Arbisoft co-founder Yasser Bashir on building trust with early-stage startups

Arbisoft is the latest addition to our series profiling startup software consultants. Its CEO Yasser Bashir shared thoughts on agile development, data science, customer and employee satisfaction, etc.

2U set to acquire nonprofit edX for deal north of $600M

2U, a SaaS platform that helps nonprofits and colleges run online universities, plans to acquire all the assets of Harvard and MIT-founded edX for a deal north of $600 million, according to multiple s

Education nonprofit Edraak ignored a student data leak for two months

Edraak, an online education nonprofit, exposed the private information of thousands of students after uploading student data to an unprotected cloud storage server, apparently by mistake. The nonprofi

Apoll01 wants to remake education by decentralizing the diploma

Dan Genduso spent nearly a decade working in consulting before landing on the Disrupt Berlin stage to launch his first startup, Apoll01 — a small company with a big idea about how to solve Ameri

Three Questions For The ASU/edX Global Freshman Academy Online Program

In April, Arizona State University and edX announced a first-of-its-kind program that will have important repercussions for the future of higher education. The Global Freshman Academy (GFA) will allow

Amazon Web Services Will Give You $1,000 In Credit For Completing These edX Courses

If you've got more time than money and have a startup idea that you think you have the skills to build, a new partnership between Amazon Web Services and online education portal edX will hook you up w

Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With edX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses

It's turning into a busy week for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers, and the tech companies that love them -- particularly Google. On Monday, Udacity co-founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun and C

edX Merges With Stanford’s Class2Go To Build An Open-Source Online Learning Platform

As new models of digital learning sweep across higher education, colleges and universities across the globe are scrambling to get on board and make their course catalogs available to a wider audience

Online Learning Platform, edX, Goes International With The Addition Of Six New Schools

When it comes to online education and massive open online courses (a.k.a. "MOOCs"), <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/01/15/how-californias-new-online-education-pilot-will-end-college-as-we-know-it

Stanford Creates Vice Provost For Online Learning To “Fundamentally Reshape Education”

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.stanford.edu">Stanford University</a> announced <a target="_blank" href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/august/online-learning-office-083012.html">the creation<

Harvard, MIT Will Bring Classes To The Masses With Their ‘edX’ Online Learning Initiative

Distance learners rejoice! Harvard University and MIT jointly announced their new non-profit <a href="http://www.edxonline.org/">edX online learning initiative</a> in Cambridge earlier today, which ai