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What my kid learned with a Little Scholar tablet

There are myriad educational apps and devices out there, and Crave's Eric Mack has found many of them disappointing, but he reports that School Zone's Android tablet is a notable exception.

By August 10, 2014


Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015


Larry Lessig blasts prosecutor's defense in Swartz case

Internet scholar faults Justice Department prosecution "in part at least" for driving Aaron Swartz to his death.

By January 18, 2013


Legal opinions now available in Google Scholar

Those interested in learning more about historical court opinions have a few new options in Google Scholar, although serious research will likely happen elsewhere.

By November 17, 2009


Samsung Galaxy S 2 Plus rumoured to add more power to the S 2 powerhouse

More power! as a noted scholar once said. Samsung seems to have taken that to heart, if rumours are to be believed of a beefed-up version of the tasty Samsung Galaxy S 2.

By June 27, 2011


Microsoft hires social-net scholar Danah Boyd

Best known for her comparisons of MySpace and Facebook users, Boyd is wrapping up her doctorate at UC Berkeley before heading to Microsoft's new Boston-area research facility.

By September 22, 2008


Terror scholar: 'WoW' could let government sniff out plots

Some intelligence experts think terrorism in virtual worlds could provide a view of what real-world terrorists might be up to.

By March 21, 2008


Deconstructing Wikipedia at the Berkman Center

Harvard Law and Berkman Center scholar Yochai Benkler and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales deconstruct Wikipedia and discuss Internet-inspired peer production models.

By May 15, 2008


Google Scholar trademark case ends

American Chemical Society quietly settles dispute with over Google's search tool for scientific papers.

By July 19, 2006


Microsoft reveals answer to Google Scholar

Beta of Windows Live Academic Search currently covers physics, electrical engineering and computer science research.

By April 12, 2006