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10 best mobile apps for students

These educational aids will turn your phone or tablet into your best study buddy.

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Wolfram's Mathematica 10 connects math to the cloud

The first version of Mathematica built around the Wolfram Language is equally at home with basic functions, machine learning, and even programmatic access to external hardware.

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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

Microsoft has opened a private preview of Office Mix, which pumps up staid Office presentations with interactive features.

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Intel launches notebook, tablet for schools

Intel launched a pair of reference designs for schools, loading up a tablet and a clamshell PC design with education-focused software and peripherals.

Google partners on new online learning site, platform

Google will team with the online-learning consortium backed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford and others to build out a new site that can be used to host courses online.

8 essential mobile apps for college students

No need to haul your laptop to class! These killer apps let you take better notes, keep all your important files handy, and even save money by renting textbooks instead of buying.

Take note: Smart classroom tools for tech-savvy students

Attention college students! Use these tools to help you study.

The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad

Dragging education into the Information Age has taken centuries of technological improvements.

Box wants to be the teacher's pet

As a new school year approaches, Box is hoping to march into more campuses right alongside students and teachers with its cloud storage and file sharing application.

13 awesome science apps to express your inner nerd

From geology to astronomy to meteorology to botany, these apps turn your phone into a virtual tricorder.

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Bill Gates: the college lecture is dead—but Microsoft Bob isn't

With the Internet allowing students to "shop" for the best lectures, the role of the college professor should shift to facilitating the progress of individual students, Bill Gates tells a Microsoft education summit.

Microsoft to sanitize Bing for schools

Microsoft announced plans to launch Bing for Schools, which will optimize results for K-12 students.

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Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

A new feature released Tuesday from children's app maker Kidaptive lets parents track the progress of what their children are learning inside the company's first story and game application.