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Fingerprint lands $7.7m to expand its network of educational iOS apps

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Fingerprint Digital, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile learning apps and games, has raised $7.7 million in equity funding according to an SEC filing. In September 2011, Fingerprint had secured $1.4 million in seed funding from K2 Media Labs, THQ, Reed Elsevier Ventures, and Suffolk Ventures. Also listed as an...
Fingerprint lands $7.7m to expand its network of educational iOS apps

Barnes & Noble signs deals with HBO, Sony and others to launch Nook Video service for tablets in the UK

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In a move that echoes its major rival Amazon, Barnes & Noble has signed deals with major worldwide studios to launch its new Nook Video service for its new Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets in the UK. The company has agreed deals with BBC Worldwide, HBO, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Home...
Barnes & Noble signs deals with HBO, Sony and others to launch Nook Video service for tablets in the UK

Birchbox Co-Founder Katia Beauchamp: We’re Poised To Grow Way Beyond Beauty [TCTV]

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Birchbox, the New York City-based startup that provides a monthly delivery service of beauty and personal care product samples, seemed like a lark to some when it first came on the scene back in September 2010. At that time, web startups aimed at the female demographic existed, but the...
Birchbox Co-Founder Katia Beauchamp: We’re Poised To Grow Way Beyond Beauty [TCTV]
Nook goes web (and here's how to read it on iOS)
Barnes & Noble slashes Nook pricing ahead of rumored Kindle refresh

Barnes & Noble says new glowing Nook eReader will ship early in limited supply

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Barnes & Noble on Tuesday announced that its new Nook Simple Touch eBook reader will begin shipping ahead of schedule over the next week. The bookseller unveiled its new Nook eReader earlier this month, and the response has been positive thus far. BGR reviewed the original Nook Simple Touch...
Barnes & Noble says new glowing Nook eReader will ship early in limited supply
Pearson invests $89.5 million in Barnes & Noble's NOOK Media business

Death By Wikipedia: Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Printing

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So many things about printed encyclopedias seem insane now. The space that dozens of volumes takes up. How much an entire set weighs (well over 100 pounds). The fact that many middle class families used to have to pay for them in regular installments. How slowly they are updated with...
Death By Wikipedia: Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Printing

You can get wiser with Wizur's academic courses online

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Wizur makes you wiser. It’s a nice slogan for a web site that allows you learn new things, from how to do sales to taking college courses that you never had time for. Wizur is part of a trend toward using technology and the plenitude of internet content to...
You can get wiser with Wizur's academic courses online
Nook Video Service Launches In U.K. As Barnes & Noble Expands Licensing Deals With HBO, Sony, Warner And Others

This Database Could Save Education In America

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March 3 (Reuters) - An education technology conference this week in Austin, Texas, will clang with bells and whistles as startups eagerly show off their latest wares. But the most influential new product may be the least flashy: a $100 million database built to chart the academic paths of public...
This Database Could Save Education In America

Encyclopedia Britannica's 2010 edition to be its last

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The 244-year-old Encyclopedia Britannica will be going out of print this year, abdicating to the likes of Google and Wikipedia. Most adults will remember looking up information in the IRL knowledge-base's volumes, but the iconic encyclopedia only represents 1 percent of the company's total sales today. Britannica traditionally published...
Encyclopedia Britannica's 2010 edition to be its last
Lawsuit be damned, Boundless Learning pushes ahead with free textbook platform
Barnes & Noble takes on Kindle Fire with new $199 Nook Tablet; Nook Color drops to $169

Why This $100 Million Student Information Database Is 'A Godsend' For Education Startups

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently led a $100 million investment into a controversial project that will collect and sell student information. Startups and educators are excited. Parents, on the other hand, aren't so happy. The foundation teamed up with the Carnegie Corp. and school officials from various states to...
Why This $100 Million Student Information Database Is 'A Godsend' For Education Startups
Barnes & Noble's first big move since tie-up with Microsoft: Help users ditch tablets

Encyclopedia Britannica halts print publication after 244 years

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The paper edition of the encyclopedia ends its centuries-long run, but is it a victim or beneficiary of the digital age?Its legacy winds back through centuries and across continents, past the birth of America to the waning days of the Enlightenment. It is a record of humanity's achievements in war...
Encyclopedia Britannica halts print publication after 244 years

Apple files for European trademark on logo leaf

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Apple has filed for a trademark on the leaf in its logo, The Register says. The submission was made to the European Trademark Registry on December 3rd, using lawyers from a London firm called Edwards Wildman. If granted, the trademark would cover 10 different categories of products, ranging from things...
Apple files for European trademark on logo leaf
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