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Like it or not, Europe's quota system puts women on boards

European countries forced large, public companies to give women a seat at the table. Now more nations are signing on.

By May 7, 2015


From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014


How U.S. sanctions hurt Iranian Internet activists

In 1997, President Clinton signed an executive order creating an electronic embargo against Iran. It's still in effect today -- and causing headaches and hassles for Internet companies.

By March 21, 2012


Microsoft buys Merck unit in life sciences push

The software maker said on Monday it is buying a unit of drug giant Merck to help its Amalga Life Sciences product.

By June 1, 2009


Moving to IPv6: Now for the hard part (FAQ)

Today, the last current-generation Internet addresses were divvied up at the highest level. Here's a look at what happens next in rebuilding the Net with the newer IPv6.

By February 3, 2011


IPv4 Internet addresses: 251 blocks down, 5 to go

A total of 33.6 million addresses are on their way to their ultimate users on the Net--meaning the last blocks of IPv4 addresses will be allocated soon. IPv6, hurry up, would ya?

By February 1, 2011


Oracle to pay $685 million for health care app firm

Tech giant signs a deal to acquire Phase Forward, which it will integrate into its two-year-old Health Sciences division.

By April 16, 2010


Zeus Trojan found on 74,000 PCs in global botnet

NetWitness uncovers 18-month-old attack designed to steal credentials for banks, social networks, and e-mail.

By February 17, 2010


iPhone app helped U.S. man survive Haiti quake

Trapped for 65 hours in the lobby of his Port-au-Prince hotel, Dan Woolley used information gleaned from an iPhone first-aid app to make a tourniquet for his fractured leg and stanch the bleeding from his head wound.

By January 20, 2010


Wonder what a chancre is? There's an app for that

Merck releases a new medical book and its companion iPhone app, The Merck Manual--Home Edition, a reference manual that includes timely health topics such as H1N1.

By October 8, 2009