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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


Bletchley Park restoration short on funds

Mansion and three huts used by World War II code breakers such as Alan Turing need millions of dollars of repair, director says.

By 30 May 2008


Poll: Businesses in U.S. warm to Vista

Almost half IT decision makers are using or evaluating the OS, and 35 percent are in the process of migration, a CDW poll shows.

By 17 January 2008


Elderly to benefit from 'fuzzy logic' research

University of Missouri and U.K.'s De Montfort University team up for computational-intelligence project.

By 4 January 2008