| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"Twenty-four times" is Thom Tillis' answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina said on camera that under Obamacare, if you...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
According to The College Board, in inflation-adjusted dollars, the cost of tuition more than doubled between 1973 and 2013; per student borrowing increased from $1,066 in 1970 to $6,928 in 2012; the number of borrowers more than doubled over the past...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Shall we play a game?
IF Y THEN: Jog your memory. Circle back through every TV show you've ever watched, picture every movie you've ever seen, remember every book you've ever read — consider the totality of your consumption of popular...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:33 AM
"Crossbones." John Malkovich as a low-talking, pajama-wearing, Col. Kurtzian Blackbeard is certainly the main draw of NBC’s new pirate drama “Crossbones,” but he’s not the only one.
Slip streaming the more hyper-paced, and R-...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Google has knocked three-time champion Apple from the top of an annual list of the 100 most valuable brands around the world.
Tech companies occupy the top four spots in the latest Brandz list from Millward Brown: Google, followed by Apple, then IBM and...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 PM
As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only.
What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:06 AM
"Halt and Catch Fire (HCF): An early computer command that sent the machine into a race condition, forcing all instructions to compete for superiority at once. Control of the computer could not be regained." -- the show's title card
We are introduced...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The adventures of three visionaries at a mid-level Texas computer company as they attempt to get a piece of the personal computer action during the 1980s does not sound like the stuff of great television.
But then neither did the story of a Madison...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp.
The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...