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  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...
  • Apple's new Mavericks OS X: Top 10 features to check out [Photos]

    Apple's new Mavericks OS X: Top 10 features to check out [Photos]
    Even though Apple's new Mavericks OS X -- the latest version of its operating system for Macbook laptops and Mac desktop computes -- is seen as an evolutionary upgrade, there are a few cool new features you'll want to try. In total, Apple packed...
  • Apple Mac users upgrading to new Mavericks OS X at a record pace?

    Apple Mac users upgrading to new Mavericks OS X at a record pace?
    More than three times as many users were reportedly surfing the Web with Mavericks OS X on the first day of its release than those who did so with its predecessor, Mountain Lion OS X. In just 24 hours, users who downloaded and installed Apple's new...
  • Tale of the tape: How the Nexus 5 compares to the iPhone 5s, Nexus 4

    Tale of the tape: How the Nexus 5 compares to the iPhone 5s, Nexus 4
    After countless leaks, Google has finally formally unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone, and it arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season. The LG-built device comes a month after Google sold out of its predecessor, the Nexus 4. Around the same...
  • Brain fitness games: A look at Lumosity, Posit Science, CogniFit

    Brain fitness games: A look at Lumosity, Posit Science, CogniFit
    As the brain fitness craze grows, so do the number of software programs that promise to boost mental skills. Here, we take a look at three of the largest companies in the digital brain health industry. Each offers trial games that users can play free:...
  • Apple has something to prove at developers conference

    Chief Executive Tim Cook likes to say Apple Inc. has an advantage over competitors because it does three things well: hardware, software and services. For much of the year, speculation about new hardware gets the lion's share of attention from obsessive...
  • Live unboxing: Google Play editions of HTC One, Galaxy S 4 [Video]

    Live unboxing: Google Play editions of HTC One, Galaxy S 4 [Video]
    Google fans have long called for devices running unaltered versions of its Android operating system, and Google delivered just that this summer. The HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the two top Android smartphones, went on sale recently on Google...
  • Samsung's own developer conference: A move to rely less on Google?

    Samsung's own developer conference: A move to rely less on Google?
    Samsung announced it will hold its own developers conference this fall, perhaps signaling that the South Korean giant is seeking to reduce its reliance on Google. The conference was announced with a teaser website that says it will take place Oct. 27...
  • HP, citing popular demand, begins promoting PCs with Windows 7

    HP, citing popular demand, begins promoting PCs with Windows 7
    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...
  • APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year

    APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year
    The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before. Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
  • Geneca encourages new ideas, work-life balance

    Geneca encourages new ideas, work-life balance
    While other companies may lean on employees to get to the office as early as possible and to be the last to leave their desks at night, Geneca takes a different approach. The custom software development and consulting firm doesn't base it's bonuses on...