TITLE

Merger Talk Boosts Lightspan, Plato; Sci. Learning Down Before Earnings

PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;10/24/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments involving companies in the educational software industry in the U.S. as of October 24, 2003. Increase of the economic performance of the courseware firms Plato Inc. and Lightspan Inc.; Percentage of increase on the share price of the filtering software firm N2H2 Inc.; Acquisition of N2H2 Inc. by information technology security firm Secure Computing Corp.
ACCESSION #
11202366

 

Related Articles

  • Lightspan, N2H2 Cut Staff.  // Electronic Education Report;04/25/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p3 

    Reports that educational software and online publishers, Lightspan and N2H2 have reduced the number of its work force to cut their operating expenses and boost profitability. Postponement of Lightspan's plan to hire additional sales personnel; Educational software and online publishing...

  • K-12 Filtering Co. N2H2 Enters Merger Agreement with Secure Computing.  // Electronic Education Report;8/15/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 15, p5 

    Reports on the merger of N2H2 Inc. with Secure Computing Corp. in the U.S. Need for N2H2 shareholders to approve the deal; Revenue of both firms; Percentage of N2H2 revenue generated from the school filtering market.

  • Bess.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p64 

    A definition of the term "Bess" is presented. It is a brand of censorware made by Secure Computing Corp., which acquired maker, N2H2 in 2003. This is mainly used in libraries and schools as an Internet filter, blocking minors in using public computers from accessing inappropriate web content. It...

  • Financial Briefs.  // Electronic Education Report;06/06/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p8 

    Reports business developments in the educational software industry in the United States. Increase in revenues for Lightspan and Plato Learning; Net earnings of Plato; Effect of deferred license revenue to Lightspan.

  • Share Price Dips, but N2H2 Resists NASDAQ Delisting. Oder, Norman // Library Journal;Fall2001 Net Connect, Vol. 126 Issue 17, p7 

    Focuses on the effect of the downturn in the United States on N2H2, a company that supplies Internet filtering products to schools, libraries, homes and businesses. Drop in share prices; Way that the company is handling their financial problems.

  • Plato Learning and Lightspan To Merge in Stock Swap Transaction.  // Electronic Education Report;9/12/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p3 

    Announces the merger of Minnesota based-company Plato Learning Inc. with San Diego, California-based company Lightspan Inc. Estimate on the value of money to be used in order to surpass other instructional software publishers in terms of revenue; Need for regulatory clearances and approvals of...

  • EER Stockwatch.  // Electronic Education Report;11/21/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p5 

    Reports share price values for instructional software publishers in the U.S. Plato Learning Inc.; Leapfrog Communication Products LLC; Lightspan Inc.

  • After Successful Fiscal 2003, Plato Learning Looks To Top its 10.5% Revenue Growth in 2004.  // Electronic Education Report;12/19/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 24, p1 

    Reports on the acquisition of Lightspan Inc. by Plato Learning Inc. in the U.S. Plans of Plato to improve its revenue; Comments from John Murray, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Plato, regarding the acquisition deal; Financial performance of the company in the year 2003.

  • Plato Learning Q2 Revenue Up 15.4% As Management Predicts Funding Improvement.  // Electronic Education Report;6/11/2004, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p1 

    The Bloomington, Minnesota-based Plato Learning Inc. reported $32.3 million in revenue for the second quarter ended April 30, up 15.4% from $28 million in 2003. The company exceeded its second-quarter revenue projection of $29 million to $30 million. For the first six months of the fiscal year,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics