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.
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April 03, 2014
March 11, 2014
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
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
A new partnership between the National PTA and Amazon aims to position the Kindle at the center of family reading activities.
March 04, 2013
The National PTA, a five-million-member organization, is partnering with Amazon Kindle to promote literacy in early grades.
September 27, 2012
Other new tablets, such as Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, could also gain more traction in the ed-tech marketplace.
July 19, 2012
Here's a quick update on what's been happening in the world of e-reader technology.