Crowdfunding data shows rise in STEM, rural requests
Crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org has published data showing STEM resources are still the fastest-growing need for K-12 teachers nationwide.
How to minimize IoT risks on education networks
Commentary: Connected devices are risky, but Fortinet's Jeff Jennings says education IT teams can take a few simple steps to protect themselves.
How Clemson keeps cryptominers off its supercomputer
One of the most powerful computing clusters owned by an American university has attracted at least a few opportunistic students.
Cryptocurrency mining continues on university campuses
University of Michigan CIO Ravi Pendse says the illegal activity can disrupt computer systems and amounts to theft of university resources.
Cryptocurrency firm opens 'Ripple for Good,' a STEM and fintech philanthropy
Cryptocurrency giant Ripple Labs is allocating more than $100 million to jumpstart a new philanthropic institution.
NYU doubles blockchain course offerings, launches nation's 'first' major
Professors say the technology behind bitcoin has become so popular, the initial course has been forced out of the classroom and into an auditorium.
New feature on DonorsChoose puts districts' tech guidelines at teachers' fingertips
The crowdfunding nonprofit says the new tool helps teachers get what they need while reducing headaches for administrators and IT departments.
Columbia University opens center to boost research and innovation around blockchain
The Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, a joint partnership between Columbia and IBM, has three research tracks and a blockchain accelerator.
Cryptocurrency startup pledges $50M to universities researching blockchain
Ripple announced it is partnering with 17 universities to stimulate innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digital payment systems.
Virginia Tech to build blockchain-focused curriculum
The educational effort will be funded by a million commitment from open-source software company Block.one.