Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Casio Intros 3,100-Lumen Ultra Short Throw Projector for Education

Casio's new ultra short throw projector features WXGA resolution and lampfree design.

U Central Florida Scaling Up with Nanotechnology Master's

"Our goal is certainly to be preeminent. You add the entrepreneurship component and the other training, and the students coming out of this will be well poised" to enter impending the trillion-dollar nanotechnology market, said Ross Hinkle, vice provost and dean of administration for the university's College of Graduate Studies.

Carnegie Mellon Installs Free Tesla Charger for Public Use

A high-power wall connector for Tesla electric cars has been installed for public use at Carnegie Mellon University's Electric Garage facility, a former gas station that houses electric vehicle research.

University of Maryland

University of Maryland Launching Online Master's Degree in Technology Entrepreneurship

This fall, the University of Maryland will offer a new online master's degree program in technology entrepreneurship.



Report: Android Continues To Dominate as PC Sales Slump

Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.

Power PDF Offers Commenting, Review and Side-by-Side Document Comparison

Nuance Communications has released Power PDF, a PDF creation tool designed as an alternative to Adobe Acrobat.

Seton Hill U, Blended Schools Launch Dual Credit Foreign Language Courses

A new online foreign language program offered through Blended Schools Network will let high school students earn college credit from Seton Hall University.

Community College Taps Open Source Software for Student Success

Stanly Community College is using Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case management software from Unicon, to better engage at-risk students and promote student success.

Report: Worldwide Software Sales Top $407 Billion in 2013

Software shipments worldwide rose 4.8 percent year over year to hit $407.3 billion in 2013, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner. Riding a 6 percent growth rate, Microsoft continues to dominate the sector with sales of $65.7 billion, more than twice second-place company Oracle, which raked in just under $30 billion in the last year.

Digitalis Debuts Portable Planetarium

Digitalis Education Solutions has launched what it's claiming is the smallest portable planetarium currently available, the Digitarium Iota.