Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Salesforce Exec To Bring Its Mobile “PowerPoint On Steroids” To Classrooms

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http://techcrunch.com – The bring your own device (BYOD) movement has been sweeping through the business world, contributing to the so-called “consumerization of enterprise,” as employees are increasingly bringing their own laptops, tablets and smartphones to work. While this makes for a more convenient and flexible work experience for the end-user, allowing employees to access sensitive company data and information can cause a lot of headaches for businesses and their IT staff. The same is true in education. As more and more students bring mobile devices into the classroom (thanks in part to one laptop (IT news)