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Crunch Report | NBCUniversal Invests $500 Million in Snap

NBCUniversal invests $500 million in Snap, Jeff Bezos has plans for a Moon expedition, Uber plans to turn its app into a content marketplace and more Uber troubles. All this on Crunch Report.

Sherpa, The Top Spanish-Speaking Personal Assistant App, Comes To The U.S. For Android [TCTV]

The “personal assistant” craze is in full effect on mobile devices, with Apple’s SIRI kicking off the fun. The dream of being able to speak out loud and have information come back to

Amidst STEM Education Hype, NoRedInk Is On A Mission To Fix America’s Grammar Problem

With the November elections right around the corner, education reform is a hot topic these days, thanks to a flood of <a target="_blank" href="https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:7KclyZGqC0

Open English Lands $43M From Insight, Redpoint To Bring Online Language Ed To Latin America

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.openenglish.com/inicio.do">Open English</a>, as its name might suggest, is an online learning platform that helps non-English speakers learn the language and speak

In English-Crazy China, 8D World Teaches Kids To Speak In Virtual Worlds; Lands A Deal With CCTV

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/wizworld.jpg"> In China, learning spoken English is giving rise to a huge and growing market. For instance, in addition to English classes i

Instant translation: Jibbigo Spanish-English translator works in real time

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/jibbigo.png" />Can you even imagine what it must have been like to be an early explorer? Like, you leave Spain or Portugal on some rick

Japanese Students Learning English With DS

The Nintendo DS is now being used in Japan as a study aid for high schoolers learning English. Students use for 10 minutes at the beginning of class DS software that includes over 3000 English words.