News Update :: Tuesday, October 10, 2006

News

CollegeNet Wins Damages in Xap Competition Suit

A federal jury last week awarded CollegeNet, which provides online admission application services to colleges and students, $4.5 million in damages in a suit it filed against Xap Corp. for anti-competitive practices...

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MIT Launches Center for Collective (Wiki) Intelligence

MIT opens the doors this week of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), which has set the ambitious goal to understand how to harness the power of large numbers of people – connected via the Internet and other technologies – to solve a range of business, scientific, and societal problems...

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Stanford Debuts Wiki of All Things Stanford

Stanford University last week launched the Stanford Wiki, a spin-off of the Wikipedia Web encyclopedia. It will focus solely on things related to Stanford...

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Golden Gophers Launch National Media Web Site

The University of Minnesota has launched a Web site designed solely to attract national radio, TV, print, and Internet media outlets to campus research news, university experts, and news columns. The site was produced by the university’s news service, part of the university relations operation...

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U.S., Japan Raise Bar on Global Grid Computing

University and industry researchers in the U.S. and Japan for the first time demonstrated “automated” interoperability between network and computing resources in two national grid computing test-beds. Researchers said it was the first demonstration of integrated computing and communication technology on such a scale between two countries...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

UCL Deal to Archive Cultural Artifacts Via 3-D Scanning

The University College London (UCL) and a developer of three-dimensional color scanning technology formed an alliance to scan artifacts in the university’s Petrie Museum as part of a digital archiving project...

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ASU, Canon Deal Envisions 'Sustainable Digital University'

Arizona State University has formed a partnership with Canon Inc. to build what it calls a “Sustainable Digital University” by creating a new university standard for digital document management and handling...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Events Calendar

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