Category: Technology

The Aussies Behind The Best Airline You’ve Never Flown

The Aussies Behind The Best Airline You’ve Never Flown

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ president and chief executive officer holds a press conference in Abu Dhabi on February 4, 2013. The fast-growing carrier of Abu Dhabi posted a 200 percent rise in net profit...

Google Glass Will Be Incredible For The Courtroom

Google Glass Will Be Incredible For The Courtroom

ds Last week, I went to the preliminary hearing for Chris Bucchere, a software developer charged with felony vehicular manslaughter; on a workday morning in March 2012, Bucchere struck and killed a 71-year-old pedestrian,...

How Sesame Street Counted All the Way to 1 Billion YouTube Views

How Sesame Street Counted All the Way to 1 Billion YouTube Views

As Carly Rae Jepsen’s infectious hit “Call Me Maybe” was tearing up the radio charts last summer, the makers of Sesame Street were trying to figure out how to put their own spin on...

Today Is the First Day of the Rest of Android’s Life

Today Is the First Day of the Rest of Android’s Life

With Google‘s official blog, a peculiar but consistent rule prevails: the more boring the headline, the bigger the news. So when CEO Larry Page posts an item titled “Update from the CEO,” you can be...

China Willing to Talk with U.S. over Cyberattacks

China Willing to Talk with U.S. over Cyberattacks

China says it is willing to cooperate with the United States in cybersecurity after the U.S. called on it to take “serious steps” to stop cyberattacks. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated China’s assertion...

Online ‘Predictions’ Market Intrade Shuts Down Months After Federal Lawsuit

Online ‘Predictions’ Market Intrade Shuts Down Months After Federal Lawsuit

Intrade, the popular Ireland-based betting website that allowed people to wager on everything from political elections to the Oscars, announced Sunday that it is completely shutting down. Intrade has long been under pressure from...

The Quantified Self Evolves: A South By Southwest (SXSW) Vision of How Gadgets Will Teach Us About Ourselves

The Quantified Self Evolves: A South By Southwest (SXSW) Vision of How Gadgets Will Teach Us About Ourselves

One of the great storylines at this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival is the rapid push from Big Data to My Data – or the mainstreaming of the Quantified Self movement that...

Miyamoto: I Couldn’t Have Imagined Where We’ve Ended Up

Miyamoto: I Couldn’t Have Imagined Where We’ve Ended Up

Where do you go when you’re arguably history’s most famous video game designer in a medium that’s witnessed explosive growth since its halcyon days? Back to the drawing board, says Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, who...

AT&T’s Response to the Cell Phone Unlocking Controversy Insults Users

AT&T’s Response to the Cell Phone Unlocking Controversy Insults Users

Apologies in advance for the rant, but AT&T’s response to the controversy over cell phone unlocking really gets under my skin. You may have noticed an uproar recently over the Librarian of Congress’ decision not...