China has surpassed the United States to become the world's largest iOS app market in the third quarter, according to a report released on Thursday by App Annie, a US-based mobile analytics company. The company said that with 75 per cent of revenue from games, China's iOS revenue exceeded US$1.7 billion (S$2.37 billion) in the latest quarter, leading the US by more than 15 per cent.
The consensus was clear: a robust patent system has been the basis for the United States’ past economic growth, and degradation of that system will inevitably hurt the U.S. position in the world economy. Panelists at a Wednesday Capitol Hill briefing sponsored by Eagle Forum each warned of dire implications of continuing changes to U.S. Patent Law.
The app marks more than just a continued collaboration between the two companies -- it’s also the first time they have teamed up for an education-focused project. The app was designed for the iPad, and it’s aimed at helping teachers track the academic performance of students, as well as their special interests, accomplishments, and general behavior.
New research from Google shows that black students are less likely to have computer science classes in school and are less likely to use computers at home even though they are 1.5 times more interested in studying computer science than their white peers.
The Kid Science Advisor program aims to promote the administration’s goal of improving STEM instruction in schools, including at the elementary level. The same day Jacob pitched his idea to the president six months ago, the U.S. Education Department released guidance to school districts on how to direct federal resources to boost STEM education.
Modern millennial learners consider technology integral to both their learning and non-learning lives. Members of this cohort of 18-to-33-year-olds can’t imagine a world without technology deeply integrated into how they create, share, co-create and consume information and nurture relationships.
China says a pair of astronauts aboard have entered the country's orbiting space station for a month-long stay. The 30-day mission is China's longest and most ambitious to date, displaying the growing sophistication of the country's manned program that first launched a human into space 13 years ago.
littleBits announces the addition of several retail partners in the U.S. and around the world, the company’s widest expansion to date.
Researchers aim to create a new type of computer that can proactively interpret and learn from data, solve unfamiliar problems using what it has learned, and operate with the energy efficiency of the human brain, as detailed by the White House when it announced the Nanotechnology-Inspir