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Student's smart glove converts sign language into text and speech

A student's invention could make communication for the impaired easier to manage.

By 2 October 2015


Facebook aims to boost tech diversity by appealing to students, parents

New online resources hub offers tips in English and Spanish on how to get started in computer science and the benefits that come with a programming career.

By 21 October 2015


Irish students build all-electric DeLorean for Back to the Future Day

The car will also serve as a promotional vehicle to help Irish students get excited for careers in STEM fields.

By 21 October 2015


Science teacher suspended for using jammer to shut up students' cell phones

Technically Incorrect: In Florida, a science teacher decides that quiet in the classroom should involve a little technical chicanery. Verizon is allegedly not pleased.

By 4 June 2015


Florida public schools to spy on students' social media, report says

Technically Incorrect: The Orange County Public Schools District reportedly gets software for monitoring posts made by students, saying it wants to anticipate and prevent cyberbullying and other crime.

By 30 May 2015


Tech gifts for college students

For college students, small high-tech gadgets can make a big difference. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis offers up several suggestions for students returning to campus.

By 14 August 2015


Best laptop and tablet for students

Buying back-to-school supplies means more than just notebooks and pens. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis shares the best laptop, hybrid computer and tablet for students.

By 12 August 2015


Attention students and teachers: Check if you can get Office 365 for free now

Going back to school soon? You may be able to get your hands on a free full version of Microsoft Office with just a few steps.

By 6 August 2015


Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By 21 January 2015


Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By 27 March 2015