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Norway tests laptop exam program

About 6,000 students in Norway are taking exams on their laptops in a trial that soon could be rolled out across the country, the BBC reports. …

Cyber crooks churning out trick flu eMails

Cyber crooks are capitalizing on influenza fears with torrents of eMail promising "swine flu" news but delivering malware or dubious offers for potency drugs or penis enlargement, AFP reports.…

Sources: Apple to introduce more affordable Macs

Determined to grow its share of the personal computer market during the worst economic climate in its corporate history, Apple is tailoring changes to a pair of its offerings that…

Colleges are checking out applicants’ social networking posts

A new report indicates that colleges' admission or scholarship decisions are being influenced by what they find about applicants online, reports the Los Angeles Times. …

Georgia schools scamper to join legions on Twitter

Twitter, the latest rage in free social networking, is being used by celebrities, CEOs, soccer moms, and now even tech-savvy school districts to keep the public informed about important, and…

NCAA football coaches employ Twitter as new recruiting tool

Twitter.com has grown by 1,382 percent from February 2008 to February 2009, resulting in an increase of about 6.56 million new unique visitors during that time frame. Now several athletic…

Talk to kids about sexting, Burlington officials say

If your child has a cell phone, then it's time for the "talk" -- that is, the talk about the dangers of sexting. That was the message that the county…

India buys 250,000 low-cost laptops from OLPC

India has purchased 250,000 XO laptops from the nonprofit One Laptop Per Child project, a move that boosts the initiative and could help the deflating effort get back on its…

School employees clogging computers with personal eMail

The Tampa, Fla., school board is wrestling with how to set rules for employees' personal use of eMail -- a problem with no easy answers, reports the Tampa Tribune.…

Judge delays Google book settlement hearing

The federal court overseeing Google Inc.'s settlement over its book-scanning program is giving authors four more months to opt out of the deal and review its potential pitfalls, reports the…