Minecraft: Education Edition launches today for $5 per user – CNET

CNETMinecraft: Education Edition brings new tools to educators. Microsoft. The blockbuster game Minecraft is heading to a school near you. Microsoft on Tuesday launched Minecraft: Education Edition to more than 50 countries around the world. This version …Minecraft: Education Edition launches in 50 countriesVentureBeatMicrosoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition, priced at …

Why telescope group may choose Canary Islands over Hawaii – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory Board spent years working through bureaucratic red tape to secure government approval to build the telescope on Hawaii’s Big Island. But that work may have been for naught.Telescope Group Chooses Canary Islands as Alternative to HawaiiVoice of AmericaBoard announces alternate site for …

Woolly mammoth bones to go on display at University of Michigan – Fox News

Fox NewsA year after a farmer’s chance discovery, the University of Michigan will publicly display bones from a mammoth that lived more than 10,000 years ago. The exhibit opens Nov. 5 at the university’s Museum of Natural History. Scientists aren’t done yet …Mammoth exhibit highlights the ‘unfolding process of discovery’Phys.OrgStay …

Apple’s new MacBook Pro may be the world’s fastest stock laptop – Macworld

MacworldNew PCIe solid-state drives could double the read/write performance of last year’s model. Play Video. Hardware & Accessories. Hands-on: 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress …OLED Touch Bar, controlling circuit in new MacBook Pro from Samsung – reportAppleInsider …

Losing its cool: Will ice melt heat up naval operations in Arctic Ocean? – Phys.Org

Phys.OrgResearchers prepare to drop a buoy into the Arctic Ocean. Scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research have traveled to the region to study the changing environment-and provide new tools to help the US Navy operate in a …more. As diminishing …Warm temperatures beginning to chew into old Arctic …

Microsoft stops selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to computer makers – VentureBeat

VentureBeatOut with the old, and in with the new. Microsoft yesterday stopped providing Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 licenses to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including its PC partners and systems builders. This means that, as of today, the …Google vs MicrosoftFortuneMicrosoft attacks Google’s Windows hack alertBBC NewsGoogle and Microsoft …

NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Catches Moon In Transit, Partial Solar Eclipse In Space – Tech Times

Tech TimesNASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory reported a partial solar eclipse in space, with the moon passing before the sun. Lasting for an hour, the eclipse had the moon covering 59 percent of the sun at the peak of its journey. ( NASA’s Goddard Space Flight …Caught in the act: Stunning …

November Stargazing: Crescent Moon Moves East, Will Pass 3 Planets This Week – Nature World News

Nature World NewsSunday’s crescent moon is not the end for stargazing enthusiasts. After the new moon on Sunday, it will be heading east and will pass by three planets — Saturn, Venus and Mars — this week. (Photo : Mike Hewitt/Getty Images). Sunday’s crescent moon is …Night Sky: November 2016 …