News tagged with nonprofits

College credit for online courses gains momentum

The American Council on Education, a nonprofit organization that represents most of the nation's college and university presidents, is preparing to weigh in on massive open online courses - MOOCs, for short - a new way of ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Internet
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Vietnam may evict bears from 'protected' park land

(AP)—Bears, some of them blinded or maimed, play behind tall green fences like children at school recess. Rescued from Asia's bear bile trade, they were brought to live in this lush national park, but now they may need ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Ecology
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Researchers zap huge global spam 'botnet'

A huge global 'botnet' responsible for sending out millions of spam messages each day has been shut down by a collaborative effort from security experts in the US, Britain and Russia, researchers said.

dateJul 19, 2012 in Internet
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San Franciscans bring startup approach to homeless

(AP) -- On the foggy streets of San Francisco, tech superstars and the homeless can be hard to tell apart in their identical hoodies. But there's a key difference: smartphones and cash in some pockets, neither in others.

dateMay 06, 2012 in Internet
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Facebook's Timeline change disrupts some businesses

Stephen Terrell expected a group of happy users when he updated his company's Facebook profile page to the new Timeline format, allowing his mostly senior-citizen customers to register for a contest to win a trip to Hollywood ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Internet
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