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Teen who tampered with teacher's computer faces felony charge

A Florida eighth-grader is charged with a cybercrime after admitting he replaced the background image on the computer with one of two men kissing because he didn't like the teacher.

By April 13, 2015


Attention students and teachers: Check if you can get Office 365 for free now

Going back to school soon? You may be able to get your hands on a free full version of Microsoft Office with just a few steps.

By August 5, 2015


Texas teacher fired for 'black segregation' Facebook post about McKinney video

Technically Incorrect: An elementary-school teacher goes on Facebook to declare "blacks are the problem." She is the second educator this week to be removed from her job for a Facebook posting.

By June 12, 2015


Science teacher suspended for using jammer to shut up students' cell phones

Technically Incorrect: In Florida, a science teacher decides that quiet in the classroom should involve a little technical chicanery. Verizon is allegedly not pleased.

By June 3, 2015


Teacher arrested after burning 'I love mom' into kid's arm with Tesla coil

Technically Incorrect: In something of a science experiment, an Oregon teacher shows kids how to mark their skin. One parent complains.

By May 7, 2015


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


China to scrub its Internet of songs deemed offensive

The People's Republic takes aim at music, ordering streaming companies to examine songs before they're posted to ensure they're not violent, overly sexual or inappropriate under government rules.

By November 10, 2015


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Three chapters in, CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel is coming to life

CNET's Crave blog has asked the world to help write a sci-fi novel, and the world has responded. Here's an update on our first week creating an alternate multiverse.

By November 7, 2015


Steve Jobs' legacy includes the women he inspired

Women played a key role in helping create the Macintosh. Some of the women on the original Mac team share how Jobs pushed them to extraordinary levels of creativity.

By November 2, 2015