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Blackboard Inc. announces execution of definitive agreement to sell its Transact business unit

(7 Mar 2019)  Blackboard Inc. today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its Blackboard Transact business unit (“Transact”) to Reverence Capital Partners, LP (“Reverence”). The transaction will enable Blackboard to remain laser focused on and continue to deliver market-leading innovation in its teaching and learning portfolio of solutions, the core of its business […]


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Bb Student – Now available on Apple, Android and Windows

(18 January 2016) Blackboard has announced Bb Student – a new mobile application built for the needs of learners, now available across the globe on Apple, Android & Windows platforms. Bb Student has been built from the ground up founded on Blackboard’s new design language to deliver a delightful, fun & intuitive experience for students […]


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Blackboard and Skillsoft partner to deliver career-development content to professional learners

(22 July 2015, Washington, PRNewswire) Blackboard Inc. today announced a partnership with Skillsoft, a global learning content provider, to enable direct delivery of high-quality content to professional learners via Blackboard’s industry-leading teaching and learning platform. The partnership will allow Blackboard to offer learners and instructors access to Skillsoft’s vast library of rich professional training and […]


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Blackboard introduces free, flexible approach to MOOCs

(Las Vegas, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/)  — Blackboard Inc. today announced a free, flexible option for running massive open online courses (MOOCs): a hosted instance of Blackboard Learn™, the company’s flagship learning management system (LMS). With more institutions looking to offer large, open courses, the offer will give institutions a fully functional, flexible platform option complete […]


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Blackboard launches shared content repository that supports multiple LMS platforms

(Washington, 24 June  2013 /PRNewswire)  Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of xpLor™, a content platform that gives educators unprecedented ability to create, discover and share rich course materials across systems and institutions. xpLor is the industry’s first cloud-based learning object repository that supports multiple learning management systems (LMS). Users can create and store materials […]


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Blackboard launches Mosaic, a new approach to mobile apps for schools and universities

(Washington, 21 June  2013 /PRNewswire/)   Blackboard today unveiled Mosaic™, a unique platform that gives schools and universities a radically different approach to deploying mobile apps. While institutions can spend months developing apps and lack flexibility to make changes once they’ve launched, Mosaic greatly simplifies the process so that anyone who can use a web browser […]


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