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Update Java on your Mac or Windows Machine

Oracle has released new updates to fix security holes in Java.  In February tech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and Twitter acknowledged computers on their network had been hacked through vulnerabilities in the Java platform.  As a result, Oracle has released updates to Java that will help prevent these types of attacks. Java (unlike JavaScript) is […]

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SAS Now Widely Available at NU

The University has expanded its license for the SAS Education Analytical Suite to an Academic Site License to now cover all faculty, staff and students. SAS is used for both teaching and research purposes, and will now be available for use on University owned machines as well as personal machines for home use. Faculty and staff […]

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Cool Tools for Teaching and Learning

Academic Technology Services (ATS) is investigating the many ways learning modules can be created along with technology that supports collaboration and communication. We are evaluating tools based on desired output and cost, while considering ease of use from both a consumption and creation standpoint. Below are some of the free tools ATS is currently testing. […]

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TM1 Budgeting Application

In January 2013, the TM1 budget modeling application was released in order to assist with the new University Hybrid Budget Model. TM1 supports the work of the Provost, Budget Office, and academic and non-academic departments in their annual and quarterly budget planning. Developing, revising, and monitoring annual budgets had previously been a cumbersome and time […]

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New Toolboxes Available in MATLAB

Northeastern recently added a number of new toolboxes to its existing MATLAB license. New toolboxes available are listed below. Computer Vision System Toolbox Datafeed Toolbox Econometrics Toolbox Embedded Coder Financial Instruments Toolbox Financial Toolbox Fixed-Point Toolbox Global Optimization Toolbox HDL Coder HDL Verifier Mapping Toolbox MATLAB Coder (formerly Communications Blockset) MATLAB Report Generator Model-Based Calibration Toolbox Phased […]

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Mountain Lion Now Available

Mac OSX 10.8.1 Mountain Lion is now available for NUnet lab, faculty, and staff computers. Information Technology Services has worked over the past few months testing Northeastern’s supported applications on this new operating system, and creating an image for NUnet-managed Macs. Mountain Lion continues the integration of features found in iOS into OS X for the […]

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