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Universities, IBM join forces to build a brain-like computer

IBM and four universities are planning a research project into cognitive computing, which seeks to build computers that operate in a manner closer to the human mind.

Schools' use of cloud services puts student privacy at risk

SafeGov.org is calling for strict controls on the use of commercial cloud services for email and documents in education, contending that those services compromise student privacy.

Take note: Smart classroom tools for tech-savvy students

Attention college students! Use these tools to help you study.

The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad

Dragging education into the Information Age has taken centuries of technological improvements.

Intel's 10-inch Education Tablet

Intel revives OLPC rivalry with new Android tablet design

Intel's 10-inch and 7-inch Android tablet designs come less than a month after One Laptop Per Child’s $149.99 XO Tablet became available in Walmart.

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Review: See human anatomy in 3D with Zygote Body

Zygote Body shows 3D simulations of the human body's many systems in glorious detail.

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Review: DeepDyve works like a low-cost subscription to expensive journals

DeepDyve can bring a true change to professional research with its affordable rentals and free full-text previews.

Box wants to be the teacher's pet

As a new school year approaches, Box is hoping to march into more campuses right alongside students and teachers with its cloud storage and file sharing application.

Intel's 10-inch Education Tablet

Intel website lists new 10-inch, 7-inch Android tablet designs

Intel has posted information on its website about new tablets for the education market with 10-inch and 7-inch screens, Atom chips and the Android OS code-named Jellybean.

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Bill Gates Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2013

Bill Gates: the college lecture is dead—but Microsoft Bob isn't

With the Internet allowing students to "shop" for the best lectures, the role of the college professor should shift to facilitating the progress of individual students, Bill Gates tells a Microsoft education summit.