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Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.

Top 10 IT Issues in Education

Staffing, the use of technology in teaching and learning and sustainable funding head the list of IT concerns for colleges and universities in the new year.

Research: Facebook Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.

Global PC Shipments Increase After 2-Year Decline

Following more than two years of decline, global PC shipments increased 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Survey: Facebook Still Most Popular Social Network, Others Gaining

Facebook continues to be the most widely used social network among online adults, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan School of Information and the Pew Research Center.



New Stanford AI Study To Last 100 Years

Stanford University is undertaking a study of artificial intelligence that will last a century

Tablet Growth To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Surge While Feature Phone Sales Decline

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

OneCommunity: Opening 2015 with 100 Gigabit Network Services

OneCommunity announced that it will offer, in 2015, the first 100 gigabit, commercially available network services. CT talked with OneCommunity CEO Lev Gonick and Case Western Reserve University CIO Sue Workman, to find out how the work might serve as a model as high speed networking technologies mature.

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.