Chegg's CEO says higher ed isn't set up for today's students

Sep 6, 2018
Dan Rosensweig saw a market in supporting modern college students.
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Using stories to teach economics

Sep 18, 2017
A new ebook wants to transform how you learn about the economy.
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British publisher cashes in on American education

Feb 10, 2015
Pearson makes money, even without results, off America's obsession with academics.

Rise of the digital college textbook

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Feb 26, 2014
Textbook publishers hope to avoid extinction.

Education start-up looks to disrupt textbook market

Jun 4, 2013
Boston-based start-up Boundless, which provides free educational materials online, says it's looking to help cash-strapped students find an alternative to expensive textbooks.

Microsoft invests in Nook

Apr 30, 2012
Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.

An unlikely partnership to build the e-textbook business

Apr 30, 2012
When you think ebooks, the iPad and the Kindle come to mind -- not Microsoft Windows. But Microsoft's been losing enough ground in tablets and e-readers that today it's decided to spend $300 million to invest in Barnes & Noble's…

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Are classrooms prepared for e-textbooks?

Jan 19, 2012
Apple is expected to announce its entry into the world of e-textbooks. But how have digital textbooks fared in the classroom so far?