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Clay Shirky / Shirky’s Blog

Napster, Udacity, and the Academy

Fifteen years ago, a research group called The Fraunhofer Institute announced a new digital format for compressing movie files. This wasn’t a terribly momentous invention, but it did have one interesting side effect

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Reeba Zachariah & Boby Kurian / The Times of India

Manipal to buy back 12% from 2 investors

India’s largest education services company Manipal Global will buy back 12% stake held by IDFC and Capital International for nearly $140 million, even as the Bangalore-based company wants to spin off its international university campuses into a separate company

Nilofer D’Souza, Jasodhara Banerjee / Forbes India

Student Applications For Foreign Education Drop

If numbers tell a story, then the plot that is emerging seems to indicate that Indian students are doing a rethink on studying abroad.

Sleepless in Ahmedabad

NOT only are the students at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), the country’s top business school, sickeningly clever. They also work disgustingly hard.