Liz Gannes

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Social Education Startup Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition: Root-1

Edmodo, the social network for online learning, has acquired education app tool Root-1 as part of efforts to expand its app platform. Edmodo has tripled its user base to 18 million K-12 teachers and students, and has added 400 apps since the platform launched a year ago.


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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