Hour of Code is an annual event designed to get students interested in coding. Thousands of free workshops are taking place around the world on December 11, with Apple one of several tech companies getting involved.
Google has confirmed it's preparing to roll out child-oriented versions of its most popular products some time next year. The initiative will see "fun and safe" versions of YouTube and Search launched for kids and will also incorporate educational elements.
Spotify is slashing the cost of its monthly fee for new subscribers from $10 to $1 for three months, after which you'll have to pay the regular rate. Still, if you're interested to know how its Premium service sounds without ads, it might be worth a punt.
Facebook already has two security companies supplying anti-virus software for its service, but to be even more sure it spots damaging malware before it has a chance to wreak havoc, it's just added another.
SoftBank has said it's investing $250m in Uber-rival GrabTaxi. The backing in the south-east Asian startup will likely put pressure on ride-sharing service Uber as it attempts to further establish itself beyond its U.S home base.
The humble elevator has been going up and down, and up and down only, since its invention 160 years ago. To make it more efficient, and to make better use of space in the buildings of tomorrow, a German firm has come up with a revolutionary design.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos has described his company's first smartphone as a "bold bet" but one worth taking. He added that the firm hasn't given up on the Fire Phone, which has struggled to sell, though declined to say when a revamped version might appear.
Online shoppers hitting the Web on Cyber Monday spent more than ever, comScore said this week, with spending in the U.S. exceeding $2 billion in a single day for the first time.
The FBI on Monday issued a "flash warning" to U.S. businesses warning them to beware of specific malware that could cause havoc on their computer networks. The FBI's action is thought to be related to the damaging Sony hack that occurred last week.
ABC on Monday launched a 60-second newscast on Facebook, offering users a quick and easy way to catch up on the day's news. Called 'Facecast: The One Thing,' the new weekday show is presented by World News Tonight's David Muir.
For the last 10 years Firefox has used Google as its default search provider. With the rollout of Firefox 34 on Monday, however, that all changes, with Yahoo taking its place for Firefox users in North America.
With Christmas just around the corner, Google and Microsoft have once again rolled out their rival Santa Trackers. Both revamped offerings come packed with features that should keep the kids entertained in the run up to the big day.
Hackers that hit Sony Pictures' internal computer system last week appear to have leaked online a number of Sony-backed movies, including yet-to-be released 'Annie,' and Brad Pitt's 'Fury.'