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More than 400 enter Duke Box "quest" to try new platform and win prizes

February 28, 2017

Congratulations to our final winner, Mary Key of Duke Medicine - Pulmonary. She won an Amazon Echo out of the more than 400 Duke Box "quest" entries. To try out the new Box experience for file storage, sharing, and editing simply visit box.duke.edu

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'Construct3D' conference to explore role of 3D printing in higher education

February 27, 2017

"Construct3D" will take place from May 5 to May 7 at the JB Duke Hotel. This three-day conference will focus how 3D printing can be implemented in higher education, K-12 and community institutions. The committee in charge of the conference is reviewing proposals for talks and workshops. 

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Cybersecurity Threats Growing More Sophisticated

February 13, 2017

Last November, Duke professor Gary Gereffi returned from a research trip to Kazakhstan and was informed by his IT department that his computer had been hacked. Days earlier, a colleague at Harvard University sent Gereffi an email with an attachment to a scholarly paper. Unbeknownst to both professors, malware inflected the attachment, and as soon as Gereffi opened the document, hackers could peer into Gereffi’s computer and steal his data.

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Duke Research Computing Symposium

January 12, 2017

New Frontiers in Data and Computation on January 20, 2017, concludes the three days of the Duke Research Computing Symposium at the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center on Duke’s School of Medicine campus. Register

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Linux training available

January 12, 2017

The Innovation Co-Lab has curated a no-cost Introduction to Linux online course using the Lynda.com online training modules. The complete course is approximately 4.5 hours taught in five modules.

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LearnIT@Lunch spring series

January 12, 2017

Join us for the first Learn IT @ Lunch session of the semester on January 25 – Explore the new Technology Engagement Center (TEC).  Also, save the dates for upcoming sessions including DukeBox: The New User Experience; Internet of Things (IoT); Managing your Online Presence.

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Roots training on new tools & tech

January 12, 2017

A training program of OIT's Innovation Co-Lab, where students, faculty or staff of any skill and confidence level can comfortably start to gain an understanding of how to make use of a variety of tools and technologies.

Proposed wireless charging station would make dead batteries 'a thing of the past'

January 5, 2017
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ePrint upgrade for Windows on 12/20

December 1, 2016

OIT will perform an ePrint upgrade for Windows machines only on December 20, 2016. 

Windows users will see an update upon their first print after 12/20 and will need to install the upgrade in order to print. 

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Firefox releases urgent update

November 30, 2016

Developers with both Mozilla and Tor have published browser updates that patch a critical Firefox vulnerability being actively exploited to deanonymize people using

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