Intel acquires an education software startup

Continuing its recent trend of stocking up on e-learning technology, Intel has acquired Kno, a new education software startup. This is yet another move that makes it clear that Intel sees a lot of value in education software.

Intel has a sharp focus on the education sector as of late, whether you consider their program supporting universities and higher education with their Arduino-compatible Galileo development board for the new Quark X1000 SoC, their 7 and 10-inch Education Tablet initiative, or their latest acquisition of Kno, an education software start-up that claims they’re “on a mission to Change The Way Students Learn.” Adding over 225,000 higher education and K- 12 titles and content with 75 educational publishers to their portfolio, Intel sees technology in the classroom as a critical new frontier; and it makes perfect sense.

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