Is benchmarking dead?

Benchmarking was once the holy grail for measuring PC speed and performance. But is the practice still relevant?

LulzSec hits News International

The LulzSec hacker group is back, bringing down the website of the Sun newspaper, owned by News International.

Nanotechnology expert found dead in Boston University lab

Boston University computer engineering professor Francesco Cerrina was found dead yesterday morning inside an unattended lab on campus.

Where is my American Splendor?

American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar has shuffled off this mortal coil forever.

Ice damage finally kills off Phoenix Mars Lander

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander - which landed two years ago today - will not be rising from the ashes.

Google, Extreme Arrogance and Gaming

A few days ago Google’s CEO pronounced that that the PC would be dead in 3 years. 

Parents leave real baby to die in favor of online avatar

A heartbreaking story of parents who left their three-month old, premature baby to die of malnourishment, while they raised a virtual daughter online in an MMORPG has surfaced over on ABC.