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Campus Event Systems Integrated

Two education technology companies have teamed up to streamline event scheduling on campuses.

Toshiba Intros Surveillance Education Program

Toshiba's security division has introduced a new bundle of services for schools that use its surveillance equipment.

Tablets to See Slow Resurgence

Tablets to See Slower-Than-Expected Resurgence

Tablet sales declined substantially in 2015, but they aren't down for good, according to one market research firm. Nevertheless, their short-term growth will be slower than previously expected.

Soundtrap Releases Education Edition for Online Music Collaboration

An application that allows students to collaborate on making music and doing audio recording is getting an education treatment, including integration with Google's learning management system.



In 2016 Smartphones, IoT and Mobile Payment at Top of List for Break-ins

Malware will grow. Attacks on Android and other mobile devices will continue. And payment platforms and the Internet of Things will become sources for new kinds of security vulnerabilities. These all surface as predictions from security vendor Panda Software for the new year.

LocknCharge Launches Customizable Charging Cart

LocknCharge has introduced a new mobile device charging cart that the company said will be cost-effective and customizable.

Epson Cuts Prices of Projector Replacement Lamps

Schools can now buy replacement lamps for PowerLite and BrightLink interactive projectors for $49.

5 Schools Tap Private Partner for ResNet Services

Duke University, Clemson University, Auburn University at Montgomery, University of South Florida and Georgia Southern University have all partnered with Apogee to upgrade their video and residential networks.

Admissions Officers Go Online for Fuller Picture of Student Applicants

Four in 10 admissions officers hit up the social media pages of college applicants. Most (89 percent) do so rarely, but more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) do so "often." At the same time, the practice of "Googling" has remained steady at 29 percent. Those findings come from a survey of almost 400 admissions officers by Kaplan Test Prep.

German University Says Severe Software Vulnerabilities Up in 2015

According to Hasso Plattner Institute, while fewer software security vulnerabilities were reported worldwide in 2015 than in 2014, the number of published vulnerabilities with a high level of severity has increased.

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