Texas A&M and Tulane University will be among the first universities to adopt the "Voice in the Cloud" managed service being offered by the educational communications networking consortium Internet2 in collaboration with telecommunications vendors Aastra and Level 3 Communications.
Samsung moved to the top position among smart phone manufacturers worldwide in the third quarter, bumping Apple, Nokia, and Research in Motion out of the way in the process.
Cisco has created a new TelePresence solution for small to medium-sized organizations with limited budgets and IT staff.
Cloud-enabled mobile computing is at the intersection of two of today's hottest areas in IT, coupling resource-starved mobile phones with the resource-rich cloud.
An applied sciences lab at the University of Maryland will be working with a global mobile communications company to create new applications specifically for public safety. Among the projects under consideration: an enhanced 911 (E911) mobile app that could eventually be used for emergencies on or off campus.
A team of academic and corporate researchers has come to the conclusion that, when given a choice, humans aren't quite ready to replace face-to-face interaction with completely virtual contact.
Tegrity has released an updated version of its lecture capture system, Tegrity Campus 2.0.
Heartland Payment Systems has launched CampusAssist, a new communications tool designed to help connect students with campus services using anonymous texting.
As the supply of IPv4 addresses dwindles, institutions that fail to plan a transition to IPv6 face the possibility that their systems will be unable to communicate with others.
Worldwide sales of mobile devices grew an enormous 18.98 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That growth was dominated by smart phones, where Google's Android OS took over the lead position--beating out mobile behemoths Symbian and iOS.