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Microsoft's Surface Laptop can last for up to 14.5 hours

Microsoft's Surface Laptop can last for up to 14.5 hours Along with the new Windows 10 S, Microsoft also introduced the Surface Laptop on Tuesday at its education-focused event in New York City.The Surface Laptop is Microsoft's first Surface computer with a traditional clamshell design that's not a detachable 2-in-1.

Acer’s first convertible TravelMate 2-in-1, the Spin B1, is focused on education

Acer’s first convertible TravelMate 2-in-1, the Spin B1, is focused on education Why it matters to you If you're a student or teacher, you can now pick up the first convertible 2-in-1 device to leverage the strengths of Microsoft's new Windows 10 S education OS.This is the first convertible in the TravelMate line, and it features a 360-degree hinge that supports the four standard modes — stand, tent, tablet, and traditional notebook.

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop, lightweight OS at education-themed press event

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop, lightweight OS at education-themed press event We expected Microsoft would announce this platform, formerly known as Windows 10 Cloud, during Tuesday’s education-themed event.It’s a lightweight version of Windows 10 optimized for low-end hardware, enabling laptop makers to sell devices with starting prices of $189.

14 black male Cambridge students posed for a photo and you need to know why

14 black male Cambridge students posed for a photo and you need to know why A group of black male Cambridge University students have posed for a powerful photoshoot to encourage other black men to apply to the prestigious academic institution.Inspired by a series of photos of 10 black students at Yale University which took the internet by storm last week, the photos of 14 Cambridge students have been liked more than 2.

Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study

Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study Education technology startup Byju's, backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), is now a Harvard case study.It is only the fourth Indian startup to make it to the haloed Harvard Business Publishing platform, after Flipkart (India's largest online retailer), Paytm (India's biggest mobile wallet) and GOQii (India's leading health and fitness startup).

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech The idea of Elanation, a lifestyle technology specifically for children, was conceived in India.Where Pace brings a passion for technology, product design and engineering, Aimme is passionate about the rise of child obesity as a result of technology addiction.

Online courses for small business owners and wannabe entrepreneurs

Online courses for small business owners and wannabe entrepreneurs Whether you run a small business or are just working on a great side hustle, maintaining an exceptional online presence is crucial.One University of Washington study found that 87 percent of respondents attributed improvement in their employment situation to their participation in an online course.

University of California to add Overwatch scholarship

University of California to add Overwatch scholarship The University of California Irvine will add Blizzard's Overwatch to its scholarship programme later this year.USCI has been offering League of Legends scholarships since 2016, and Overwatch is the second game to be added to the programme.

Malala Yousafzai has officially sent her first tweets

Malala Yousafzai has officially sent her first tweets Social media just got a little bit better after inspiring activist and Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, announced she will now be active on Twitter.On Friday morning the 19-year-old sent her first seven tweets from her very own verified personal Twitter account to celebrate her high school graduation.

This foldable cardboard desk gives kids in developing nations a place for homework

This foldable cardboard desk gives kids in developing nations a place for homework But a new invention simply called the Letter Desk could help change that.The desk is compact and made of cardboard, making it light enough for children to carry around without a struggle.

Microsoft commits $10 billion to bring broadband internet to rural America

Microsoft commits $10 billion to bring broadband internet to rural America There's not a Starbucks or Soul Cycle on every corner, and broadband internet access isn't always a given.The company's new $10 billion Rural Airband Initiative is aimed at filling the gap of underserved rural Americans with affordable high-speed internet.

Professor shares sad picture of empty classroom when no students show up

Professor shares sad picture of empty classroom when no students show up Look, some of us have skipped class here and there for whatever reason.But it's pretty bad when everyone does the same too.

This new AP course could drastically improve diversity in tech

This new AP course could drastically improve diversity in tech org, a nonprofit that works to create more diversity in tech, believes there's finally one promising solution within reach.That would be a popular new Advanced Placement course called Computer Science Principles.

ding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games

ding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games It teaches coding through an activity students love, making and playing games.The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students.

Kahoot! learning game platform closes $20 million series A round

Kahoot! learning game platform closes $20 million series A round The educational game platform Kahoot!has boosted its series A funding round with an additional $10 million.