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Hopkins, U.Va. to offer free online courses

Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia plan to offer free online courses under an agreement announced Tuesday. Online platform Coursera said that the two schools are among 12 institutions that plan to offer the free, non-credit courses through ...

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Malware deadline passes, very few knocked offline

WASHINGTON — If you’re reading this online, you’re fine. The day that was supposed to see thousands of people knocked off the Internet has arrived, but only a few people were affected. Thousands of Internet users across the U.S. and ...

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SCOTUSblog 1, CNN and Fox 0

In the beginning, I hated SCOTUSblog. About 10 years ago, the then-fledgling online service providing near-instantaneous links and analysis of Supreme Court decisions was a direct competitor to my own nascent email service in which I promised subscribers same-day news ...

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Online initiatives spur ballot petition drives

Maryland voters in November may face as many as three questions on the ballot to overturn laws passed by the General Assembly. Opponents of the third measure — a gerrymandered congressional district plan — are nearly halfway to reaching the ...

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Cloud, web hold potential for large energy savings

WASHINGTON — A new report from a Washington-based nonprofit says technology and the internet hold the potential for large energy savings by networking homes, buildings, factories, transportation systems and other energy users. The report was released Tuesday by the American ...

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