Edtech startup LearnZillion just received $7 million to help teachers implement Common Core State Standards, which define what students need to know at each grade level.
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StreetOwl is launching its smartphone app to help good drivers find the most affordable insurance.
Should human genes be patented? The Supreme Court is weighing in today in a landmark case that will have an enormous impact on the future of science, technology and medicine.
Indian home shopping business Homeshop18 has closed a $30 million funding round as it edges closer to an IPO.
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Ellen Pao will be helping Reddit build strategic partnerships.
Venture firm New Enterprise Associates hopes to find new cures for rare diseases with its latest investment.
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At a press conference today, San Jose State University announced it would be expanding its online course offering, and opening a facility for adaptive and blended learning.
Dropbox introduces single sign on and rebrands its business-focused service.
Founder and CEO Dan Siroker formed the idea for the company while working as an analytics lead on the Obama campaign.
ParElastic closed its first round of financing led by General Catalyst.
VentureBeat caught up with blogger and social media analyst Brian Solis a few weeks after the release of his latest book.
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The digital health company is launching a web app for scheduling doctor's appointments, which will compete with ZocDoc.