Microsoft announced their new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer is Satya Nadella.
If you have ever wanted a certification in buzzwords, here is your opportunity.
Massachusetts is the fourth state to implement a computer service tax after Hawaii, New Mexico, and South Dakota.
In another round of Spring Cleaning, Google announced today that Google Reader will be retired on July 1st, 2013 and a number of other services will also be shuttered. Apps Script’s GUI Builder, and five UiApp widgets, CalDAV API, Google Building Maker, Google Cloud Connect, Google Voice App for Blackberry, Search API for Shopping, and […]
A script kiddie with the username maxymax tried to include a backdoor in WordPress by modifying a file within the twentyeleven theme on the WordPress Github repository. The file was heavily modified to include references to “Saudi Sh31l v1.0″. They then initiated a pull request, asking that their changes be accepted into the core code.
Google and Kansas City are living pretty large right now with their gigabit Internet offerings recently announced. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced the Illinois Gigabit Challenge in his State of the State announcement this year to provide $4 million to the best proposal to build out a gigabit fiber network by the end of 2013. Today, the applicants of the Illinois Gigabit Challenge were announced. You can find those applicants on the Illinois Gigabit Challenge website or pasted after the jump.
The Google Fiber site has been updated to a Save the Date announcement for at least the past week. Tomorrow the announcement will be known and hopefully we will see some more details on Google’s project to deliver high-speed broadband access to Kansas City, Kansas. For those that may not remember, Kansas City was finally […]
Google Summer of Code has been around since 2005. In the program, Google partners with open source software projects and technology-based groups to fun students interested in working on real world software development for three months. Students gain good experience and advising from mentors while the tech groups get specific projects developed while increasing the […]
Skype, Adobe, TomTom, Norton and other companies have gotten on board with International Technology Upgrade Week. The main mantra of the event seems to be that software maintenance isn’t that big of a deal when you consider you regularly do home maintenance, car maintenance, yard maintenance, and even beard maintenance. Many of those can cost a […]
In what seems like a rather quickly thrown together announcement (similar to the Microsoft Surface announcement), Steve Ballmer announced the Office 2013 preview availability. Much of the introduction tied recent Microsoft changes into one direction for the company. Office 2013 is designed for the latest and greatest, meaning Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Microsoft […]
The weekend did not start off well for cloud-based services like Netflix, Pinterest, and Instagram. Starting last night and continuing into this morning, web services that rely on the Amazon Web Services Elastic Cloud Computing were down regionally or completely. The cause: thunderstorms on the east coast. Data centers across the regions have been giving […]
The opening day and keynote of Google IO 2012 seemed to go pretty well for Google. They made some big reveals and then bam! right when the Google+ talk started to get boring they hit you with skydiving. Things introduced include: Android 4.1, Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q media player, Google+ new features, and more […]