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'Microserfs' author Coupland talks tech

In his latest novel, "Generation A," Douglas Coupland digs deeper into the "retribalizing" effects of electronic technologies.

By 12 September 2009


Photos: Meet Berti the robot

The nimble-fingered machine is already an old pro at rock, paper, scissors, randomly generating hand shapes and using sensors to determine the outcome.

By 24 February 2009


Salesforce.com outage hits thousands of businesses

Disruption affected all data being processed in Japan, Europe, and North America for at least 40 minutes.

By 8 January 2009


Linden Lab CEO: No credit crunch in 'Second Life'

q&a Mark Kingdon says the virtual world, which is "only now starting to realize its full potential," is still seeing record-breaking Lindex currency trade levels.

By 24 October 2008


Network security makes a quantum leap

Encrypted network in Vienna, Austria, which has been worked on four more than four years by 41 organizations from 12 countries, hints at the future of government and business data.

By 13 October 2008


Hasta la Vista baby, we're just not interested

A survey by the Corporate IT Forum finds that, with Windows XP holding strong, interest in the unreleased Windows 7 outstrips that for Vista.

By 1 October 2008


Photos: Snappy new tech from HP Labs

Don't miss this photo gallery of Hewlett-Packard's emerging tech for its Snapfish photo site, its Mscapes location application, and even its stab at quantum computing.

By 11 June 2008


Photos: DIY Shopper brings sales clerks to you

IBM researchers are hard at work to make your trip to the store a better, and more high-tech, experience.

By 8 August 2007


Photos: On the road with a mapping service

Join Silicon.com's Tim Ferguson on his trip with mapping company Tele Atlas as it gathered images and data outside London.

By 23 May 2007