Frequently described as a Peace Corps for geeks, Code for America pairs highly skilled Web developers and entrepreneurs with cities in need of high-tech help.
Chosen for their scientific prowess, the finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search will compete in March for the top prize of $100,000.
Investor and entrepreneur tells the CBS news magazine that a college degree is unnecessary for financial success, but critics call his program an elitist ploy.
Today we explore an offer from PayPal's co-founder to give a $100,000 fellowship to students who drop out and start their own company. He argues that people under 20 can learn more useful skills at a start-up than at a university.
The new David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation will bring together students from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Stanford's Engineering School in a bid to help inspire a new generation of news consumption tools and applications.
The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.
Tech-industry veterans who have traded bits and bytes for clean electrons say getting up to speed and making fresh contacts are key.
Automaker first to join MIT Energy Initiative, a group focused on using technology to solve global energy problems.
A $10 million grant from Chesonis Foundation will go toward innovations in solar power conversion, storage, and using solar power to make hydrogen.
The Dark Knight is on its way to having the dubious honor of being the most-pirated movie of 2008, which means we may soon get what we pay for.