John Murrell

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Commission’s Assignment: Find Best Uses for Tech in Schools

In response to a challenge from the FCC and the Department of Education, a group of experts has formed the Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission to look for the best ways that technology can be used in the classroom. The commission members — Columbia University President Lee Bollinger, TPG Capital’s James Coulter, former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer — will survey current practices and come up with an action blueprint near the end of the year.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik