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  • Rafter Scoops Up HubEdu To Help It Challenge The Textbook Industry

    Rafter Scoops Up HubEdu To Help It Challenge The Textbook Industry

    Rafter, a new edtech company formed from the rebranding of popular textbook rental service (and Chegg competitor) BookRenter, announced its first-ever strategic acquisition this morning. The lucky acquiree? HubEdu: A young, San Diego-based startup that provides universities with a suite of analytics, tracking and price comparison tools to help them increase their revenue and make course… Read More

  • Remember the college iPad ban? Yeah, not so much


    Steve “The Animal” Wildstrom posted a follow-up to the story that colleges were banning the iPad because of some problem with connectivity? Well, they aren’t. They’re “examining” the iPad and telling students that they may not work under their networks, but they’re not banning them outright. Steve writes: Read More