To help combat internet trolls, Google’s technology incubator Jigsaw and Counter Abuse Technology Team have launched an early-stage technology that uses machine learning to help identify toxic comments online.
ClassTag, a free parent engagement app for teachers and schools, is unveiling a pilot launch of its Marketplace feature to boost schools’ funding. The announcement is being made at this week’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL.
The donation from New York-based Math for America will help train nearly 5,000 surrounding area teachers, as part of a citywide initiative to bring computer science education to all 1.1 million New York City public school students.
Salesforce is continuing its partnership with San Francisco Unified School District and forming a new partnership with Oakland Unified School District. The company is donating $8.5 million and providing volunteers to help expand computer science education within both districts.
GameSalad has introduced its STEM-based education initiatives, reaching more than 6,700 students.
Embarcadero Technologies has opened up its software development tools to publicly funded higher ed institutions and high schools.
New features include an API; a button that allows teacher to share links, videos and images; and mobile notifications in the iOS and Android apps.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 is, at long last, a done deal.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
GitHub has partnered with 13 companies and organizations to provide a package of developer tools free for students.