Textbook replacement service Boundless raises $8M

Boundless, a service that curates free online content for college students, announced today it has raised $8 million in funding. The service uses open educational resources (OER), free digital education materials, to make free content available to students.

The Kno wants to be the tablet for students — but is it too pricey?

Tablet maker Kno, which is hoping to find a niche for itself by marketing its devices specifically to students, has announced the pricing for its first tablet computers. The single-pad model will cost $600, and the dual-screen model will go for $900, the company said.