An open hood reveals the motor of a Volkswagen e-Golf electric car.

The many computers under the hood

Sep 25, 2015
As the VW emissions scandal illustrates, modern cars rely heavily on software.
Posted In: cars, Volkswagen, computers
Participants work at their their laptops at a computer hackers' congress.

Paul Ford on ‘What Is Code?’ and why we should care

Jun 12, 2015
Most users don't know about programming. Ford wants to fix that.
Posted In: computers, coding, software

The Sound of Computers

Mar 4, 2015
Matt Parker, a sound artist, collects audio from the early days of computing.
Posted In: Playing with Machines, digital music, computers
 Dell CEO Michael Dell delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference.

Dell reboots as a private company

Nov 4, 2014
Michael Dell launches his newly private Dell computer company.
Posted In: Dell, Michael Dell, computers
 The IBM 'Power6' chip displayed at a product launch in central London, U.K.

Why IBM is paying $1.5 billion to lose a business

Oct 20, 2014
By paying to split off its chipmaking arm, IBM may actually be getting a deal.
Posted In: IBM, chipmaker, computers

Those little Intel microchips were famous, somehow

Aug 5, 2014
An interview with Michael Malone, author of "The Intel Trinity".
Posted In: Intel, computers, microchips

Companies: stop making your employees use tablets

Jul 10, 2014
The mobile revolution is nice, but it doesn't always mean progress.
Posted In: tablets, Tech, tablet sales, PC sales, technology, computers

95 percent of U.S. ATMs run on Windows XP

Mar 19, 2014
What will ATMs do when Microsoft stops supporting the OS?
Posted In: Microsoft, ATM, XP, windows, computers, operating systems
Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai bows after a Feb. 6, 2014, press briefing to announce the company's financial results in Tokyo.

Sony to sell off VAIO brand, expects $1B loss

Feb 6, 2014
Sony of Japan struggles with the Microsoft problem: finding its way in the land of Apple and Samsung.
Posted In: Sony, VAIO, computers, television

When airlines outgrow their computers

Apr 17, 2013
American lost access to its computer system yesterday and had to ground hundreds of flights. Maybe it's time for the industry to hit the update button.
Posted In: American Airlines, computers