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New curriculum helps teens and teachers get into coding


Microsoft has launched a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in coding and teachers who may not have much background in the field. The curriculum, called Creative Coding Through Games And Apps, is free for educators. It uses Microsoft Touch Develop, a … Read more »

Bing Ads for Android now available


Bing Ads for Android is now available as an option for advertisers to manage campaigns while they’re on the go. Like the Bing Ads iOS app, it has information such as performance of accounts, campaigns, ad groups, ads and keywords. With the app, it’s also possible to monitor multiple performance … Read more »

ASUS at IFA: G752 gaming laptop announced


On Wednesday, ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih revealed details of the latest world-leading gaming innovations from Republic of Gamers (ROG) in a pre-IFA 2015 press event held at the Bolle Meierei, in Berlin, Germany. At the event the G752 gaming laptop was announced. … Read more »

Microsoft adds to its investment in Washington state STEM students

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The contribution builds on Microsoft’s other recent investments in education in Washington state, including $10 million toward the new UW computer science and engineering building and $40 million to found the Global Innovation Exchange, “while working in concert with our broader YouthSpark initiative to create opportunities for young people,” Brad … Read more »

Sports apparel designer Dakine is faster, more mobile with Office 365


Dakine, maker of accessories and apparel for action sports, chose Office 365 because it needed new business technology that matched the expectations of its mobile workforce. “We have reduced the average time to answer a customer query by 30 percent,” says Nic Richards, Dakine’s global IT manager. “Before Office 365, … Read more »