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Microsoft plots Windows 10 blitz for July 29 launch

Microsoft's multimillion-dollar Windows 10 ad and marketing campaign will focus on an "upgrading the world" theme.

By July 13, 2015


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


Obama jumps in to Hour of Code event with a little JavaScript

In campaign to promote computer programming, the president tells kids: "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself.

By December 8, 2014


Apple to host free workshops to take the mystery out of coding

Tech giant will hold Hour of Code events next week at its stores -- from New York to London to Tokyo -- to spark kids' interest in computer programming.

By December 4, 2014


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


'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


Best free sites for learning how to write code

These four sites offer step-by-step tutorials that take very different approaches to programming instruction. One of them is perfect for your level of coding experience.

By December 12, 2013


Introducing kids to coding, one hour at a time

Hour of Code, which starts Monday, is a weeklong effort to help students engage in the basics of computer science.

By December 6, 2013


Tech sector hiring more women, data shows... or is it?

A new study suggests the tech world might not be a boys' club after all. But do the stats give false hope to an industry some say is rife with sexism and double standards? Crave's Bonnie Burton explores.

By November 21, 2013


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