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Coursera partners with 10 universities for online classes

Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.

By May. 29, 2013


TorrentFreak pegs top pirating universities in U.S.

File-sharing remains a thorn in the side of U.S. colleges, with Rutgers and New York University apparently hosting the most pirates.

By Oct. 15, 2012


Universities to bring 1Gbps broadband to local communities

Twenty-nine American Universities are working together to create ultra-high-speed broadband networks in their surrounding communities to spur innovation.

By Jul. 27, 2011


Universities pen harsh words to note-selling site

Students find themselves in the crosshairs as California State University system demands that new Web site NoteUtopia stop enabling the sale of class notes.

By Oct. 19, 2010


iTunes U: what's on offer from Australian universities

Still deciding which courses and uni is right for you? A total of 13 Australian universities distribute podcasts, guest lectures and course materials through iTunes, so you can take a try-before-you-buy approach.

13 Images By Feb. 15, 2012


Universities reject Kindle over inaccessibility for the blind

Syracuse University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison say they won't use Amazon's e-reader in their classrooms until it's more accessible to blind students.

By Nov. 12, 2009


More universities join Yahoo for Net-scale research

UC Berkeley, Cornell, and UMass Amherst will get access to Yahoo's M45 cluster for large-scale data-processing research using software called Hadoop.

By Apr. 9, 2009


IBM teams up with universities on cloud project

The company joins forces with Carnegie Mellon, Qatar, and Texas A&M universities to develop one of the first cloud-computing platforms in the Middle East.

By Jan. 26, 2009


RIAA threatens 19 universities with lawsuits

Group launches ninth wave of "prelitigation" letters, offering students and personnel the chance to settle copyright infringement claims out of court "at a discounted rate."

By Oct. 18, 2007


Are universities protecting students from the RIAA?

The Recording Industry Association of America is waiting half a year to file lawsuits against alleged college file-swappers. But without schools keeping long-term logs of Internet addresses assigned, the RIAA won't get very far.

By Oct. 18, 2007