Goggle’s new “Classroom” tool integrates Google Docs, Drive, and Gmail and makes teachers’ use of IT and online communications in the classroom more streamlined and simplified.
India has no overall technology policy for schools and Internet penetration is around only 12%, according to official estimates. Now, the government has a plan to grant annual funds to every public school district to invest in educational technology.
New rules announced yesterday would help attract and retain immigrants with skills in technology and science, and allow their spouses to work in the United States.
Independent developer Pixelberry Studios has come up with High School Story, a role-playing game for teens, where players build their dream school. The RPG features a diverse cast of characters of different nationalities, cultural backgrounds and sexuality. The impact went beyond what the studio had anticipated.
China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has filed to go public in the Unites States in what may be one of the biggest initial public offerings in American history. Tuesday’s filing sheds some light on a business that accounts for 80% off all Chinese e-commerce and will be among the world’s largest technology firms when it goes public.
This year’s most-anticipated IPO from China’s Alibaba may be the largest ever by a tech company, surpassing even the $16 billion raised by Facebook.
Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report says the number of severe vulnerabilities exploited in Microsoft products decreased by 70% between 2010-2013. On the other hand, deceptive tactics used by malicious hackers more than tripled in the last quarter of 2013.