As funding is phased out for some technologies and increased for others, here’s how you can get more of what you need.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
Over the next five years, mobile and wearable devices will rely less on touchscreen user interfaces and increasingly on sensors, and the next generation of devices and the Internet of Things will drive development of voice, gesture, eye-tracking and other interfaces, according to a new study from ABI Research.
The firewalls and intrusion protection systems in use by educational organizations to protect their enterprise networks may not be keeping up with the new security demands of virtualized data centers.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California now offers a suite of infrastructure-as-a-service cloud services for member institutions in California's research and education community, eliminating the need to conduct local procurement processes for these services.
A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.
Determined to set his company's cloud platform apart from the competition, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella called a press event in San Francisco to unveil several upgrades for Azure, including beefed up virtual machines and storage and a marketplace where cloud-based providers can promote their services.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
According to a new report, unit shipments of Chromebooks are likely to double this year, with the bulk of deployments happening in the United States, driven mainly by strong demand in schools, particularly elementary schools.
Superintendent Matt Akin used federal funding to make the entire town of Piedmont, AL, wireless as a way to increase equity for students, about half of whom did not have Internet access at home.
New Castle School District in Indiana has cut costs and improved the user experience by repurposing its old netbooks as thin clients rather than buying new thin clients.