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  • 3 Southern California Campuses Tap Solar Power

    Three Southern California campuses have installed solar systems from Solar Power Partners and are generating power. The solar systems include an 878.22 kilowatt (kW) system at the University of California, San Diego; a 357.32 kW system at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego; and a 238.68 kW system at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena.More
  • San Diego Supercomputer Center Taps eThority for BI

    San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has selected eThority Enterprise Edition to perform business intelligence work.More
  • Wimba Collaboration Suite 6.0 Adds IM Whiteboarding, Enhanced Assessments

    Wimba has announced an update to the Wimba Collaboration Suite. The new 6.0 release, introduced Tuesday at the Wimba Connect 2009 user conference, adds a number of new features to the individual applications in the suite, including new whiteboarding capabilities in the instant messaging module.More
  • Harvard Named CUDA Center of Excellence

    Harvard University has been named a CUDA Center of Excellence by Nvidia for teaching GPU computing and for integrating CUDA-enabled GPUs into research projects. The university last year received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for developing GPU technologies for scientific computing.More
  • FairShare Allows Content Creators To Track Content Use

    A new site called FairShare allows users to track how their online work is being used by others. Developed by Attributor in collaboration with Creative Commons, the free service allows bloggers and individual content creators to understand how their work is shared across the Web.More
  • Lake Superior State Students Prototype Robotic Systems with DELMIA

    Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, MI has selected DELMIA Robotics from Dassault Systèmes to support its $1 million robotics lab in an extension of the multi-year relationship between the university and the company.More
  • Rochester Institute of Tech Project Digitizes Books on Bookbinding

    In a touch of high tech irony, a collection of rare books about bookbinding from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has found its way onto two digital book sites.More