FIRST, an international nonprofit organization founded to inspire youth to participate in science and technology, has hit a milestone achievement of $50 million for its scholarship program for high school and college students interested in STEM.
Despite all the headlines and conference coverage of virtual reality (VR) for education over the last year, the technology is still gaining speed — residing at that sweet spot in the hype cycle where, when you place headsets on people and gently guide them to turn around to gain a full view, they tend to gasp and say, "Oh, wow."
To help combat internet trolls, Google’s technology incubator Jigsaw and Counter Abuse Technology Team have launched an early-stage technology that uses machine learning to help identify toxic comments online.
According to its 2016 earnings report released Friday, the British-owned publishing company has reported a pre-tax loss of nearly £2.6 billion ($3.2 billion) — the biggest loss in its almost 30-year history.
A new spending analysis from International Data Corp (IDC) predicts worldwide revenues will double this year — from $6.1 billion in 2016 to 13.9 billion in 2017. Furthermore, AR/VR spending is expected to accelerate over the next several years, achieving a CAGR of 198 percent over the 2015-2020 forecast period and reaching $143.3 billion in 2020.
A recent study found that students who comment more on massive open online courses (MOOCs) are more likely to complete the course than those who do not comment.
University of Central Florida (UCF) and Educause have re-launched a no-cost massive open online course (MOOC) that offers facilitated assistance to faculty members and instructional designers who want to develop blended courses.
3DPrinterOS has a web-based interface that works with many 3D printers, allowing users to perform STL editing to prepare their design files for printing and download the instructions to the printer queue.
Students cheat frequently using a variety of techniques, and some believe their instructors are prone to the do same as well. That's the bottom line from a survey done by a company that performs private investigations and digital and business forensics.