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JULY 2021 –  NEWSLETTER #44  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español

 

Universities

• Stanford University Sets Its Video Wall for 250 Students on Zoom

The University of Michigan Extends Its Tuition-Free Program

• MIT Ranked the World’s Best University for the 10th Year by QS

 

Covid

• Universities with Full Vaccinated People Can Return to In-Person Learning

• The White House Pushes Colleges and Universities to Get More Students Vaccinated

• Amazon Starts Selling COVID Test Kits for $39.99 on Its Website

 

Industry

• ASU-GSV Releases the List of the World’s 300 Most Dynamic EdTech Companies

• AI Technology in Education Will Grow 40% Annually Until 2027

 

Initiatives

• Hollywood Celebrities Set a Film School in Partnership with Los Angeles’ Public System

• Chromebooks See a Surge of Demand of 43.4 Million Units Due to the Pandemic

• NVIDIA AI-Based App Turns Rough Sketches into Realistic Landscapes Scenes

• WordPress Owner Company Buys Journaling App Day One

 

Corporate Training

• IBM Launches a Global Program to Improve the Skills and Employability of Thousands

• Udacity Issues a Two-Month Free Course on AWS Machine Learning Foundation

• Bayer Will Use Degreed as Workforce Development Platform

 

Wall Street

• Trading App Robinhood Files Its IPO, Targeting a Valuation of $40B

• Private Equity Firms Acquire Cloudera In a Deal Valued at $5.3 Billion

• Chinese Public Companies Lost Billions in Market Cap Because of Deceptive Marketing

 

2021 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar  – JULY-DECEMBER  |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain

 


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