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This 7-year-old girl wrote a letter to Google and got a tech job out of it

This 7-year-old girl wrote a letter to Google and got a tech job out of it

How about this amazing little nugget to restore your faith in humanity: Chloe Bridgewater, a seven-year-old from Hereford, UK, is a big fan of technology and eventually wants to work for Google.
Kano raises $28 million to push its DIY computing kits to thousands of North American retailers

Kano raises $28 million to push its DIY computing kits to thousands of North American retailers

Kano, the company behind the popular DIY computing and coding kits, has raised $28 million in a series B round of funding led by the Thames Trust and Breyer Capital, with participation from Index
Watch This Two-Hour Reminder Of Risky Roadz's Importance In Grime

Watch This Two-Hour Reminder Of Risky Roadz's Importance In Grime

When it comes to capturing grime's most memorable moments, few can touch Risky Roadz.

2017 Gift Guide: Tech

We've been check-marking tech designs all year for this end of the year, holiday gift guide – so, here's our design-friendly picks.
Kano Computer Kit Complete Review

Kano Computer Kit Complete Review

Our Kano Computer Kit Complete review reveals a platform for teaching the ins and outs of computers, and how to program for those devices. But is it worth the $250? We dove in with our resident kids
Don’t buy your kids a camera, let them build one with the Kano Camera Kit

Don’t buy your kids a camera, let them build one with the Kano Camera Kit

After a successful DIY laptop, London-based Kano is close to launching its new DIY Kano Camera Kit for kids. The kit allows kids to build and then code their own camera, including GIFs and special
Kano’s latest gadget: a build-it-yourself camera for custom photo filters and GIFs

Kano’s latest gadget: a build-it-yourself camera for custom photo filters and GIFs

After raising $28 million last November to add more firepower to its growth, Kano is unveiling the newest addition to its range of build-it-yourself gadgets that you use to learn to code: a camera.
Kano CEO Alex Klein shows off the buildable Kano Camera Kit

Kano CEO Alex Klein shows off the buildable Kano Camera Kit

We spoke to Kano CEO Alex Klein about the company's new modular camera kit, an upcoming product that will allow kids to learn the ins and outs of photography by building and coding their own
Sesame Street's VC Arm Dips Its Furry Fingers Into Blockchain Education

Sesame Street's VC Arm Dips Its Furry Fingers Into Blockchain Education

Most adults couldn’t even explain the basics of how the blockchain works, and Sesame Street is determined to make sure that won’t be a problem for the next generation. The children’s edutainment
Sesame Street Venture Fund Invests in Start-Ups Teaching Kids to Code—and More

Sesame Street Venture Fund Invests in Start-Ups Teaching Kids to Code—and More

Sesame Ventures contributed an undisclosed portion of a recent investment in this do-it-yourself computer building kit for kids.
Kano, a company teaching kids how to code, joins forces with Sesame Ventures

Kano, a company teaching kids how to code, joins forces with Sesame Ventures

Creative computing pioneer, Kano announced it had bagged funding from Sesame Ventures to help it fuel growth and work on new products.
Pi-top raises $16 million for modular PCs that teach you how to code

Pi-top raises $16 million for modular PCs that teach you how to code

Pi-top, a fledgling ed-tech startup that encourages anyone to build their own computers and learn to code, has closed a $16 million round from U.K. investment firms Hambro Perks and Committed Capital.
Coding gets a real-life magic wand with Kano’s Harry Potter kit

Coding gets a real-life magic wand with Kano’s Harry Potter kit

Kano has been an undeniable success story. The company, which began life as a Kickstarter project, had shipped north of 200,000 of its Raspberry Pi coding kits by the end of last year. 2017 also saw
This Kit Uses a Motion-Sensing Wand to Teach Kids Code - No Hogwarts Required

This Kit Uses a Motion-Sensing Wand to Teach Kids Code - No Hogwarts Required

Kano’s first product was a computer that kids could build as easily as a Lego set, helping to demystify the technologies we obsess over. The company’s next product is a buildable, motion-sensing wand

Kano's next coding kit is a Harry Potter wand

Harry Potter fans have plenty of replica wands to choose from. Some are designed for children, with mystical sound effects and LED lights. Others hew closer to movie props with beautifully carved
Kano teams up with Harry Potter to teach kids how to code

Kano teams up with Harry Potter to teach kids how to code

Harry Potter is turning his attentions from battling dark wizardry to teaching kids how to code as DIY computing kit maker Kano has today unveiled a partnership with Warner Bros to launch a new coding
This Kit Uses a Motion-Sensing Wand to Teach Kids Code - No Hogwarts Required

This Kit Uses a Motion-Sensing Wand to Teach Kids Code - No Hogwarts Required

Kano’s first product was a computer that kids could build as easily as a Lego set, helping to demystify the technologies we obsess over. The company’s next product is a buildable, motion-sensing wand
Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit teaches kids to code a magic wand

Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit teaches kids to code a magic wand

Kano has launched a new coding kit that helps kids build their own magic wands. Called the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit, this set includes both the hardware and software needed to make a Harry Potter
Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit teaches kids to code a magic wand

Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit teaches kids to code a magic wand

Kano has launched a new coding kit that helps kids build their own magic wands. Called the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit, this set includes both the hardware and software needed to make a Harry Potter
Not at Hogwarts? You can still build and use a wand thanks to Kano

Not at Hogwarts? You can still build and use a wand thanks to Kano

You may not be able to get into Hogwarts (muggles that we all are), but you can still build your own wand. After all, who needs Ollivander and his wands when you have the new Harry Potter Kano Coding