Hour of Code, Obama asks to learn computer programing

Since 2009 Computer Science Education Week’s (CSEW) has been celebrated every December but, it’s going to be big this year. Lot of big names and big companies are involved in conveying the message that computer are going to be a big part in the future. Some of the well known personalities are US President, Mark…

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University of Western Sydney to distribute iPads to students and faculty

University of Western Sydney is planning to distribute 11,000 iPads to it’s students and faculty in 2013 to enhance their teaching and learning experience. Every student that enroll in 2013 will receive the iPad from the university. It was reported that the new iPad initiative was one of the parts of a curriculum renewal strategy…

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XP users, Google doesn’t work in IE8

Google has announced that it will no longer support Internet Explorer 8 to run its cloud-based tools including email and Google Apps. Those user who are still running old browser will not be able to use Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar, and Google Drive. This move will specifically affect Windows XP users for which, IE9 can’t…

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RIP the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong

The astronaut who stepped on the moon for the first time, Neil Armstrong, has died at the age of 82. NBC news reported that Armstrong died due to the complications after a heart surgery. Neil Armstrong and his colleague Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969 on a NASA’s Apollo 11 space…

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CAN SoftTech 2012 to be held from Sept. 13 to Sept. 16

Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) is going to organize the fifth CAN SoftTech 2012 from September 13 to September 16, 2012. The event will be held in World Trade Center, Kathamndu. In the event there will be about 60 different stalls. CAN has been organizing CAN InfoTech for the last 18 years. In addition to…

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RIP Flash on mobile devices – Apple finally wins the flash battle

Adobe has confirmed the death of Flash on mobile devices. Seen as a win for Apple, it was the first to refuse to include Flash in it’s mobile device. Other mobile platforms like Android and Blackberry devices had struggled to include Flash in their mobile operating system. Known for being resource-intensive, it was not an…

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The father of C language and UNIX, Dennis Ritchie, died

The father of the C programming language and UNIX operating system, Dennis Ritchie )September 9, 1941 – October 8, 2011), has died in his New Jersey home on the weekend. Due to his The death of the father of almost everything in computer and internet was unnoticed by the general public. With Ken Thompson, he…

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The biggest series of cyber attacks – Is it done by China?

Security experts at McAfee have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks, involving the hacking of the networks of as many as 72 organizations. The victims included the United Nations, governments offices and companies all over the world. The analysis of the last five years data showed that the victim government offices include that of…

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