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Today Microsoft announced a new program that will see schools around the world able to purchase the company’s Surface RT tablet hybrid in bulk at a reduced per-unit rate. As you may have heard, Oreo has a new seasonal flavor out, and that flavor is watermelon. Yes, watermelon. Oculus VR has announced completion of a $16 million Series A round c0-led by Spark Capital and Matrix Partners to help the company more quickly build out a “full virtual. Broadcasting later tonight is a long interview between President Obama, and Charlie Rose. Topics discussed include recently reported NSA programs that target some Internet data, and cellular records. Social gathering and internationally-lauded cat portal Reddit is a site that has its own place in the cultural touchstone of large swaths of the global youth. Google today announced an expansion of Chromebook availability worldwide, tripling the number of stores to 6,600. Microsoft’s console business is on the backfoot, despite unveiling new hardware that will power the Xbox line for years, and an updated Kinect sensor that will greatly sharpen its accuracy. Microsoft today announced it will be killing off support for linked accounts for Outlook.com in late July. Digg has just announced that its answer to the now fallen Google Reader, named Digg Reader, is launching next week — with access to all opening up by June 26th. Photo-sharing service SmugMug has acqu-hired the creator of SmugFolio, one of the popular Android apps in the Google Play store.