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HackDuke Students Explore Their Computing Skills With 48 Hours of Coding for Good

October 31, 2017

This weekend, more than 400 student hackers representing about 23 schools across the nation spent 48 hours coding for good – with the occasional break for a Nerf gun war. HackDuke, one of the largest student hackathons in the Southeast, is held annually throughout Duke’s engineering campus. This year, HackDuke’s eclectic atmosphere featured hedgehogs to cuddle and a Tesla smart car available for hacking.

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Where Creativity Becomes Reality

October 24, 2017

Bringing ideas to life in Duke’s Co-Lab Studio.

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Outlook mobile app now available

October 19, 2017

The Outlook Mobile app is now available for all Duke faculty, staff, and students. Outlook Mobile offers a modern approach to email organization and calendar access, and integrates with other Duke services like Box.

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4 Ways to Be Mindful about IT Security

October 18, 2017

Learn IT @ Lunch seminar offers simple tips on keeping your data safe

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Duke Chief ITSO talks to WRAL about KRACKS issue

October 17, 2017

Duke's Chief IT Security Officer, Richard Biever spoke with WRAL about the recent KRACKS cybersecurity threat. "The main risk that we're dealing with here is eavesdropping," said Richard Biever, chief information security officer for Duke University.

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Microsoft changes may require Outlook email update

October 9, 2017

On October 31, Microsoft will make a change affecting the ability of some Duke email users using old and/or unpatched versions of the Outlook email client on Windows computers. As a result, computers with the old software will not be able to access Office 365 email and calendars.

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OIT, cellular networks work to provide better service around campus

October 5, 2017

Duke’s Office of Information Technology is working to improve coverage on campus.

Duke students help fit a Haitian boy with 3D printed arm

Printing outside the borders

October 3, 2017

Duke Engineering students design and 3D-print a prosthetic arm for a young Haitian boy at Duke's Technology Engagement Center Co-Lab studio.

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MacOS 10.13 upgrade considerations

September 29, 2017

Duke Mac users may consider delaying an upgrade to High Sierra MacOS 10.13 which was released on Monday, September 25.

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Cybersecurity Awareness speaker: American University Chief IT Security Officer

September 25, 2017

American University Chief Information Security Officer Cathy Hubbs will speak during Cybersecurity Awareness Month in conjuction with Duke's women in technology efforts.

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