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FORTUNE — When Amazon released its list of holiday bestsellers the day after Christmas, the second-most popular laptop was the Asus Transformer, a Windows 8 laptop with a detachable keyboard that converts into a tablet. It’s just the kind of portable consumer device that Microsoft (MSFT) …

No books for you: U.S. starves public domain for another year

Advertisement<p>108 Comments<p>Credit: Dr Seuss<p>A new year means a new batch of copyrights expire, and works like <i>The Chronicles of</i> <i>Narnia</i> and <i>The Bell Jar</i> …

Rangers introduce Shin-Soo Choo

ARLINGTON, Texas -- On a day when the Texas Rangers welcomed Shin-Soo Choo as the club's new leadoff hitter and left fielder, they also likely waved …

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Tigers, Rangers agree to Prince Fielder, Ian Kinsler trade, per report

We have our first blockbuster of the offseason.<p>The Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers have agreed to a trade that includes swapping Ian Kinsler and Prince Fielder, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.<p><b>More</b>: Lone Star Ball (Rangers) Bless You Boys (Tigers)<p>The Tigers have other options for first base, …

Teachers find success in using friend groups, lunch bunches

Farrington, who was the speech and language pathologist, asked the principal of the elementary school if she could have a few extra hours in her …

RT @HillwoodMS: Veterans Day @ HMS: Welcome all the Veterans who came out today, so we could take time to honor you in our way. http://t.co/UpatcUaFJy

3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back-to-school means books, backpacks, and these days, mobile devices.<p>From social networks to smartphones, schools are opening up to the technologies they once banned, embracing them as valuable tools for both students and teachers. This …

Taliban Victim Malala Yousafzai Rallies for Girls' Education

Few bloggers have to think about the real-world consequences of their writing. Malala Yousafzai — the 16-year-old blogger from Pakistan who was shot …