Khan Academy is bringing computer education to Alaska Airlines’ in-flight entertainment has partnered with Alaska Airlines to offer free educational videos on how computers and the Internet work, CEO Hadi Partovi wrote in a blog post.. The video series, which stars Micr

Crunch Report | Judge Rules CRISPR-Cas9 Belongs to Broad Institute

Verizon is reportedly getting a $250 million discount on its Yahoo deal, judge rules CRISPR-Cas9 belongs to the Broad Institute and not UC Berkeley, Pixar teaches the art of storytelling on Khan Acade

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar . The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create worl

Kids app maker Duck Duck Moose joins Khan Academy

Sequoia-backed kids educational startup Duck Duck Moose is heading to Khan Academy, to add preschool learning to the non-profit’s digital education offerings. The startup’s 21 mobile a

Three ways tech is reinventing a surprising sector

More than 1 million users. Sixteen billion monthly page views. Ninety-nine percent user engagement. If these sound like stats from tech companies, you’re right. Except these tech companies are nonpr

Khan Academy Gets Rare Partnership To Close Wealth Gap In College Test Prep

Widely popular online learning platform Khan Academy closed a rare exclusive partnership with the College Board to bring free test prep software to the masses. As the College Board overhauls the panic

Comcast Will Spend Millions Developing And Promoting Khan Academy To Encourage Low-Income Broadband Adoption

Comcast has committed to pumping millions of dollars into a joint program with Khan Academy that will promote its free, online education alongside Comcast's cheap broadband access tier Internet Essent

Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone

Whether or not one believes Khan Academy is helping to reinvent education, it's hard to dispute the fact that Khan (and now his team) are an educational video-producing machine, or that the platform <

Joel Klein: Just Putting A Computer In Front Of A Student Doesn’t Make Education Better

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, TC's own Greg Ferenstein was joined on stage by Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, former Chancellor of New York Public Schools and an EVP at News Corp., as well

The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

Last month, <a href="">Facebook drove</a> 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion visits to third-party apps, an increase of 10

Khan Academy Inspires Flip of Doctor-Patient Relationship Model

Education and healthcare are typically held up as the industries least affected by the technology revolution, however this has begun to change. From Bill Gates to millions of students and parents, the

Khan Academy Jumps To 4M Uniques Per Month (Up 4X From Last Year)

Oh, how I love Reddit AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) posts. In almost all cases, the inherent down-to-earth nature of a community-driven interview leads the most interesting of people to open up in genuine, ho

The O’Sullivan Foundation Grants $5M To Online Learning Platform Khan Academy

Online learning platform and non-profit organization <a href="">Khan Academy</a> has been granted <a href="

Khan Academy Triples Unique Users To 3.5 Million

Today at The Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Founder of <a href="">Khan Academy</a>, Salman Khan, took the stage to share a few quick stats on the growth of his online vide