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Ballmer: buying Nokia is "very important" to Microsoft

Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer came to Oxford today to give a talk, and he was mistaken for his predecessor Bill Gates.

By Mar. 4, 2014


Reality check on Facebook's Oculus shift

[commentary] Facebook says that its purchase of Oculus is a long bet on the future. And that wager on virtual reality is rooted in the actual reality of the social network's past and present.

By Apr. 7, 2014


Ballmer: Office for iPad to follow touch version for Windows

What is one Windows? To Steve Ballmer it means a "common user interface, common programming interface, common security architecture, and user interface adaptability."

By Oct. 8, 2013


'World's thinnest house' gets closer to big opening

Warsaw, Poland, will soon be home to an abode that's a mere 4 feet wide and built for artists and intellectuals with broad imaginations.

By Sep. 20, 2012


Road test: Aviiq Portable Charging Station

A traveling journalist is the perfect person to test out a device like the Aviiq Portable Charging Station, which charges multiple gadgets at once.

By Oct. 11, 2011


Apple's App Store turns five: You're great, now change

Apple's App Store redefined how we all downloaded programs on our smartphones. But with Google Play outstripping its number of apps, the challenge of the next five years isn't volume -- it's getting the right app in the right hands.

By Jul. 10, 2013


DARPA: Build us robots that drive -- and use power tools

The defense agency's new Robotics Challenge is a contest to design robots for disaster relief. A key goal: Let humanoid robots, not fleshy humans, enter danger zones.

By Apr. 10, 2012


Will the cloud change programming?

New programming languages come and go but most of the successful approaches build off existing models rather than heading off in a completely new direction.

By Oct. 13, 2011


WRC 3 (PC)

WRC 3's lightweight handling and lack of diversity means it fails to hit the heights achieved by other racing games.

By Oct. 17, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 17, 2012

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No mess mixing bowl

The Silicone Mixing Bowl's flexibility makes mixing and pouring mess-free.

By May. 21, 2009