This week is Computer Science Education Week. During the week, students around the world will be taking part in an "Hour of Code" and learning a little about programming computers.
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A news company run by the government of China showed off a new tool earlier this month - a computer-created TV host to read the news on TV.
Would you pay thousands of dollars for a painting with a face so blurry you're not sure it's a face? Or a picture by an unknown artist? What if the artist was a computer?
If you have trouble remembering things you read, scientists at RMIT Institute in Australia have come up with a font that can help you remember - by making words harder to read.
On Tuesday, Cubans got a big surprise - free Internet service on cell phones anywhere in the country. It was a one day test run by the Cuban government's Internet company.
A family in Portland, Oregon was surprised to learn that their digital assistant had recorded them talking, and sent the recording to someone they knew.
People are using computer assistants more and more. But as these assistants become more common, people are also discovering more problems with them.
On May 12, groups around the world will celebrate Scratch Day. This will be the tenth year of Scratch Day events, where young coders meet to share ideas and learn about Scratch.
On Tuesday, a computer problem caused delays for thousands of flights in Europe. Some flights were cancelled. The problem has now been fixed.
For over a week, the City of Atlanta's computer systems have been under attack. The computer files have been taken over by criminals who want over $50,000 to allow the computers to work again.