Crunch Report | Microsoft’s New Laptop Surfaces

Microsoft's new Surface laptop gets released and it costs $999.00, YouTube gets a new redesign with support for dark mode, Facebook denies allegation of gender bias and a beekeeper builds a deep learn

Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and others urge Congress to fund K-12 computer science education

Some of the biggest names in tech and corporate America, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, have teamed up with g

Watch The Inspiring Movie ‘CODEGIRL’ For Free On YouTube Until November 5th

Alphabet, which backs diversity in all facets of technology, is helping to shed light on a specific project…a film called “CODEGIRL“. It comes via filmmaker Lesley Chilcott, who you

Snapchat Considers Losing A Finger

You might not have to hold your finger on the screen to view your snaps in the future, says CEO Evan Spiegel. “It’s annoying to hold your finger there,” said Spiegel, talking about the diffic

YC-Backed Omniref Is Rap Genius For Code

While the open source movement has made getting up and running with a software project incredibly easy for those who know what to look for, the reality is that not every project can be updated to supp

Obama, Celebrities, Politicians And Tech Co’s Come Together To Launch Coding Education Push

Back in January, brothers Ali Partovi and Hadi Partovi launched a new non-profit organization called with a simple mission: Change the perception America has of coding and computer science an Launches To Help Make Computer Programming Accessible To Everyone

When you think about hackathons and coders building something quick and dirty, you might envision a dark dorm room at Harvard filled with pizza boxes and empty Red Bull cans. That’s because the

New Start Up CodeNow.Com Lets You Build And Test Code In Real Time, In Your Browser

Trying new APIs is tricky. You can spend hours setting things up, gaining permissions, and learning syntax before you even get to write one line of code. That's why <a HREF="">C

Learning To Code Apps? Programr, The Codecademy For Higher-Level Languages, Adds Support For Android

<a href="">Programr</a>, an online lab for learning to code - yep, sort of like <a href="">Codecademy</a>, but for higher-level languages, has just in

Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

Today, TechCrunch Disrupt finalist <a href="">Verious</a> is launching the world's first marketplace for mobile application components - that is, the libraries, the SDKs (softwa

Google+ Source Code Snoop Gets Hired By Google

Austrian blogger and developer <a href="">Florian Rohrweck</a> recently discovered a lot of Google+'s upcoming features just by digging around in the so

What's the secret message on the USB drive?

<img src="" />There were a bunch of USB keys sent out to gaming outlets today, with no return address and only a cryptic message. What co

Insert smiley emoticons hands-free with Auto Smiley

<img src="" />What would you do with the openFrameworks and an hour to kill? Would you create an application to detect when you're smilin

Google hearts the Konami code

Even as Google grows bigger and bigger, its developers continue to slip little Easter eggs into their applications. It’s never anything huge – just little inside jokes which serve as a rem

Amatuer programmer breaks German code faster than dedicated Colossus machine

Wiki image, dontcha know? Surely you’ve heard of the German Enigma machine and the Allied efforts to crack it during World War II. Well researchers, using a rebuilt Colossus machine (yup, that&#

Trolltech ends run of Qtopia Greenphones

Trolltech has done a lot in the past year for the world of developers. With its amazing Qtopia Greenphone, developers were able to have a completely open mobile phone that allowed for application test

Dorktastic Wedding Cakes

Merciless Cake of the Gladiator The miracle of time known as Digg gives us yet another reason to laugh at our peers. This time, it’s wedding cakes that feature extremely geeky themes. From Homes

Arrested Man Wants To See Breathalyzer Source Code

A Minnesota man (not me) has demanded to see the source code for the breathalyzer that landed him in the clink. Whether or not Dale Lee Underdahl would know what to do with the source code once it&#82

Microsoft Gets Company's Code Certificate Pulled

Better watch out fellow coders . Make a useful utility for Windows and Microsoft might jump all over your ass for it. LinchpinLabs, an Australia-based company, released the Atsiv utility July 20th for

Google Sort of Enables Face Recognition When Searching Images

The things that Google comes up with are pretty scary. The Street View on Google Maps is pretty cool, but it’s starting to feel a lot like Big Brother around here. It appears that when searching for
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