DirecTV is exploring the idea of an online video service that would appeal to "price-sensitive" young people or other customers who have dropped their pay-TV service, the satellite TV firm said on Thursday.
The Department of Transportation said Thursday it will look at banning in-flight phone calls, a surprise announcement issued just hours before the Federal Communications Commission planned to discuss lifting its own ban on such calls.
Arlington, Tex. — Dozens of higher-education researchers convened here last week, in the midst of a snowstorm, to talk about a tsunami.
Massive open online courses have been a hot topic at higher-education conferences for about two years. But the objective of the MOOC Research Initiative Confe
Guy Leonard received an unpleasant surprise in his inbox early this morning: a notice from Academia.edu saying it had taken down a copy of an article of his that he’d posted on the research-sharing platform. The reason? A takedown request from Elsevier, which publishes the journal in which the
Preliminary results of a study of 16 massive open online courses offered through the University of Pennsylvania show that only a small percentage of people who start the courses finish them—and that, on average, only half of those who register for the courses even watch the first lecture.
As more and more aspects of higher education become digitized or enhanced by technology, the process of applying to college and planning a successful career there has followed suit. The problem? Students still fall through the cracks.
A new report looks at the plethora of digital tools marketed to s
Lululemon Picks New CEO From Toms And Demotes Controversial Founder
Lululemon said Laurent Potdevin, most recently the president of Toms, will be its new CEO starting in January 2014. It also said controversial founder Chip Wilson will relinquish his role as non-executive chairman but will remain on the retailer’s board.
Total video ad views grew 31% in the third quarter, Citigroup analysts said in a note today.
As many know, people are increasingly consuming video on devices other than their televisions — and that's making for a booming video ad market. Total video adver
Engaged Capital, which last week sent a nine-page open letter to Abercrombie’s board calling for CEO Mike Jeffries’s ouster, is “disturbed” to learn his contract was extended today.
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Controversial Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries, whom an activist investor has been pressuring to oust this past week, isn’t going anywhere yet.
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Mike Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch's 69-year-old chief executive officer and ch
Tom Hardy Is ‘Always Singing’ To Prepare For Elton John Biopic, Finds Time To Honor British Troops
You’ve seen him rap/beatbox with his baby, and now you’re about to hear Tom Hardy belt out some classics for his upcoming Elton John biopic, Rocketman. Asked whether he’s had vocal training, Hardy answered, “Oh, all the time. I’m always singing.” Thank you Tom, my
Can we all just stop for a minute and discuss how much I want Rihanna‘s winter coat. It’s so cute. And it looks so, so warm. And right now I am so, so cold. (Why do they insist on having the air conditioning on all year round?) Anyway Rihanna, loving the winter look. So, if [...]
Ready to create a full house of her own, Mary-Kate Olsen would like to have babies with her boyfriend, older gentleman and brother of the former French president, Olivier Sarkozy. But wait – just because she’d like to produce doe-eyed offspring doesn’t mean she’s ready to put
Dear people at Versace, I would like to thank you for your new ad campaign starring Nolan Gerard Funk. I am thanking you for obvious reasons. The Awkward star was anything but in these photos as the face of Versace’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. Now, you might be thinking that I’ve