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4.5 million schoolchildren will participate in the “Hour of Code”

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>With the majority of American public schools failing to emphasize digital literacy, Code.org is raising awareness<p>Anya Kamenetz<p>December 10, 2013 1:08pm (UTC)<p>No matter the noise about the "skills gap," schools aren't teaching kids to code. The majority of U.S. states don't …

Visualize your music tastes with Spotify's Year in Review 2013

As Christmas gets closer, it's something of an annual tech tradition for every company to summarize the past year. All these posts will show you what's been trending over the past year, but with its Year in Review 2013, Spotify has done things a little differently. Its page shows you all the most …

iBeacons Used To Deliver Location-Based Access To iOS Newsstand Publications

iBeacon, Apple’s hyperlocal trigger tech in iOS 7, is an innovation that holds a lot of promise, and that will probably continue to make waves in the retail industry for a long time to come. One London-based company is using it in a slightly more novel way, employing them to help sell subscriptions …

Like Counter Pro: Real-Time Facebook 'Like' Updates

As vain as it may be, people like to be liked and the world of social networking is no different. Admit it, you secretly wish those quips you post to your Wall gain at least a double-digit ‘Like’ count. Right?<p>As for businesses, well, the more ‘Likes’ a company Page gets, the more eyeballs the …

iHome’s Lightning Alarm Clock Will Charge Everything. Everything! [CES]

And so it begins… iHome has kicked off the CES Lightning accessory announcements with a typically indigestible press release containing roughly one zillion new gadgets.<p>If you want to hear about the Bluetooth headphones and alarm clocks, and all the other stuff, then visit the link below. For the …

Magnetic Paperweight Wrangles Cables. Cuts Clutter

Here’s a great idea: put this magnetic paperweight on your desk and enjoy the relaxed tranquility of knowing that your cables will never fall to the floor again.<p>Or try this even better idea: go grab the super-strong rare-earth magnet from one of your disused iPad cases (or even its over-engineered …

Square unveils 'Business in a Box'

Square today unveiled its "Business in a Box" package, a bundle including all the components needed for a small business to start taking payments on the company's Square Register platform.<p>With Square Register, almost any business can accept payments wirelessly from customers' mobile devices. The …

Philips Dual-Docking 30-Pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Alarm Clock Speaker Dock on $94.99 + free shipping

Amazon has the Philips Dual-Docking 30-Pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Alarm Clock Speaker Dock on for $94.99 with free shipping. The dock is compatible with all 30-pin iPod, iPhone and iPad and is regular $149.99 on Amazon.<p>Philips Dual-Docking 30-Pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Alarm Clock Speaker Dock $94.99<p>Play and …