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Having missed the mobile boat, Microsoft name losing luster

Jul 13, 2010
Once technological juggernaut Microsoft could strike fear into the hearts of regulators when it announced a new venture. But being behind in the mobile industry, it's having trouble garnering the same reaction.
Posted In: Science

Like lots of people, Google shells out money for Farmville

Jul 13, 2010
Google may be taking a step toward a more aggressive push into social media with a new gaming site.

Closing the Doors

Jul 12, 2010
This essay was written by Dan Vhay, a friend of mine and college classmate from long ago. He got laid off from his job at Hollywood Video in May...
Posted In: movies, video

Don't buy the iPhone 4, says Consumer Reports

Jul 12, 2010
Consumer Reports has reviewed the iPhone 4 and the news isn't good for Apple:...
Posted In: apple, iPhone

Foxconn: riddled with controversy, swimming in cash

Jul 12, 2010
The Chinese electronics manufacturer has been in the news a lot in recent: a rash of worker suicides, a wage increase to attract workers in a time...
Posted In: China, Foxconn

Now everyone can build Android apps

Jul 12, 2010
Google rolls out a free software program called Google App Inventor for Android today that lets anyone create apps for the Android platform. It...
Posted In: android, apps, Google

The I.T. Guy Who Knew Too Much

Jul 12, 2010
Many IT workers have admitted to using their administrative powers to get information that otherwise is confidential or sensitive.

Lady Gaga helps massive military data heist

Jul 9, 2010
John and I have been watching the story about Pfc. Bradley Manning unfold.  He's the soldier who's accused of leaking the video of a 2007 deadly...
Posted In: gaga, military, security

No more virtual troll dolls from distant relatives on Facebook? OH, NO!

Jul 9, 2010
This is sad news for my second-cousin-once-removed, and awesome news for all the rest of us sick of fending off virtual plants, teddy bears, and...
Posted In: Facebook

Google, China deal a blueprint for business practices

Jul 9, 2010
China renewed Google's license to operate in the country after the search giant made a compromise with the government. The deal could serve as a blueprint for others doing business there.
Posted In: Internet