In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
stories by John Koetsier
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
Guest Post Attending tradeshows is more than just cruising the aisles and looking and exhibitor booths. Understanding the inherent mechanics of trade shows, executing a well-defined game plan, and measuring the results in your professional life can make the difference between a useless visit and a game changing trip.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
In 2012, Google made more than $50 billion, almost entirely via plain, boring little text ads. So it's more than a tad ironic that Google has won the Clio advertiser of the year award for 2013 for creativity and excellence in ... old-fashioned video ads.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg "rang the bell" to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
The problem with clearing smartphones for use in top secret environments is that they are, essentially, full of radios: Bluetooth, WiFi, cellular.
Pizza and a movie go together like love and marriage, a horse and carriage, right? So Domino's Brazil has hit on a genius marketing campaign: DVDs that smell like pizza.
This is how you know you're not at an Apple conference. At Google I/O today, Google's holding a session on voiding your Google Glass warranty.
Editor's Pick Give me your smart, your educated, your startup founders yearning to build companies?
Systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft's sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.
"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."
Who needs a second screen when you can use one screen to watch, share, and see what others are saying about life television entertainment? Today SimulTV launched a new online TV-viewing app that integrates social, eliminating the need for two screens.
Guest Post A lack of online access to help employees enroll for benefits, change their healthcare plan, or modify their 401K, means that employees are far less likely to use or even be aware of the benefits they have.
Google has asked Microsoft to remove its homebrew YouTube app from the Windows Store immediately, and requested that it delete the app from Windows Phone users who have already downloaded it.
Guest Post We live in a world where young, ambitious women will now contend with a new, and sadly pressured life question – are you “leaning in”?
It's a good thing Apple hit the number today, because if they waited even another week, the Cupertino company might have been second-best to Google's Android
Editor's Pick “We are trying to be the first to build the quantum computer,” says Crow. "When we do it, and we will do it eventually, it’s going to be bigger than the moon landing.”