EdSurge: Turnitin to Be Acquired by Advance Publications for $1.75B

EdSurge: Turnitin to Be Acquired by Advance Publications for $1.75B. “Turnitin, an Oakland, Calif.-based developer of software that uses artificial intelligence to scan students’ writing and code assignments to check for plagiarism, will be acquired by Advance Publications, a media conglomerate that also owns Condé Nast. The deal, which The Wall Street Journal estimated is worth nearly $1.75 billion, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019.”