News Update :: Tuesday, August 29, 2006

News

Leaked AOL Data Create Dilemma for Academic Researchers

The New York Times reported last week that when AOL researchers released three months’ worth of users’ query logs to the academic community, many researchers were torn between their desire for useful data and dismay about violating the privacy of the users...

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IBM Project Spurs Coursework in Assistive Software Tech

IBM started a program to equip computer science majors with the technical skills to develop or adapt software for people with disabilities, the aging population, and non-native language speakers so that they can more easily use the Web and electronic office documents...

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Southern Illinois U. Boosts Cell Capacity for "Move-In" Day

Cellular service provider Verizon boasted that it boosted its network capacity by more than 50 percent to accommodate “move-in” day at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale on Aug. 18...

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Rensselaer Researchers Aim To Close 'Green Gap' in LEDs

A research team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute received $1.8 million in federal funding to improve the energy efficiency of green light-emitting diodes (LEDs)...

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Hong Kong U. Duo Develops Voice Chat Language Tool

Researchers at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed new software to support language instruction that also holds promise for the easy introduction of voice into any online classes...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Penn, Digium, Deal for Campus Unified Messaging Platform

The University of Pennsylvania agreed to the joint development of a campus-wide unified messaging system using Digium Inc.’s Asterisk..

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Puerto Rico’s Polytechnic Picks Jenzabar Total Campus ERP

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR) licensed Jenzabar’s CX ERP system, Internet Campus Solution (JICS), and Non-Traditional System (NTS)...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Techlearn 2006
in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 10-13, 2006

2006 Conference on Educational Technology
in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 22-25, 2006

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