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Mobile, PC Slowdown Contributing to Decline in Semiconductors

Semiconductors are being revised downward, falling into negative territory for the first time since 2012, an indication of an ongoing decline in smart phones, tablets and traditional computing devices.

New Wearable Device Makes Any Space Interactive

The Bird, which can be attached to a user's finger, reflects the wearer's position in space, pointing direction, hand posture, voice commands and pressure levels.

Microsoft Rolling Out Updated Lumia Mobile Devices

Microsoft has introduced a new range of Windows 10-based Lumia smart phones, including a 5.7-inch quad-HD model to rival the latest Android-based phablets.

Microsoft Makes Surface Pro Tablet Faster and More Capable

Microsoft is updating its Windows tablet lineup with the launch of the Surface Pro 4, a faster version of the Surface Pro with a larger display and upgraded stylus.

Brandman U Launches New Online Learning Platform With No Textbooks Required

Through a new app called MyPath, students at Brandman University can earn a bachelor's degree at their own pace without purchasing a single textbook.

English on the Go Adds Social Features for English Learners

A new app, English on the Go, aims to leverage social features to help students learn English more easily.



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Google Reveals Nexus 6P, 5X with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Tuesday formally revealed the long-rumored successors in its Nexus line of smart phones — the 5.7-inch, quad-HD Nexus 6P and the 5.2-inch Nexus 5X.

Warren Wilson College Deploys App for Emergency Response

Emergency response teams at Warren Wilson College can now access step-by-step crisis instructions via mobile app.

Poll: Most College Students Prefer Laptops Over Tablets for School

Even though tablet purchases are on the rise among college students, most of them still prefer to use laptops for learning. At the same time, overwhelming majorities of students believe tablets will serve more and more educational functions in the future.

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