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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos touts school choice, innovation in SLC while protesters gather

SLC summit ยป As protesters rally outside, DeVos says all key decisions should be made by states, not by the feds. Schools in the United States need to break free of the federal government’s “arcane” approach to education, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday during a visit to Utah. Education needs new models, she said, like how video rentals gave way to streaming media. And families deserve a range of school options, like choosing between cellular service providers. “Washington [D.C.] has been in the driver seat for over…

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Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial

Oracle Corp and Google faced off on Tuesday in a $9 billion copyright retrial, with Oracle accusing Google of stealing programming to grow to be the world’s main telephone player and Google announcing it acted legally as a real innovator. Oracle claims Google’s Android cellphone working system violated its copyright on components of the Java programming language, even as Alphabet Inc’s Google says it have to be capable of use Java with out paying a charge below the honest-use provision of copyright law. The dispute previously went to trial in…

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