According to the FTC, tech support scams are a problem. Yup. As if you didn't have enough reasons to hate tech support now they are going to get you proactively and not even wait for a call.
I was around when cable first came to market, with the so-called "experts" arguing that no one would be stupid enough to pay for something you could get for free, namely advertising funded TV programs. And here we are decades later, pretty much proving them wrong, because, yes we are stupid enough.
Intel's income is down and the PC market is taking a battering. The company won't go bankrupt. Phew! But, it needs to figure out something for the post-PC era.
The ACLU has released documents and information on the extent to which authorities are tracking you. This is the most ubiquitous technology you may never have heard of, and it is following you everywhere.
People in France are not drinking enough wine, apparently, sooooo it seems like it would be a really good idea to combine oenology with the music of Raffi and drag the little tykes into the fray before they go all abstinence crazy or some such insanity.
Social media websites can be a boon for employers scoping out job applicants, and that’s bad news for certain groups of young people, according to a new Northwestern University study.
U.S. workers can expect a stable employment environment over the next six months along with an upswing in temporary jobs. In CareerBuilder's latest national survey, employers indicated that full-time, permanent hiring in the second half of 2013 will mirror that of 2012 while temporary and contract hiring is expected to increase 10 percentage points over last year.
Strathcom Media, a business dedicated to helping car dealerships with their online marketing pursuits, has made great strides towards providing greater value for their customers with the implementation of the Acquisio Bid & Budget Management system. Managing more than 1,000 dealerships across Canada, Strathcom has been able to double the amount of clicks they send to their clients, while maintaining a high impression share, and without exhausting daily budgets. The increase in value has come at no extra cost to their customers.
Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with publishers to raise the price of e-books. The decision was reached by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan, with damages levied against Apple to follow in a separate trial.
Taking Dell private was never going to be an easy task. It is a big corporation and pulling together the cash to make this happen while jumping through all of the regulatory hoops would, for many CEOs, be more effort than it is worth.
Nvidia's gaming system, Shield, could prove to be a lot of fun. Rob Enderle experiences the joys beyond traditional gaming.
Nearly one-third of US Telco TV households are expected to access multiscreen or TV Everywhere services by the end of 2013 – the vast majority of which already use advanced interactive features like remote programming a DVR.
I’m a Windows 8 user, even though I whined like a little baby when first struggling with the new UI like most. Of course I’m long over that - restoring to whining only when I’m given a Windows 7 machine to use. And Windows XP? Honestly, it feels like I’ve stepped back into the dark ages.
I just finished reading an article in the WSJ talking about Icahn’s move against the Dell buyout and I think it is nonsense. Well, not the article, but rather, Icahn’s move to profit off killing the company.
We seem to have learned three important lessons in the wake of the latest NSA leak. First off, the US and Chinese government have an uncomfortable number of things in common.
Lawyer robots will one day kill us all while suing us for copyright infringement on our DNA, but until then, it could be that technology is making the profession a little nervous about its role in IT.
Another week, another scandal at the Obama Administration. Yes, the administration really should now be carrying an official tagline that reads "Scandals’r Us." The latest? The federal government has been collecting all Verizon mobile phone calling information for some time.
Douches rule the world. There is empirical proof of that. They are everywhere. Google Glass will be their mind control mechanism. It will also stop all procreation. You have been warned non-douches.
"There are more tractors sold in Farmville every day than are sold in the US every year." Fred Wilson, VC and principal at Union Street Ventures, December 30, 2009. Yesterday: Zynga lays off 520 people.
I’m at the Dell Analyst conference this week and the Thursday morning session was all about security.