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Hyperscale Demand Helps Servers See Mild Growth in 2015

Worldwide server shipments grew 13 percent and revenue 17.9 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

BPM to Hit $2.7 Billion in 2015, Driven in Part by Internet of Things

The worldwide market for business process management (BPM) software is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.4 percent over 2014, according to the information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Researchers Testing the Impact of Text Formatting on Learning

A four-year research effort at the University of California, Irvine will test out the impact of changing the formatting of text to help middle school students improve their reading and writing abilities.

Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things



Internet2 Deal Gives Free Memberships to Society of Women Engineers

Internet2 has struck a deal with the Society of Women Engineers to give up to 200 women free membership in SWE.

Aruba Networks Debuts 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

The Aruba 320 AP is the company's first to offer dynamic multi-user multiple input/multiple output grouping.

Fresno State Increases Students' E-Portfolio Usage Through Competition

A university in the California State University system recently wrapped up a competition to encourage students to adopt the institution's e-portfolio platform.

Videotel Builds 'Industrial-grade' Digital Signage Media Player

Digital signage company Videotel has produced a new $298 media player intended to simplify video looping and run 24 hours a day.

USC Tool Taps Big Data to Bring Down Child Trafficking

A three-year research project at the University of Southern California wants to shutter child trafficking operations, and it's using big data searching to do it.

Report: Cellular-Connected Tablets Gaining Popularity While Overall Tablet Market Declines

Tablets and two-in-one devices are expected to decline in shipments by 3.8 percent in 2015, but within that declining market the percentage of cellular-connected device sales is expected to grow, according to a new report.