The genius of Google's doodle dalliance is the way it creates so much free publicity, drives traffic, and pushes you to what is essentially a lead generation campaign for a Google ad partner. Does Google really need the free marketing for its home page?
You have a company that really doesn't have a business model, it has a cool name, and panders to the vanity of the kind of people who like to promote themselves incessantly. What would you do? Sell it for a $100 million in play money, that's what.
How you represent yourself in the virtual world of video games may affect how you behave toward others in the real world, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
If the new Microsoft CEO wants to truly make the $300 billion giant relevant again then he has to focus on one simple task and produce one product to cream Google, Facebook, Apple and anyone else who dares to doubt the Redmond giant.
Satya Nadella, a 22 year veteran of the company, was picked as the CEO to replace Steve Ballmer. Nadella runs the cloud and enterprise software and services side of Microsoft's business. Could this signal the jettisoning of Bing and Xbox?
t’s an annoyance for the individual computer user: You’ve updated your operating system, and now you need to reboot. This is so the computer can switch to the modified source code.
Gmail is down worldwide. It is the White Screen of Death (WSOD) and out-does Microsoft's Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) in terms of annoyance and impact on the peoples of the world. Google is not doing evil, just doing ticking-off. Come back AOL, you never let us down.
Mozilla’s Asa Dotler recently confirmed that the company has begun testing its flagship Firefox OS on tablets.
Reports are out that Google is revamping its services to allow search users to find flights, and buy tickets in a broad approach unmatched by the average travel site.
In 2013, a small app called Snapchat put the fear of god into Google and, for that matter, government spooks.
Facebook recently unveiled a new feature for advertisers: video ads that autoplay in select users' News Feeds. It started with ads for the teen dystopia movie Divergent. But, users are not as happy as advertisers.
Imagine what would happen if Microsoft told all of its developers to use Windows 8 only. There'd be an eruption.
Google developer Christian Stefansen has coded a Chrome web app that emulates the Amiga 500 in Mountain View's flagship browser.
Software king of the world Microsoft is about to release a wave of products next year under the code word "Threshold".
It seems that the people at the search engine outfit Yahoo do not like being told to "eat their own dog food". Yup, they prefer Outlook to Yahoo Mail, which is about as damning as eating poop over Marissa Mayer's baked goods (that's not a euphemism, she actually likes to bake stuff).
Open saucers have a breeding problem. The generation of those who started developing Linux and similar software are getting old and there are no over-enthusiastic young bucks seeking to take their place.
AppleInsider caused a titter amongst Apple fanboys when it pointed out that Microsoft appears to have made a calculation error in a billboard advert.
Pear OS is a Linux-based operating system that strives to combine an Apple OS X experience with the open source philosophy of GNU/Linux.
Ubuntu's CEO Mark Shuttleworth has penned a couple of apologies to his critics in the open sauce community.
I was surprised to read the news that the last Blockbuster stores were finally closing. I was only surprised because I was under the impression that except for a few stray stores here and there that Blockbuster had been completely done for some time.