Hartnell College has embarked on a solar energy project expected to save the community college more than $11 million by improving energy efficiency and replacing 90 percent of its electricity use at its Alisal campus with solar power.
Allegheny College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, plans to implement a cloud-based constituent relationship management solution in its admissions and financial aid departments to support and develop students' "unusual combinations" of interests and talents.
U Tennessee's $3.5 million extreme makeover of its Humanities and Social Sciences building has created new classrooms designed to accommodate different learning styles, better integrate technology into instruction, and emphasize the value of on-campus learning.
Cornell University Graduate School has implemented a software-as-a-service application processing system to increase efficiency and reduce paper consumption.
Microsoft wants to stop giving Amazon headway in the cloud race. The Redmond company announced live production of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, first previewed starting in June 2012.
The market for Windows-based PCs has declined faster than anticipated. According to two independent reports, PCs fell off 11.2 percent to 13.9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 -- the steepest decline in the history of the PC.
Adapteva has completed its first Parallella parallel-processing board designed for Linux supercomputing.
Identity management, vulnerability assessment, and other forms of enterprise IT security technologies are slowly moving to the cloud. According to a report released this week, just about 10 percent of all enterprise security product features will be delivered via the cloud.
Echo360 has acquired education startup ThinkBinder, a social study service, to integrate into its lecture capture application.
Howard Community College in Columbia, MD has completed deployment of a passive optical LAN solution in its new Health Sciences building.