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Smartpen Maker to Operate as Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and Complement Anoto’s Vision for Multi-surface Digital Writing and Drawing

Lund, Sweden & Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2015 – Anoto Group AB today announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Livescribe will be fully integrated with Anoto as a wholly-owned subsidiary, with the deal expected to close later this month. Continue reading

Livescribe 3 Smartpen Moleskine Edition Now Available for Preorder


New Smartpen Bundle Pairs Inspiration with Innovation

OAKLAND, Calif. and MILAN — September 15, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. ( and Moleskine today announced preorders of the Livescribe 3 smartpen Moleskine Edition, a collaboration that combines the legendary notebook maker’s classic brand and aesthetic with the most successful and popular smartpen to date. The Moleskine Edition combines the art of handwriting with the convenience of technology to seamlessly digitize notes, allowing both iOS and Android smartphone and tablet users to make their notes more actionable than ever. Continue reading

Edtech Leader IXL Learning Opens North Carolina Office


IXL unites Silicon Valley and the Research Triangle with Raleigh office, tapping new talent for learning technology that reaches 1 in 10 students

SAN MATEO, Calif. & Raleigh, N.C. – September 1, 2015 – IXL Learning (, an educational technology company, is pleased to announce the opening of its first East Coast office, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company’s Raleigh office is already home to IXL team members in sales, marketing, and customer support, and is recruiting talent in engineering and curriculum design.

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Livescribe Rolls Out New Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition Model


All-in-one Device Digitizes Notes and Syncs Audio

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (, the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today announced that it is now rolling out a new Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition in time for the Back-to-School sales period. The Echo smartpen is an all-in-one device that digitizes notes written on paper and records audio synchronized to handwriting using the built-in microphone. Then, Echo transfers all your notes and audio to a computer via USB for storage, organization and sharing. Continue reading

Livescribe+ for Android Now Available Globally, Bringing Livescribe 3 Support to Millions of New Smartphones and Tablets


Livescribe+ for Android Now Available Globally, Bringing Livescribe 3 Support to Millions of New Smartphones and Tablets 

Livescribe+ for Android Brings the Best of Handwritten Notes and Digital Organization to Both iOS and Android Devices

Oakland, Calif. – May 12, 2015 - Livescribe Inc. (, the leading manufacturer of smartpens, launched the Android version of the Livescribe+ app globally today, opening up the award-winning Livescribe 3 smartpen to millions of Android smartphone and tablet owners. Android users can start digitizing, searching and sharing their handwritten notes by picking up a Livescribe 3 smartpen and downloading the Livescribe+ app, free on the Google Play store. Initially launched for iOS, Livescribe+ for Android has been optimized for Android by incorporating Google’s Material Design guidelines to introduce a unique Android approach to the app’s core functions and user experience. Continue reading

Fitly Aims to Make Eating Smarter with New Class of Connected Device, SmartPlate Available for Pre-Order Now at


Sensor-Infused SmartPlate by Fitly to Help People Better Understand and Manage the Foods they Eat

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. May 4, 2015 – Fitly, a two-time Digital Health Award winner, University City Science Center-supported, and DreamIt Health alumni, tomorrow officially debuts at Collision Conference in Las Vegas, the world’s first Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled device that tracks and analyzes everything a user eats. SmartPlate is equipped with advanced object recognition and weight sensors which enable it to automatically identify, weigh, and analyze food intake while capturing a complete picture of a user’s overall eating habits. Continue reading

Preview Edition of Livescribe+ for Android Available in US, Canada and Australia


Android Customers Can Try Out Livescribe+ During Special Preview Event and US Customers Can Save on a New Livescribe 3 Smartpen 

OAKLAND, Calif. – April 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (, the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today launched the Preview Edition of the Livescribe+ app on Google Play™. This brings the Livescribe 3 smartpen to Android users across the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates, with a full global launch expected in the next few weeks. Continue reading

hack.pledge() Mentorship Movement Launches with Broad Industry Support


Dozens of coding celebrities, tech companies, and nonprofits unite to improve the quality of software development worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 1, 2014 – New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and in the programming world, resolving to make a difference has never been easier.  hack.pledge(), a movement for programmers worldwide to assemble and learn from each other, has officially launched.  Developers can pledge to either give or receive 1 hour of mentoring in their language of choice, and the hack.pledge() initiative will connect them with a mentor (or mentee) in 2015. Continue reading