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  • Students Get Kicks on Route 66

    A multimedia graduate thesis project that uses a Volkswagen Bug, a Nintendo Wii, and three Google programs could just help renew interest in preserving what's left of Route 66.

  • U Georgia Investigates Music Download Extortion Attempt

    The University of Georgia has ended its investigation into a case of IT extortion. According to the campus police department, a security analyst employed by the university has been charged with trying to extort money from a student to cover up her downloads of copyrighted files.

  • Cyber Challenge: 10,000 Security Warriors Wanted

    The Cyber Challenge has set as its national goal to identify and train an army of cybersecurity experts to help fill shortages in industry and government. Campuses like Cal Poly are helping to lead the charge.

  • Cornell Uses Laplink App To Help Mop Up Infected Machines

    Cornell University in Ithaca, NY expects to expand usage of a software utility from Laplink Software that moves programs, files, and settings from one PC to another.