Technology

  How often have you found yourself staring in amazement at the sight of a two-year old infant enthusiastically and passionately attack an iPad, effortlessly use the keys, and interface seamlessly...
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Coursera has tied up with Google and Instagram to launch projects that will create offerings for its multi-course “specialization” series. For students to graduate from this programme they finish a "...
Feb 20, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and the University of Agricultural...
Feb 20, 2015
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Meritnation.com, an e-learning website for school students, will be launching six new offline digital learning centres. The startup had previously launched a centre in Gurgaon in 2012, and four more...
Feb 20, 2015
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Delhi University is disseminating information to students through mobile apps—a medium that they are familiar with. The 5WH in brief Who: Professor Gurpreet Singh Tuteja, Deputy Dean, Admission/...
Feb 11, 2015
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Hughes Global Education India and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta have together launched an Executive Programme in Human Resource Management (EPHRM). The Hughes Interactive Onsite...
Feb 05, 2015
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The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has signed an agreement with Samsung Electronics and will set up the MSME-Samsung Technical School. The goal is to establish ten such...
Feb 05, 2015
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 1. Its free, easily available and courses offered are from the best universities world over Online education is a fast growing phenomena across the world.  What better way of using it than making it...
Jan 22, 2015
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Flipkart has tied up with online education pioneer TCYonline and will offer test preparation tools from January 19. The agreement will allow them to field products/coaching material for over 90 exam...
Jan 22, 2015
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The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institutes Management (IIMs) will be launching free online courses according to Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The...
Jan 22, 2015
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IIT Madras has launched a centre where their students will research and develop technology for people with locomotor impairments. Named the TTK Centre for Rehabilitation Research and Device...
Jan 22, 2015
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Entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala will be launching U Education, an online education company focused only on higher education. He has invested Rs 100 crore and will look to make an entry into the market...
Jan 16, 2015
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The Kerala government will be launching India’s first initiative in multi-media "Digital Collaborative Textbooks" (DCT).  This digital textbook will feature information from around the globe in audio...
Jan 16, 2015
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The Gandhi Institute for Technology has deployed Android Apps as an easy and viable medium to educate their students. They estimate that a student spends nearly 2-3 hours daily using the internet for...
Jan 16, 2015
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Union Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra Wednesday recently met HyunChil Hong, President & CEO of Samsung South West Asia in New Delhi. The purpose of the...
Jan 16, 2015
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Delhi University will be sending four teachers to Scotland to undergo training on digital literacy at Edinburgh College.  A workshop will be held in Delhi to draw up the shortlist for the trip. DU...
Jan 16, 2015
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The UGC has sent out a letter to all universities stating that they will map the varsities under its digital India initiative. They will look for internet connectivity options at the universities....
Jan 08, 2015
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The Allahabad University will be launching smart classrooms in all the four faculties with state-of-art digital white boards. They will introduce 20 such high-tech classrooms and will also create a...
Jan 08, 2015
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Google is looking for a tie up with the Telangana government that will allow it to open its own ‘permanent and big’ campus in Hyderabad. The software giant Google at present has rented premises and...
Jan 08, 2015
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TED When was it launched The app was launched in 2010. About the app TED's official app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical...
Jan 06, 2015
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The National Institute of Technology, Delhi (NIT) has taken technology that prevents forgery of documents developed by Authenticate Pte Ltd. And used it to create certificates and mark sheets that...
Dec 18, 2014
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IIT Bombay has launched a two-part course on Signals and Systems on the edX platform to help students and learners understand the basics of any signal processing application. The course delves into...
Dec 18, 2014
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The IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education will be hosted by Amrita University. The conference will discuss how students even in the rural area could be educated using technology....
Dec 18, 2014
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Chennai-based Robotix Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, has signed an MoU with Graz University of Technology, Austria. Robotix teaches students at the college and school level fundamental STEM concepts....
Dec 18, 2014
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Dell’s new research division which supports all four of its business units will be creating a research hub in India. To further this aim they have signed a MoU with IIT Chennai where engineers from...
Dec 18, 2014
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While most university campuses abroad are Wi-Fi enabled, Indian universities lag behind in giving Internet access to students. Interestingly, one of the early decisions of the new central government...
Dec 12, 2014
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The CMR Institute of Technology and Leviosa Consulting have tied up to create Educ8 a software that in an innovative, lean operational management suite configured to efficiently run academic...
Dec 04, 2014
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Intel India will be promoting digital literacy in the country with plans for training individuals at the panchayat levels. Around a 1,000 villages will be receiving broadband connectivity under the...
Dec 04, 2014
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Coursera, has tied up with the Hyderabad based Indian School of Business (ISB) to offer online content on the Coursera platform. Richard Levin, CEO, Coursera stated to the media "ISB will work in a...
Dec 04, 2014
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The Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) has tied up with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. This initiative will give students access to various softwares for free and the freedom to...
Dec 04, 2014
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Dell India will be conducting a 'Dell PC Literacy Week' programme to mark World Computer Literacy Day from December 2. Dell will be aiming at increasing PC awareness, usage and penetration in India...
Dec 04, 2014
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The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation  will be giving funds amounting Rs 12.4 crore (around $2 million)  to Edutel Technologies Pvt Ltd. Edutel is a provider of virtual classrooms for students in...
Nov 06, 2014
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IBM Watson will tie up with IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata (ISIK) and BITS Pilani. The goal here will be to aid the growth of the education sector by introducing a...
Nov 06, 2014
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Coursera, has tied up with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to develop courses for Coursera’s 10-million-plus learners. ISB will be Coursera’s first Indian partner to produce and own content that...
Nov 06, 2014
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Meritnation.com recently released version 1.5 of its Android and iOS Apps that has a new interface and powerful new features to facilitate learning on mobile for college students.Version 1.5 features...
Nov 06, 2014
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EMC has tied up with 27 engineering colleges in Pune and will help their students to prepared for careers in information storage and management. The newly forged Academic Alliance initiative will...
Nov 06, 2014
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The Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology and Management (GGITM) has tied up with APS Labs Germany and Indo Euro Synchronization to create a remote robotics lab with robotic company ABB. A group of...
Nov 06, 2014
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Panjab University has called for a "National Discussion Meet on Research: New Innovation and Work Plan" to formalize recommendations for research in technology and other areas of learning. Around 25...
Oct 16, 2014
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Intel India has added a digital literacy program with the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology in support of the Digital India initiative. The two institutes will work...
Oct 16, 2014
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The BBC will be launching an education project in 2015 called Make it Digital. The project will focus on inspiring a new generation to pursue coding, programming and digital technology. Project...
Sep 26, 2014
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Google has created and launched a Google for Education Blog that will give educators and students information about new technologies, products, apps and services that assist learning. Megan Smith, a...
Sep 25, 2014
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Gujarat and TeamLease have started operations with India's first vocational university. The initial offerings at the varosty are built around specialisation in three segments-mechatronics,...
Sep 25, 2014
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Six MoUs in sectors including education, environment, gas and space science, between India and the US have been approved by the cabinet. The MoUs are to be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi'...
Sep 25, 2014
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The Centre for Innovation is a 24-hour ‘Student Innovation Lab’ of IIT Madras a student run lab across all IITs established in 2008. The vision of CFI is “To promote informal learning and foster...
Sep 18, 2014
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A lab to develop application software has been set up at the Dronacharya College of Engineering by Microsoft. The lab will help students develop application software and allow interactions with...
Sep 18, 2014
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The M S University's faculty of technology and engineering has now incorporated the 'Local Guru-Digital Library' software that customizes content for local needs. The university's Hansa Mehta library...
Sep 18, 2014
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The Cyient Foundation will be launching of two programs—the first which will aim at skills development to make more engineering graduates employable, and the other to empower neighborhood communities...
Sep 18, 2014
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In October 2008 George Siemens, Stephen Downes and Dave Cormier from Canada started the first Massive Open Online Course called Connectivism and Connective Knowledge (CCK08) based on a new theory of...
Sep 05, 2014
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A 21 day DST Sponsored Training Programme on Geospatial Technologies (GST) has been organised by the Department of Geography & Regional Development, University of Kashmir. The programme will be...
Sep 04, 2014
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