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Report: Most Learners Have Found They Like Online Learning

A new survey from Wiley Education Services has found that online learning "gained traction" in the pandemic.

U.S. Ed Tech Spending to Reach $27.6 Billion in 2021

This year, spending on education technology in the United States will amount to $27.6 billion, according to a new report.

AR, VR Leading Growth in Emerging Devices

The augmented and virtual reality market will grow to more than eight times its current size over the next five years, making it the fastest-growing category among emerging devices, which include wearables and smart home devices.

New CT Leadership Summit: Innovation in IT

In this one-day event, education and IT leaders will share how they are planning for the unexpected, identifying efficiencies and utilizing technology to help their institutions excel in these challenging times.



Microsoft Offers $38, 6-Year Office 365 Pricing for Education

Microsoft has announced simplified pricing for education customers that are using versions of the software beyond the free Office 365 (A1).

Ransomware Expected to Increase 150% This Year

Ransomware and fileless malware are both seeing large surges this year, according to a newly released report from WatchGuard Technologies.

New College-Business Partnership to Boost Hispanic Students' STEM Aspirations

California's San Jose City College (SJCC) has teamed up with the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) to address the challenges Hispanic students have in staying with and graduating from college and forging good careers in the technology segment.

Norfolk State to Provide Every Student with Apple Devices, Training in App Development

Norfolk State University has announced it will provide all students, faculty and staff with a bundle of Apple devices as part of a new Spartan Innovation Academy program dedicated to improving access and affordability as well as giving students training in coding and app development.

AVer Adds Voice Tracking to Camera Lineup

Video collaboration and ed tech company AVer is now offering voice tracking functionality for its AVer Pro AV auto tracking and PTZ series cameras.

Adoption of Hearables, Watches Driving Growth in Wearables Market

In the second quarter of 2021, the wearables market grew 32.3 percent year over year, despite an overall slowing of consumer spending on technology.