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April 23, 2014

Microsoft's 'Bing in the Classroom' Provides Ad-Free Browser at School

An ad-free search engine, Bing in the Classroom, was launched today by Microsoft, but adults in the community are urged to earn rewards using the "ads-in" version.

March 14, 2014

Commercialism Report Slams Digital Strategies for Marketing to Students

Education technology opens more avenues to commercializing education, say authors of a new study that examines how much K-12 students are exposed to marketing in schools.

February 21, 2014

Pearson, Microsoft Join Forces to Deliver Content on Windows 8

Microsoft, the software giant, is collaborating with Pearson, the education product giant, to bring Pearson's curriculum to the Windows 8 touchscreen world.

February 07, 2014

Miami-Dade Schools to Work with HP, Lenovo, Microsoft on 1-to-1 Technology Plan

The Miami-Dade school system, which has 350,000 students, has announced it will move ahead with an ambitious technology plan, after initially delaying the project.

February 04, 2014

Corporations Pledge to Help Schools Improve Internet Access

President Obama announces a plan in which technology corporations will contribute $750 million in goods and services to improve U.S. schools' connectivity.

May 23, 2013

Schools Face the Future After Microsoft's Windows XP

Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, leaving schools with the choice of upgrading to Windows 7 or 8, choosing a competitor's operating system, or going with alternative models.

May 07, 2013

Microsoft's Akhtar Badshah Reflects on STEM Ed. in the U.S.

Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft's YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.

September 21, 2012

Microsoft Launches $500 Million Global Youth Initiative

The software company is focusing the majority of its cash contributions on working to close the "opportunity gap" for youths around the world.

June 27, 2012

Microsoft Announces Move Into Cloud Services for Schools

Company's Office software will be available for free in the cloud to schools, raising its classroom competition with Google.


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