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k-12 education

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Apple, Microsoft join carriers in $750M pledge to education

The companies are providing education tools, devices, and wireless service as part of President Obama's ConnectEd initiative.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Zuckerberg, Gates lead funding round for education not-for-profit

The organization, EducationSuperHighway, steers schools toward speedier, more secure broadband connections.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Amazon buys math education company TenMarks

Amazon continues to make a push into education tech, an area Apple's been trying to conquer as well.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Bill Gates pitches in for online education resource Graphite

The Microsoft chairman and longtime donor to educational causes partners with Common Sense Media to launch a Web site that offers free apps, games, and curricula to teachers.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Kno launches digital textbooks for K-12 pupils

Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone?

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Facebook and Gates Foundation join forces to promote education

After a successful education-focused hackathon last year, the two tech giants are expanding the program with two events, female teams, and prizes for the best ed tech apps.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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Get a great, free education online

The cost of higher education has seen rapid growth lately, but there are alternatives. Many sites offer excellent coursework for free.

By Apr. 20, 2012

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Is the future of education online?

They're called Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) and many are taught by top professors at the best colleges in the world. Molly Wood looks at how education is getting re-imagined online.

By Aug. 20, 2013

Review

Pentax K-50 and K-500

A reasonable option for an entry-level dSLR, the Pentax K-50 should satisfy if you need the weather-sealed design. But while acceptable, it and its cheaper sibling the K-500 lag behind the competition in image quality and performance.

By Jul. 18, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 18, 2013