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December 10, 2018 1:00 PM Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

The methods Facebook uses to thwart ad-blocking technology have been criticised by web developers. The social network injects dozens of lines of code in every page to make it harder for ad blockers to detect and hide sponsored posts. But that makes the website less efficient and stops software such as screen readers used by visually impaired users from working 88

November 9, 2018 5:42 PM Microsoft made $1.3 billion in cash payments in GitHub deal

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said in a filing late Thursday it had made $1.3 billion in cash payments in connection to its acquisition of coding hosting startup GitHub. Microsoft acquired the company, which developers use to keep track of software code changes as they write applications, in June, in a $7.5 billion deal that was described at the time as an all-stock 151

October 8, 2018 12:38 PM Exclusive: Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. software giant Microsoft is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of privately held coding website GitHub, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Microsoft announced the deal in June, its largest acquisition since it bought LinkedIn for $26 billion in 2016. The GitHub deal is expected 79

August 28, 2018 11:00 AM In Tight Labor Market, Inmates Learn to Code

Indiana program teaches women in prison to write computer code INDIANAPOLIS—Jennifer Fleming was convicted of dealing drugs in 2012, but when she gets out of prison next year, she is hoping for a job in computer coding. “Technology is definitely going to be a steppingstone in keeping myself stable,” said Ms. Fleming, who is one of eight women in a pilot 112

July 27, 2018 8:49 AM Steve Jobs was shocked by how successful the App Store was

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. (AP) Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is considered one of the most influential tech visionaries of a generation, but there were some things he couldn’t quite predict. When he introduced 152

June 28, 2018 9:04 PM AT&T to pay $5.25 million to settle U.S. probe into '911' call outages

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) will pay $5.25 million to settle a U.S. investigation after two outages in 2017 prevented about 15,000 callers from making emergency “911” calls, the company and a federal regulator said on Thursday. The Federal Communications Commission said Thursday AT&T had agreed to make changes to reduce the likelihood and impact 73

June 21, 2018 11:15 PM Warner Bros. Sued by Company Claiming 'Westworld' App Game is a Rip-Off

Warner Bros. got in bed with a tech company that jacked codes in order to fast-track and produce its "Westworld" mobile app ... so claims another company in a new lawsuit. The gaming company, Bethesda Softworks, is suing the media giant and Behaviour Interactive and, in the suit, says Behaviour stole its designs, artwork and codes ... and used them in the "Westworld" 75

June 5, 2018 1:03 PM Microsoft Is Buying GitHub for $7.5 Billion in Stock

The move could help the software giant convince more developers to create applications for its cloud-computing business Microsoft Corp. agreed Monday to buy coding-collaboration site GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in stock, one of the biggest in a string of deals by Chief Executive Satya Nadella to transform the software giant beyond its legacy products 59

January 27, 2018 2:47 PM All-women hacking competition aims to be world's largest

BOSTON – Women at Boston University are organizing what they hope will be the world's largest all-female hacking competition. The SheHacks Boston event running through Sunday is expected to bring 1,000 college and high school students from across the U.S. and as far as Ethiopia to Boston University's campus. Organizers say their goal is to empower women 56

December 13, 2017 1:58 PM From coding to literacy: These youth are changing the game

Ryan Hickman is passionate about recycling. After he learned about the process, he began by collecting his neighbors' recyclables. Soon family members and friends were saving their bottles and cans for him, too. The 8-year-old's efforts have since become a thriving, community-wide business that has recycled more than 275,000 cans and bottles -- a total 43