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France bans Office 365 and Google Workspace in schools

France bans Office 365 and Google Workspace in schools

The minister of Education says the two platforms do not meet current privacy requirements. The French Ministry of National Education has urged educational institutions to stop using free versions of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365 for schools and students. The Ministry said the offerin... Read more

date6 days ago
Visma acquires education software vendor Datapass

Visma acquires education software vendor Datapass

Visma acquired Datapass to expand its activities in education. Datapass provides planning, control and monitoring software to educational organizations in the Netherlands. No financial details were disclosed. With the acquisition, Visma gains a software vendor with customers in primary, seconda... Read more

date27 days ago
Jamf launches Safe Internet filtering service for education

Jamf launches Safe Internet filtering service for education

Jamf introduces the Safe Internet service for education. The content filtering solution helps schools offer students a safer online experience. The new service is aimed at primary and secondary schools. Pupils are protected against harmful content. The service also helps schools and their admini... Read more

date3 months ago
‘SAP wants to divest learning software Litmos’

‘SAP wants to divest learning software Litmos’

SAP is considering the sale of SAP Litmos, a portfolio of training software. According to Reuters, SAP wants to divest Litmos for roughly one billion dollars. The move is said to be part of a reorganization. SAP is shifting its portfolio and focussing on cloud services. SAP acquired Litmos i... Read more

date7 months ago
Intel study: secure systems start with hardware

Intel study: secure systems start with hardware

Organizations seek solutions and vendors, prioritizing security innovations in a fastly-evolving threat landscape. According to an Intel Corp study, businesses value security innovations when buying services and technologies, particularly at hardware levels. The study further reported that ab... Read more

date8 months ago
Major education cooperative: ‘Zoom can be used safely’

Major education cooperative: ‘Zoom can be used safely’

Zoom drastically improved the security of Zoom for Education and Enterprise in Europe. In 2021, SURF -- a Dutch cooperative of more than 100 educational and research institutions -- conducted a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) of Zoom. A DPIA identifies the privacy risks of a solution. S... Read more

date9 months ago
Raspberry Pi at 10: the tiny computer with a giant impact

Raspberry Pi at 10: the tiny computer with a giant impact

Selling more than 44M units in a mere ten-year period, the tiny and affordable computer “Raspberry Pi” continues to make a long-lasting impact. Raspberry Pi – the ARM-based, cheap Linux computer – has sold some 45M units to hobbyists, students, and companies making internet-connected dev... Read more

date9 months ago
Microsoft is building a low-cost 11.6-inch laptop for education

Microsoft is building a low-cost 11.6-inch laptop for education

Microsoft’s strategy to compete with Chromebook is taking shape in the form of a new, 11.6-inch, low-cost laptop made to suit educational users. The laptop is designed in the spirit of other low-cost education-oriented laptops like Lenovo 100W or the HP Stream series. Laptops of this type are ... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft Stores for Business and Education will lose paid apps

Microsoft Stores for Business and Education will lose paid apps

The company plans to block users from obtaining paid apps through the stores starting in April. Microsoft this week started notifying customers of some major changes to the Microsoft Stores for Business and Education. As @hoyty reported on Twitter, Microsoft Store for Business customers repo... Read more

date2 years ago
Google releases education updates for Classroom and Meet

Google releases education updates for Classroom and Meet

Google announced new updates on Wednesday that are intended to advance education in both online and offline scenarios. These will be beneficial to people in classes and remote learning environments. The most important update has to be the launch of Google Workspace for Education. It is meant to ... Read more

date2 years ago
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