Apr 15, 2013 EdX, a Harvard-MIT project, will offer essay grading software to colleges free of charge. You might imagine that teachers and professors would embrace the labor saving. But, not all do.
Apr 1, 2013 In the digital world, an Easter egg is a hidden message snuck into a computer program, video game, or website where it shouldn’t be.
Mar 20, 2013 For years, Oracle's business has been selling big, expensive computers to hold all your data. The cloud has upended that business model and Oracle's latest profit report could tell us if the company is adjusting.
Mar 11, 2013 For IT professionals, Microsoft has invented a holiday -- of sorts. The second Tuesday of every month is the day Microsoft releases the latest batch of security patches for it's software: Patch Tuesday. This week, the company has more than half-dozen security fixes, as cyber threats mount for Microsoft and Apple software.
Feb 25, 2013 Last week NASA lost direct contact with the International Space Station while updating their computer software. NASA may have learned their lesson, but have you?
Apr 9, 2012 The company's photo-sharing app and social network will be Facebook's biggest acquisition yet
Dec 5, 2011 Companies who produce technology, from Apple to Google to Marketplace, rely on the "beta" release to get new products to market before they're bug free. But are we too liberal with the term?
Oct 13, 2011 Apple users are clamoring to get the newest updates, including the just released iOS 5 for the iPhone and storage via iCloud. Well all that ruckus...
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