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Free BBC Micro Bit Computer For Kids Further Delayed

Roll-out of pocket-sized computer won’t now happen until after the half-term holidays, BBC confirms. We’ve previously reported how up to one million of the devices were due to be rolled out to youngsters in the UK from October 2015, with the idea being to introduce a new generation to coding and getting creative with technology – but a power supply issue led to an initial delay into 2016. But “fine tuning” has led to the latest delay, according to BBC Learning Executive…

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New Top Gear Show on Amazon: Jeremy Clarkson online!

Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond sign deal with Amazon Video service to create a new car programme. The trio’s switch to the online streaming service was confirmed by Clarkson in a tweet, and comes after the BBC decided not to renew Clarkson’s deal after a fracas involving a producer. May and Hammond also ruled out working with Clarkson’s replacement on Top Gear, Chris Evans. Will you sign up to Amazon Prime Video to watch Jeremy Clarkson's new car…

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New BBC Micro:bit Computer To Be Given To Children For Free

Pocket-sized BBC micro:bit designed to introduce a new generation to computing. The idea of the new codeable computer is to encourage children to become creative with technology, bringing their digital ideas, games and apps to life. A simple piece of coding within seconds can light up it LEDs or display a pattern. It measures 4 x 5cm and has 25 red LEDs, two programmable buttons, an on-board motion detector and compass, Bluetooth to connect to the internet and other devices,…

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