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Assemble the $99 Kano DIY computer in minutes

SOURCE: cnet.com © 2013 With more than $460,000 raised from a Kickstarter campaign, Kano looks set to spark computer education and DIY chops among kids. The $99 Pi-powered Kano computer can be assembled by kids. (Credit: Kickstarter) Can computers, and even coding, be as simple and fun as Lego Yes, says the London-based group behind Kano,.. read more →

23 Nov 2013
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Microsoft to get EU approval for $7.3B Nokia deal, report says

SOURCE: cnet.com © 2013 It looks to be smooth sailing as Microsoft takes over Nokia’s devices and services business. (Credit: Nokia) Microsoft will soon have its smartphone business. The Redmond, Wash., software giant is set to win unconditional regulatory approval from the European Union, according to Reuters, which cited people familiar with the matter. The deal.. read more →

23 Nov 2013
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Twitter shares jump 73% in market debut

SOURCE: bbc.co.uk © 2013 Shares in Twitter spiked almost 80% within minutes of their debut here on the New York Stock Exchange. Figuring out how to price the shares of social media companies is an incredibly difficult task. Most of these firms have little to no profits and relatively untested business models. This makes predicting their.. read more →

London to set to have its own domain name in summer 2014

SOURCE: bbc.co.uk © 2013 The capital will gets its own domain name, .london, in the summer of 2014. London & Partners, the promotional agency for London, said a contract has been signed with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann). The registrations for the new addresses will open in spring 2014, with the domain name.. read more →

16 Nov 2013
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