Sololearn raises $24M for mobile-first coding education platform

Venture Beast

Armenia-based Sololearn has raised $24 million in a second round of funding for its mobile-first coding education and community platform. Read More.

4 Ways Consumer Education Affects E-Commerce

CTOvision

Because of these factors that contribute to today’s businesses, it’s important that the e-commerce industry invests in their consumer’s education. Furthermore, in order to develop and gain consumers trust and loyalty, companies need to constantly educate their users about their products and services. Below are four ways consumer education can help e-commerce grow. That’s why many corporations spend millions and millions of dollars in educational advertisements.

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4 Ways Blockchain Will Transform Higher Education

CEB IT

New ways to apply blockchain technology in the higher education sector are emerging all the time. The most promising use case for blockchain in higher education is to transform the “record keeping” of degrees, certificates and diplomas. The Gartner 2019 CIO Survey revealed that 2% of higher education respondents have already deployed blockchain. Terri-Lynn Thayer , Vice President, Gartner, says higher education CIOs should remain curious about blockchain’s potential.

Please Spread The Word: Cybersecurity Scholarships From (ISC)² and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education

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The following info comes via friends at isc2.org, please share this with any you believe eligible: Each year, (ISC)² and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education partner together to offer scholarships to students around the world. CTO Cyber Security News Training and Education

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

Lingokids raises $40 million for ‘playlearning’ educational games platform

Venture Beast

Lingokids has raised $40 million in funding for its educational games platform. GamesBeat Mobile category-/Jobs & Education/Education/Teaching & Classroom Resources Cristóbal Viedma DeanBeat Mobile and Social GP Bullhound HV Capital Lingokids

Microverse wants to educate overlooked coding talent from developing regions

Venture Beast

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Riot Games commits $2M to South Los Angeles educational effort

Venture Beast

Aiming to narrow the digital divide, Riot Games is committing over $2 million to SoLa Impact’s I Can Foundation. Read More. GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games DeanBeat News Jeffrey Burrell PC gaming Riot Games SoLa Impact’s I Can Foundation SoLaICan

Educational targets hit by rising cyberattacks in 2021

Venture Beast

education. One-device-per-student and learn-from-anywhere programs have energized U.S. But they open up new cyberthreats. Read More. Big Data Commerce Data Dev Enterprise Security Social Software technology VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security endpoint securit

4 Informative LinkedIn Groups for Higher Education

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 4 Informative LinkedIn Groups for Higher Education - Information Technology Blog. LinkedIn holds some golden groups for higher education where only the professionals lead. Higher Education Management. Leaders in Higher Education.

Osmo Live helps educators teach young kids remotely

Venture Beast

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

How CRM Supports Higher Education

IT Toolbox

Outline of the benefits that CRM delivers to the higher education set-up

How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The school, in turn, cannot turn its back on this new reality, but must incorporate educational technology into pedagogical practices. For this, educators need to seek information and knowledge. Some educators may think that the rise of technological tools is replacing professionals.

Kalam Labs raises $450K for its livestreaming platform for educational games

Venture Beast

Kalam Labs has raised a pre-seed round of $450,000 in funding for its livestreaming platform for educational games. GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds DeanBeat News educational games game livestreaming Kalam Labs lightspeed PC gaming

How to help slash your community's digital divide in education

Mashable VR

The digital divide in education — a term that refers to the gap between students who do and don't have easy and reliable access to the internet and technology — looks different depending on who it affects. Education Social Good Internet Access Activism

Get your kiddo an early coding education with this top-rated app on sale

Mashable VR

See what kind of content your child will uncover on CodeSpark: Three months of access to CodeSpark Academy usually costs $29, but for a limited time, you can save 66% and sign up for three months of educational entertainment for up to three different kids' profiles in your home for just $9.99.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Government announces technical education overhaul

Computer Weekly

Skills minister Nick Boles has announced an overhaul of the delivery of technical education in the UK, including introducing new courses and a focus on creating skilled workers

Unity will groom 80,000 game developers with education initiative

Venture Beast

Unity hopes to groom 80,000 people for game jobs over three years with an education initiative aimed at helping people learn how to program. Read More. Business Games Mobile PC Gaming category-/Science DeanBeat News Jessica Lindl Unity Unity Technologies

3 Reasons Why Education Is The Key To Your Success

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 3 Reasons Why Education Is The Key To Your Success - Information Technology Blog. Education may not seem as though it is that important at the beginning of our school lives. When you have education behind you, you will have more choices in life.

AdmitHub raises $14 million for AI-powered education-focused chatbots

Venture Beast

AdmitHub, a startup developing a chatbot platform for higher education, has raised $14 million in venture funding. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile VB Home Page Admithub ai artificial intelligence chatbot funding daily machine learning student university

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Post-COVID Trends in Educational Publishing

Kitaboo

COVID-19 has unleashed various unprecedented events affecting almost every industry, and educational publishing is no exception to this. . One of the critical changes witnessed in educational publishing is that several traditional publishing houses are now adopting digital publishing.

Zynga creates $25 million fund for promoting diversity education and charities

Venture Beast

Frank Gibeau, CEO of Zynga, said the company is creating a $25 million to donate money or invest in diversity-related educational and charitable causes.

Meet the 15-year-old activist fighting for better climate education

Mashable VR

More about Social Good , Education , Social Good , Social Good , and Climate Environment. Social Good Education Climate EnvironmentIn 2018, the state of California was on fire.

Creativity & Education

Future of CIO

Can creativity be taught, how can today’s education system produce more creative leaders and professional? Are modern educators both the artist and engineer of crafting talent? Education can instill certain knowledge or thinking techniques, but creativity can not be taught completely. In the traditional education setting, creativity is neither encouraged nor evaluated cohesively. To put simply, the educators need to be creative enough to encourage creativity.

Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.

Vertical Market Collaboration Scenarios - Education

IT Toolbox

My last post looked at the healthcare vertical, and now the focus shifts to education. Before getting to that, some context needs to be added. The earlier posts have looked at the broader challenge of defining collaboration, and then understanding what that means for your organization

AWS and Washington state launch cloud training, but educators have big questions about rollout

GeekWire

On Monday, AWS held an event at its Skills Center in Seattle to announce an initiative to provide cloud computing education for high school students in Washington. Attendees at the announcement of the AWS cloud education program, from left to right: Kim Majerus, vice president of U.S.

How Technology Has Transformed Education in the 21st Century

CTOvision

The impact of technology on education since the advent of the World Wide Web has grown tremendously. CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things Mobile News Training and EducationAlmost every aspect of life has been influenced by technology in the last decade. Technology has created a new method of learning in graduate schools and colleges through online programs and research. The number of students under the […].

Outschool is an education lifeline for parents during the pandemic

Mashable VR

More about Education , Parenting Family , Small Humans , Culture , and Work Life. Education Parenting Family Small Humans Culture Work Life

KITABOO – Enables Uninterrupted Education with Online eBooks

Kitaboo

Online education and online eBooks , although quite popular, have gained new momentum over the last year. With the pandemic affecting almost every industry in the world, the education industry was no different. This led to an increase in the demand for online educational resources.

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Education key to reducing systems attacks, says university security manager

Computer Weekly

Central Lancashire University’s IT networks and security manager says educating users is key to avoiding cyber security flaws

Simplifying Education with Technology

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Simplifying Education with Technology - Information Technology Blog. Nevertheless, there are many ways new technologies are simplifying our education. There is software that allows educators to tap into the activities of their students. New technologies are simplifying our education by enhancing group interactions among students. The post Simplifying Education with Technology appeared first on Information Technology Blog.

Interview: Equality starts with education, says Salesforce.org exec

Computer Weekly

Everyone needs access to education to create a level playing field for entering the technology industry, but the curriculum needs to change, says Salesforce’s Charlotte Finn

MediaTek wants to help education-focused tablet makers beat the iPad

Venture Beast

Once quiet about providing chips to well-known brands, MediaTek wants people to know its chips are powering affordable educational devices. Read More.

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

Institutions need to start thinking about the impact of this pandemic and the resulting disruption on K-12 education globally. Educators across the country are reacting in real-time to the new situation. Educators can also opt for a blended learning model empowered by technology.

AI Applications In Education

CTOvision

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Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML

Information Week

How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them

The Impact of IT on Education: 5 Great Elearning Platforms

IT Toolbox

Businesses have flourished due to lower expenses for numerous in-house processes, people have started communicating more easily, but education has also greatly changed

UK education system exacerbates cyber skills gap

Computer Weekly

Security industry needs to get involved to raise awareness of cyber security career opportunities, say commentators

10 steps to educate your company on AI fairness

Venture Beast

Practical interventions to ensure AI fairness include creating an AI fairness charter and implementing training and testing. Read More. AI VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations ethical AI