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Device Shipments to Decline for Second Consecutive Year

Device Shipments to Fall for Second Consecutive Year

Global device shipments, including PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones, will decline by 3 percent this year, marking the second consecutive year of negative growth, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

NSF-Funded Hubs Power Big Data Project 'Spokes'

The National Science Foundation has begun filling in the details of its national plan for big data research.

Rafter Shuts Down

Course materials provider Rafter has closed its doors, citing a lack of time and resources to continue operations.

New VR Lab Enhances Medical Training at Stanbridge College

A new virtual reality lab at Stanbridge College allows students to observe and interact with virtual-holographic 3D models and animations for medical training.

Texas A&M Prof Develops AI for Adaptive Online Learning

A professor at Texas A&M University is developing artificial intelligence (AI) technology for creating adaptive online courses.

Vernier, NSTA Open Entries for Technology Awards

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.

Visual Analytics in Education on a Growth Trend

A recent report from Technavio reveals that the visual analytics market in the United States education sector will increase over the next four years, with on-premises visual analytics and enterprise resource planning segments dominating the market.

Perkins Act Update Stalls in U.S. Senate

A major revamp of the federal regulations and funding rules related to career and technical education in this country is on hold after the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions canceled a scheduled meeting.

Utah Universities Partner on Student Success Project

Two sizable Utah universities are teaming to work together on student success initiatives.

U Arizona Grant Promotes Advanced STEM Degrees for Under-Represented Minorities

A National Science Foundation program that funds university efforts to promote advanced-level education for under-represented minorities in STEM fields has just awarded more than a million dollars to the University of Arizona.

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