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McGill U Selects Open Source Storage Solution

McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.

Kadenze Adds Accredited Tracks to Online Arts Ed

A company that launched an online learning service last year specifically to deliver arts-oriented instruction has begun offering specialized certifications in partnership with a number of institutes, colleges and universities.

Treehouse Launches $1 Million Scholarship Program for Tech Nonprofits

The online education platform has introduced a $1 million scholarship program for nonprofits that work to increase opportunities for individuals who are underrepresented in the tech industry.

NSF Ranks R&D Spending in Higher Ed

The National Science Foundation recently released its annual ranking of total R&D expenditures for more than 900 colleges and universities.



14 Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Researchers at Intel Security have identified 14 cyber threats to watch in 2017. The insights were released today in the organization's McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report.

Multimodal Biometrics Strengthen Mobile Security

Passwords and PIN numbers for smartphones offer weak security for mobile devices, but a team of California State University, Fullerton researchers have found that multimodal biometrics (a combination of face, fingerprint and voice authentication schemes) significantly improve mobile security.

U South Florida to Offer Free Coding Program, Bootcamp to Students and Alumni

The University of South Florida has teamed with a private partner to offer students free access to an online coding program and the opportunity to attend an immersive coding bootcamp.

Western Governors U Washington Partners with Ed Services District on Continuing Ed

Western Governors University Washington is partnering with Capital Region Educational Service District 113 in an effort to improve access to continuing education to the district's employees.

Report: Flipped and Mobile Helping to Drive Growing Momentum in E-Learning Content and Courses

Report: Flipped and Mobile Helping to Drive Growing Momentum in E-Learning Content and Courses

The generic e-learning course market is projected to grow by 8 percent per year over the next four years, driven primarily by growth in general purpose learning applications, cost-effectiveness of generic e-learning courses and increased adoption of mobile learning.

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