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  • Digital Divide: Access Is Not Enough

    Access to technology is not enough to eliminate the digital divide, according to a new study from the University of Southern California. Specialized programs that provide low-income households with access to computers and the Internet must also provide ongoing and progressive training to increase participants' computer skills.

  • PCs See Longest Sustained Decline in History

    Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.

  • Texas A&M U-Central Texas Launches Center for Solar Energy

    Texas A&M University-Central Texas has launched the Center for Solar Energy to evaluate, develop, and test new photovoltaic solar technologies.

  • U Tennessee Prof Takes on Exascale Computing

    A computer science professor from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville has just earned a million dollar grant to explore the next generation of high performance computing.



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