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Google and competition

Sep 17, 2010
On Thursday, a House subcommittee heard testimony about Google and the issues of competition and dominance in the digital marketplace....
Posted In: business, government, Law

Silicon Valley's uneven employment rates

Sep 17, 2010
While hundreds of positions are open at the tech companies of Silicon Valley, the unemployment rate is still 11.5 percent. The divide between the young engineers and the old may play a role, and that divide may be getting wider.
Posted In: Internet, Jobs

Bronado is the new Double Rainbow

Sep 17, 2010
There was some heavy weather in Brooklyn yesterday. A tornado? A funnel cloud?...
Posted In: bronado, Entertainment, Science, Web Culture

Best Buy CEO: iPads are murdering laptops

Sep 17, 2010
Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal as the holiday shopping season approaches. People are leaning toward buying smaller stuff. They're...
Posted In: Best Buy, Entertainment, gadgets, mobile

New marketing: getting it right, getting it wrong

Sep 17, 2010
Right:McDonald's increased foot traffic in its stores by 33% in one day by using FourSquare. This according to the company's head of social media...
Posted In: business, mobile, Web Culture

CROWS USE TOOLS, EAT HEALTH FOOD

Sep 17, 2010
As if we didn't have enough to worry about with the robots, now we gotta worry about rapidly smartifying crows. We've known for a while that crows...
Posted In: Science

SLIDESHOW: Translating a privacy policy

Sep 17, 2010
Reporter Sally Herships had lawyer Francoise Gilbert look at the privacy policy of shopping social network Blippy.

102.5 mpg vehicle wins the X Prize

Sep 16, 2010
Yes yes, but does it have cup holders?
Posted In: cars, Science, Transportation

Free public domain classical music on the way

Sep 16, 2010
Aaron Dunn, of the organization Musopen, talks about his project to build a royalty-free library of classical music played by symphony orchestras that you can listen to, make a movie with, and use to sell stuff.
Posted In: Music

Halo Reach pulls in 200 million dollars in first day

Sep 16, 2010
That's the dollar estimate in the first 24 hours in the US and Europe. That's compared to 170 million for Halo 3 when it was released in 2007. ...
Posted In: games, halo, Microsoft

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