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New 'Tech Tactics in Education' Conference Announced by Campus Technology and THE Journal

Registration is now open for Tech Tactics in Education: Data and IT Security in the New Now, a new conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal. The three-day event, taking place November 7–9, 2023, at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., will offer hands-on learning, practical tips, and strategic discussions on critical cybersecurity issues and key data infrastructure and practices across K–12 and higher education.

Grammarly Announces New Generative AI Product GrammarlyGo

Starting in April 2023, Grammarly will roll out its beta version of GrammarlyGo, a personalized generative AI tool to complement its existing communication software. The prompt-initiated AI understands personal writing and brand style in context, according to the company, and will generate relevant, comprehensive text on demand.

Tablets and PCs to See Double-Digit Decline in 2023

The overall market for tablet and PC computing devices is expected to fall 11.2% this year, reaching 2019 levels.

Security Appliance Market Tops $6.1 Billion in a Single Quarter

The security appliance market saw a substantial increase year over year, with five manufacturers dominating in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to market research firm IDC.



AR/VR Headsets on the Decline as Mixed Reality Emerges

Worldwide, augmented and virtual reality headset manufacturers shipped 8.8 million units in all of 2022, down 20.9% over the previous year, according to a new report.

Call for Participation: IT Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey

Campus Technology is relaunching its Higher Education IT Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey. To date, thousands of IT professionals have participated, providing valuable insights into the profession for their peers and colleagues.

Study Finds Girls' Aptitude Far Exceeds Interest in STEM

There is a major gap between the aptitude of girls for STEM and their interest in pursuing STEM careers, according to a review of data from more than 225,000 female middle and high school students. The data also revealed their interest exceeds aptitude in some non-STEM disciplines.

5 Organizations Reimagining Career Navigation for Adult Learners

The United States Department of Education has announced five finalists in its Future Finder Challenge, a competition announced last September seeking digital tools to help adult learners navigate from education to careers. Each finalist will receive $50,000 to help develop a prototype as well as six months of "virtual accelerator" assistance to further develop their product, ED explained in a news announcement.

DMARC Study: Most Higher Ed Domains Not Protecting E-mail Security Fully

New research shows that an overwhelming majority of education institutions in the United States have incorrectly configured e-mail security settings and as a result are more susceptible to phishing and spoofing threats.

Planar Announces EduCare Program to Optimize Display Pricing, Training, and Support

Visualization technology company Planar has introduced an EduCare program for K–12 and higher education customers to address budget-conscious needs for training and technical support, according to a release.