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New High-Speed Network Link Ties Institutions in Americas

The academic world just got a little tighter with the lighting up of a 100-gigabit research and education network link between the United States and Latin America.

Moodle Intros Full Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

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.

Xerox Adds Analytics to Video Capture

Xerox researchers in India have developed technology that's able to analyze the contents of video and index it in a way that enables students to go immediately to the specific part of the recording they need for their learning.



XYZprinting Debuts 3D Printer Offers High-Res Scanner, Laser Engraver and Built-in Wi-Fi

Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has launched a new feature-packed printer suitable for education.

Ed Map Updates OpenVue and Curate To Support OER

Ed Map, an education technology company offering bookstore software and services, has added a new business model and expanded its content curation services for higher education institutions.

St Petersburg State U Wins IBM Programming Contest

A team of three students from Saint Petersburg State University in Russia won first place in the 40th annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.

U Wisconsin Prof Seeks To Bring Data Science to Life with Virtual Reality

Students in an online data science program offered by the University of Wisconsin may soon get an opportunity to use virtual reality headsets to interact with mountains of data.

Carnegie Mellon Hosts Neurohackathon

BrainHub, a multi-disciplinary research organization at Carnegie Mellon University, is hosting its first Neurohackathon May 24-25. The event challenges computer science students to develop solutions for analyzing neuroscience data.

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