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Microsoft and Code.org want to teach kids to code with Minecraft

The popular block-building-sandbox game is creeping into the third annual Hour of Code, a worldwide campaign to spark students' interest in programming.

By November 16, 2015


Star Wars joins forces with Code.org for Hour of Code tutorials

Code.org partners with Disney and Lucasfilm to create tech tutorials for kids featuring characters from the new Star Wars film.

By November 9, 2015


Facebook renames oft-criticized free website Internet.org

Website backed by the social networking giant to expand Internet access globally is renamed Free Basics.

By September 24, 2015


One year later, Internet.org opens to more mobile operators

Any mobile operator can now partner with the Facebook-backed initiative to expand Internet access around the world.

By July 27, 2015


Internet.org opens to all developers after Net neutrality row

Developers hoping to build services for people using Internet.org -- which provides free basic Web services via mobile -- must follow three principles meant to bring more people online.

By May 4, 2015


Mario takes on Minecraft Guy in battle of the video games

The embodiments of two of the top video game franchises of all time go head-to-head to determine which one reigns supreme.

By November 30, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg muses on Net neutrality, defends Internet.org

In his latest public question-and-answer session, the social networking giant's CEO discusses public policy, Internet expansion and other topics.

By April 14, 2015


Zuckerberg's newest Likes: A daughter, and a $45B foundation

The social-networking giant's co-founder announces that his wife, Priscilla Chan, has given birth to their first child. The pair also says they're establishing a new philanthropic foundation with 99 percent of Zuckerberg's Facebook shares.

By December 1, 2015


Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015


How will Facebook find the next billion people?

From virtual-reality goggles to free Internet access, the world's largest social network is finding new ways to expand beyond its billion daily users.

By November 4, 2015