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  • Blackboard To Buy Out Angel Learning

    Blackboard is buying out Angel Learning, the maker of a major competing learning management system, Angel LMS. Blackboard President and CEO Michael Chasen explains what it means; users respond.More

IT News

  • Windows 7 RC Goes Live

    Microsoft has announced that the Windows 7 release candidate (RC) is now available to the general public.More
  • SpringSource Acquires Hyperic

    In a move that promises to extend the appeal of the Spring Framework to enterprise developers, SpringSource this week said it has acquired Hyperic, a supplier of open source Web application and infrastructure management.More
  • Simmons College Builds Gold LEED Certified Building

    Boston's Simmons College has received Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its School of Management and Academic Building. The building, which opened in January, is Simmons's first structure built in accordance with the standards set by the USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.More
  • Central New Mexico Community College Moves to Metro Optical Ethernet

    Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) recently upgraded its multi-campus network and distance-learning program with data networking technology designed by Qwest Communications International.More
  • Columbus State CC Managing Projects with TeamDynamixHE

    Columbus State Community College has deployed TeamDynamixHE, a project management system for higher education from a company with the same name. The college, which serves 24,000 students in Columbus, OH, is spread across an 85-acre downtown campus, 10 suburban centers, and a virtual campus that enrolls more online students than any college in Ohio.More
  • Maryville U Selects ImageNow for Document Management

    Maryville University in St. Louis, MO has selected ImageNow from Perceptive Software for a document management project in its accounts payable department, office of enrollment, and student service center. The institute chose the software because it integrated non-programmatically with Maryville's enterprise resource planning system, Datatel Colleague. Following its initial successful implementation, the university plans to expand ImageNow campus-wide.More
  • Microsoft Testing Cloud-Based Data Sharing

    Microsoft announced last week that it is seeking customers willing to test their databases in a cloud-based data connectivity project.More