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Taiwanese university becomes the first to deploy WiMAX

Taiwan's Tatung University on April 21 became the first university campus to be covered entirely by Mobile WiMAX (802.16e) wireless technology, BetaNews reports. …

Laptops bring youth off the streets

Laptops can easily be taken for granted by those who have access to them, but the devices are a salvation for some at-risk teenagers and young adults caught up in…

Study: Nearly one in 10 video gamers could be addicts

Nearly one in 10 U.S. children who play video games might be growing addicted to the pastime, AFP reports. …

Cisco puts more security in the cloud

Cisco is set to make several cloud-related security announcements at the RSA conference on April 21, including the expansion of its hosted security services and the integration of security-as-a-service applications…

Technology conference focuses on how to empower children

Do your students really know how to use Google? That was one of many questions presented to educators at this year's 23rd annual Technology and Innovation in Education conference at…

Future cell phone to take on music editing

German design firm Pilotfish plans to make an advanced phone that would allow for users to edit music on the go, Reuters reports. …

New iPhone app helps students log on to SJSU network

Two San Jose State University computer engineering students have created a software company to sell iPhone applications, reports the school's newspaper, the Spartan Daily -- and one of their first…

My students. My cell phone. My ordeal.

The Channel 4 Newsbreak was meant to shock: "High school assistant principal in Loudoun County arrested for child pornography," announced the anchor. "Details following the Olympics." "That was last Aug.…

Time Warner Cable shelves some internet metering plans

Bowing to mounting public and political pressure, Time Warner Cable Inc. said April 16 it was shelving plans in four markets to charge customers based on how much internet traffic…

Software that guards virtual playgrounds

Moderators are increasingly relying on smart software to flag suspicious activity on virtual-world web sites aimed at children, reports the New York Times. …