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U.S. IT Spending to See Steady Growth in 2016 Despite Worldwide Slump

IT spending in the United States will be stable in 2016, experiencing mild growth on par with previous years, according to a new forecast.

iPhone Dips as Android Extends Lead in Smart Phones

Shipments of Apple's iPhone declined for the first time in the fourth quarter of last year, according to new information released by market research firm Gartner.

Carnegie Mellon Stanford Researchers Devise Method To Share Password Data Safely

Yahoo! Releases Password Statistics of 70 Million Users for Cybersecurity Studies.

Stanford Lit Lab Trains Neural Network To Identify Suspense in Stories

A group of researchers at the Stanford Literary Lab at Stanford University have developed a virtual reader using a neural network and trained it to identify suspenseful passages in works of literature.

Technology Expands Understanding Science of Learning

A group of scientists who research learning came together from around the country for a National Science Foundation conference to share their "latest findings, lessons learned [and] new directions."



'STEM Careers' Means Engineering to Parents, not Teaching

A new survey by Harris Poll of 644 parents of children under 18 living in the household found that only 9 percent said they would encourage their kids to become teachers of science, technology, engineering or math.

6 Major Barriers Impeding Technology Adoption in Education

Experts identify the most substantial tech-related obstacles to education, ranging from the solvable to the downright wickedly difficult.

OECD: Teacher Professionalism Needs Improvement

There are no hard and fast rules for figuring out what makes for a quality teaching force, which is a problem especially for those schools that could most benefit from them. That's the overall finding of a new international study put out by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development that examines "teacher professionalism."

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

Shipments of Apple tablets, including iPad and iPad Pro, dropped nearly 25 percent in the last quarter of 2015, leading an overall decline in the tablet market. Meanwhile shipments of detachable tablets — devices that include removable keyboards — actually doubled in the same period.

Survey: Even as Online Course Enrollment Rises, Institutional Support Shrinks

Even as online course registrations continue to rise, fewer academic leaders consider online learning critical to their "long-term" strategies or rate the learning outcomes in online education as equal or superior to face-to-face instruction, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group.

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