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2014-10-01 16:29:06

University Consortium Explores Using Blackboard's Open Content Repository and Other Learning Solutions WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard will work with Unizin, a university owned and directed consortium, to pilot xpLor((TM)), the company's standards-based, cloud-delivered open content repository, the company announced today. The organizations will also work together to determine ways to expand the partnership to other solutions to the benefit of students and...

2014-09-30 12:35:38

Software as a Service Model Joins Industry's Most Comprehensive Set of Deployment Options WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: locally on-site, through Blackboard's Managed Hosting offering, or with the new...

2014-09-25 12:33:17

Company Pioneers Emerging Browser-Based Communication Technology WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology, to reinvent and revitalize the company's product portfolio and revolutionize video conferencing as we know it. Today's announcement marks the latest step in the evolution of Blackboard's redesigned product strategy that is focused on innovation and providing...

2014-09-19 16:26:11

15,000 New Users Added Per Day WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced that nearly 2 million students have signed up to take advantage of the company's student-centric solutions focused on career preparedness. During the back-to-school timeframe alone, approximately 15,000 new members joined per day. Students who have signed up can create online portfolios using Blackboard's Enhanced Cloud Profile, directly within the company's market-leading...

2014-09-18 23:04:50

Partnership will help schools streamline their Identity Management Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IdM/IAM) solutions, announced a new collaboration tool for Blackboard Learn™, Blackboard Inc.’s market-leading learning management system (LMS). Blackboard Learn is the cornerstone of Blackboard’s teaching and learning solutions that help districts drive change from student-centric innovations in the classroom to...

2014-08-28 12:33:36

Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its presence in Sao Paulo. Today's announcement helps solidify Blackboard's growing global presence and marks the company's...

2014-08-19 08:37:24

Easy Creation of Adobe Connect Meeting Rooms, Scheduling and Registration from Blackboard Learn DENVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, MeetingOne a highly regarded Adobe Gold Partner (VAR), announces the availability of MeetingOne's Adobe Connect integration for Blackboard®. It is the latest version of the adaptor previously released from Adobe. MeetingOne offers the highest quality of integrated audio for Adobe Connect, and unique customized solutions for the education...

2014-08-14 16:30:20

Approachable, Intuitive Resource Designed Based on Extensive Student Research WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of Job Genie((TM)), a free mobile app designed to minimize student anxiety around the job selection process by helping them explore potential career paths and options for college. Job Genie is the latest innovation to come out of Blackboard Labs, an initiative dedicated solely to education technology experimentation. The...

2014-08-09 23:04:10

Blackboard Founder leaves to create innovation in education industry, forms Gilfus Education Group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Stephen Gilfus announced today that he will be leaving Blackboard Inc. at the beginning of the new Year in January 2008 to become an independent industry consultant and to form a new organization to bring innovation to the education industry. "Over the last decade I have had the opportunity to serve thousands of institutions with their...

2014-08-07 12:33:12

Pairing Creates Most Comprehensive Set of Student ID Deployment Options in the Market WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, Blackboard announced today. CardSmith joins Blackboard's growing set of student identification services and broadens the credentialing deployment options the company offers schools and institutions. CardSmith's...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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