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The Creators of Pokémon Go Are Now Working on a Settlers of Catan AR Game

In a blog post on its website yesterday, Niantic, the company behind the somehow-still-popular Pokémon Go augmented reality smartphone game, revealed it was working on…

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The original Xbox source code just leaked – and it doesn’t stop there

It’s an exciting day for classic console and operating system enthusiasts, as it appears that the source code for the original Xbox and Windows NT…

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Unreal Engine is now royalty-free until a game makes a whopping $1 million

Enlarge (credit: Epic Games / Getty Images / Aurich Lawson) Since the rise of Fortnite as a popular game and Unreal Engine 4 as a…

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What Is COBOL, and Why Do So Many Institutions Rely on It?

The governor of New Jersey recently mentioned COBOL, a 60-year-old programming language. What exactly is it? And why is it still the lynchpin of the…

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US Needs People Who Know COBOL to Help Process Unemployment Claims

Some things just refuse to die. You may have thought in the age of the Internet of things, mobile phones, and Chromebooks, that COBOL was…

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Learn to Code with These Awesome Apps and Websites

Mr. Kosal/Shutterstock.com Code is something we use every day but probably don’t realize it, and understanding a language your computer understands is incredibly powerful. By…

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Zoom cancels all work on new features after latest security alerts

Platform has struggled to deal with growth in users and extra attention, founder Eric Yuan says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/zoom-security-privacy-hacked-features-latest-a9441951.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Unity is offering premium game development tutorials for free

Unity, arguably the biggest game engine in the world, is giving away hundreds of hours of premium game developing tutorials for free because of the…

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Which coding language should you learn first? How about…all of them?

There are as many methods for creating on the web as there are creators to build them. But no matter what programming language or venue…

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Top 3 Resources to Teach Kids to Code

The job opportunities that will be available to today’s children in ten to fifteen years will be much different than we have seen in the…

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How to Set Up WordPress for Local Development in Linux

WordPress has developed into the go-to CMS for the vast majority of sites on the Internet. While you can pay a hosting company to keep…

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Software Company Chef Won’t Renew ICE Contact After All

CEO Barry Crist last week defended a contract with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Now he says he’s changed his mind. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/software-company-chef-wont-renew-ice-contact/ Proactive Computing…

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Seven Coding Games to Help You Build Your Programming Chops

Coding is all about using the tools available to you to solve problems (and then solving the problems that resulted from your solution to the…

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What Is VBScript, and Why Did Microsoft Just Kill It?

VBScript is gone. Once a scripting language to compete with JavaScript in web browsers, VBScript is now disabled by default on all supported versions of…

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Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts

A new type of malicious plugin has been spotted in the wild with the capability of targeting individual blog posts. Source: https://threatpost.com/cryptolocking-wordpress-plugin/147016/ Proactive Computing found…

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The best games aren’t being made by big studios anymore

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but the AAA games industry is in a pretty sorry state at the moment. Big publishers spend months hyping…

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These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code

The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many…

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Google’s Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder

Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers…

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Our favorite coding kits for kids

There’s plenty of reason to get your kid into coding. The next question is how. We’ve scoured the internet (and a few brick-and-mortar stores) for…

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The best coding kits for kids

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Part of the reason I write about technology for a living is that I couldn’t…

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When Workers Control the Code

The emergence of worker-owned apps could save the gig economy from itself. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/when-workers-control-gig-economy/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The…

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