Apple’s iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's educational content delivery platform has passed the 1 billion downloads mark in total, Apple announced today. iTunes U has also delivered more than 300 million pieces of content since it became an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Entrepreneurship 101 calling business founders back to class

Many students are heading back to class after the winter break today, and Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District for those with entrepreneurial ambitions to do the same.It’s opened up registration for its Entrepreneurship 101

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Spongelab welcomes teachers back to class

It might be the first day back to school after summer vacation for students across Canada, but Toronto-based Spongelab Interactive is offering to allow teachers to do the same.At least, for a few

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

B.C. group wants to ban new Wi-Fi installations in schools

The call for a ban on Wi-Fi in schools just got wider in Canada, even as a new Industry Canada study shows the average Wi-Fi network exposes users to potential radiation levels "well

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian startups find opportunity in educational games

In four years as a graduate student at the University of Guelph, Jeremy Friedberg developed a passion for teaching, but also learned how difficult it could be to teach complex biology concepts with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 30th, 2010 Grant Buckler

‘Don’t blame us for Google hack,’ say indignant Chinese schools

Two schools in China where computers were reportedly linked to cyberattacks on Google and other companies have denied involvement in the hack, Chinese state media said Sunday. Investigators say they have traced the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2010 Owen Fletcher and Jaikumar Vijayan

Intelligent thermostats could help Ontario schools save money, cut emissions

Hugues de Milleville had a killer product that could have been a run-away business success, but something was holding him back. The founder of Loretto, Ont.-based Log-One Ltd. has invented and patented a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson