Jan 30, 2013 A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Jan 25, 2013 Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.
Jan 24, 2013 Smartphones and tablets are changing the equation for desktop computers. And an entire industry is feeling the pain.
Jan 23, 2013 Microsoft could chip in as much as $3 billion to the buyout of computer maker Dell, why U.S. firms are stashing foreign cash in American banks, and the second-most popular tourist destination in Florida is not what you think.
Jan 23, 2013 Microsoft is reportedly considering investing billions of dollar in Dell, as part of a deal to take the company private.
Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google
Jan 23, 2013 Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.
Jan 15, 2013 There are multiple news reports Dell, once the biggest PC-maker on the planet, could be taken private in a buyout that might allow it to retool and reemerge a leaner, stronger company.
Dec 24, 2012 Microsoft launched Windows 8 to capture a share of the touch screen computing market. But PC sales are down and tablet competition is stiff
Nov 28, 2012 Microsoft's Bing is doing all it can to gain market share from Google.