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App Teaches Kids Basic Computer Coding

Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer programming app that they say is the first one designed specifically for children as young as 5 years old.

10/01/2014

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Windows 10 Blends New With Familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving older features while still attempting to nudge users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

10/01/2014

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Microsoft To Offer Early Look At Next Windows

Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.

09/30/2014

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Amazon Debuts New E-Readers & Tablets

Amazon keeps rolling out the devices. The company is introducing two new e-readers and new styles of its Kindle Fire HD tablet as part of a fall lineup of Kindle devices.

09/18/2014

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DPD Computer Company Connected To Price Indictment

Problems piling up for Dallas’ police patrol cars. Now, the CBS 11 I-team has uncovered, the company that was hired to update the computers inside those city cars can be tied back to indicted County Commissioner John Wiley Price.

CBS 11–09/16/2014

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Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published on Tuesday.

08/06/2014

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Fort Worth Audit Says Tech Purchases Unneeded

A Fort Worth school district audit has deemed more than $2.7 million worth of computer equipment and technology as unnecessary or unused.

07/14/2014

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PC Shipment Slump Bottoms Out

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.

07/10/2014

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Push To Get Girls Into Computer Science

Less than one percent of high school girls think of computer science as part of their future, even though it’s one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States today.

06/19/2014

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Encrypted Email Rising Amid Spying Fears

The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as companies try to shield online communications from government spies and other snoops.

06/04/2014

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Trending: Memorial Day Photos, #YesAllWomen, Kids & Computers

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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‘Heartbleed’ Spooks 39 Percent Of Web Surfers

Most Americans who recently learned about a major breakdown in internet security have been trying to protect themselves but a group nearly as large is unaware of the threat, according to a new survey.

04/30/2014

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