Information Technology


New Bluetooth Spec Delivers Longer Range, Faster Speed

New Bluetooth Spec Delivers Longer Range, Faster Speed

Next year's wireless headphones, fitness trackers, glucose monitors and in-car audio traffic navigators are expected to offer a longer range, faster performance and a larger broadcast message capacity with the adoption of Bluetooth 5.

E-Learning Market Expected to Experience Major Growth Over Next Five Years

The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”

MindTap Integrates Virtual Machine Labs for IT Students

MindTap, an online learning platform from Cengage Learning, has integrated “virtual machine labs” in an effort to prepare students to succeed in computer and information technology careers.

Staffing and Tech Integration Dominate Campus IT Priorities

The concerns relayed in this year's Campus Computing Project survey results reflect ongoing struggles with budget, user preparation and security.

Tracking Classroom Tech Use to Save Time and Money

Data generated by the University of Nevada Las Vegas' AV systems is helping reduce costs and improve service delivery in the classroom. Here's how.

MIT Leads Collaborative Effort to Provide Free WiFi in Local Neighborhoods

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has partnered with several other organizations in an effort to provide free outdoor WiFi for two local neighborhoods.

The 'Amazon Effect' on the University Mailroom

Thanks to the popularity of services like Amazon Prime and Google Express, colleges and universities are seeing more package deliveries than ever before. Here's how technology is helping mailrooms cope.

Carnegie Mellon Tool Displays Visualization of Malware Attack Patterns

Carnegie Mellon Tool Displays Visualization of Malware Attack Patterns

A security research project at Carnegie Mellon University could simplify the process of identifying how malware is being distributed through visualization.

The IT Issues Ahead

Educause recently revealed its Top 10 IT Issues for 2017, prioritizing information security for the second year in a row and emphasizing data, infrastructure and IT leadership. What issues will most impact your institution?

Research Project Speeds Process for Converting Programs to Multicore

A team of researchers has come up with a technique that lets people describe what their single-core programs are supposed to do in somewhat general terms, and then it automatically generates a version of the program optimized to run on multicore chips.

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