Category: Technology

What’s Left If Barnes & Noble Sells The Nook Business To Microsoft?

What’s Left If Barnes & Noble Sells The Nook Business To Microsoft?

Barnes & Noble is reportedly considering selling the remaining stake in its tablet business to Microsoft , setting up an interesting couple of questions. What exactly would be left for Barnes & Noble–and wouldn’t...

Partners in Preservation

Partners in Preservation

I’s the FINAL WEEK of Partners in Preservation DC. This is your last chance to have your voice heard on how American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation will give out up...

Where Google Search Is Going

Where Google Search Is Going

In 1998, a new search engine from an obscure startup launched. It featured a logo, a text field and buttons for search and “I’m Feeling Lucky” — and not much else. Its name, as...

A Brief History of Windows Sales Figures, 1985-Present

A Brief History of Windows Sales Figures, 1985-Present

I may maintain that the fact that Microsoft has sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses in six months doesn’t mean much. But that doesn’t mean that Windows sales figures aren’t interesting. In fact, Microsoft’s...

eBay’s $35 Million Mess

eBay’s $35 Million Mess

Jim Edwards of The Business Insider has a long, fascinating piece on eBay’s top two affiliates — one earned $28 million in commissions for sending customers to the auction site, the other $7 million...

Microsoft Registers Multiple Xbox Fusion Domains

Microsoft Registers Multiple Xbox Fusion Domains

While Microsoft won’t announce the official name for its next-generation Xbox console until a scheduled event on May 21, it has registered multiple Internet domains for the name “Xbox Fusion.” The website Fusible spotted...

How to Create Google Calendar Events Straight from Gmail

How to Create Google Calendar Events Straight from Gmail

If you use both Gmail and Google Calendar for your e-mail and planning needs, respectively, you can now create calendar events from directly within Gmail messages. According to Google’s Gmail blog: Starting today, dates...

Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place

Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place

Who’s winning the mobile platform wars, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android? It’s one of the blogosphere’s favorite tech topics. Every new nugget of competitive information is fodder for an avalanche of coverage. Oftentimes, a...

How Google Beat Viacom in the Landmark YouTube Copyright Case — Again

How Google Beat Viacom in the Landmark YouTube Copyright Case — Again

Media giant Viacom just can’t win — at least when it comes to the company’s long-running, landmark copyright infringement lawsuit against Google‘s YouTube video service. A federal judge handed a major victory to YouTube on...

HTC One Is the Current King of the Android Hill

HTC One Is the Current King of the Android Hill

Let’s get something out of the way right off the bat: The HTC One is a damn fine Android phone. It’s the finest I’ve ever used, and I’ve used a fair amount of Android...