Microsoft has teamed up with researchers and educators in the UK to create a physical programming language that can teach visually impaired children the magic of coding by using tangible objects.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the OnePlus 3 is currently my favorite phone and Google is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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A series of prominent Twitter accounts, including Amnesty, Unicef and the BBC, started throwing insults at Germany and the Netherlands and promoting Turkish propaganda thanks to a security breach.
The DoJ is looking to indict four people who were allegedly involved in at least one of the attacks that left hundreds of millions of Yahoo user accounts exposed. Three of them are living in Russia.
After skipping last month's security patches, Microsoft has now finally caught up with the release of the latest updates. Included, are 18 total security fixes, nine of which are deemed critical.
The well-known watch manufacturer has released a follow-up device to its original smartwatch. Like the earlier model, the Connected Modular 45 comes with some intriguing features and a big price.
Researchers have managed to reliably move electrons around a semiconductor by using femtosecond laser pulses, opening the way to ultrafast computers, and in the future, quantum devices.
The UK's NICE, which informs NHS guidelines and practices, now relies on Microsoft-powered algorithms that can sift through mountains of data and present scientist with concise results.
The Microsoft Security team has put out a list of the updates coming to Windows Defender ATP in the Creators Update. The new features will help keep enterprises more secure, more efficiently.
Facebook has changed its terms and conditions today to bar developers and companies from using its data to spy on users. This comes after social network data was used to track peaceful protesters.
IBM and Swiss scientists have created a remarkable bit of matter: a single atom magnet that stable and holds its polarity. This can be used to store data, orders of magnitude more efficiently.
After initial silence on the issue, Google has now put out a statement regarding the alleged CIA exploits exposed by WikiLeaks. Google says many of the issues in Chrome and Android have been fixed.
Researchers have discovered a critical issue in the popular web application framework and patched it a couple of days ago. But since then the number of attacks targeting it have gone up dramatically.
The Chinese search giant has built on DeepMind's Wavenet and created a version of the algorithm that can be trained in a matter of hours and perform faster than real-time human speech.
The head of Nintendo of America has addressed some of the criticism lobbed at the company's new Switch console, specifically the lack of launch titles and missing entertainment apps.
Yesterday's data dump from WikiLeaks that brought many CIA documents to light highlighted the agency's ability to hack into many of our personal devices. Apple has now publicly addressed that.