The U.S.-based technology giant may be seeking to purchase the company that created the wildly popular game Minecraft, which has become a hit among children, adults, and some teachers who weave it into instruction.
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"Twelve a Dozen," is Amplify's first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.
September 08, 2014
Key phrases help companies and others raise money through Kickstarter, a study finds, and that information could help education businesses seeking support through the crowd-funding vehicle.
September 02, 2014
An NFL executive recently said that fantasy football, a popular game, can be a valuable educational tool in teaching math.
August 26, 2014
John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
July 31, 2014
The American Institutes for Research is seeking to break up a potentially big Common Core testing contract that it says was improperly bundled and skewed to favor Pearson.
July 22, 2014
A recent acquisition by ACT and a merger of two global companies reinforce just how competitive the ed-tech market has become.
July 21, 2014
West Virginia will become the 12th state to implement a statewide "IT Academy" certification program through Microsoft.
July 15, 2014
Regent Education, a provider of financial aid and enrollment management for colleges, received $9 million in funding to accelerate its growth initiative.
July 07, 2014
College faculty at Marian University have created a method for judging education apps by research standards.