Liz Gannes

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Udemy Raises $12M for Online Education Clearinghouse

Udemy, the marketplace for on-demand online courses, has attracted $12 million in Series B funding led by Insight Venture Partners and including Lightbank and MHS Capital. The San Francisco-based company says it has 5,000 courses and 500,000 students, with instructors collectively earning millions of dollars.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus