Jefferson Award Winner Aims To Bridge Digital Divide Among Bay Area High School StudentsWith very few California high school students being enrolled in computer science, this week's Jefferson Award winner heads a nonprofit aimed at bringing those numbers up and bridging the digital divide.
Russell Kirsch, Digital Photo Pioneer and Father of the Pixel, Dies at 91Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photograph, died Aug. 11 at his home in Portland, Oregon.
California Lawmaker Sounds Alarm On Computer Chip Security FlawsA California congressman warns of widespread computer chip flaws that may expose individuals, businesses and government to data theft.
Rev. Jackson, Silicon Valley Leaders Donate $42,500 For Oakland Tech ScholarshipsOakland's computer science and technology students got a much needed financial assist Rev. Jesse Jackson's PUSHTech2020 Summit.
Pioneering Computer Scientist Harry Huskey Dies At 101One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died.
Grad Student Accused Of Denial-Of-Service Attack On San Francisco Tech CompanyA computer science graduate student has been charged with conducting a denial-of-service attack on a San Francisco chat-service company.
U.S. Chief Technology Officer Promotes Computer Science Education In OaklandThe nation's chief technology officer went to Skyline High School in Oakland Monday to help launch a new initiative by President Obama to promote computer science education for all students, regardless of their race, gender or income.
Apple CEO: More Computer Science, Coding Education NeededTeaching kids to code is just as important as teaching them any other language. And the younger they start learning it, the better, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday.
Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College ScholarshipsThe Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Yahoo Investor Tells Board To Fire CEO For LyingA major Yahoo shareholder who exposed a fabrication on the new CEO’s academic credentials is demanding that the Internet company fire him for unethical conduct.
Facebook COO Extols Video Games For Young GirlsOne of Facebook’s leaders is urging parents to let their daughters play video games because it is one way to close the gender gap in computer science.