Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.
Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone?
This story was corrected to note that Intel and Kno will be jointly handling future hardware design, not Intel alone.
After $30 million capital infusion, including $20 million from Intel, makers of Kno educational tablet say they will no longer make tablets, but will focus on software for students.
Intel Capital and Advance Publications will lead a $30 million investment round in Kno, the high-profile student tablet start-up, and Intel itself will take over the hardware design.
The big dual-screen tablet aimed at students gets some quality assurance backup from a cool little homemade robot.
Natali Morris takes a first look at the KNO Tablet Reader at CES 2011.
Today's ridiculous tablet news comes courtesy of US startup Kno, which has launched a tablet aimed at students, measuring a whopping 14 inches.
The start-up, which showed a dual-screen tablet concept in June, says it also plans to have a cheaper, single-screen option.
There's a glut of startups--and also plenty of reasons for optimism going into the new year.