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 15, 2013 Multi-billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wants to increase the prize money for his tennis event, the BNP Paribas Open. But other tournament owners worry it'll price them out.
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?
Nov 4, 2012 One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Aug 31, 2012 Oracle announces a new patch for its Java software.
Jul 2, 2012 After a vicious storm knocks out some cloud computing services, competitors look to profit.
Jul 2, 2012 Amazon's servers were hit by a storm in Virginia. Those data centers are also home to storage for other major websites like Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram.