Panasonic has upgraded its line of ruggedized tablet PCs, the Toughbook H2. The new model gets improved CPU performance and beefed-up storage specs.
CollegeNet has updated its scheduling and event management suite, Series25, with mobile access and improved security.
Sophia.org has launched Operation College Success, an initiative designed to improve college readiness and help make college more affordable through free resources for students.
Georgia Institute of Technology's College of Computing will offer a Master of Science degree that can be completed entirely online through the massive open online course (MOOC) format.
Jenzabar has released the newest version of its learning management system, Jenzabar eLearning (formerly eRacer), with synchronous collaboration tools and the ability to grade from within discussion forums.
Columbus State University has implemented data warehouse and business intelligence software with the goal of improving student retention and graduation rates.
Oracle has released new mobile features for the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions suite. The features let students use their mobile devices to view and manage class and grade information through a secure application.
Hobsons and Regent Education have formed a strategic partnership to align Regent's Student Needs Application Platform and Regent 8 with Hobsons' enrollment services solutions for online and non-traditional students.
Mississippi State University has adopted a new app to help students, faculty, and staff find available parking on campus.
A new initiative to encourage development of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications for education will reward developers with "bounty" money. The program is sponsored by a group of education technology vendors and the IMS Global Learning Consortium.