Small talk: Pink lights, games with cats, Google ads

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: using pink lights to deter criminals, an interspecies iPad game you can play with your cat, Google replacing ringtones with ads.

Video: If you give a kid a laptop

May 29, 2015
...she's going to ask how to use it. An animated look at the digital classroom.

Giving every kid a computer and a connection

May 27, 2015
Video: How technology can transform a school and its students.

Apple bets bigger is better with new iPad

Aug 28, 2014
Apple may manufacture larger, 12.9 inch screen iPads. But why?

If you give a kid an iPad...

Aug 21, 2014
The ACLU sues a school district in Massachusetts over its tablet policies.

Fighting the classroom tech war in Los Angeles

Jul 2, 2014
L.A.'s largest school district opens its doors to more than the iPad.

Microsoft's move to openness

Mar 27, 2014
In the battle between open and closed systems in tech, the open ones win market share.

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Does Office for iPad say something new about Microsoft?

Mar 27, 2014
Microsoft has resisted making Office available on iPad for a long time.

iPads + schools = a business opportunity?

Feb 17, 2014
Race to the tablet: The cautionary tale of L.A. schools' iPad program

PODCAST: Matchmaking in Mexico

Feb 3, 2014
The new Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is going on a trade mission to Mexico to find new business partners to match with U.S. companies. And, investing in iPads to help schoolchildren learn carries some costs that may be getting overlooked.