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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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Clickbait Dissertations: Academic papers get Upworthy headlines

Academia just got more glamorous with a series of eyeball-grabbing paper titles designed to lure online readers. These dissertations will blow your mind!

By June 11, 2014

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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By December 7, 2013

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Academic startup Chegg aims for $172.5 million in IPO

The company plans to price its shares between $9.50 and $11.50 when it goes public.

By October 31, 2013

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Lego female-scientist minifigs rock their own Twitter account

Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia. Creator Donna Yates shares her Lego story.

By August 20, 2014

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Bing is better than Google? Bunkum, says Freakonomics

On its Bing It On site, Microsoft claims people prefer Bing to Google search by almost 2 to 1. Bing the other one, say the academics.

By October 2, 2013

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Yahoo board to probe CEO's academic credentials

A special committee is formed, as Yahoo's board attempts to quell the ongoing controversy surrounding the future of Scott Thompson as its CEO.

By May 8, 2012

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Apple's academic January event delayed from 2011

Apple's unannounced, but much expected event later this month was originally slated to take place late last year and will bring a focus on education, according to a new report.

By January 3, 2012

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Can an algorithm win your fantasy football league?

English computer science academics create an algorithm-based software that they claim creates a most excellent fantasy team. Is this progress?

By July 17, 2012

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Google Ideas tackles violent extremism

The Web giant launches a new online initiative to bring together former extremists, survivors, nonprofits, academics, and private sector leaders to fight violent radicalism.

By April 25, 2012