Udemy launches an iPhone app so people can turn idle time into a learning opportunity.
Bright minds and top-shelf developers from around the world will be tackling tough, systemic problems in academics in a hackathon series co-sponsored by Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Education is already accessible online. Now it's going open source too.
Xerox researchers have created a way to save teachers time with automated test grading.
Boundless denies allegations from major textbook publishers that its free online textbooks represent a copyright violation.
Online retailer of electronics "bits and pieces" SparkFun sets off an a cross-country tour to bring hands-on electronics education into the classroom.
Apple doesn't really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices. But that doesn't mean it's not a success.
A pilot program in Washington, D.C., teaches kids how to apply their creativity to the real world, take risks, and follow their passion.
With $2 million in funding, Kickboard plans to revolutionize how teachers assess student needs in the classroom.
Thinkful's virtual tutoring platform provides personalized training for college students in practical skills like web development and design.
StudentLoanHero has helped students manage, reduce, and repay over $60 million in student debt.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
WordPress is giving K-12 teachers and students a helping hand with Classrooms, its new focus on education.
During his first "Fireside Hangout" on YouTube, President Barack Obama called for education, immigration, and patent reform to support the tech scene, not to mention the American economy.
Education startup Quad Learning helps students transition from community college to four-year universities to lower the cost of earning a bachelor's degree.
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San Francisco's Exploratorium releases Sounds Uncovered, an exploration of auditory illusions and acoustic phenomena.
In an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, Bill Gates talks about how data can help change the world and how he spends his personal time.