IS&T Recognizes IT Innovation at 7th Annual IT Innovation Cup | College of Information Science & Technology

Presented by First Data and Werner Enterprises, the IT Innovation Cup is an annual, seven-month long competition between Omaha area high schools which involves educational workshops, open house receptions and ongoing student competition which culminate with the IT Innovation Cup award.  

The final event is typically celebrated with an in-person event with community participation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transitioning to remote learning, the Cup’s organizers decided to move the final event to a virtual one 

Every one of our judges, especially the people who work in this field,

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HP Spectre x360 15 Hands-On Review: Less Bezel, More Power

When I first approached the new 2020 Spectre x360 15, it stopped me dead in my tracks. HP had done it.

The chunky bezels of the previous versions were shaved off, leaving behind the sleek, small, chassis of its flagship 15-inch laptop. But there’s more to HP’s new laptop than just good looks. Thanks to some brand new internals from Nvidia and Intel, this also the most powerful-looking Spectre ever made too.

Slim, small, and luxurious

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Much like with the smaller x360 13, this new design was accomplished by slimming down both the size of the

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In 2020, Californians will have new privacy rights online

The internet is going to look, and work, a little different starting today. That’s because Californians have new rights over how their personal information is gathered, stored and sold by any company operating in the state as of Jan. 1, thanks to the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA.

As businesses scramble to get in compliance with the law, you’ve probably seen a rash of pop-up notifications and emails about privacy policy updates. You also may have noticed the small-print “do not sell my information” buttons that have started appearing at the bottom of websites.

But what are these new

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electronics | MIT News

  • Exploring interactions of light and matter

    Juejun Hu pushes the frontiers of optoelectronics for biological imaging, communications, and consumer electronics.

    June 30, 2020

  • Lincoln Lab transfers integrated circuit process to industry

    Fabrication technique will enable SkyWater Technology to manufacture a range of electronics that can withstand harsh radiation environments.

    June 25, 2020

  • Newly observed phenomenon could lead to new quantum devices

    Exotic states called Kohn anomalies could offer clues to why some materials have the electronic properties they do.

    June 12, 2020

  • Engineers put tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a single chip

    The design could advance the

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    What’s New in Windows 10’s May 2020 Update, Available Now

    A Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004) desktop with the new Cortana experience.

    Windows 10’s May 2020 Update launched on May 27, 2020. Code-named 20H1 during development, this is Windows 10 version 2004. It’s much bigger than Windows 10’s November 2019 update but still feels like a collection of useful improvements.

    This post is up-to-date with the features in the final release. We originally published this article on Aug. 28, 2019, and we updated it throughout Microsoft’s development process.

    How to Install the May 2020 Update Right Now

    You can head to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update to find the update. Click “Check for Updates” and you may be offered

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