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Digital Skills Academy and Cisco provide ‘project-based challenges’

The largest IT and networking company in the world, Cisco, is the latest major multinational tech company to join Digital Skills Academy’s impressive list of Industry Partners. Digital Skills Academy’s unique International BSc Degrees, Professional Diplomas and Online Short Courses provide working professionals with experience of developing real digital solutions to real business challenges. These […]


Tel Aviv University sets up venture fund for technological innovation

Tel Aviv University is establishing a venture fund, focused on early stage startups, named TAU Ventures. This is the first time that a model of this sort is being established in Israel and it is similar to those in the most prestigious universities in the US, such as MIT, Berkeley, Stanford, etc. The fund will […]


SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite unveils brand new learner experience

SumTotal Systems, the world’s only unified learning, talent and workforce management solution, has announced a new release of its award-winning SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite®. The 18.2 release, which will be available in June, delivers exactly what users are looking for – Netflix™ style, consumer-led design, with a personalised experience to the individual’s learning and development […]


CNet’s programmes now approved by the IEEE

CNet Training’s technical education programmes have been approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology. Those who attend CNet’s programmes and who are IEEE members benefit from gaining IEEE Professional Development Hours (PDH) which result in IEEE Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Not only […]


University of Warsaw and deepsense.ai launch Google-powered project

Researchers from the University of Warsaw, Google AI and deepsense.ai take on a new reinforcement learning challenge on Cloud TPU hardware accelerators. The goal of the experiment is to end-to-end train an artificial intelligence to play video games fully inside a computation graph. A team from the University of Warsaw, made up of Piotr Miłoś, […]


New digital skills university planned for Milton Keynes

Plans have been unveiled for a new university in Milton Keynes focused on digital skills. It is hoped that around 5,000 students will study for qualifications in areas such as digital, cyber, autonomy, robotics and artificial intelligence at the university, which is currently called MK:U. The first undergraduate cohort is expected to start in 2023. […]


5G for hyper-connected urban society enabled at University of Bristol

University of Bristol, Smart Internet Lab, leverages Xilinx silicon technology to deploy and demonstrate the world’s first end-to-end 5G urban network. This flexible and programmable 5G network testbed, consisting of 5G NR radio heads connected to the 5G virtualised baseband pool using multiple protocols with dynamic low latency aggregation and elastic bandwidth allocation into the […]


Elsevier and Polish Universities Consortia Leader IMC sign agreement

Elsevier, the global information analytics business specialising in science and health, announced its agreement with the Polish Universities Consortia Leader, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (IMC), to provide nation-wide university access to SciVal, Elsevier’s analytics solution to track and measure research performance. Access to SciVal will enable university leaders and managers across Polish […]


Cisco and Portugal’s government announce plans for digitisation

The Government of Portugal and Cisco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate country digitisation. The signing followed a meeting yesterday between Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa, Cisco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chuck Robbins and Sofia Tenreiro, General Manager of Cisco Portugal. Over the next two years, Portugal and Cisco will cooperate to […]


University of Groningen offers online course about the EU GDPR

On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become binding law. The GDPR aims to improve data protection across the EU and is the most significant change to data protection regulation in 20 years. A new online course, offered by the University of Groningen, provides the necessary insight on how to implement […]