Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.
Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.
Software giant Microsoft said Tuesday it has hired veteran Silicon Valley executive Dan'l Lewin as vice president of .Net business development. Working out of the company's campus in Mountain View, Calif., Lewin will help develop new deals in the Valley centered on Microsoft's .Net initiative. Lewin, who has had sales and marketing positions at Apple Computer and NeXT, most recently was CEO of Aurigin Systems, an enterprise software company. During Lewin's tenure at Apple, he helped launch the company's effort to enter the higher-education market and later headed the company's overall education sales and marketing for the company. He left Apple to help launch NeXT as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing.
Microsoft will release a public beta of its next operating system in late February of 2012, according to The Next Web.
Microsoft President Steven Sinofsky includes the much-rumored feature in a blog identifying the teams working on the next version of Microsoft's operating system.
In a new blog series called "Building Windows 8," Microsoft President Steven Sinofsky is short on specifics but promises to reveal more over the next few weeks.
Speaking at a Microsoft event, VP Dan'l Lewis lays out the likely scenario for Windows 8, from initial beta to final release, according to reports.
The software maker is bringing its free technology job training program to the Golden State, the company and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are announcing on Wednesday.
Software maker will allow certain companies to use Windows Server and other products for three years at no charge.
Thought he had grown out of it? No way. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's new mantra: "My gestalt is stronger than your gestalt."