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Cloud Computing & SaaS


AcademicMerit Intros Upgraded Professional Development Platform

FineTune 2.0 aims to help educators enhance their writing evaluation skills.

Alma Launches Free Hybrid Learning Management and Student Information System

Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.

Concerns over Student Data Privacy Widespread Among Americans

A new national poll released today shows that the vast majority of Americans have concerns about student data privacy and the potential use of such data for commercial purposes.

10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have

We surveyed educators around the country to get a snapshot of the key tech competencies in 2014.

Harvard Reports Examine K-12 Student Privacy

A Harvard University research center that studies the impact of cyberspace on life has turned its attention to student privacy, in both K-12 and higher ed. As a product of a student privacy initiative, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society has released three reports that touch on aspects of cloud computing and mobile device usage in the K-12 environment.

Microsoft Calls for Student Privacy Commitment from Cloud Industry

In a week of heated rhetoric over student privacy, Microsoft has issued a call to industry to commit to protecting student data, at least as it pertains to student data in the cloud.

Will Net Neutrality Ruling Doom Education to Second-Class Status?

Education could well see major changes to how it's able to deliver learning content to students with this week's ruling by a federal court on the Open Internet (Net Neutrality) Order.

BenQ Intros Displays for Mobile and Cloud Content

BenQ's new EW series displays, with mobile high-definition link technology and flicker-free backlight, are designed to deliver output from tablets, smartphones, notebooks and gaming consoles.

Fordham Study Finds Major Problems with Public School Use of Data in Cloud Computing

Schools are fairly clueless regarding the impact of their decisions on student privacy in adopting cloud services, according to a new study by Fordham Law School's Center on Law and Information Policy.

Promethean Debuts Cloud-based Classroom Tool

A new cloud-based classroom tool aims to help teachers build lessons, deliver materials and monitor student comprehension from their mobile device.

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