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Drive education towards technology: Pearson boss

The chief executive of the Australian branch of multinational private education firm Pearson will warn an audience of educators that they risk becoming irrelevant in the hot-topic education debate. In his speech to next week’s EduTECH conference in Brisbane, David Barnett, chief ...

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Government’s one-stop IP shop now online

The federal government has launched a match-making website where companies can search all the intellectual property patents Australia’s universities and public research bodies hold. The assistant minister for innovation, Wyatt Roy, launched Source IP in late November. It was developed ...

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Microsoft’s view from the cloud

The future of university administration is in the cloud, the chief technology officer of Microsoft Australia has said. Cloud computing allows users and enterprises to store their data in third-party centres. Microsoft's James Kavanagh said the cloud streamlines the business ...

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Innovation the force for prosperity: Booth

The resources boom has forced Australia to play global economic catch-up, the provost of the University of Technology, Sydney has said. Professor Peter Booth said the success and economic shortsightedness of the resources boom created an environment where Australia didn’t ...

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The future of education is digital, individual: Citrix

The physical classroom will become virtual, a US-based multinational tech vendor says. In its 2020 Technology Landscape report Citrix predicts technology will turn the traditional educational experience into more a personalised learning model. Essentially, Citrix says this means technology – such as ...

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