| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Naughty Dog's apocalyptic zombie survival game "The Last of Us" won game of the year at the D.I.C.E. Awards in Las Vegas Thursday night.
Game took home 10 prizes, including outstanding achievement in story, outstanding innovation in gaming, adventure...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:01 PM
By Jack Shafer
Feb 7 (Reuters) - About 20 years ago, Nathan Myhrvold, then
Microsoft's chief technology officer, composed a 20,000-word
piece of prophesy titled "Road Kill on the Information Highway"
that reads as fresh today as it did then.
One of many...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Facebook has said that it is within its terms of service to see what users are typing even when the status or comment is never posted on the social network.
The Menlo Park, Calif., company confirmed that it can track users' unpublished posts after two...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Hewlett-Packard has begun heavily promoting its Windows 7 PCs over those that run Windows 8, the newer but far less popular version of Microsoft's operating system.
The Palo Alto tech company recently updated its website to showcase computers running...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a retired systems engineer with over 20 years of in development of software systems, I have to question why it is necessary that each state develop its own software for the health insurance exchanges. There are 26 states that have their own health care...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:59 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- You can add all the apps in the world to that phone in the palm of your hand.
But the device manufacturer still has more say over how your phone looks and works than you do.
Some people in the tech community don't think it should be...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
STUTTGART (Reuters) - The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has cameras that can read road signs and sensors to judge distance to the car in front, but is not yet able to make full use of the hardware.
What may sound like a shortcoming is in fact a deliberate...
| Dec 13, 2013
While there are many issues with our current system of education, perhaps none is more destructive than the acquisition of "knowledge" over the development of skill. Our system is based on a structure scholars decided on in the 1890s with the intention of...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mozilla unveiled an early version of "Monster Madness Online," a 3-D multiplayer zombie-shooting video game built to run on Web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome.
It's the latest move that could upend the multibillion-dollar video game industry. Web...