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4 educational benefits of mobile technology

4 Educational Benefits of Mobile Technology

Mobile apps are changing how educators teach and how students access information. As schools increasingly invest in technological solutions — especially in light of the Coronavirus and the cancellation of school across the globe — mobile apps are slated for a central role in the curriculum. This shift into mobile e-learning is a timely and much-needed help for educational organizations ...
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Cisco Puts Up $225 Million to Combat Spread of COVID-19

Cisco Puts Up $225 Million to Combat Spread of COVID-19

The News: Cisco plans to dedicate $225 million in cash and services to support various causes dedicated to combating the spread of the coronavirus and helping those affected. The investment, which includes $8 million in cash and $210 million in products, will be dispersed to a variety of groups including the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and the World ...
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Residential Broadband Usage Soars This Week

Residential Broadband Usage Soars This Week

The News: OpenVault, a company that collects and analyzes household broadband usage in the U.S., found that residential broadband usage was soaring this week. The average downstream (data received) usage per customer in urban areas rose 98.3% while upstream (data sent) usage per customer climbed 68.6% on Monday, March 16 compared to a week earlier. Additionally, the average upstream usage ...
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The Pros and Cons of a BYOD Policy

The Pros and Cons of a BYOD Policy

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture continues to permeate the office environment, as more and more companies allow staff to use their own smartphones, laptops and tablets for work purposes—85% of employers, according to recent research. And although BYOD policies have a number of benefits, from boosting employee productivity to cutting company costs, there are also some clear drawbacks, particularly ...
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IBM Leads High Performance Computing Consortium to Expand Covid-19 Fight

IBM Leads High Performance Computing Consortium to Expand COVID-19 Fight

The News: IBM on Sunday announced an initiative to increase access to high performance computing for groups researching and fighting the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. IBM (IBM) partnered with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy to create the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium. The effort, which IBM started just last week, is ...
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