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Students Get Microsoft Office 365 And SkyDrive Free For 90 Days
2013-03-11 14:23:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online College isn´t cheap, but on Monday Microsoft offered some news that could help students just a bit. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant announced that college students could test out its new Office 365 University for three months for free. In addition those students would also receive 20GB of space on the SkyDrive cloud based servers. This program is being offered to students with qualifying .edu email addresses,...

Microsoft’s Office Cloud Service Adds Features For Education Systems
2012-06-28 13:29:38

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today saw the launch of Microsoft´s Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite that is specifically aimed at schools and universities, replacing Live@edu, which will remain available for 18 more months to give its customers time to migrate into the newer software, writes Juan Carlos Perez for IDG News. Although Office 365 is a cloud-based suite, it can require upgrades to customers´ PC and server software, as...

2012-02-07 20:20:00

Plug-in to be released worldwide to Moodle´s open-source community of over 55 million users Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Moodlerooms, Inc., has developed an integration connecting Microsoft´s Live@edu services and Moodle, the world´s most widely-used learning management system. With this integration, Moodlerooms will make select functionality of Live@edu directly accessible within the Moodle 2 and 1.9 environments via single sign-on, further enabling teachers and...

2011-06-07 04:00:00

DOVER, Del. and REDMOND, Wash., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delaware Department of Education today announced it is working with Microsoft Corp. to bring Microsoft Live@edu, an innovative suite of online communication and collaboration tools, to students, faculty and staff in district and charter schools throughout the state. The Department of Technology and Information (DTI) will initially migrate approximately 20,000 faculty and staff to this no-cost platform in June 2011, with the...

2011-04-08 10:21:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) has signed a new statewide agreement with Microsoft Corp. The agreement has saved the state tens of millions of dollars each year for the past 10 years in licensing educational technology. This renewed commitment extends to 2015 the agreement initially signed in 1999, giving more than 250 Maryland public, federal and private, K-12-and-higher education institutions, and more than 1.4 million...

2011-03-10 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. introduced a new, streamlined and cost-effective subscription licensing program designed to comprehensively meet the licensing needs of academic institutions. Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) gives academic institutions in K-12 and higher education additional control over the pricing and terms of their Microsoft contracts and provides an accessible and user-friendly licensing process. Also, by lowering entry...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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