Highlights from Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing
Facebook will only build its own Calibra cryptocurrency wallet into Messenger and Whatsapp, and will refuse to embed...
Amazon invests $700 million to retrain a third of...
Amazon announced this morning a plan to invest over $700 million to retrain workers across the U.S. to allow them to...
Bankrupt Maker Faire revives, reduced to Make...
Maker Faire and Maker Media are getting a second chance after suddenly going bankrupt, but they’ll return in a...
India’s Byju’s raises $150 million to expand...
Byju’s, India’s most valuable edtech startup, has received new $150 million as it races to expand the reach...
Google debuts ‘Code with Google’ coding...
Google is offering a new coding resource for educators via ‘Code with Google,’ which collects...
Calm raises $27M to McConaughey you to sleep
Meditation app unicorn Calm wants you to doze off to the dulcet tones of actor Matthew McConaughey’s southern...
The IPO’d learn investing at First Round’s...
Startups depend on the angel lifecycle. A few flush post-exit individuals put the first cash into a fresh venture. With...
India’s Unacademy raises $50 million to grow...
Big money continues to flow in India’s growing education market. Bangalore-based Unacademy, which operates an...
How to scale a start-up in school
Julianna Keeling Contributor Julianna Keeling is the founder of Terravive (sustainable packaging company). Formerly...
Google’s new media literacy program teaches...
Google announced this morning it’s expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for...
Byju’s-owned Osmo education startup enters...
Osmo, a Palo Alto-based education startup acquired by Indian unicorn Byju’s for $120 million this year, is...
Google launches Chromebook App Hub for educators...
Earlier this year, Google announced plans to build a Chromebook App Hub designed to help teachers and other curriculum...
Providing supplemental educational videos online...
With over one million YouTube subscribers and 500,000 registered users for its supplemental educational videos,...
Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade...
The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the...
Which public US universities graduate the most...
When it comes to public universities, the old adage “you get what you pay for” clearly does not apply....
Microsoft’s new language learning app uses your...
Eight Microsoft interns have developed a new language learning tool that uses the smartphone camera to help adults...
Amazon’s Alexa Fund invests in edtech startups,...
Two edtech companies, Zoobean and Unruly Studios, are the latest to receive investment from Amazon’s Alexa Fund...
MIT and U.S. Air Force team up to launch AI...
The Pentagon is one of the largest technology customers in the world, purchasing everything from F-35 planes (roughly...
ObjectiveEd is building a better digital...
Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools...
Google’s latest app, Rivet, uses speech...
Rivet, a new app from Google’s in-house incubator, wants to help children struggling to read. The app hails from...