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Arizona State and Sprint Join Forces on 5G and IoT

An initiative between Arizona State University and telecommunications company Sprint will focus on 5G and the Internet of Things. The multiyear program will build on 5G connectivity in place on campus, produce new IoT curriculum and launch a spate of joint research projects.

Elon Students Create Campus-Only Social App

A team of students at North Carolina's Elon University have launched a social app that allows its users to share short videos.

FASFA App Updates Improve Usability, Security

With seniors starting to apply for college, the U.S. Department of Education announced updates to the FASFA mobile app to make the process easier for students and parents.

Seneca College Transitioning to WiFi 6

Seneca College is utilizing the latest generation of Aruba's WiFi access points to boost its network capabilities to handle more devices and boost connectivity speeds.

Distance Learning Without Computers

Arizona State University is finding out what refugee farmers in Uganda and online course creators have to teach each other about making do with very little.

App Guides Students to Campus IT Resources

IT monitoring company LabStats has introduced LabFind, a mobile app that allows students to search for and navigate to campus IT resources, such as computers, printers, projectors, whiteboards, study spaces and more.



Apple Wallet Builds Contactless Student ID Support on Campus

A system in place at the universities of Tennessee, Vermont and San Francisco is enabling students to access buildings and buy essentials with their iPhones and Apple watches as replacements for traditional student identification cards.

Google Introduces AI-Based Mobile Learning App

Google is launching a revamped version of the Socratic app to help high school and college students complete their homework.

Smartphone Sales in Decline, but 5G-Powered Rebound Expected for 2020

In 2019, smartphone sales worldwide will dip 2.5 percent over last year, according to a forecast from research firm Gartner, with the largest declines expected in Japan, Western Europe and North America.

Pearson Releases Courseware Skill for Amazon Alexa

Pearson has created an Amazon Alexa skill for its Revel digital courseware product, allowing students to access text audio, homework reminders, class schedules and more via Alexa-enabled devices.  

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