Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking monster Facebook is back in the negativity spotlight once again. More questionable privacy practices have people wondering if Facebook can ever be trusted with users’ personally identifiable information.
Today a large number of Windows Phones were launched - but one of Apple’s greatest disadvantages and one of their greatest advantages is the limited choice of their phone.
The only thing Logitech's Revue and Cisco's UMI have in common is that they both do HD video conferencing and use the same Google service and so can talk to each other.
HP’s Board had three big problems that Mark Hurd created or that resulted when he left.
Ah we had such great hopes for Research in Motion. They - like Apple - were the only company that could have a complete product in market for the holidays and unlike Apple theirs could appeal to both businesses and consumers potentially going where the iPad could not.
Is the Food and Drug Administration on a roll or what? If you’re a food supply baron, then the answer is a resounding yes!
There are some weeks I’m sure as hell glad I’m not a CMO. Case in point today Intel was pounded by Engadget readers for creating what appeared to be a crippled chip that, for a fee, you could un-cripple. OK take a breath it isn't that bad.
Much of the last decade was defined by Microsoft missteps and outright mistakes.
For the past six months I have been using a HP mini for word processing and accessing wireless Internet at school. I lost my 40 watt AC adapter yesterday, and finding a new one that was reasonably priced was harder than you would think - much harder.
Some days it almost feels like we are living in a Reality TV show with all of the drama.
Over the long weekend when most of us were planning on taking it a bit easy, Mark Hurd showed up at Oracle and we seemed to have the first in a new series called "The Crazy Rich Old Men of Silicon Valley."
What follows is what you would have seen had this show been on TV.
The story opens with the surprise departure of the sexy CEO, Carly Fiorina running HP because she was spending too much time trying to get herself set up for a government job.
Radio-frequency identification tags. They are small, controversial, and they have been around for decades.
It is now old news that Apple is considering developing new components in their devices that would allow them to spy on their users. It started several weeks ago when Apple filed the patent for the new components.
HP certainly paid a huge premium for 3Par to wrest the technology away from Dell, which received $72M in cash for the privilege.
For much of the last three decades of the PC it has been all about the CPU, while the graphics card was largely a concern of engineers, media creators, and gamers.
Both HP and Dell are at a crossroads - from the companies they were to the companies they will inevitably become.
Apple’s iPhone set the current baseline for a high-end smartphone. But during this week’s analyst conference, Qualcomm is outlining what it could become.
Over the last several weeks we have seen serious problems at HP, Oracle and Apple that are potentially indicative of bigger problems cutting across corporations and potentially going far beyond the technology industry.
Mark Hurd has fallen. Could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?
In reading through the Intel Consent Decree I’m reminded of both the years I spent interpreting and writing documents like this and how glad I am they are past me.
Clearly, Apple will fight the recent ruling surrounding opening up phones - but they may do better if they just capitulate.