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Jonathan Schwartz: Oracle bungled its chance at mobile Java

Oracle could have innovated with Java instead of litigated, says CareZone co-founder and Sun's former CEO. Also: Why Amazon won at cloud computing, "Intel Inside" was a blip, and the Mac is back.

By July 26, 2012


Thank you, Marissa Mayer. Now don't mess this up

Yahoo's new CEO choice signals a sea change in the way women in Silicon Valley and the business world present themselves. But the stakes are high.

By July 17, 2012


Hey Global Payments, where's the apology?

commentary The payments company was all about reassurances that a data loss problem was contained, but lacked any real contrition for allowing the breach in the first place.

By April 2, 2012


Google+ Hangouts come to posts and mobile devices

The Web giant makes its videoconferencing service in Google+ easier to launch, giving users the opportunity to start a face-to-face chat directly from a post in the social-networking site.

By December 14, 2011


The 404 570: Where we buy Palm for five bucks and a coke (podcast)

We talk about HP's sneak-attack purchase of Palm; Comcast gets a dubious distinction; and we spend time with our favorite movie series "Back to the Future."

By April 29, 2010


MIT floats ideas in DARPA balloon challenge (Q&A)

The head of the team that conquered the geolocation contest reveals the winning techniques and tells how the Internet can be harnessed to tackle real-world problems.

By December 8, 2009


The 404 444: Where we tell a Brutal Legend of Uncharted waters

Jeff reviews Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend, we run down 12 of the hottest geeky girls, and Justin chooses today's Beck's Beer Audio Draft Pick: Raisinhill!

By October 13, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 999: Gosh darnit to heck, AT&T!

Natali got a little flustered when we learned that AT&T is changing the subsidy so that folks who thought they would have to pay more might not have to. But it's OK: if you preordered, they'll refund the difference. So she calmed down eventually.

By June 17, 2009


Intricate space surgery revives Hubble camera

Spacewalker John Grunsfeld, operating on the Hubble Space Telescope, pulls off a dramatic repair, helping to bring a dead camera back to life.

By May 16, 2009


'Governor' Meg Whitman? Um, no

In these post-Wall Street meltdown, post-Bernie Madoff, post-bailout times, the reception to another filthy rich dot-commie will be lukewarm, at best.

By January 7, 2009