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Two million BBC micro:bits distributed in over 50 countries

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | 21:17 CET | News
The Micro:bit Educational Foundation has announced the manufacture and distribution of the two millionth BBC micro:bit. The device is now available in over 50 countries, with large national projects underway in Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Croatia, Singapore, Uruguay and Iceland.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: BBC
Countries: World
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