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Education is the sincerest form of flattery: Samsung readies ‘Learning Hub’ for Galaxy Tab

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Not wanting to be left behind by Apple’s iTunes U and new iBooks platform, which are pushing forward Apple’s push to get iPads in schools, Samsung is readying its own education service called ‘Learning Hub’, which it says will provide 6,000 textbooks and videos from 30 education providers across the world....
Education is the sincerest form of flattery: Samsung readies ‘Learning Hub’ for Galaxy Tab
Google announces Google Play for Education launching this fall

Pearson Sees Digital Publishing Income Beating Print In 2012

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Pearson’s digital revenue grew 18 percent to £2 ($3.17) billion (a third of the total) through 2011, as its book publisher Penguin’s e-book sales rose 106 percent and the group reached 43 million students through digital learning services. Now Pearson (NYSE: PSO) forecasts: “Revenues from digital and services businesses...
Pearson Sees Digital Publishing Income Beating Print In 2012
StudiVZ’s answer to Facebook? Change names, go niche

ExecOnline Raises 800K From Washington Post For Executive Education Service That Partners With Top 10 Business Schools

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ExecOnline has raised $800,000 in seed funding from the Washington Post for executives to get online training that is done in partnership with top 10 business schools. The service will target Fortune 500 companies that often send executives to Harvard University and other top business schools for immersive business school...
ExecOnline Raises 800K From Washington Post For Executive Education Service That Partners With Top 10 Business Schools

∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U

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Two of Apple’s university partners reached significant milestones this month on the company’s free education service, iTunes U. Both Stanford and Open University reached 50 million downloads of their respective content. [...]...
∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U

Online learning platform Udemy branches out into corporate training

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Udemy has announced Udemy for Organizations, a new corporate training product that will let companies build a curriculum from the online education service’s existing course collections and create their own courses. Dennis Yang, the company’s president and chief operating officer, said in a statement: Because of the skills-based nature of Udemy’s content,...
Online learning platform Udemy branches out into corporate training

Microsoft Brings Its Lync Messenger To The New Windows UI, Launches Updated OneNote App

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Microsoft just announced that it is bringing its Lync messenger to the Windows Store and the new Windows 8 user interface. In addition, the company also just launched a new version of its free OneNote note-taking app for Windows 8. The Lync app will be available in the Windows Store...
Microsoft Brings Its Lync Messenger To The New Windows UI, Launches Updated OneNote App

reddit founders made hundreds of fake profiles so site looked popular

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In the early days, reddit's community was built up thanks to hundreds of fake profiles created by the site's co-founders, according to Steve Huffman (coincidentally, a reddit co-founder). To make the site look populated and diverse, Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, the other founder, would submit links of their own choosing,...
reddit founders made hundreds of fake profiles so site looked popular

OK, Stupid: IAC to Bring Dating Algorithms to Tutor.com After Acquisition

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IAC CEO Barry Diller. (David Shankbone) Oh, algorithms: So good for trading stocks, handicapping elections and finding Mrs. Right—and now, perhaps, finding the right online tutor. IAC, the parent company to Match.com and OKCupid, acquired Tutor.com, according to a press release, noting an opportunity to apply its expertise in marketing...
OK, Stupid: IAC to Bring Dating Algorithms to Tutor.com After Acquisition
Pluralsight closes $27.5M to stave off the Great Developer Shortage of 2013

Apple's iTunes U educational content downloads top one billion

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Apple announced on Thursday that its iTunes U education service has seen more than a billion downloads, with 60 percent of those from outside the U.S....
Apple's iTunes U educational content downloads top one billion

Y Combinator-backed Knowmia grows its library of educational video classes

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Inspired by Khan Academy, the next wave of education technology startups are seeing opportunity in video. At Y Combinator’s Demo Day today, two of the most seasoned entrepreneurs who presented were Ariel Braunstein, a member of the founding team behind Flip video cameras, and Scott Kabat, a marketing executive....
Y Combinator-backed Knowmia grows its library of educational video classes
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