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  • New Site Reviews Privacy and Security of Web and Mobile Apps

    A professor in the Stanford University Center for Internet and Society has led an effort to design a Web site to review Web and mobile applications for privacy, security, and openness. WhatApp?, led by Ryan Calo, has enlisted the help of a team of lawyers, computer scientists, and privacy and security experts from Stanford and other institutions to provide reviews of online resources.

  • Maple T.A. 6 Adds Moodle Support

    Maplesoft has announced the release of Maple T.A. 6, the newest version of its Maple T.A. testing and assessment software.

  • Google Rolling Out Richer Web Apps

    Google has updated its codebase, adding features to its Google Docs online suite of applications that make them richer and more collaborative.

  • Welsh University Moves to Lecture Capture

    Some faculty at Aberystwyth University are using a new lecture capture tool to restructure how they use classroom time. The Welsh institution has deployed Panopto's CourseCast, which some lecturers on campus are using to pre-record lectures, which they then post to the Blackboard Learn course management system.

  • SAS Broadens Free Access to Academic Analytics Tools

    Business software maker SAS, whose initial product was conceived in a university, is seeking to expand its footprint in the education market.