The Cloud is missing the paradigms from the OS world. We need some standardization to continue to progress.
Google is in a pole position to make human-to-computer voice interaction mainstream. Google Glass is its high-profile test case.
Cloud computing can be great, but management paradigms need to change for more people to consume resources on-demand.
Promising better data integrity, start-up Ten's Complement has released a new file system for Macs based on Oracle's ZFS. It's an approach Apple began but dropped.
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While the music labels are up in arms, some film execs think Amazon's new service is good for them, even though Amazon won't initially join a Hollywood consortium creating the new UV standard.
Our utilities update report is a column on updates for Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. This time there were only updates to two utilities: a popular OS tweaking and maintenance tool, and a file recovery tool.
Mark Hurd, who resigned suddenly from Hewlett-Packard last month amid an ethics controversy, will now be reporting directly to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
Triple-X domains are cheap and easy: for $100, you can buy Alabama.xxx, Cornell.xxx, USDOJ.xxx, ProphetMuhammet.xxx, and plenty of others, data from Stanford's Elie Bursztein shows.