Amazon releases new Alexa API, simplifying custom voice commands
Edtech developers can now design custom Alexa commands that integrate directly with schools' information systems.
Blackboard announces move to Northern Virginia
One of the largest learning management system companies in the U.S. will soon move its headquarters out of Washington D.C.
Blackboard launches iPhone, Apple Watch card-reader support for universities nationwide
The company will initially offer the card-reader service at Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma.
How Canvas came to unseat Blackboard as the leading LMS
A recent analysis found that Canvas had surpassed Blackboard as the favorite learning management system in higher education. So where do the companies go next?
Canvas edges out Blackboard in LMS market share
For the first time, Canvas eclipsed Blackboard as the most popular learning management system for U.S. colleges and universities.
Blackboard now offering over half a million open educational resources to K-12 students
Blackboard and ACT's OpenEd are collaborating to deliver free, openly licensed materials to school districts.
Digital learning leaders forecast the future of higher education
In a new report from Blackboard, 13 college experts detail what has changed in higher education in the last 20 years and what's in store for the next 20.
Blackboard announces new mobile app for instructors
Blackboard Instructor is specially designed to meet the needs of educators on the go.
Blackboard announces accessibility solution for major LMS platforms
Blackboard Ally measures accessibility of course content and creates content alternatives for students.