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Behaving badly at Apple and Microsoft

Nov 16, 2012
Since when did being “difficult” become a handicap in tech?
Posted In: Tech, apple, Microsoft

Windows 8 boss exits Microsoft in surprising shake-up

Nov 13, 2012
Steven Sinofsky, who was president of Microsoft's flagship product Windows, is leaving the company. His departure comes as a surprise, less than one month after the release of Windows 8.
Posted In: Microsoft, Tech, Steve Ballmer, windows 8

YouTube to pull back funding, and skin healing plastic

Nov 13, 2012
YouTube may slash funding to over half of its new channels and a plastic that repairs itself like skin heals itself, but faster.
Posted In: YouTube, Tech, biotech, plastic

Is Apple losing its creative shine?

Nov 9, 2012
Despite booming sales of popular products like the iPhone 5, Apple stock is falling. And some question the company's future as an innovator.
Posted In: apple, iPad Mini, iPhone5, Tech

Tech President, The Next Generation

Nov 7, 2012
It is Obama 2.0 -- what are the technology issues that will dominate over the next four years of the new Obama Administration?
Posted In: Tech, 2012 election, Internet, drones

Electronic voting and the security of a paper trail

Nov 6, 2012
Why electronic voting’s challenges, from hacking to glitches, might be best with an old fashioned analogue backup.
Posted In: Tech, online voting, voting, new jersey

Technology to soar, deficit to fade, Africa takes the day

Oct 25, 2012
Not everything in the economy hinges on who wins in November. Whether it's President Obama or President Romney -- we're predicting three things are certain by 2016.
Posted In: 2012 election, Africa, Tech, budget deficit

Microsoft hits a snag with EU anti-trust complaint

Oct 24, 2012
The European Union is accusing Microsoft of failing to comply with an anti-trust agreement, meaning Microsoft could face a hefty fine.
Posted In: Microsoft, anti-trust, European Union, Tech

Facebook employees poised to cash in

Oct 23, 2012
Restrictions on the sale of Facebook stock by the social media firm's employees end this week, meaning many of them will be millionaires, not just millionaires "on paper." But the sale will likely drive the stock price down.
Posted In: Facebook, stock, Earnings, Tech

Reddit, Gawker, trolling, and the dangers of online anonymity

Oct 15, 2012
Gawker journalist Adrian Chen outed a man known for online "trolling" on the website Reddit and started a discussion about free speech online.
Posted In: Tech, reddit, gawker, freedom of speech, first amendment

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