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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • U Ottawa Tests Put High Concentration of iPads Through Paces

    A Canadian university recently performed a simulation to see how well its network would hold up under the collective congestion of 100 Apple iPads running a multitude of common, bandwidth-hungry institutional applications.

  • PC Growth Slows While Security Software Surges

    While worldwide shipments of personal computers are expected to climb in 2011, that growth will be slower than previously expected. Meanwhile, according to new research, IT security is seeing a surge following a sharp drop in 2009.

  • Winners Near Finish Line in EcoCAR Competition

    A three-year project by the United States Department of Energy and General Motors to woo engineering students into learning next-generation automotive technology comes to a close this month as teams from universities around the continent participate in the final rounds of competition.


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