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Yahoo to chop 2,000 more jobs

Apr 4, 2012
Shares of Yahoo are down this morning. The Internet giant is handing out 2,000 pink slips today. It's the sixth mass layoff for the tech company in just the past four years.
Posted In: Yahoo, Jobs, technology, Internet

Robots and people can all get along

Mar 30, 2012
When technology is married with high-skilled jobs, the result can fundamentally change things for the better.
Posted In: robots, technology

Abundance and technology

Mar 30, 2012
Author Peter Diamandis thinks technology will help us solve the biggest challenges we face.
Posted In: bottled water, technology

Robots get personal

Mar 29, 2012
Even creative work -- like journalism -- is up for robotization.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology

Robots and the hourglass economy

Mar 28, 2012
Technology is -- by some economists' accounts -- causing a hollowing out of middle income jobs.
Posted In: robots, technology, Jobs

Robots everywhere

Mar 26, 2012
From grocery self-checkout to your home accounting software to "Godzillas" working the assembly lines, technology is fundamentally changing the American workforce.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology

Foxconn reform may lead to more changes in China

Feb 20, 2012
Electronics manufacturer Foxconn is taking steps to improve worker salaries and conditions after increasing international pressure to do so.
Posted In: technology, consumer electronics, Foxconn, China

Hasbro to team up with Zynga

Feb 10, 2012
Toymaker Hasbro is teaming up with the online gaming company Zynga -- but it's not the old school Hasbro that's trying to climb the ladder into Internet games.
Posted In: games, technology, Hasbro, zynga

Time for the other Oscars

Feb 10, 2012
This weekend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the folks behind the Academy Awards, will hand out the technical Oscars. They may not be as glamorous as the other Oscars, but they're every bit as important to movie making.
Posted In: Oscars, Science, technology, academy awards, movies

Geeks looooove Valentines Day

Feb 10, 2012
I can't help but notice that Valentines Day seems especially huge in the... let's say, "tech" community.
Posted In: valentines, love, geek, nerds, technology, social life

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