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Girl Geek Academy wants to teach one million girls to code

A new initiative aims to teach women how to create apps and launch their own startups, with the aim to reach one million people by 2025.

By 10 July 2014

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Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep materials

The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.

By 7 March 2014

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Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By 7 March 2014

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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy hits Australia

Sony and Nissan give gamers a chance to go from virtual to reality.

By 27 February 2014

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A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By 26 August 2013

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Thirteen-year-old says she'll be the first human on Mars

Declaring that "failure is not an option," Alyssa Carson wants to go further than any human has gone before. She's already been to NASA's Space Academy three times.

By 10 October 2014

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First trailer for Disney's 'Tomorrowland' promises adventure

Disney just released the first trailer for its upcoming sci-fi adventure flick "Tomorrowland" based on the theme park area, and we already can't wait to see what it has in store.

By 10 October 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By 7 October 2014

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Radiohead frontman takes stage with BitTorrent to test paywall

BitTorrent's paywall system launches via a bundle from Radiohead's Thom Yorke to see whether fans will pay for content. The move could end up upending the crowd-funding world in the process.

By 27 September 2014

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Skateboard charges devices, triples as a boom box

The Chargeboard uses the kinetic energy generated from its spinning wheels to charge devices, and speakers in its base turn it into an iPhone dock.

By 25 September 2014