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April 03, 2014

Amazon's Brazilian Textbook Deal Stirs Speculation About Its K-12 Ambitions

Amazon recently announced a major deal in Brazil, a booming ed-tech market, to distribute free textbooks via a Kindle reading app to teachers using government-issued tablets.

March 11, 2014

There Is No Bubble in Educational Technology: Not For Businesses That Actually Make Sense

Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.

October 11, 2013

Mark it a Ten: Tech Acquirers Enter the World of Education

With the rise of ed-tech over the past few years, we have seen a steady stream of publishers, media companies, and private equity shops acting on the back-end of the venture market as the ultimate acquirers. But we have not seen a major technology company jump on board... until now, with Amazon's purchase of TenMarks

March 05, 2013

PTA and Kindle Form Partnership

A new partnership between the National PTA and Amazon aims to position the Kindle at the center of family reading activities.

March 04, 2013

Amazon, PTA Partner on National Reading Effort

The National PTA, a five-million-member organization, is partnering with Amazon Kindle to promote literacy in early grades.

September 27, 2012

New $159 Amazon Tablet Challenges iPad

Other new tablets, such as Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, could also gain more traction in the ed-tech marketplace.

July 19, 2012

Pace Quickening in E-Book Market

Here's a quick update on what's been happening in the world of e-reader technology.

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