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Report: Wearable Shipments to Top 100 Million This Year

Global shipments of wearable devices will grow 29 percent over 2015 to hit 101.9 million units this year according to a new forecast from market research firm International Data Corp.

Worldwide Smartphone Sales to Grow at Slower Pace in 2016

Global smartphone sales will continue to grow, but not in the double digits anymore, according to market research firm Gartner. Smartphone sales are expected to grow 7 percent worldwide in 2016 and reach 1.5 billion units. That is significantly down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015, but it’s still substantial growth.

High Alpha and Butler University Launch Cloud Tech for Mobile Student Engagement

Enterprise cloud venture studio High Alpha has announced ClearScholar, a new cloud-based technology company developed in partnership with Butler University that aims to improve student success through personalized mobile engagement.

Kensington Intros Security Charging Cabinet

The AC12 Security Charging Cabinet offers capacity and recharging for up to 12 mobile devices, including laptops, tablets and Chromebooks 14 inches and smaller.

What to See at Campus Technology 2016

At this year's Campus Technology Conference in Boston, learn about wearables, gamification, solutions-based IT and the future of technology in higher education.

Tablet Shipments Remain Strong Despite 2-Year Decline

Tablet shipments will drop for the second straight year, dipping 9.6 percent below 2015 totals, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp., and will face another down year in 2017 before rebounding slightly in 2018 on the strength of detachables.



Princeton U Adopts Mobile Marketing Campaign Tool

Princeton University has partnered with a mobile media company to launch a series of user-generated marketing campaigns intended to reach current and prospective students as well as alumni.

Technology at The Starting Line: VCU's Great Bike Race Book

Earlier this academic year, Virginia Commonwealth University was faced with a huge logistical challenge — an international, world-class bike race would disrupt local traffic patterns and supply lines. But the university saw the event as an opportunity to offer students a week of mini-courses, using the race environment as a giant learning lab and tapping a range of technologies to support student work.

UCLA Turns to Students for App To Hush People Who Monopolize Meetings

The chancellor at the University of California Los Angeles has tapped a trio of students to tackle a problem we've all faced: meetings that have been hijacked by a lone participant at the expense of the entire group's productivity.

Schoold Adds Personalized Scholarship Search Tool

Schoold has launched a new feature designed to help users find scholarships at their chosen schools.

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