Perlego raises $50M to build out its vision of being the ‘Spotify for textbooks’

Spotify helped pave the way for a new model for consumers to listen to music: pay a monthly fee to stream whatever you want, with no need to own any physical or digital versions of it. Now, a startup

Elsevier Acquires Newsflo To Add Media Monitoring To Its Academic Research Tool Mendeley

Educational publisher <a target="_blank" href="http://www.elsevier.com/">Elsevier</a> has picked up another London startup to boost its tech-based portfolio of products that serve the academic communi

Confirmed: Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $69M-$100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts

Educational publisher <a target="_blank" href="http://www.elsevier.com">Elsevier</a> is diving further into the world of open and social educational data: it has bought <a target="_blank" href="http:/

Elsevier In Advanced Talks To Buy Mendeley For Around $100M To Beef Up In Social, Open Education Data

The world of ed-tech is ramping up another notch, and getting a lot more open in the process: educational publishing giant <a target="_blank" href="http://www.elsevier.com">Elsevier</a> is in advanced

Mendeley’s Open API Approach Is On Course To Disrupt Academic Publishing

Science and academia have to date been a little slower to react to the vast changes going on in the business world as we move to the cloud, big data and third-party app ecosystems. Most academic onlin

Elsevier Acquires Semantic Technology Software Maker Collexis

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/collexis-logo.png" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.elsevier.com">Elsevier</a>, a juggernaut of a global publisher of scientific, te