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MIT Adopts Ripple Validator To Advance the 'Internet of Value'

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Connection Science, a research initiative that applies data and analytics with the goal of building better societies, has adopted a validator for the Ripple Consensus Ledger to advance research into the Internet of value — technology that enables money to move over the Internet as fast as information does today.

Wiley To Use Credly Digital Badges

Two companies that serve higher education are teaming up to mesh learning resources with digital credentials.

InFocus Intros New Smartphone-Sized PC

InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.

Blackboard Partners with Uber

Blackboard has partnered with online transportation network Uber Technologies to let students pay for rides on their campus card account using the Uber app.



NEC Unveils Large Display for High Ambient Light Environments

NEC Display Solutions has unveiled a 55-inch display, the MultiSync X554HB, designed for use in areas with high ambient lighting.

U North Carolina Business School Teams with 2U for Online Graduate Certificates

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is expanding its graduate certificate program with the launch of four new online certificates, including one in data analytics and decision-making.

Only 1 in 5 Students Obtain All Learning Materials Legally

A new study on student piracy makes a convincing case for open educational resources in higher education.

LiveText Launches New Platform for Academic and Self Discovery

LiveText has added a new e-portfolio platform, Via, to its array of learning and assessment technologies.

U Kansas Adopts Streaming IPTV Service

The University of Kansas has implemented streaming IPTV service for students, faculty and staff.

U Michigan Designs Data-Centric Supercomputer

Researchers at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with IBM, have designed a high-performance computing cluster with the goal of advancing predictive modeling in computational science.

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