Could Do Way More with Tech

Publicly-funded research universities aren't doing everything they could to leverage the technology in addressing two of their major challenges: budgetary pressures and changes in how students consume higher education, according to a new research report from Ithaka S+R.

Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced

The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.