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Acer Chromebook 512 pair are designed to withstand classroom hijinks

Acer Chromebook 512 pair are designed to withstand classroom hijinks

4 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Acer has unveiled two new rugged Chromebooks specially designed for classrooms, meaning they can be chucked on the floor and flung around by children. Both the Acer Chromebook...
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Prior Dengue Infection Protects Children against Zika Symptoms

4 hours ago   |   Scientific American

A Nicaraguan study supports the idea preexisting dengue immunity may affect susceptibility to Zika
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The robot AI dog that will keep an eye on children and the elderly

The robot AI dog that will keep an eye on children and the elderly

6 hours ago   |   Telegraph


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Charity reports rise in takedowns of child abuse imagery

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Internet Watch Foundation removed more than 100,000 pages last year, up by a third A charity tasked with removing child abuse imagery from the internet has warned of a...
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U.S. To Request Huawei CFO's Extradition As China Threatens

16 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

The United States government is prepared to formally request the extradition of a top-ranking Huawei executive arrested in Vancouver early last month, as revealed by Canada's...
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Microsoft Code Jumper is a physical programming tool for blind kids

Microsoft Code Jumper is a physical programming tool for blind kids

19 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Microsoft has developed a product that introduces blind children to the world of coding. Called Code Jumper, this product is the result of Project Torino, a research project...
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Microsoft creates physical programming language for low vision students

19 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   4 articles

The abstract world of coding is ideal for people who are blind or have low vision, but to there is a high barrier to entry to getting started, with students first needing to...
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Google bans dodgy diet pills and snake oil salesmen from the Play Store

Google bans dodgy diet pills and snake oil salesmen from the Play Store

23 hours ago   |   TechRadar

As part of its continuing mission to clean up the Play Store, Google has announced a blanket ban on apps that "sell or promote unapproved substances". These include drugs that...
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Microsoft is helping visually impaired children learn to code with physical blocks

Microsoft is helping visually impaired children learn to code with physical blocks

23 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   4 articles

Microsoft has been working on a physical programming language for children who are blind or visually impaired. Dubbed Code Jumper, it allows children to learn coding by...
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Microsoft's Code Jumper makes programming physical for children with visual impairments

23 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Microsoft just unloaded a whole bunch of news in time for the BETT education show. The most interesting bit of the bunch, however, is probably Code Jumper. The tethered...
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YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV is finally nearing nationwide availability. The streaming TV service was announced in February 2017, and it has been gradually rolling out to additional markets... Read more ...

Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 Lite release date, price, news and leaks

Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 Lite release date, price, news and leaks

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S10 lineup is one of the most anticipated product launches for the first half of 2019, and rightly so - we expect the South Korean domineering force... Read more ...

‘Smash Bros.' Makes Nintendo Switch Best-Selling System of 2018

‘Smash Bros.' Makes Nintendo Switch Best-Selling System of 2018

As much as I love the Nintendo Switch, it's fair to say the console/handheld hybrid's second year wasn't quite as strong as its legendary 2017 debut. Don't get me wrong, there... Read more ...

Upgrade your home theater setup with these deals for the 2019 Super Bowl

Upgrade your home theater setup with these deals for the 2019 Super Bowl

Black Friday is the annual opportunity to pick up nearly everything on your wishlist at a deep discount. But if you're looking for a TV and home audio equipment upgrade, the... Read more ...

Electric, the startup that automates IT, raises $25 million from GGV

Electric, the startup that automates IT, raises $25 million from GGV

Electric.ai , the NY-based startup that offers chat-based IT support, has announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by GGV. As part of the deal, partner Jeff... Read more ...

The discounted Eufy RoboVac 30C vacuum includes a free Genie Smart Speaker

The discounted Eufy RoboVac 30C vacuum includes a free Genie Smart Speaker

Take her for a spin. Amazon has this Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 30C Robot Vacuum on sale. The price dropped from $299.99 to $239.99. This deal brings the new vacuum down to its... Read more ...

Don't want a true Surface Go Type Cover? Check out these great alternatives

Don't want a true Surface Go Type Cover? Check out these great alternatives

Here at Windows Central we've tested and reviewed a ton of laptops and tablets, including Microsoft's Surface Go, and we're comfortable recommending accessories for the stellar... Read more ...

Supercharge your storage with this 4TB WD external hard drive for $80, a...

Supercharge your storage with this 4TB WD external hard drive for $80, a savings of 20%

Everybody could use more storage, and today, you can add a massive 4TB of extra space on the cheap with a sale on the WD Elements 4TB external hard drive. You'll pay $80 on... Read more ...

Soldes Boulanger: -25% sur un PC HP Spectre

Soldes Boulanger:  -25% sur un PC HP Spectre

Un PC portable qui a l'avantage assez rare d'emporter un SSD de 1 To dans ses entrailles. Read more ...

Adobe acquires Substance toolkit creator Allegorithmic

Adobe acquires Substance toolkit creator Allegorithmic

Adobe has acquired Allegorithmic, the French company behind the Substance 3D material and texture creation toolkit that's used by a wide variety of game studios. ... Read more ...