Software & Systems

Moravian College To Deploy iPads, MacBooks Campus-wide

A new initiative at the Pennsylvania institution, which will put MacBook Pro laptops and iPads into the hands of all undergraduates and faculty next fall, aims to give students practical experience with the technologies that they will be using when they enter the workforce.

Microsoft Looks To Scale Up Mobile with $7.18 Billion Nokia Buyout

Microsoft will acquire Nokia's devices and services business for $7.18 billion in cash.

Parallels Access for iPad Treats Remote Windows and Mac Applications as Native iPad Apps

Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.

Centralizing Software at Duke

This university's efforts to centralize on a new enterprise platform for surveys is succeeding because the evaluation went way beyond technology.

Veritix Debuts Electronic Ticketing Platform for College Sports and Events

A new platform aims to help colleges and universities better manage their ticketing and event business needs.

Box Targets Education With Expanded Partner Network

Cloud content management service provider Box inks new partnerships in an effort to broaden its reach to the K-20 education market.

Can Windows 8 Play With the Big Boys

Can Windows 8 Play With the Big Boys?

While Windows 8 trails badly in the number of apps it supports, it has two big advantages: Microsoft's productivity tools and easy integration with enterprise systems.

Android Will Extend Dominance over All Devices Through 2014

Taking into account all end-user computing devices — traditional PCs, smart phones, and tablets — Google's Android is already by far the most dominant single operating system out there. In 2012, Android devices made up more than 22 percent off all device shipments worldwide. According to market research firm Gartner, its share will nearly double by the end of 2014.

Colorado Business School Connects Students to Mentors with Updated Mentor Software

New updates to Chronus's mentor software enable Leeds School of Business to efficiently manage its three mentor programs.

Regis College Deploys Campus-Wide Wireless for Classroom Without Walls

Regis College has completed the implementation of a campus-wide wireless local area network (LAN) to support its large-scale iPad initiative and "classroom without walls" philosophy.