Pearson, a London-based publishing and education giant that provides software to schools and universities has agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that it misled investors about a 2018 data brea
With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder edtech startups have piled into the space. But it has also served to highlight the abysmal nature
Perlego, the textbook subscription service, has raised $9 million in Series A funding. Backing the round is Charlie Songhurst, Dedicated VC, and Thomas Leysen (Chairman of Mediahuis and Umicore). Perl
Pearson, the London-based educational software maker, said today that thousands of school and university accounts, mostly in the United States, were affected by a data breach. The company added that i
Pearson Ventures will invest $50 million over the next three years.
Who saw the recent sale of the Financial Times (FT) from Pearson to Nikkei for $1.3 billion coming? The sale of The Economist, also owned by Pearson, three weeks later, was less of a surprise, as Pear
Some more M&A afoot in the media industry. Pearson has sold the Financial Times Group to Japan’s Nikkei Inc for £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash. The news comes after a morning of ferv
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.nook.com">Nook Media</a>, the Barnes & Noble subsidiary that handles Nook e-readers and digital content, <a target="_blank" href="http://markets.financialconten
<a href="http://www.pearson.com">Pearson</a>, the educational publisher, today made a move to beef up its international professional IT testing business: it <a href="http://www.pearson.com/media-1/an
Pearson, the owners of Penguin, the Financial Times Group and a number of education imprints, has made some significant strides into digital with e-books and apps, but it is always on the hunt for mor
According to the National Center on Education and the Economy, only 1 in 6 high school freshmen will go on to graduate from college on time, and about 25 percent of Americans <a href="http://globalpub
<img src="http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Media/Pix/pictures/2009/12/11/Genevieve-Shore-pic.jpg" class="shot2" />Genevieve Shore, Pearson’s director of digital strategy, gave a briefing to the m
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