McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning Company Behind Its New Smart eBooks

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http://techcrunch.com – As a 95-year-old publishing company primarily known for its textbooks, McGraw-Hill is not usually the type of exhibitor one finds at the Consumer Electronics Show, let alone one to make a splash. Nonetheless, the company went to Vegas this year (er, rather its education division, McGraw-Hill Education went to Vegas) to show off some innovative new technology. Again, McGraw-Hill (or textbook publishers in general) not a name one associates with “shiny new technology.” Yet, for some time now, McGraw-Hill Education and its President Brian Kibby have been on a mission to help the compa (IT news)