"When many people think of computer programming, they think of something very sophisticated," says co-developer Michel Resnick of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The project was funded by a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help children learn to think creatively and reason systematically.» Read More
I went out on a limb on Friday, suggesting that Social Networking is the technological emperor with no clothes since I haven't seen a single business model out there that actually generates any money. And it's certainly not for a lack of trying, along with some brilliant minds, who've had plenty of time to come up with something real.
Are we staring another dot com boom/bust right in the face? When it comes to social networking, that very well might be the case since it appears this emperor has no clothes.
Indeed Microsoft has to be emboldened with the traction this software seems to be enjoying in the market place. The company is spending over $100 million on Bing advertising and it appears to be working. The latest market research comes from Hitwise, which shows Bing enjoying some headway against Google as far as Search is concerned.
Steve Wozniak's latest career move has some here in Silicon Valley scratching their heads. He's been tapped by Car West Auto Body of Danville, Calif. to hawk collision repairs.
NYSE Euronext said Wednesday its public Web site, NYSE.com, was the target of a "denial of service" cyber attack, according to authorities.
Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.
Caught on camera! Cisco CEO John Chambers is becoming quite the unlikely video star, teaching onlookers the proper techniques for a duck call. The video is getting widespread internet play.
An army of "zombie computers" infected by a hackers’ program paralyzed major government, bank and newspaper websites in South Korea in cyber attacks that officials here said on Wednesday were apparently linked to similar attacks in the United States.
The promise of telemedicine has been around for years, with robotic surgeries, remote monitoring of patients and big city doctors able to care for rural patients over computer networks. But not now have we seen the true promise and convenience of what telemedicine can really be.
As investors continually look for an edge, social media sites like Twitter have become a popular tool for raw information—and rumors.
In an earlier post I talked about the effect Michael Jackson's death was having on various big players on the internet. But one of the biggest players is seeing some of the biggest impact.
The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.
There's no question Palm's quarterly report surprised investors by beating the Street. With expectations already so high, you'd have thought Palm shares were already priced to perfection.
Google sure would like us all to believe that its dominance is now facing a real threat from Microsoft, Yahoo, and any number of also-ran crumb-eaters trying to stake their claim in Search.
It was extraordinary enough that Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee released a statement last night confirming that Apple CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant, and the circumstances surrounding how he secured the procedure.
Palm will release its quarterly earnings Thursday, and this report is arguably the most important in the company's recent history. This stock has been on a wild ride since January, and investors will learn whether they're aboard a rocket to the moon, or a nuclear missile ready to explode.
Facing mounting criticism that Apple CEO Steve Jobs acquired a donated liver somehow through unethical means, the hospital where Jobs had the operation took the extraordinary step of confirming the surgery, and offered the reasons why Jobs was a prime candidate for the organ.
It was a solid fourth quarter for the world's second largest software maker, but investors who have pushed these shares higher by better than 50 percent over the past quarter were apparently looking for something more.
It's sounds almost simplistic to say that Oracle's spacer shares will only move tonight after the company reports its fourth quarter earnings with a sizeable surprise, either to the up or downside. And some analysts I'm talking to say that surprise, to the upside, is indeed a real possibility.
Steve Jobs did report to work today, as I suggested in an earlier post, at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, according to employees who have seen him on campus.