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Education

Submission + - The Decline of Universities Rewarding Merit

NovaX writes: CNN is running a story praising colleges who end merit scholarships in favor for more need-based aid. This move is being commended by educators, including one quoted from the College Board, who call the move an act of leadership and are pressing other schools to end rewarding merit for good. What message does it send the youth when universities actively discourage scholastic achievement?
The Internet

Submission + - The Amazon of Services

NovaX writes: With American Express's launch of AXIOM, they have officially entered the Travel 2.0 landscape. This SOA platform, powered by Rearden Commerce provides a one-stop mall for all travel procurement needs and seemlessly integrates into your calendar and phone. Does this move signal the next big wave, where companies compete based on rich service integration with a Web 2.0 user experience?

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