Amplify will stop marketing tablets to new customers, and its other education assets could soon be sold by its parent company, News Corp.
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August 13, 2015
May 01, 2015
Nearly 60 percent of high schoolers report using their own mobile devices at schools, compared with just 32 percent who said they're using school-issued laptops, according to a new survey.
March 31, 2015
Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, real-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
January 08, 2015
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
November 04, 2014
The market for tablets at the global level, and in the U.S., continues to grow, though Apple's sales of iPads declined in the third quarter, according to the IDC.
September 15, 2014
Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.
August 07, 2014
Smaller tablet vendors reported an increase in global sales in the second quarter of 2014, according to research from IDC.
June 03, 2014
An official from the market research company MDR told educational publishers that their companies are likely to see better days as K-12 school budgets improve.
April 10, 2014
Twenty-five percent of high school students in school wide Title 1 programs said they had a school-provided tablet, while 13 percent of non-Title 1 students had that type of device, according to a Project Tomorrow survey.
March 03, 2014
Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.