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Survey Reveals Increased Demand for Online Student Mental Health Support

The results of a new survey reveal that an “overwhelming majority” of higher-education faculty, staff, and administrators have seen an increased need for mental health support among online students, according to a news release.

1EdTech Appoints Curtiss Barnes as CEO

Education technology leader Curtiss Barnes has been named CEO of 1EdTech, the non-profit community partnership of education providers, government organizations, and ed tech suppliers working toward an open, trusted, and innovative digital learning ecosystem.

Industry Leaders Weigh in on How Generative AI Will Revolutionize Education

In a panel discussion at the GenAI Summit 2024 in San Francisco, experts in artificial intelligence and education explored the transformative potential of generative AI in reshaping the classroom of the future.

Windows Server 2025 Now Available in Public Preview

Microsoft's Windows Server 2025 is now available in public preview — the next milestone toward full release.



Global Gen AI Community Calls for Open Source AGI

The GenAI Summit 2024 kicked off in San Francisco with a keynoter declaring that artificial general intelligence (AGI) should belong to the community as open source technology.

Report: AI Skills Boost Wages for Some, Redefine In-Demand Occupations

Artificial intelligence is providing a boon for many occupations, with AI skills often bumping up paychecks, according to the PwC 2024 AI Jobs Barometer report, analyzing over half a billion job ads to reveal the transformative impact of AI on job growth, skills demand, wage premiums and productivity across various sectors.

Tech Giants Agree to Put Limits on Gen AI Systems

Sixteen generative AI leaders — including OpenAI, Microsoft, Google and Anthropic — have agreed to pull the plug on their own AI technologies if they're deemed too dangerous.

New Microsoft Copilot+ PCs Are Designed for Advanced AI

Microsoft has released a new line of AI-optimized Windows PCs, known as Copilot+ PCs, that the company claims are the fastest and most intelligent Windows PCs ever created.

Salesforce Education Cloud Gets Higher Ed AI Tools

CRM giant Salesforce recently unveiled new features coming to its Education Cloud platform aimed at streamlining common tasks for educators and students.

Western Governors University Provides AI Writing Assistance to All Students and Faculty

Western Governors University has announced a partnership with AI writing assistance provider Grammarly, providing access to Grammarly's real-time writing support services — and new Writing Score API — to all faculty and students.