Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop – gpgmail

gpgmail has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the pi-top 3, is a Raspberry Pi-powered laptop with a keyboard that slides out to access a […]

Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS – gpgmail

Google publicly disclosed its acquisition of homework helper app Socratic in an announcement this week, detailing the added support for the company’s A.I. technology and its relaunch on iOS. The acquisition apparently flew under the radar — Google says it bought the app last year. According to one founder’s LinkedIn update, that was in March […]

London edtech startup pi-top sees layoffs after major contract loss – gpgmail

London-based edtech startup pi-top has cut a number of staff, gpgmail has learned. According to our sources, the company has reduced its headcount in recent weeks, with staff being told cuts are a result of restructuring as it seeks to implement a new strategy. One source told us pi-top recently lost out on a large […]