Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.
State senator proposes requiring state's public institutions of higher learning to award academic credit for faculty-approved online courses.
In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.
The company is said to be unveiling a service Monday night that connects people to experts via Google+ Hangouts.
Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.
MOOCs are becoming increasing popular as a way for people to access lessons from Ivy League universities. But access doesn't always translate into student success.
Molly unboxes the Martian Passport smartwatch and puts it up against the Pebble. Plus, we head to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.
Feature called FocusAssist pauses an online training course when the viewer looks away, ostensibly to "ensure complete end-user engagement." Will this improve employee training, or is it too invasive?
Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.
Andreessen Horowitz is leading a new investment in this change-the-world kind of company, which is run by a man who's already done world-changing things.