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Report: Librarians Say Info Literacy Is Important, They Don't Have the Tools to Teach It

Nearly all librarians (97 percent) say information literacy contributes to workforce success and more than four in five (83 percent) say it affects college graduation rates, and yet 44 percent said their library does not support information literacy as much as it should, according to a new survey from ProQuest.

Lenovo Showcases Affordable VR Headset at CES 2017

Lenovo is showcasing its own self-contained VR headset this week at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Flatiron School, Birchbox Launch Women in Tech Initiative

The Flatiron School, an outcomes-based coding bootcamp based in New York City, has teamed up with Birchbox, a female-founded online subscription service for makeup and other beauty products, in an effort to increase female representation in the computer science field.

Smartphone Shipments to Rebound After 3-Year Low

Consumer smartphone sales will rebound this year after hitting a three-year low in 2016, according to a new survey from Accenture.



Internet of Things Spending to Reach $1.29 Trillion by 2020

A new forecast from International Data Corp. estimates that the total worldwide spending on the Internet of Things will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020.

Consumer Spending on Digital Devices, Services and Content on the Rise

Consumers worldwide will spend up to $3.4 trillion on digital devices, services and content by 2020, according to an estimate from International Data Corp.

Brigham Young University to Build Web Authentication Tool

Thanks to funding from the United States Department of Homeland Security, Brigham Young University is working to build TrustBase, a web authentication middleware tool aimed at improving online security.

Portable AR Projector Creates Optical 3D Illusions on Any Surface

HoloLamp has introduced a new portable device that delivers hands-free and glasses-free augmented reality experiences.

E Ink Debuts Largest ePaper Display With Low Power Costs

To meet the demand for large-area displays across the digital signage market, E Ink has unveiled the largest commercially available active matrix ePaper module.

HTC Vive Showcases VR Education Experiences at CES 2017

HTC Vive will be demonstrating more than 30 virtual reality experiences at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas this week (Jan. 5-8).

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