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NetSupport Expands IT Asset Management to iOS, Chrome

NetSupport has updated its IT asset management solution to work with a wider array of operating systems, to better manage users and more.

6.5 Million Students Lack Adequate Access

Altogether, 74,000 schools, 2.6 million teachers and 39.2 million students now have at least the minimum connectivity to access digital learning, while 1,587 rural schools still lack adequate infrastructure to meet the requirements.

5 Winners Named for Homework Gap Grant

The grant was designed to help schools pilot one of Kajeet's home access solutions in an attempt to provide internet access to student outside of school.

4 Recommendations for Closing Broadband Equity Gaps

SETDA and ENA have released a new report examining the steps states are taking to close the gaps in wireless access between their schools and districts.

Report: AI, IoT, Security Threats Will Shape the Internet's Future

Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and cyber threats are among the biggest forces that will impact the internet over the next five to seven years, according to a new report from the Internet Society, a nonprofit focused on the open development, evolution and use of the internet.

Servers Up in Most Recent Quarter

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) continued to lead the market despite slipping in both revenue and market share.

Homework Game Changer Kahoot! Launches Mobile App

Kahoot! has launched its mobile app for iOS and Android that is designed to make homework fun and more social for students.

K12 Federation Seeks to Unite School Technology Leaders Nationwide

The educational cooperative of technology leaders at K–12 schools is focused on interoperability, security and other pressing tech issues.

PeopleAdmin and Tableau Unlock Next-Level Recruitment Insights for Districts

Tableau's analytics — which Gartner rated highly for innovating business intelligence — will be integrated into PeopleAdmin’s TalentEd solution, which helps school districts automate and streamline talent management functions.

New Mexico Schools Close in on Fiber-Fast Internet Goals

Almost two years after announcing plans to bring high-speed internet to every classroom by 2018, the governor of Next Mexico said 99 percent of the state's public schools now have access to broadband, primarily through fiber optic connections.

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