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Become the most wanted tech employee with our collection of online courses.  The technology market is becoming more and more competitive, and companies are on the hunt for employees with a specific set of skills. If you want to land that coveted job in Silicon Valley, you’ll likely need to possess one or more of the most in-demand skills required for the 2017 technology job market.  Below are the...

Read More about 2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley

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Do you have an idea for a new business and need help getting started? Or have you always wanted to launch a business but need help generating ideas? EdX has exciting new entrepreneurship courses designed to help you tackle the key challenges of launching a startup, covering everything from idea creation and market research to developing a pitch and obtaining venture capital. Check out the upcoming...

Read More about Launch Your Startup: New Courses in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Did you know that for Bill Gates it’s literally not worth his time to pick up a $100 bill? It’s true! According to a fun fact from 2013, with a return of 6% and a worth of about $72 Billion, he earns about $115 every second he is alive. Wealth-X, a global leader in wealth intelligence recently published its report on the top wealthiest people...

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edX Global Forum 2015 We just wrapped up an invigorating and collaborative two days of discussions, sharing and working sessions at the edX Global Forum in Washington D.C. We thank our generous host, Georgetown University, as well as the edX partners, learners, professors, researchers and technologists who joined us from around the world to share their inspiring and thought-provoking experience and expertise. The Forum began with...

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Education remains at the forefront as the election season heats up in U.S. Hillary Clinton’s education plan, revealed this week, stresses, “Higher education should be a right, not a privilege.” This belief in the right to high-quality education informs all we do here at edX and is central to our founding mission to increase access to education for everyone, everywhere. As candidates, policy makers, educators...

Read More about New Education Frontiers: Online Learning’s Impact on Higher Ed and the Economy

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Lucknow, India I’ve completed my my undergrad degree in electronics and instrumentation, but taking MIT’s 6.002x Circuit and Electronics was my first exposure to world class education from US colleges. Having access to courses from some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world at no cost was an amazing concept. This course gave me a totally new perspective as to what ‘quality education’ meant....

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