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When it comes to building databases and other backend software development, different organizations and developers do not always speak the same language. Today a startup called Prisma that’s built a…

Prisma raises $40M for its open source ‘Rosetta Stone’ for database languages

In Part 1 of this series, we spoke to acquiring companies about the deal and how they integrate acquired firms. In Part 2, we talk to executives from the three…

After the acquisition: 3 startup executives share their exit experiences

Uber wants to overcome the language barriers you’ll sometimes encounter when hailing a ride. The Verge says Uber has partnered with Rosetta Stone to offer free language lessons through its…

Uber will offer free Rosetta Stone language courses to drivers

Rosetta Stone has just acquired Seattle-based online language-learning community Livemocha for $8.5 million in cash. Livemocha has one of the largest online language-learning communities in the world, boasting over 16…

Rosetta Stone Buys Up Online Language Learning Community Livemocha For $8.5M In Cash

Education is quickly moving online, but we haven’t seen all that many studies that actually look into the effectiveness of these new forms of online learning. To see how its…

Study: Learning Spanish With Duolingo Can Be More Effective Than College Classes Or Rosetta Stone

According to Reuters, Google has settled a lawsuit brought by software maker Rosetta Stone over the search company allowing people to purchase keywords within its ad product using its trademarked…

Google Settles With Rosetta Stone Over Trademark Infringement Within Search And Ads Lawsuit

It wasn’t all that long ago that Rosetta Stone released its free iPad app. We liked it, and felt like it was a great way to bring Rosetta Stone’s now-famous…

Rosetta Stone Brings Live Video Chat Tutorials To Mobile Language Learners With New App

Rosetta Stone, for those unfamiliar, are the makers of the oft-advertised language learning software of the same name. The 20-year-old Virginia-based company went public in 2009, and today makes learning…

Rosetta Stone Acquires Kid-Focused Language-Learning Startup GoGo Lingo

Short version: Rosetta Stone launched its iPad app today, which is basically just a lighter version of its core “course” software. The app itself is nothing extraordinary, but the way…

The Business Software Alliance wants you to stop pirating software. A fair request, sure, particularly coming from the BSA. As such, the group has updated its “Faces of Internet Piracy”…

I always tell entrepreneurs outside of the Valley—whether they are in the middle of my country or a developing one—if they want to build the next great social media darling…

Admit it: you’ve been thinking about learning a foreign language. Maybe you’ve been planning a trip to Mexico or were considering taking over a small, French-speaking colony in the Maldives.…