Category: Technology

Has Apple Finished Disrupting Markets?

Has Apple Finished Disrupting Markets?

One of the things Apple has demonstrated over its lifetime is that it has become the great disruptor. When the Mac came on the scene in 1984 and introduced computer users to the graphical...

Online Banking: More Site Outages and Cyberattacks Coming?

Online Banking: More Site Outages and Cyberattacks Coming?

Increasingly, banks want people to use digital means of conducting their banking business. When everything works as planned, it’s cheaper and more efficient for customers as well as banks. When it doesn’t, huge infrastructures...

Don’t Call that Storm ‘Nemo’? Twitter Begs to Differ

Don’t Call that Storm ‘Nemo’? Twitter Begs to Differ

You might not know it from all the Twitter chatter, but the blizzard that’s currently pummeling the East Coast is not called “Nemo” — at least not officially. Nemo is just a name that The...

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro, the Surface That’s More PC than Tablet

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro, the Surface That’s More PC than Tablet

How do you reinvent the PC for the tablet era? Microsoft, not surprisingly, has been spending a lot of time mulling over that question in recent years. Its touch-centric new operating system, Windows 8,...

Dell in $24.4 Billion Founder-Led Deal to Go Private

Dell in $24.4 Billion Founder-Led Deal to Go Private

Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for...

Should You Subscribe to Microsoft Office 365?

Should You Subscribe to Microsoft Office 365?

Yesterday, Microsoft formally launched the consumer version of its Office 2013 suite, which it first revealed last July. As usual with a new version of Office, there are little tweaks all over the place,...

Facebook ‘Friends’ Apple and Takes a Shot at Google

Facebook ‘Friends’ Apple and Takes a Shot at Google

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it crystal clear Wednesday that the social networking juggernaut has a better working relationship with hardware giant Apple than it does with Web search leader Google. The 28-year-old billionaire...

AT&T 28 Days Celebrates Fifth Year with Concert and Speaker Series Featuring New Host Rickey Smiley

AT&T 28 Days Celebrates Fifth Year with Concert and Speaker Series Featuring New Host Rickey Smiley

Today, AT&T announced the return of 28 Days, a campaign and speaker series that aims to motivate consumers to take a forward look at Black History Month as they create their own history. 28...

Microsoft Retools Office for Web Use, Touchscreens

Microsoft Retools Office for Web Use, Touchscreens

Microsoft’s retooled version of its Office software is hitting the market as the company tries to extend one of its key franchises beyond personal computers. Tuesday’s debut comes six months after Microsoft previewed the...

Facebook Graph Search: The Emperor Needs New Digital Clothes

Facebook Graph Search: The Emperor Needs New Digital Clothes

I have to admit that I’m not much into clothes. Give me some comfortable jeans and a clean shirt and I’m ready to go. My better half has a different position on this topic....