| 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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Google Inc. still imagines a world in which people talk to their TV, commanding it to switch from ESPN to YouTube, start playing "Orange Is the New Black" on Netflix or answer "What's the weather like tomorrow?"
But nearly four years after struggling to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:11 PM
For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain.
The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Media planning software company Workhorse Software, based in Evanston, has appointed Eduard Babayan associate architect. Babayan previously was senior software engineer at Starcom Media Vest Group in Chicago. Prior to Starcom, he was a senior software...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.
Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:53 PM
In addition to reading and exercising, Top of the World Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students have another option when it comes to lunchtime activities: computer programming.
For the past six weeks, fifth-grade teacher Sarah Wolsey has...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past.
So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Rather than making any single splashy announcement, Apple's latest developers conference keynote Monday was all about how the company plans to make its gadgets work together even better.
The ease and simplicity of its iPhones, iPads and Macs have long...
| Mar 28, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 656 model-year 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupes not equipped with adaptive cruise control and manufactured between Sept. 26, 2013, and Feb. 14, 2014. The Problem: The electronic stability control system software may inhibit certain...
| Nov 6, 2012
In the last week or so, an intense kerfuffle broke out over the poll-prognosticator Nate Silver and his blog at the New York Times, FiveThirtyEight. Silver, a statistician, has been predicting a decisive Obama victory for a very long time, based on his...
| Jun 17, 2013
— Thirty-five years ago in United States v. Choate, the courts ruled that the U.S. Postal Service may record "mail cover," i.e., what's written on the outside of an envelope — the addresses of sender and receiver.
The National Security...