Microsoft introduces new Surface Laptop, system upgrades at EDU event

Microsoft has unveiled its new Surface Laptop, which is specifically designed for college students.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/02/microsoft-introduces-new-surface-laptop-system-upgrades-at-edu-event.html

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Computer-generated 'brain age' estimates how much time you've got left

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a machine learning algorithm that can look at people’s “brain age” and use this to predict their lifespan. Here’s how it works.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/27/computer-generated-brain-age-estimates-how-much-time-youve-got-left.html

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How to watch the NCAA tournament while at work

The NCAA college basketball tournament starts in full tomorrow, as teams from around the country duke (pun intended) it out to see who’s crowned champion. Chances are though, you’ll be at work though and may not be able to sneak away from your desk to watch the games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/how-to-watch-ncaa-tournament-while-at-work.html

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Los Angeles college reportedly pays hackers $28G ransom

A Los Angeles college reportedly paid hackers a $28,000 ransom after a cyberattack kept students and faculty locked out of their accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/los-angeles-college-reportedly-pays-hackers-28g-ransom.html

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College bans mortarboard throwing, says it'll Photoshop them in later

Photoshop to the rescue! A UK college has told its graduates not to throw their mortarboards in the air, as per the tradition, because they could injure someone. They’ve been told to simply pretend to do it, leaving the photography firm to add the hats later.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/college-bans-mortarboard-throwing-says-itll-photoshop-them-in-later.html

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/12/yik-yak-posts-arent-as-anonymous-as-users-believe.html

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/c/35492/f/676960/s/48e4fd67/sc/28/l/0L0Scnn0N0C20A150C0A80C110Cus0Cfeat0Enasa0Estudent0Eexperiments0Erocket0Elaunch0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech/story01.htm

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The best laptops for college students: Learning digitally has never been easier

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College life has changed dramatically in the last decade. Many classes are being offered online, academic research has moved to the digital arena, and now many assignments are turned in through e-mail attachments. Modern college students are increasingly reliant on computers, and that means a laptop is most certainly in your future. So, how do you decide which one to buy?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/173009-the-best-laptops-for-college-students-learning-digitally-has-never-been-easier

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Marketing to Mobile Millennials: Misperceptions and Myths


Despite their financial burdens — unconscionably high levels of college education debt and a lackluster job market — everyone wants to know what millenials want. Where will they live? What will they buy? Automakers shake in fear that they won’t develop the same obsession for the automobile-oriented lifestyle as their parents. Apartment builders have no compunction about building more and more edgy, in-fill dwellings for them, content in the knowledge that home ownership is a long away off for this crowd.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80705.html?rss=1

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