In the mad scramble to figure out who was behind the Boston Marathon bombings, there’s been a lot of praise and scorn heaped upon Reddit — and crowdsourcing in general — for its attempts to play detective. Reddit is deserving of both.
They were more alike than you probably ever imagined.
There’s no question about it: the perils are deep and wide for companies whose primary business is making PCs.
Microsoft Studios’ creative director Adam Orth sort of walked into it yesterday on Twitter.
So much for your right to resell MP3 music files: a U.S. District court just decided that the resale of MP3 files — where those files are transferred by copying — officially violates the Copyright Act.
Born in 1940, computer scientist Alan Curtis Kay is one of a handful of visionaries most responsible for the concepts which have propelled personal computing forward over the past thirty years.
If you are a technology company not named Apple, then the answer to this question is vital to your future.
Is Google a benign and helpful information company, or is it a massive advertising agency that spies on consumers and puts our privacy and civil liberties at risk? It’s all a matter of perception.
Is it such a stretch to imagine a world in which devices like Google’s glasses are legal while driving, so long as they adhere to operational strictures based on careful research?
What I need now is a web-based RSS reader from a company that’s big enough to not fold anytime soon and popular enough to get included with third-party services.
Why aren’t there better smartphone apps for serious travelers?
Apple’s removal of the satirical iOS game Sweatshop from its App Store continues a dangerous precedent of censorship.