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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

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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

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Facebook diversity stats include LGBT numbers for first time

But the numbers show Facebook still has a long way to go on its racial and ethnic diversity goals.

By July 14, 2016

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Google gives Black Girls Code $2.8M space inside its NY headquarters

The nonprofit hopes working near Google will provide better opportunities for students and increase diversity in the tech industry.

By June 28, 2016

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Titanfall 2, FIFA 17, Battlefield 1 and new Star Wars games: Everything EA just unveiled at E3 2016

The gaming giant kicks off E3 2016 with the opening keynote, revealing news about Mass Effect: Andromeda, Titanfall 2, new Star Wars projects and much more.

By June 12, 2016

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How girls who code hope to inspire the next generation

While 57 percent of bachelor's degrees are earned by women, just 12 percent of computer science degrees are awarded to women, according to Code.org. CNET sat down with several girls, sixth graders to high school seniors, who are already working to change that statistic and have advice for girls who want to start to code.

May 8, 2015

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Hour of Code campaign urges students to learn to code (podcast)

The Hour of Code campaign, launched by Code.org and supported by President Obama, is aiming to get 5 million students in 33,000 classrooms worldwide to learn at least one hour of computer science this week.

By December 9, 2013

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'Hour of Code' to teach kids as young as 5 to program

Education has long revolved around reading, writing, and arithmetic. But Code.org wants to see coding added to the curriculum. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the efforts to introduce computer science into schools.

By December 5, 2013

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Gates, Zuck, Dorsey chip in to teach 10M students coding

A new campaign dubbed "Hour of Code" hosted by Code.org enlists some of tech's heavy hitters to help students better understand computer programming.

By October 14, 2013