Scandal rocks Ohio State University as 83 students accused of cheating via app

For eons, students have found ways to cheat on exams and tests – looking at someone else’s test or paper, getting the answers beforehand or plagiarizing someone else’s work.Now, in an age where technology is pervasive in every facet of life, some have been accused of using an app to help them cheat.

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Hackers breach public school databases, send out threatening texts

Hackers sent out threatening text messages to the parents of students claiming plans for violence at their schools. Although the threats were empty, authorities closed a number of schools just to be safe.

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Evidence of World War I battle found in Israel

Students of the Melach Ha-Aretz preparatory program who were part of an archaeological dig found rifle cartridges and shell fragments from World War I in an Israeli city.

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University notifies students of acceptance on Snapchat

Students waiting to find out if they’ve been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are receiving confirmation in the form of a Snapchat message. Will more colleges end up adopting the unorthodox route?

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How Ohio State University harnessed tech to alert students of campus attack

Ohio State University’s Buckeye Alert system warned students of a campus attacker within minutes of the car and knife attack unfolding Monday morning.

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Study: 80 percent of students can't differentiate between real and fake news

An 18-month study in 12 states of nearly 8,000 students in junior high school through college found most couldn’t judge news credibility accurately. Many were swayed by good design and writing, or could not discern conflicts of interest.

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Researchers use Apple Watch to pilot drone, control HomeKit Hue lamps via hand gestures

Article Image Engineering students at Taiwan’s National Chung Hsing University demonstrated a clever use of the motion sensors in Apple Watch to interpret hand gestures, enabling them to remotely control real world devices akin to the science fiction fantasy depicted in Star Wars.

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Singapore students design personal flying machine

Ever wanted your own personal flying machine? Well, a team of engineering students at the National University of Singapore (NUS) appear to be one step closer to making that a reality after they successfully tested a craft that is capable of vertical take-off and landing with one person on board.

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Google accused of invading student privacy via Chromebook computers

Google is disputing the accusation that it invaded the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the tech giant’s Chrome operating system.

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Apple Store employees allegedly profile black students as potential thieves

Article Image A group of black high school students were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia after security became concerned that they “might steal something,” prompting the store manager to issue an apology.

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Yik Yak posts aren't as anonymous as users believe

Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online using the service.

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Weather scrubs launch of student experiments to space

College students eager to see their experiments fly in space will have to wait at least one more day after weather forced NASA to scrub plans for a scheduled Tuesday launch from eastern Virginia’s Wallops Flight Facility.

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iTunes U update allows homework submissions, outside app integration [u]

Apple’s iTunes U is set to be updated to allow students to submit homework through the app, and for course materials to integrate external apps, greatly expanding the abilities of its education-focused platform. [Updated]



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New York school district converts 75% of its curriculum to Apple's iPad

All students in grades 3 through 9 in the affluent Mineola, N.Y., school district have been equipped with Apple’s iPad, in an aggressive and ambitious initiative that has converted some 75 percent of its students’ instructional days to the touchscreen tablet.



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Bass battles blaze: George Mason students invent sound-based fire extinguisher

Two engineering students at George Mason University have created a potentially revolutionary fire extinguisher that uses sound to fight blazes.

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