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Librarians Say Information Literacy Is Important, They Don't Have the Tools to Teach It

Nearly all librarians (97 percent) say information literacy contributes to workforce success and more than four in five (83 percent) say it affects college graduation rates, and yet 44 percent said their library does not support information literacy as much as it should, according to a new survey from ProQuest.

Lenovo Showcases Affordable VR Headset at CES 2017

Lenovo is showcasing the prototype for its own self-contained VR headset this week at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Report: Internet of Things Spending to Reach $1.29 Trillion by 2020

A new forecast from International Data Corp. estimates that the total worldwide spending on the Internet of Things will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020.

Portable AR Projector Creates Optical 3D Illusions on Any Surface

HoloLamp has introduced a new portable device that delivers hands-free and glasses-free augmented reality experiences.

Acer Debuts Rugged Chromebook N7 for Classrooms

Acer has unveiled its latest Chromebook for education customers, boasting enhanced durability, long battery life and other features that make it ideal for students and classroom use.

South Korean Company Maxst Unveils Two New AR Products at CES 2017

Maxst, a Seoul, South Korea-based augmented reality (AR) company, is introducing two new AR products Thursday at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8.

LearnLaunch Unveils Cohort of Ed Tech Startups for Breakthrough Program

LearnLaunch Accelerator has unveiled the first cohort of its second fund for ed tech startup companies and three new venture partners to the investment team.

E Ink Debuts Largest ePaper Display With Low Power Costs

E Ink has unveiled the largest commercially available active matrix ePaper module.

HTC Vive Showcases VR Education Experiences at CES 2017

HTC Vive will be demonstrating more than 30 virtual reality experiences at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas this week (Jan. 5-8).

Report: Digital Curriculum Spending up 25% in 2016, Most Schools to Increase in 2017

A new survey from The Learning Counsel finds that nearly four in five students have access to a computing device for "a good portion of the school day" or longer.

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